Design Tips Articles

  • The best logos grab your attention, elicit a response, have a deeper meaning and are highly memorable.

    How to Design an Outstanding Logo

    January 20, 2017

    Logos are the face of your organization. They are often the first thing someone thinks of when they think of it and a company’s defining symbol, such as the golden arches for McDonalds or the Nike swoosh. What makes a great logo? Well, there’s no shortage of rules and theories out there. But, in his LinkedIn Learning course The Science of Logo Design, William...

  • These five tips will help you in Revit.

    What Controls Revit Visibility? Five Things to Look For.

    January 17, 2017

    If you work in Revit files for even a small part of your day, learning how to control visibility of elements in your model – be it hiding them or customizing the way they display – is a very important and useful skill. While I wish I could say “it’s simple, just click this button…” sadly that is not the case. This is because there are several ways that an...

  • One of the biggest problems designers face is they aren't sure how to price their project.

    10 Factors to Consider When Pricing a Design Project

    January 13, 2017

    Most creative types are, well, creative. And while that empowers them to make awe-inspiring designs, not having a business background can sometimes hurt in the highly competitive design industry. Specifically, many creatives – many of which work as freelancers – have trouble with pricing. Often, they underprice themselves and don’t get what they rightfully...

  • Drawing is a fundamental skill for any creative professional.

    10 Must-Watch Courses For Every Creative Professional

    November 3, 2016

    Wednesday was a noteworthy day for creative professionals, as Adobe announced its new line of products. And while we have courses for...

  • 5 Reasons SVG is the Web Designer's New Best Friend

    September 19, 2016

    Imagine being able to add graphics to your web projects that can be controlled using JavaScript and CSS. Well, that fantasy is now...

  • 5 Tips for Working with Video in PowerPoint

    September 6, 2016

    If you often have to create PowerPoint presentations, you probably understand the challenge of keeping your audience’s attention with...