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Color Theory for Designers – A Crash Course (with Infographic)

by Micah Bowers

Color: It’s stunningly beautiful and maddeningly deceptive. Use this color theory field guide (with an infographic) to make lightning-quick color choices with unwavering confidence.

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Influence with Design – A Guide to Color and Emotions

by Cameron Chapman

The right color palette encourages people to behave in ways designers want them to, while the wrong palette can turn visitors away before they take any action at all.

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The Principles of Design and Their Importance

by Cameron Chapman

Good design is possible without understanding the principles of design. But it may take a lot of trial and error to create something that both looks good and creates an optimal user experience.

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Dissecting the Intricacies of Typography Anatomy (with Infographic)

by Micah Bowers

The letters used to construct our written languages have their own anatomical features. Here is a collection of lesser-known letter parts that every designer should be aware of (with an awesome infographic).

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Understanding the Nuances of Typeface Classification

by Cameron Chapman

Possibly with the exception of color, the typeface styles used in a design have a greater impact on the way a user perceives that design than virtually any other individual design element.

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Visual Designers vs Graphic Designers – Who Does What and Why (with Infographic)

by Cameron Chapman

Because graphic design and visual design both focus on aesthetics, the line between the two disciplines is often blurred, especially when referencing digital designs (includes infographic).

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Following Trends: Homage vs. Design Plagiarism

by Cameron Chapman

When looking for inspiration, designers should consider what they can add to the work of others. Where can they make it better? More useful? More elegant? More efficient?

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A Spectrum of Possibilities: The Go-To UI Color Guide

by Micah Bowers

Color is the master key to compelling design communication, but UI designers must learn to wield its power. This guide simplifies color theory concepts and shows designers how to use color with precision.

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How to Use Powerful Gestalt Principles in Design (with Infographic)

by Miklos Philips

Gestalt’s guiding principle, that our minds tend to perceive objects as part of a greater whole, is a very useful and powerful design technique [includes infographic].

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