Questions asking to identify a particular visual language, a style of graphic elements.

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What do you call this kind of editing where you put color-filled layers on top?

I'm really interested in doing this kind of thing but I don't know what words to search: This is what someone did to a Clockwork Angel book cover. So the person who did this basically put layers on ...
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Need to identify the technique used to create smoke swirls in the image

I want to recreate the smoky texture that is depicted in these images. Please can someone identify this technique and if possible direct me to a decent tutorial for it? I'm adept at photoshop and ...
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What is this graphic art style called?

There is this type of graphic art that involves using only parts of the picture to trick me as if I am seeing the whole picture. For example, you might include a few stripes and an eye, all placed ...
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Is there a name for logos with four letters in the quadrants of an X?

I'm trying to do some research into these types of logos but I can't find anything of use on Google using the buzzwords - 'Cross logo', 'X logo', 'X with text around logo'. Is there a certain name for ...
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What is the style of illustration on this sculpture called? [closed]

What is this style of illustration called? I'd also be interested in the artists name. A friend from Chicago sent this to me. It reminded me of posters from New Orleans that I'd seen for Mardi Gras, ...
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What is this style of jumbled, mixed words called?

I encountered this image that is very impressive and interesting to me. In particular, I love the mixture way texts are presented. I just wondered if there is a name for this style so I can Google ...
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What is this design style called in which lots of simple polygons make up an image?

What is the design style called where they create form with simple shapes, usually triangles like they have done with the ground in the Chrome Maze Experiment Or like the images below:
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Name or author of tiling geometric pattern?

The image given design is very impressive and I really liked the designs used as background images and decoration. Is there a name for this design and author?
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What's the style from these “Humble Bundle Monthly” illustrations?

I'm falling in love with humble bundle monthly illustration that used on their video and background image on their website. Unfortunately it had changed already :( so you can't look at their website ...
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What is this style of illustration called? (see images)

Is there is an actual name for this? I just know that people do this kind of design but I didn't know if it had a name.
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What would you call these illustrations' style? Minimalist?

They differ quite a lot from the usual flat design minimalist trend, but is still quite a common style? What kind of techniques are being used here? ... and would using Illustrator or vector drawing ...
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What is this style of icon with 3D white people called?

I want to know what to call this type of picture: Is there a specific name, so that I could search these kind of images (that is images with a white human). Any help would be appreciated.
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What does True Type Flavored means? [duplicate]

I need to work with Open Type Fonts only, as it is mandatory by my company. I used Open Sans, which is google font, and even though it says it's an Open Type font, when you click on the additional ...
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What is this black and white graphical style called?

What is this style refereed to as? Image is from a promotion for the show The Mighty Boosh. I keep wanting to call it Banksy but that's not it...
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Flat design minus detailing. What is this style called?

I know that the following examples are generally called flat designs. But one thing of note is the replacement of any detail with solid coloured boxes / blocks. Treehouse shows this a lot ...
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What is the official name/type of pattern?

What is this texture or fine artwork called/named? The poor graphic is a screenshot from a 70's styled movie? Geometric surrealism doesn't pull Google images, but is best guess.
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What is the aesthetic style of Journey called?

So many artists and games right now are making art in this sort of style, to me exemplified by the game Journey. Or No Man's Sky. Another great example is this deviantart post I can't find ...
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What's the name of this flat illustration style?

I want to buy some stock photos like the ones below. What is this design called? I don't even know how to start searching...
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Is there a name for this kind of graphic? [duplicate]

I found this image on Dribbble, but I see it's very different from normal images I see everyday. I don't think this is created from Photoshop; it's hard me to explain it. What is the name of this kind ...
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What is this design trend/style called

I'm having a hard time figuring out what this design trend/style is called. I have a logo given to me by a client. I've seen this style of logo many times on the web. However, I do not know the ...
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What's the centered fluffy art piece called in an article

I know this, but I can't recollect at all. What is this thing called? They are usually centered in a book or writing and I'm certain they have a name but I can't remember for the life of me. ...
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What do you call these types of images?

What do call these types of graphics? I'm referring to the green part of this image. I found it on a website.
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Do we have name for these kind of “flat graphics” images?

What is the name for these type of images? I love these kind of graphics and it's so flat which totally matches my current product development. Do we have a name for it? A name will make it ...
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What is this woodcut / engraving like / illustrative design style called? (as seen on the US dollar sign)

Where can I find books / references / inspirations to learn the principles behind these graphic patterns? It's often seen in luxury or heritage style products, as well as the us dollar sign. What is ...
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Halftone Effect (Adobe Photoshop) [duplicate]

Does anyone know how I would achieve this look? Is it just a simple Halftone effect? Website link and screenshot below. Thanks in advance! http://bit.ly/1TXcPbO
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Does anyone know the name of travel posters from the 1930s?

