Design Tips Articles

  • LinkedIn Learning is giving away 40 Autodesk-related courses for the next 90 days.

    LinkedIn Learning Teams Up with Autodesk to Offer Free Access to 42 Technology Courses

    November 14, 2017

    LinkedIn data shows some of the largest skill gaps that exist today are in the manufacturing and construction sectors. That’s causing millions of good-paying jobs in these fields to go left unfilled, as not enough people have the necessary skills for them. Well, we aim to fix that problem. LinkedIn Learning has teamed up with Autodesk to provide in-depth courses...

  • How people react to colors like blue, green, yellow, red and black.

    Why Firetrucks are Red – And More on the Psychology of Color

    November 8, 2017

    Studies show the most visible color to the human eye under any lighting condition is a greenish-yellow (think the color of a tennis ball). Hence, if you really wanted to catch someone’s eye – like, say, you are painting a firetruck you are hoping people see barreling down the street – you’d use a greenish-yellow color. So why aren’t firetrucks painted...

  • Web developers and coders should learn web design, as it helps them have a more holistic view.

    Why Developers Should Learn Web Design

    May 11, 2017

    Much has been made of the need for coding skills in the new information economy. From politicians to celebrities to people in the digital industry the message is loud and clear: everyone should learn to code. And if you are a designer working on the web you’ll be hard pressed to go a day without being told you must learn to code. Today. Coding literacy has...

  • The new features in Revit 2018 and what this means to architects.

    Revit 2018 Was Just Released. What This Means to...

    April 17, 2017

    Springtime has arrived here in North America and with it a new release of Revit has just been released as well. So what does the 2018...

  • These three tips are essentials if you want to become an electrical engineer.

    If you want to be an electrical engineer, here are the...

    March 29, 2017

    When you’re just starting out in electronics, the breadth of information can be dizzying. There is so much to learn about, it can be...

  • If you want to know design, start with a pizza box.

    How can a Pizza Box help you with Revit?

    March 22, 2017

    Revit and Pizza. Other than both words having five letters each, you might be struggling to see the connection? Could it be that pizza...