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Color and Design 2: The Fundamentals of Harmony (32 Minutes)
Posted Dec 16, 2010
  From Print to iPad: Designing for Tablets and Other Mobile Devices (35 Minutes)
Posted Dec 10, 2010
Learn the logic and concepts behind eye-pleasing color schemes  more details

Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Printing Tips, Client Relations, Type, Layout, Color Harmony, Contrast
  How to design for tablet computers and the iPad  more details

Digital Media & Tech, Ebooks, Color, Type, Layout, Magazine Design, Web Design, Mobile Devices
 
Applying Design History: Lessons from the Bauhaus (27 Minutes)
Posted Sep 28, 2010
  Photoshop - Creating Graphic Background Effects (21:25)
Posted Sep 24, 2010
Get inspired by the roots of contemporary graphic design  more details

Creativity, Color, Type, Web Design, Design History
  Helen Bradley creates visually arresting background images using vibrant spiral patterns, sunbursts, and painted shapes  more details

Creativity, Photoshop, Color, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 5, Backgrounds, Brushes, Gradients
 
Photoshop - Replicating Vintage Camera Styles (21 minutes)
Posted Sep 8, 2010
  Producing Promotional & Branding Materials: Brand Book (28 minutes)
Posted Sep 1, 2010
Take your images retro with techniques that evoke the look of classic film  more details

Creativity, Photoshop, Color, Stock Photography, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 5
  Design the book that sets the standard for a brand  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Logo Design, Printing Tips, Type, Layout, Brand Book
 
Photoshop Elements 8: One-Click Image Improvement (34:56)
Posted Aug 17, 2010
  Photoshop - Quick & Easy Backgrounds (19:35)
Posted Jun 21, 2010
Image enhancement isn't just for professional designers  more details

Color, Image Selection, Pdfs, Software Tips, Images, Photoshop Elements
  Simple techniques for creating memorable backgrounds in Photoshop  more details

Creativity, Photoshop, Color, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 5, Backgrounds, Brushes
 
Going Beyond the Logo (40 minutes)
Posted Jun 17, 2010
  How to Set Up Files for Print (42:18)
Posted Jun 15, 2010
Turn your client's logo into a powerful multimedia branding campaign  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Logo Design, Printing Tips, Type, Layout, Web Design
  Follow these time- and money-saving steps before sending files to the printer  more details

Photoshop, Color, Printing Tips, Type, Layout, Pdfs, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Adobe Indesign
 
14 Practical Strategies for Developing Creative Solutions (46:00)
Posted Jun 9, 2010
  Don't Waste My Time!: Designing for Short Attention Spans (23:41)
Posted May 24, 2010
Wow the client with unexpected design concepts  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Case Studies, Printing Tips, Client Relations, Layout
  Make the most of the scant seconds you have to grab your audience  more details

Creativity, Copywriting, Color, Printing Tips, Layout, Magazine Design, Web Design
 
Effective Self-Marketing With Online Portfolios (29:18)
Posted May 18, 2010
  Eat Color: Using Color on the Web (26:39)
Posted Apr 9, 2010
Marketing principles that will help you attract clients with your portfolio site  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Client Relations, Business Issues, Web Design, Flash
  Explore five ways to view and use color on the web  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Web Design
 
The Why Factor: Teasing Out Constructive Critiques (34:50)
Posted Apr 2, 2010
  Creative Problem Solving (49:56)
Posted Mar 31, 2010
Here's how to get the constructive feedback you need to move a project forward  more details

Creativity, Color, Collateral, Type, Layout, Magazine Design, Clientrelations
  Examine the thought processes involved in truly creative branding.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Logo Design, Case Studies, Printing Tips, Type
 
Illustrator Time-Savers: Adding Depth in Illustrator (27:41)
Posted Mar 23, 2010
  Photoshop: Creative Adjustments in Camera RAW (22:42)
Posted Mar 17, 2010
Learn basic-to-advanced Illustrator techniques you can use to add the illusion of depth to your images  more details

Digital Media & Tech, Color, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Illustrator
  Apply crucial fixes to images right in Camera Raw  more details

Color, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4
 
Color and Design: Finding the Perfect Harmony (29:57)
Posted Mar 12, 2010
  Information Overload: Organizing Website Content (27:00)
Posted Mar 2, 2010
Uncover the secrets of assembling harmonious color schemes for your logo, print materials, or website  more details

