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Top new questions this week:

How can a designer explain their work to non-creative people?

One issue I face personally is how can I, as a designer, effectively explain my work to potential clients or people that do not have a creative side. I know how to explain what software or process was ...

website-design print-design client-relations freelance  
asked by Matt 20 votes
answered by cockypup 13 votes

Is there any typographic mark for chapter?

Typographic marks allows to quickly visualize the organization of a structured text and help the readers to navigate through a document. This technic is especially useful in scientific literature to ...

typography text cross-reference  
asked by jvtrudel 9 votes
answered by Jongware 6 votes

How do I convert a red color scheme to a green one without making it look "brighter"

The current color scheme for my desktop uses a red palette. I would like to change it into something green instead so I went through the color scheme configuration file and "rotated" all color values ...

color color-theory color-conversion  
asked by hugomg 7 votes
answered by Loong 12 votes

(Font identification) Universe-like sans-serif

A few days ago, I went to the Round Tower and happened to see an exhibition called Natural State of Mind. The exhibition itself was rather uninspiring, but the font they used for signs and things was ...

font-identification  
asked by Janus Bahs Jacquet 6 votes

Calculating Fold Lines Based on Paper Thicknesses?

I am wanting to know how do you calculate the curvature distance a fold line may produce based on paper thickness? For instance I am wanting to do artwork on a thick paper stock and I want to make ...

paper  
asked by Ninjab 6 votes
answered by joojaa 8 votes

To which extent is the designer responsible of a responsive design?

Consider the following (idealized) chart. Now, I have worked with colleagues from every side of this spectrum and have learnt that, unfortunately, it tends to be more like this. Most "web ...

website-design responsive-design  
asked by cockypup 5 votes
answered by DA01 5 votes

"Multiplying" a white background gives perfect results! how do I save this image?

This is my original image in a layer... on top of a pattern bg as you can see, it has a white background. I would love for it to be transparent. When I change its blending mode to "Multiply" it ...

adobe-photoshop transparency  
asked by ron M. 4 votes
answered by Scott 4 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Export photoshop layers to individual PNG files - batch process?

I am a web dev and competent in Fireworks but not so much in Photoshop. I have just received a layered PSD file to turn into a web page. Can anyone tell me the easiest way to export all layers to ...

adobe-photoshop layers  
asked by user256888 64 votes
answered by Johannes 84 votes

What's a good replacement font for ITC Avant Garde Std?

I have a PSD comp for a website and the titles are in ITC Avant Garde Std. What's a good replacement font? It should be available for the web, either free or on TypeKit.

web-fonts font-recommendation free  
asked by ageektrapped 9 votes
answered by Brendan 5 votes

Can you answer these?

Import spreadsheet cell values into Scribus

I'm trying to design some name tags in Scribus and have a list of names and departments that I'd like to automatically import Scribus, creating a new name tag (i.e. a new page with the same design) ...

scribus  
asked by Peter Ambos 1 vote

Free, screen-suited roman font to match Unifraktur Maguntia

I am currently creating a documentation for UnifrakturMaguntia, a font on which I worked in the last years in my freetime. This documentation will be rendered in two versions, one that is primarily ...

font-recommendation sans-serif blackletter slab-serif font-matching  
asked by Wrzlprmft 3 votes

Logos critique: Dayton Web Developers meeting

I created several logos for the Dayton Web Developers meeting. This logo will represent the web developers group in Dayton, OH. The palette is based on a very popular Sublime Text theme called ...

logo critique  
asked by ricardozea 1 vote
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