Graphic Design Weekly Newsletter
Graphic Design Weekly Newsletter

Top new questions this week:

How can graphic designers contribute to Open Source projects?

I want to participate in Open Source projects, but I cannot code (that well. Or.. at all). I would love to contribute to GitHub projects, but as a designer I'm not sure what's the best way to do ...

designers open-source  
asked by Yisela 11 votes
answered by Zach Saucier 11 votes

How to convince a client to have their logo redesigned?

My current client have requested a full campaign, brochures, website, all material except they have requested that the logo stays the same. They are a relatively mid-sized company, and have had the ...

logo branding client-relations  
asked by James Earnshaw 8 votes
answered by bemdesign 11 votes

Handling non-standard fonts in corporate identity

How do organizations successfully manage their corporate identity when their brand guidelines incorporate non-standard fonts? In particular, external-facing materials that are not developed by the ...

fonts branding identity  
asked by DenVog 8 votes
answered by Scott 6 votes

Best visualization for combinations

What kind of a visualization/chart should I use for showing all the ways you can choose from a set of items? (i.e., number of possible combinations) Concretely, I am showing potential offspring from ...

data-visualisation chart  
asked by John Lehmann 5 votes
answered by DumbNic 2 votes

Is there a name for a Wikipedia-like "W"?

To be more precise: Is there a name for the type of font where the w's apex is shaped like a cross? Couldn't find it anywhere. Note that the middle doesn't look like two successive v's, but rather ...

asked by Peter 4 votes
answered by Nibbers 4 votes

OpenType Features - Adaptable typefaces

I have a typeface I've developed that comes in two variations, one spans horizontally whilst the other vertically. At the moment they sit as two OTFs. What I would like to do is create an OpenType ...

fonts typography typefaces opentype script  
asked by Evo_Barb 4 votes
answered by Wrzlprmft 3 votes

Resources on producing responsive design wireframes and artwork, for graphics designers

We're developers who partner up with a graphic design studio for our project artworks. Some times they even bring in the clients themselves and we both cooperate to get a development project done. ...

website-design resources responsive-design  
asked by Nicholas Kyriakides 3 votes
answered by DA01 1 vote

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Is there a way to copy layers from one Photoshop document to another?

Is there a way to copy layers from one Photoshop document to another? I was working on a project earlier on that required this but I didn't know how this could have been done. (Procedure not as simple ...

asked by JFW 92 votes
answered by jhocking 124 votes

Replacing whiteness with transparency in CS6

I want to replace the whiteness in pixels with transparency in the same way as described in this question - i.e. for lighter pixels to be made proportionally as transparent. All solutions found via ...

adobe-photoshop cs6 transparency background background-removal  
asked by geotheory 30 votes
answered by John 36 votes

Can you answer these?

Glisten shine in illustrator

Thanks for suggesting as i am not pro in illustrator but still try to use flare tool & create this glisten effect.Am I doing it right??

adobe-illustrator illustration illustrator-effects  
asked by Daniel Simpson 1 vote

Isolate a Collection of Thin Lines from a Photograph

Question I have a photograph (shown below - quality reduced to meet upload size limit) of a paraglider with an inflated wing. I would like to extract the paraglider, wing, and the many thin lines ...

adobe-photoshop selections  
asked by boscho 1 vote

What comic / cartoon style fonts are suitable for a mobile game?

I am currently in the midst of making an iOS game. So far, I created an overall look, i.e. figures and backgrounds. However, I also have to display textual information to the user. This makes me ...

fonts font-recommendation mobile games  
asked by Sebastian Dressler 1 vote
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