Creativity, Color, Logo Design, Collateral, Web Design
  Having lots of content on your website is a good thing, but how can all that information be organized effectively?  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Layout, Web Design, Next-Generation Journalist
 
Photoshop: Creative Fixes with Dodge, Burn, and Masks (18:40)
Posted Feb 24, 2010
  The Art of the Business Card (34:19)
Posted Feb 18, 2010
These Photoshop techniques use dodging, burning, and masks together to make images pop  more details

Photoshop, Color, Stock Photography, Software Tips, Masks, Adobe Creative Suite 4
  Strong, innovative design is the key to making your business card stand out from the pack.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Printing Tips, Type, Layout
 
History Lessons: Design in Times Square (41:25)
Posted Feb 2, 2010
  5 Makeover Web Strategies (25:09)
Posted Jan 29, 2010
Even at the size of a Times Square digital billboard, certain fundamental rules of design still apply.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, New Media, Color
  It's easy to know when a website needs a redesign, but knowing just what to do with an outdated site is a lot more difficult.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Logo Design, Client Relations, Type, Web Design
 
Photoshop: From Ho-hum to Wow! (26:09)
Posted Jan 21, 2010
  Gender Benders: Busting Design Cliches (36:45)
Posted Jan 8, 2010
You can use Photoshop to bring out the magic of photos that are muddy, soft, or blandly composed  more details

Photoshop, Color, Image Selection, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Stockphotography
  Aim for a gender-specific audience without falling back on cliched visual language.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Copywriting, Color, Type, Image Selection, Magazine Design, Stock Photography
 
All About Photoshop Brushes (42:12)
Posted Jan 7, 2010
  History Lessons: Timeless Design Principles (29:24)
Posted Dec 23, 2009
This tutorial teaches you all the techniques you need to enhance your work with Photoshop brushes.  more details

Creativity, Photoshop, Color, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4
  What can today's media-makers learn from 1950s magazine design?  more details

Creativity, Copywriting, Color, Type, Layout, Image Selection, Magazine Design, Stock Photography
 
Design Influences: Visual Inspiration from the Past (30:24)
Posted Dec 7, 2009
  Photoshop - From Color to B&W and Back (29:16)
Posted Dec 4, 2009
This tutorial illustrates how contemporary designers draw on art movements from the early-to-mid 20th century such as Art Deco, Bauhaus, and Pop Art.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Type, Magazinedesign
  This tutorial shows you not just one or two, but seven quick and useful ways to convert color images to grayscale (or black and white).  more details

Photoshop, Color, Stock Photography, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Imageselection
 
Who's the Package For?: Secrets of Packaging Design (27:27)
Posted Nov 12, 2009
  Branding Yourself (25:24)
Posted Nov 4, 2009
Angela Riechers deciphers the branding messages today's products convey to their audience through packaging.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Packaging, Marketing, Promotion, Copywriting, Color, Type
  NYU instructor Anna Savoie zeroes in on the role that design and branding play in the creative professional's ongoing project of self-promotion.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Business Issues, Image Selection, Illustrator
 
InDesign Life Changers (53:58)
Posted Oct 28, 2009
  Design Smart with Color (31:59)
Posted Sep 18, 2009
Publication designer Joseph Caserto introduces InDesign features that altered his professional life forever.  more details

Career, Color, Collateral, Indesign, Layout, Magazine Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4
  This tutorial is about how to use color to make your design process easier. Ivan Freaner gives you tips on generating exciting color swatches inspired by nature photography and incorporating them...  more details

Creativity, Color, Image Selection, Stock Photography, Illustrator
 
Size Matters! (38:40)
Posted Sep 11, 2009
  10 Tips on Rebranding for Designers (35:15)
Posted Aug 21, 2009
It's no secret that design is shrinking to accommodate the demands of new media, so how can you design on a relatively tiny scale without minimizing the impact of your work? Angela Riechers presents...  more details

Creativity, Color, Type, Layout, Image Selection, Magazine Design, Web Design
  Before you work on your next brand redesign, you should watch this tutorial by branding professional and educator Jonathan Gouthier, whose ten tips will help designers take full advantage of all...  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Case Studies, Client Relations
 
