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Origin of solid color banner at top and bottom of websites motif

It's extremely common on websites to see solid colors spanning some portion of the top and bottom of the website, much like can be seen on some of the stack sites. Stackoverflow is a good example, it ...
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When/how to stop brainstorming new ideas and move on when there is no clear frontrunner?

I'm currently working on naming a product, and I have a list of names. Some are okay, some aren't, but I know at some point I have to close the list, pick a couple that sound good, and present them to ...
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How can I create fruit's texture?

I'm looking to create fruit's texture, specifically a lemon's, in the form of a textured image that is otherwise transparent. This is because I want to be able to use it as an overlay layer on ...
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1answer
2k views

How can I recreate this washed out / tie dyed effect?

How could I recreate this gradient washed out effect in PS?
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2answers
280 views

Which font conveys a feeling of security and credibility when dealing with banking?

We are building a site which will include actions related to bank accounts and banking in general. We need a good font that conveys a feeling of security and credibility. It's preferred that the font ...
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2answers
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Resize artboard to content in Sketch

Does the Sketch app provide something like a "resize artboard to content" command? If yes, where can I find it?
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1answer
227 views

Serifs In Sans Serif Fonts

There are sans serif fonts where serifs are used sporadically: My questions are: Do these parts are real serifs, i.e. will typeface designers call them serifs or by any other names? Is there a ...
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2answers
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Photoshop, dealing with objects/models as in scripting/programming environments to manage repetitive operations

I am trying to design a restaurant menu, I've decided to go with Photoshop (would you suggest something else?) but I can't find a way to work with objects (or maybe models, I don't know the proper way ...
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0answers
36 views

Regarding LOGO Design [duplicate]

i am a beginner Graphics designer. Can someone help me with the professional steps to create a new logo for a client. And things to keep in mind while designing a logo?
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2answers
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Stretching only part of the letter

I have been trying to do this. I have the word "Panther" and what I want is to stretch the letter "P" only to extend it and cover the other letter. Here's what I am trying to accomplish. {I use ...
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1answer
112 views

Is having a grayer background a bad thing?

With F9F9F9 background: Original: I thought my blog looked a little bit boring with a plain old white background, so I tried it with #F9F9F9 and #FCFCFC. I'm not really sure whether I like it. ...
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1answer
283 views

Free font containing all ISO 4217 currency symbols

Can you please suggest a font(free for commercial use) that supports all the ISO 4217 symbols?
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1answer
448 views

How to overlay a fabric pattern on a Seat Image to make it look authentic?

I need your expert advice. My goal is to use pattern overlay correctly on a seat image. I googled for several options and I tried a couple tutorials. So far, the Filter | Distort | Displace seems ...
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2answers
259 views

How can I select the convex hull of an existing selection?

I'm trying to remove blue skies with clouds quickly from many images. I've used gimp's Color Selection Tool, which selects the sky but not the clouds. Since all clouds are in the sky, if I could ...
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1answer
139 views

What font is used for OmniROM's logo?

I tried to look for it but I end up with no matching results :( Anyone know what font is used in this logo?
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2answers
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How to make a smooth PMS gradient transition in Illustrator

I'm currently working on versions of a logo that has some gradients. CMYK looks fine but I'm getting poor results with PMS. I would normally fix this by building a mixed ink in Indesign but it doesn't ...
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1answer
19k views

Make image larger without losing quality in Paint.NET [duplicate]

I have an image that is a 3x5 photo. We need to resize it to 12x15 and still need it to retain most, if not all, of it's image quality. I do not have access to Photoshop, so I use Paint.NET. From ...
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1answer
290 views

Setting up a batch action in Acrobat for adding a barcode footer to a PDF file?

I'll make a point to be as detailed as I can with this. My company does sublimation printing for retail items. To make sure items are correctly identified on the production table, each item has to ...
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2answers
596 views

What font is used on Geographic Information Systems.SE?

What's the font name used in the Geographic Information Systems.SE logo?
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3answers
1k views

Why do my photoshop designs turn neon when I upload them online?