Is there a name for this design style - use of flat colours for dimension and shading - that was so prevalent in UK travel posters of the 1930s?
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style id - colorful swirls

I am trying to find the name or designation of this type of graphic. Is there a certain name for this style or type? I want to create something similar but am having a hard time finding more ...
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Hand Lettering style?

(not sure this type of question belongs on this forum but thought i would ask) So I'm looking at learning a particular style of hand letter, for the life of me i cant find many other reference other ...
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style-identification please. What is the keyword for this painting style

Here are what I would call prime examples Okay, it gets harder and harder to tie them together as the ambein startsk kickkin in but its a look, something's there I just need a keyword, ...
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How to identify this design feature I don't know the term for [closed]

I'm often searching for already created works/templates etc, to get some idea of how things are done. The thing is, I have an idea of something and I don't even know what it is called, and as a result ...
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Making these types of vector images

I've always been interested in creating 'vector' images like the ones seen here: For example, the clinking glasses, the fireworks, and the firework rocket. They always have a nice symmetry, they're ...
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What is this style of 'punk art' called?

I was looking for a new style of art that I wanted to try learning, I really like this high contrast and 'cartoonish' approach to this style. Does anyone know the exact art-style this is considered ...
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What style is this vintage illustration?

I'm looking for images similar to this one to use in a design but i'm unsure of what to search for. What style would you call this image? And how were illustrations like this created originally?
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How do you call tall, thick fonts, similar to Bebas?

I'd like to find similar fonts to Bebas (below): What do you call these types of fonts? Thick, tall, and usually all in uppercase?
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What is the name of this type design? (royal, classy, luxury)

I am trying to find on internet that kind of type designs, but I do not know what is the terminology of this type. It should be barocco art, old classical ornaments, luxury? How exactly it is ...
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Is there a name for the type of design that's a bunch of 3D triangles of similar shade?

Usually see it in SVGs, either 2D or 3D. I really like the design, but not sure what it's called. Something like this: https://www.polymer-project.org/1.0/images/polymer1.0-01.svg Or even the ...
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Name of style often used in sport-related logos

Here are some examples of what I am looking a name for: source source source source Is there a distinct name for this style?
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What are the symmetry-in-pair symbols usually appear in Wingdings fonts? [duplicate]

For example, in Wingdings font: What is the symbols in boxes used for? I have checked the wiki pages of Wingdings, List of symbols, Ampersand and Unicode/List of useful symbols, but I can't find ...
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What do I call a design with tinted elements on top of a photograph?

How can I call the below kind of designs (tinted elements on photograph) I want to know, because to use the terms in search and so.
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What style is this image?

Knowing the style will enable me to go and find tutorials to help me get started.
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What is this type of design called when vectors are superimposed with bitmaps?

The old Microsoft Campaign ads of Your Potential Our Passion showed white lines running through bitmapped video. Most probably this is made in After Effects. ...
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What is this arrangment of elements in broadcast news called?

I am searching for the name of an arrangement typically used in news-broadcast designs, exemplified below (Terror in Boston, with rectangle above). In French we call these mortaise, but I cannot find ...
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What is this style of graphics called? Is there easier alternative to blender to recreate something similar? [duplicate]

What is this style of graphics called? When I searched 3D graphics on google, I could not find very helpful links. I know software like Blender is made for 3D graphics. But, this particular one ...
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GIMP: How is this filter called?

I recently used this filter .. but I forgot its name, can you help me finding it out please? Here the screenshot of it: I mean the filter of the yellow and brown layer, how is it called? I can't ...
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What is the style of font called that is typically used in newspaper mastheads?

Does anyone know of a font suitable for the title of a newspaper? It is also the type that's used for the first letter of a chapter of a book (and is so calligraphic, you can't tell if it has serifs ...
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What is this design style called?

I'd like to know what this design style is called. Thank you!
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How to create a 3D layer explosion/expansion in Photoshop?

I need to depict a bunch of layers of an image similar to this: What is this style called? Is there any photoshop plugins that can automatically create this kind of view?
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Does anyone know the name of this typography/design style?

Does anyone know of a label that could be applied to the style of typography/design above?
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What is the Captain Rocket graphics style?

There’s a game on the App Store called Captain Rocket and I love the graphics style, is there a name for this style so that I can do a bit of research in to it? Here’s a couple of screenshots from ...
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What style would you guys say this image is?

Does this image fit into any of these styles? 1830 Victoriana 1875 Arts & Crafts Movement 1883 Art Nouveau Movement 1909 Futurism 1919 Bauhaus 1925 Art Deco 1945 International Typographic Style ...