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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

Ebooks, Color, Type, Layout, Magazine Design, Web Design, Mobile Devices
 
Photoshop Time-Savers: Compositing Multiple Images (36 Minutes)
Posted Dec 3, 2010
  Combining Typefaces in a Layout (17 minutes)
Posted Dec 2, 2010
Blend disparate visual elements seamlessly in Photoshop  more details

Photoshop, Type, Software Tips, Masks, Adobe Creative Suite 5, Brushes, Gradients, Layers, Smart Objects
  Learn the art of matching different typefaces within one layout  more details

Creativity, Type, Layout, Magazine Design
 
Designing a Blog Graphic Using Adobe Photoshop (23 Minutes)
Posted Nov 11, 2010
  Applying Design History: Lessons from the Bauhaus (27 Minutes)
Posted Sep 28, 2010
Make sexy visuals to enhance your blog  more details

Creativity, Blogging, Blogger, Photoshop, Logo Design, Type, Web Design, Software Tips, Masks, Adobe Creative Suite 5
  Get inspired by the roots of contemporary graphic design  more details

Creativity, Color, Type, Web Design, Design History
 
Copyfitting 101 (18 minutes)
Posted Sep 2, 2010
  Producing Promotional & Branding Materials: Brand Book (28 minutes)
Posted Sep 1, 2010
Make functional and beautiful page layouts in difficult circumstances  more details

Copywriting, Printing Tips, Client Relations, Type, Layout, Magazine Design, Stock Photography, Adobe Indesign, Photo Selection, Copyfitting
  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
 
Multimedia Design: 5 Simple Principles of Perception (26:01)
Posted Aug 12, 2010
  Back To The Future of Design with Alexander W. White (15 minutes)
Posted Aug 4, 2010
Easy-to-follow principles for winning and maintaining viewer interest on the Web  more details

Creativity, Relationships, Logo Design, Type, Layout, Web Design
  Leading author and educator Alex White explains the changes currently happening in design  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Client Relations, Type, Business Issues
 
Designers: Amp Up Your Creativity with Alexander W. White (15 minutes)
Posted Jul 22, 2010
  10 InDesign Favorites (40 minutes)
Posted Jun 23, 2010
How to defeat creative blocks and nurture originality in graphic design.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Printing Tips, Client Relations, Type, Business Issues
  Celebrate InDesign's tenth birthday with ten awesome tips from our expert instructor  more details

Printing Tips, Type, Layout, Magazine Design, Pdfs, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 5, Adobe Indesign, Frames
 
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
 
Listening to Type (21:10)
Posted Jun 10, 2010
  Photoshop: Working with Layer Styles (24:24)
Posted Jun 4, 2010
Make your typography speak clearly and effectively to your audience  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Relationships, Case Studies, Client Relations, Type, Layout
  Time-saving Photoshop techniques using layer styles  more details

Creativity, Photoshop, Type, Software Tips, Masks, Adobe Creative Suite 5
 
Illustrator CS5: Take Advantage of New Features (29:15)
Posted May 27, 2010
  InDesign CS5: Production (33:11)
Posted May 6, 2010
CS5's new features make working in Illustrator even easier  more details

Creativity, Type, Software Tips, Illustrator, Guides, Adobe Creative Suite 5
  Creating beautiful layouts is faster and easier with Adobe InDesign CS5  more details

Printing Tips, Type, Indesign, Layout, Magazine Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 5
 
Logos and the Subliminal Eye (30:32)
Posted Apr 30, 2010
  Photoshop CS5: Take Advantage of New Features (30:57)
Posted Apr 27, 2010
Understanding and achieving logos that affect the viewer on an subconscious level  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Logo Design, Client Relations, Type
  Brand-new additions to your Photoshop arsenal  more details

Creativity, Photoshop, Type, Software Tips, Masks, Adobe Creative Suite 5
 
What Does It Take to be an Art Director (52:27)
Posted Apr 23, 2010
  The Why Factor: Teasing Out Constructive Critiques (34:50)
Posted Apr 2, 2010
A guide for aspiring art directors, and those who have art direction thrust upon them  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Client Relations, Type, Business Issues, Layout, Image Selection, Stock Photography
  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
 
Creative Problem Solving (49:56)
Posted Mar 31, 2010
  How to Build a Logo - Type, Image, and Space (27:32)
Posted Mar 29, 2010
Examine the thought processes involved in truly creative branding.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Logo Design, Case Studies, Printing Tips, Type
  Parsons professor Alex W. White closes his four-part series on logo design by examining how the three main components of a mark-type, image, and space--can interact successfully.  more details

Design, Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Relationships, Logo Design, Case Studies, Type
 
The Art of the Business Card (34:19)
Posted Feb 18, 2010
  Down 'n' Dirty, Quick and Easy Websites (56:31)
Posted Feb 4, 2010
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
  No code? No problem! Here's a start-to-finish, step-by-step workflow for quickly making stripped-down yet aesthetically pleasing websites.  more details

Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Type, Layout, Web Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Illustrator
 
5 Makeover Web Strategies (25:09)
Posted Jan 29, 2010
  Making the Most of It: Designing Well Despite Deprivation (36:51)
Posted Jan 26, 2010
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
  These smart design strategies will help you maintain your sanity and your standards when you're resource-strapped on a project.  more details

Type, Business Issues, Indesign, Layout, Image Selection, Magazine Design, Stock Photography
 
Design Police Report: 5 Web Design Crimes (27:30)
Posted Jan 12, 2010
  Gender Benders: Busting Design Cliches (36:45)
Posted Jan 8, 2010
These websites are guilty of heinous design felonies that alienate users.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Copywriting, Type, Pdfs, Web Design
  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
 
History Lessons: Timeless Design Principles (29:24)
Posted Dec 23, 2009
  You're My Type: Using Typography Effectively (32:45)
Posted Dec 14, 2009
What can today's media-makers learn from 1950s magazine design?  more details

Creativity, Copywriting, Color, Type, Layout, Image Selection, Magazine Design, Stock Photography
  Really memorable type affects its audience on a non-literal, emotional level.  more details

Creativity, Relationships, Type, Layout, Magazine Design, Web Design
 
Design Influences: Visual Inspiration from the Past (30:24)
Posted Dec 7, 2009
  Who's the Package For?: Secrets of Packaging Design (27:27)
Posted Nov 12, 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
  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
 
5 Acrobat Survival Tricks (36:10)
Posted Nov 10, 2009
  Photoshop - Create Patterns That Repeat (46:04)
Posted Oct 2, 2009
Geoff Blake addresses five common problems faced by Acrobat users.  more details

Type, Layout, Pdfs, Software Tips, Acrobat, Adobe Creative Suite 4
  This tutorial by Helen Bradley deals with creating cool repeating patterns for use in all sorts of places. Helen shares her process for making both simple and complex patterns, creating seamless...  more details

Photoshop, Type, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4
 
Dress for Success with Typography (24:51)
Posted Sep 29, 2009
  Information Design: Making Data Come Alive (53:47)
Posted Sep 16, 2009
Aliyah Marr showcases her favorite websites that have accomplished masterful messaging with typography. Ranging from blogs to brand sites, Aliyah's faves will inspire you with their creativity,...  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Type, Web Design
  Art director Anna Savoie is your guide for this comprehensive tour of information design. She shares loads of insights and tips that will help you ace the practical and aesthetic challenges of...  more details

Type, Indesign, Layout, Creative Suite 3, Guides
 
Size Matters! (38:40)
Posted Sep 11, 2009
  Inspired Originality (39:45)
Posted Aug 14, 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
  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
 
How to Build a Logo: Type and Space (16:18)
Posted Aug 12, 2009
  Ultimate Logo Makeovers (36:42)
Posted Jul 31, 2009
Parsons professor Alex W. White continues his four-part series of tutorials on logo design by highlighting the all-important dynamic between type and spatial elements in a logo. As Alex proves,...  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Relationships, Logo Design, Type
  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
 
Typography Tricks for the Web (42:33)
Posted Jul 29, 2009
  Make the Medium Suit the Message (32:56)
Posted Jul 10, 2009
Instructor Geoff Blake shows how to achieve various print-style typography effects with CSS, including eye-pleasing sidebars and pull quotes. This tutorial incorporates an overview of the available...  more details

Dreamweaver, Type, Web Design, Adobe Creative Suite 4
  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
 
The Complexities of Simplistic Design (30:57)
Posted Jun 23, 2009
  Personality of Type (26:53)
Posted Jun 19, 2009
Branding expert Jonathan Gouthier knows the value of simple design solutions. With the help of some striking examples, he illustrates how color, white space, specialty printing techniques, and...  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Relationships, Printing Tips, Collateral, Type
  In a branding context, type is an important visual element with its own personality, which the viewer will inevitably associate with the personality of the brand. In this tutorial, Joseph Caserto...  more details

Creativity, Marketing, Promotion, Type
 
Appearance Panel Magic (40:26)
Posted Jun 16, 2009
  Rediscovering Type Design (30:54)
Posted Jun 12, 2009
This tutorial by Alison Cattelona is all about the supernatural possibilities of Illustrator's Appearance panel. Alison lets you in on some easy but powerful magic spells, such as adding many...  more details

Type, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Illustrator
  What distinguishes extraordinary typography from the everyday? As Ivan Freaner points out in this fun tutorial, it's all in the details: type stacking, the incorporation of elements such as images...  more details

Creativity, Relationships, Type, Masks, Illustrator
 
QuarkXPress to Adobe InDesign: FAST! (77:22)
Posted May 22, 2009
  Standout Logos: Creation and Presentation (30:56)
Posted Apr 24, 2009
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
  This tutorial by Ivan Freaner is designed to help you create, present, and deliver extraordinary logos...and get them approved. Ivan addresses each of these stages, using Illustrator to share an...  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Logo Design, Type, Illustrator