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Are there any common system fonts that maintain decent legibility at small sizes?

Are any of the common Windows fonts more legible than others at small sizes, such as 6pt? I know that there are some free fonts (such as PT Sans) that have decent caption styles, but I'm looking ...
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2answers
79 views

I can not snap this two object precisely with direct selection tool also .What can I do? [duplicate]

I am trying to make a table like structure but the object i.e. a line segment which will connect both top and bottom pieces is not snapping perfectly.What can i do to resolve this issue ?
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6answers
365 views

What caused the rise of flat design?

What factors led to flat design catching on in web and app design? I know that Microsoft and Apple led the way in abandoning skeuomorphism in favour of more austere designs, but what motivated this ...
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0answers
123 views

InDesign Paragraph Styles, Object Styles & GREP

New to the forum so apologies if this has possible been covered before. I work in catalogue creation and we've recently transferred over to inDesign Im trying to recreate our price lozenges in ...
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0answers
640 views

IS iMac Retina 5K suitable for webdesign?

it is time to retire my old macbook pro which served me well for over 5 years, since I dont require protability I am leaning towards bying iMac 27 with 5K display. I work as a web designer and my ...
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1answer
151 views

what size should i use to print a shoppin bag? [closed]

I need to design a shopping bag. What sizes should I use for printing? It's a vertical bag. I know the sizes may vary according to shape. What font sizes that should be used? What file format should ...
0
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2answers
169 views

How to join paths from two concentric circles on Inkscape?

I've been trying like mad to make an arc from two concentric circles connected by lines, by first joining the lines and the circles and then deleting the circles' arcs between them, as in the image: ...
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1answer
86 views

Font that is similar to the Hornsey Road Bath and Laundry painting in London?

Any suggestions for a font that is similar to the one in the image below?
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2answers
139 views

Images get blurry when i resize for web/email

I'm trying to reduce this image for an email design. But when i reduce the size for web, it get's blurry (I attached a screenshot of how blurry it is on my phone). This is the first time ever running ...
0
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2answers
198 views

Realistic Embossed Effect [closed]

Anyone please help me how to make the embossed effect as in the image. Is it made by 3D software or photoshop? Thank you in advance!
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2answers
50 views

Prove the License Agreement

This is a problem I have been searching for a solution on for some time now. The company I am working for, name not needed, has images prior to my hiring that are being used in lesson formats. Their ...
0
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1answer
120 views

PSD to HTML/CSS ON PHP/MYSQL SCRIPT

I have an auction script that uses PHP/MYSQL. I'm not satisfied with the look and feel but like the the overall function. I was planning on having a graphic designer come up with PSD files to give the ...
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0answers
34 views

How to move many artboard to a new document on illustrator

I've been looking for a solution, but I found how to only move one artboard, and I'm looking to move about 40 artboards to a document. Is there a fast way to do this ?
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1answer
91 views

Make shapes without sides?

I am fairly new to Photoshop. I want to make an octagon without the top side and put a straight line through the top. So imagine a power symbol but shaped like an octagon. I tried using the pen tool ...
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1answer
98 views

dithering using 1x2 blocks

Is there any software, which can do "block error diffusion" dithering as described here and here? Often I end up with completely separated pixels of the same colour, when doing Floyd Steinberg ...
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1answer
60 views

White Shadow in PNG when being exported

I am getting a shadow-shaped whites around my shadows in the image when exporting it to PNG-24 using 'Save for Web' option. I tried using other file formats aside from PNG-24 like PNG-8 and GIF but ...
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0answers
52 views

Text disappears in overprint preview CS5 & file won't export to PDF

I'm working on a freelance project doing a church directory, and when I look at it in Overprint Preview all of the text disappears. I've checked to see that it's not checked as "non-printing", master ...
0
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0answers
48 views

Shading intersections in Illustrator

I'm trying to mimic a tennis racket with a glossy finish in Illustrator. There are a few techniques I can think of to make the general frame glossy (gradient stroke, gradient mesh). However, I want to ...
1
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2answers
87 views