Inspired Originality (39:45)
Posted Aug 14, 2009
  5 Photoshop Masking Techniques (27:05)
Posted Aug 5, 2009
Art director and design critic Angela Riechers offers observations and suggestions on design inspiration. In addition to displaying examples of what inspires her and how she channels that into...  more details

Creativity, Color, Logo Design, Case Studies, Type, Magazine Design
  Columnist and photo specialist Helen Bradley shares five of her favorite image enhancement techniques incorporating masks (plus a bonus for good measure). These include punching type from an image,...  more details

Photoshop, Color, Software Tips, Masks, Adobe Creative Suite 4
 
Ultimate Logo Makeovers (36:42)
Posted Jul 31, 2009
  Make the Medium Suit the Message (32:56)
Posted Jul 10, 2009
Ivan Freaner discusses the ways in which designers can use the tools at their disposal (in this case, Adobe Illustrator) to spice up logos that are lacking in oomph. He focuses not only on improving...  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Logo Design, Type, Illustrator, Guides
  When creating promotional or communication materials, designers must make all the visual elements somehow reflect the "face" of the brand/company, without ever boring the intended audience with...  more details

Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Client Relations, Type, Layout, Image Selection, Magazine Design
 
5 Photoshop Tools for Color Changing (26:40)
Posted Jun 26, 2009
  QuarkXPress to Adobe InDesign: FAST! (77:22)
Posted May 22, 2009
Every color change you perform in Photoshop is a unique challenge. Instructor Helen Bradley shows how to use a variety of features to make especially tricky changes, including transforming a pink...  more details

Photoshop, Color, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4
  Changing software can be traumatic, but never fear: In this tutorial, Joseph Caserto helps designers make a smooth transition from QuarkXPress to Adobe InDesign. If you're in the midst of this...  more details

Color, Printing Tips, Type, Indesign, Layout, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Quarkxpress
 
Blend Modes in Photoshop: 5 Quick Techniques (33:53)
Posted May 19, 2009
  5 Photoshop Tools You Didn't Know Existed (33:34)
Posted Mar 27, 2009
With blend modes in Photoshop, you can boost the color and contrast of a flat image, add spot lighting to an image, apply color-protecting fixes, perform non-destructive dodging and burning, and...  more details

Photoshop, Color, Stock Photography, Software Tips, Creative Suite 3
  How can you convincingly turn daylight into sunset using Photoshop? How can you cut text out of an image and maintain editability? How do you knock out the background of an image and get a...  more details

Photoshop, Color, Stock Photography, Software Tips, Creative Suite 3
 
Color Basics for Print Designers (35:29)
Posted Mar 24, 2009
  Fun With Stationery Design (28:09)
Posted Mar 17, 2009
It's impossible to perfectly reproduce every color the eye can see on paper, but Joseph Caserto shows you how to get as close as possible with your layouts and images in Adobe Photoshop and...  more details

Photoshop, Color, Indesign, Layout, Magazine Design, Book Design
  This tutorial from Ivan Freaner will help you spice up your clients' stationery. Isolating three main elements of stationery design--business cards, letterheads, and envelopes--Ivan demonstrates...  more details

Creativity, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Collateral, Illustrator
 
Efficiency Tips and Tricks - Adobe Illustrator (28:54)
Posted Mar 13, 2009
  Logo Design in Next to No Time (32:23)
Posted Jan 23, 2009
Alison Cattelona shows the top techniques she uses to save time in Illustrator. Among these are: using the appearance panel to edit objects, employing the Envelope feature to transform and/or edit...  more details

Color, Software Tips, Illustrator, Creative Suite 3
  Angela Riechers arms you with the game plan for completing a logo design and getting client approval quickly. She offers hints for each stage in the process, identifies common sources of...  more details

Creativity, Branding, Color, Logo Design, Client Relations, Business Issues
 
Adobe Integration: Photoshop to InDesign (33:50)
Posted Dec 23, 2008
  Non-Destructive Color Correcting Using Adjustment Layers (41:51)
Posted Dec 18, 2008
This tutorial from Adobe-certified trainer Alison Cattelona contains numerous tips, tricks, and features that you can employ for smooth integration of Photoshop and InDesign. Alison explores syncing...  more details

Photoshop, Color, Indesign, Layout, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4
  Mara Sachs illustrates how to adjust the brightness, contrast, and color of an image without affecting original pixels. Beginning with an introduction to adjustment layers and the new-to-CS4...  more details

Photoshop, Color, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4