Photoshop picture black and white with colour (Lights)

I came across this picture online and I want to try and create something similar. Can anyone give me some tips on how to recreate this image? I have tried the following: Create new layer & ...
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1answer
51 views

Photoshop: update copies of background layer when background layer changed

In Photoshop, the background layer is filled up with a picture. This layer is duplicated and various filters are applied on the duplicate. Now, I would like to change the picture in the background ...
0
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1answer
52 views

Concerns about handing over assests [duplicate]

I have a sticky situation and I'm not quite sure how to deal with it. As part of branding a company for a friend/client I have created some cartoon type characters (as well a logo, fonts, colours, ...
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0answers
13 views

How to automate producing m×n matrix with original image by cloning and moving layers in Photoshop CC?

I have a set of images in a directory. They all have different sizes, like for instance first has 350×450px, the other one 500×500px etc… I need to take each and create psd or jpg image that repeats ...
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1answer
666 views

Add drop shadow to one side only

I am trying add a drop shadow to the bottom of a shape only, I have tried playing around with the x and y offset, though that doesn't quite do it, I have also tried using a clipping mask around the ...
1
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1answer
97 views

I want to number sentences in InDesign (like Bible verses)

That is, like: 1 ssdfsf sfsfdsf. 2 sfdsffd safdsdff asgg. 3 asdfdsfsag ... and so forth. Not lines, not paragraphs, not list items, but sentences. (I can accept some manual tinkering.) If this ...
2
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1answer
56 views

Filling areas in scanned maps (not by colors but by pattern)

I have old land-use maps in a scanned format. I am trying to obtain proper land-use maps from it, similar to what is described here: http://gis.stackexchange.com/questions/71650/how-to-compare-areas-...
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1answer
166 views

Adobe Illustrator draws multiple shapes while drawing single shape

I'm trying to draw single shape using shape drawing tool in Illustrator but, when I hold click and slide my mouse, it draws multiple shapes. How can I resolve this issue ?
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1answer
90 views

How do I rotate a shape around a certain center, in increments smaller than 1 degree?

Using the Rotate tool, every rotation is in increments of 1 degree, but I want to rotate something 7.5 degrees. I can do this using Transform in the right pane, but then I can't pick a custom center ...
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1answer
57 views

No sound after Flash GIF is exported

I successfully created an animated e-card in Flash cs6 with sound. Sound and video work great when I test it in the program. But after I export it as an animated GIF, only the video animation ...
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1answer
58 views

Font ID: Example plate from Jan Tschichold’s “The Form of the Book”

This is an example plate illustrating the typesetting of superscripts and footnotes. The book itself is set in Monotype Van Dijck in the original German edition and Tschichold’s own Sabon in the ...
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0answers
61 views

Rotating .gif issues photoshop?

I want to make a spinning gif of a default black cursor, as shown below: I have been trying to make the gif on photoshop, using the video timeline. I basically have 3 Transform keyframes: at 0 ...
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0answers
67 views

overprint showing wrong in output preview on different profiles

im having a problem concerning overprinting and the overprinting preview in acrobat pro 11. i have a sample document. exported with indesign to "ISO coated v2 (ECI)" and having the profile embedded. ...
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0answers
43 views

Cannot use a move tool in photoshop

Hope someone can help me. I never had this problem before with photoshop however whenever i try to click a layer with a move tool it somehow automatically move to a different layer - mainly my first ...
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1answer
39 views

Where to find printable ISO paper sizes chart? [closed]

I am trying to find the right paper size for personal notebook I am making and though I know ISO sizes I want, I need to hold them to be sure. The best way is to find chart that is print-friendly and ...
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1answer
90 views

Indent paragraph to end of the last line of previous paragraph

I believe I've seen this method of indenting in older books at times and in poetry when one metered line is split between characters or quotes. Essentially, I'm wanting to indent a paragraph based on ...
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4answers
672 views

Regular colors vs Muted colors

What are muted colors? How do I create muted colours? How do I convert standard colors to muted colors? Why do muted colours look the way they do? Why are they different? Here is a bunch of colors ...
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0answers
14 views

How much time would it take on average to design a small announcement package for a short live tv program? (details in post) [duplicate]

I just started doing graphic design, and have designed a lot of posters for friends or personal use, but never designed for a client. I was contacted by a smaller tv producer who wanted me to design a ...
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2answers
267 views

Multiple shapes with gradient fill as one alpha mask in Sketch

I have a group of shapes that each have their own unique gradient fill. I would like to use the union of those shapes to create an alpha mask for an image behind it. In other words, I want the union ...
0
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2answers
160 views

Graphic designer/illustrator about to buy my first display drawing tablet, I need help! [duplicate]

So I really want a drawing tablet with a display. So far I've looked at the iPad Pro and Cintiq models. But I keep getting caught up in reading reviews, articles, blogs, etc, about each product that I ...
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0answers
59 views

Corner-aligned dashed lines in Inkscape

Does anyone know how to create corner-aligned dashed lines in Inkscape? I am looking for a similar feature that exists in Adobe Illustrator (see http://tv.adobe.com/watch/learn-illustrator-cs5/...
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1answer
416 views

What's the name of the font used for the title graphic of the video game 'SOMA'?

I'm having quite a bit of trouble identifying which font exactly is being used on the title graphic for the horror videogame SOMA. The actual appearance of the font is obscured by the 'glitched' ...
1
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1answer
789 views

Opening Illustrator CC 2015 without file recovery

The Illustrator auto recovery feature is nice. However, is there any option for switching itt of before or during the start of Illustrator CC 2015? If the file is small but make the program hang, it ...
1
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1answer
185 views

How to transfer a logo from InDesign to Illustrator?

I need to save a logo as an SVG file and asked the designer who made the logo for the vector graphics so I can save it myself, since he didn't know what a SVG is. I was expecting a Illustrator file, ...
1
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1answer
60 views

Images for a mobile

So I've been doing a bit of reading but I'm very confused. I'm quite new to mobile and I've mostly used css to achieve the look on my mobile app. The only image that's being used in the app is a logo ...
1
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1answer
1k views

How do I combine PNGs into a PDF without losing quality?

I have a few hundred high-res PNGs I'd like to combine into a 200+ page PDF using only lossless compression on the images that are becoming the pages of the PDF. But when using Adobe Acrobat's '...
5
votes
1answer
230 views

Is it legal to display third-party logos as part of “As featured in” on sites/printed ads without their consent?

Have seen more companies include logos of media outlets on their site/printed marketing material as part of the "As featured in" section. Is it legal to do this without the companies' consent (...
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3answers
400 views

When are typefaces considered conflicting with each other?

I have been reading a lot about font pairing lately, but I’m still missing to identify when fonts don’t complement and contrast with each other, instead they clash. An example that I've read was ...
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1answer
75 views

Photoshop cc multiple layer cut

Hi all I was just wondering if I could make a selection on multiple layers and cut or copy the selection. I have a earth globe that I have copied 5 times and have change the designs for each. I need ...
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1answer
51 views

Snapping issues in Adobe Illustrator cs6 [duplicate]

I'm having snapping issues in Adobe Illustrator. After checking the different snap options, nothing seems to help. There are moments when designing where the program won't let me snap to an exact ...
0
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2answers
189 views

How to do a gradient in the same contour of the object?

I have a polygon in a irregular format and I want to fill it by using gradient. However, this gradient has to be in the same contour of the polygon. This means that, the gradient is not radial since ...
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1answer
46 views

How can i set 132 Ppi resolution for new document in illustrator?

I am using Illustrator CC and I need to create a document for iOS icons. How can I set, Illustrator only allows me to create 72ppi, 150ppi, or 300ppi.

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