I am confused with what colour profiles I should be using where, as when I upload any of my designs online or try emailing them over to clients sometimes they are fine... but most times they show up ...
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1answer
93 views

How to find the Author of a Font?

I'm working on a Android app project where i use Malayalam fonts (ML-TT-Revathi, ML-TT-Karthika, ML-TT-Ayilyam) and i need to know whether i need a license to use those fonts. All the fonts i use were ...
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2answers
123 views

Save for Web in Illustrator clipping incorrectly!

I am tearing my hair out on this one, albeit I am fairly new to Illustrator I have researched the best way to export art of particular dimensions for the web, and this appears to be the best way. It's ...
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1answer
226 views

Bend text and rectangle as a group

Can someone please show me how to bend text and rectangle behind it as one unit?
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3answers
373 views

Critique: Can you provide constructive feedback for my monochrome website design?

I am a programmer, design is not my forte. I attempted to create a design and am stuck on where to continue to with colors, location of pieces, text choice etc. Here is the website so far: Design ...
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1answer
165 views

What is the font used in this Crane Towing Logo?

I'm trying to redo this logo in Illustrator. There is no larger image size than what I've found and I can't use live trace on it. So I'm redo-ing it with the pen tool and was just wondering what's the ...
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1answer
212 views

What is the name of the old manual sizing tool for measuring photos, to be used in offset printing?

Years ago, before computers took over, I worked with a photo cropping tool; I hope someone can tell me its name. The gizmo I used was for sizing photos so they could be used in offset printing. They ...
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2answers
83 views

What should I do to resell a branded design to national partners of an organisation, that I created for a single local partner?

I tried searching for some answers before posting this but since my situation is so unique my questions were never completely cleared up. So about a year ago I was approached by a member of a ...
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3answers
5k views

3D - How to make this photo wall effect in Photoshop?

Hello I want to create a photo wall effect similar to this and I am trying to do it with Photoshop CS6. Can someone give me some pointers and tips how to do it? I tried with Warp, but it looks so ...
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3answers
214 views

Critique: How can I make this flat design more exciting?

I'm designing an planner (agenda) book for my school. I'm doing flat design, but it seems a bit boring to me. What can I do to spice it up? Updated Image: Removed the drop shadows.
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2answers
304 views

Universal style sheets in InDesign

Does the functionality exist to have a persistent set of character and paragraph styles that's available on an application level as opposed to document level? I know that styles can be imported from ...
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1answer
301 views

What is the retina and non-retina resolution of iPhone5 in pixels? [duplicate]

What is the non-retina/retina resolution of iPhone5 in pixels. (Double or half of 640px x 1136px screen size)? Is the retina 640px x 1136px or is that the non-retina?
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1answer
419 views

How do I view the document info panel in Illustrator?

As the title says, I'm having trouble finding out where the document info panel in Illustrator is.
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1answer
572 views

How can I prevent anti-aliasing in Photoshop shapes and smart objects?

I am simply drawing a shape using the shape layer tool, however no matter how many shapes I draw, when zoomed in there is always anti-aliasing I know I can select fill pixels and then switch off ...
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3answers
1k views

Is it possible to auto center text using the “Type on a Path” tool?

Recently I've been using the Type on a Path tool quite frequently in Illustrator and it frustrates me every time I want to use a circle path to place type on, as I want the text centered at the top of ...
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3answers
2k views

Using the font Avenir commercially for logo design

I'm trying to find out whether or not the font Avenir can be used for logo design when a desktop license is purchased. I'm finding it difficult to interpret the EULA. ...
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0answers
64 views

Trouble getting a color in Photoshop to show correctly in my browser [duplicate]

My website has a background color of #EEEEEE (238,238,238). I have an image with a light grey background I want to blend with this background. In Photoshop I used brightness adjustment to get ...
0
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2answers
2k views

PDF has white background when exported from Illustrator

I'm saving an Illustrator CS6 file as a PDF. The file has a transparent background, however when exported as a PDF and dropped into InDesign the file has a white background. I've tried saving the ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Fill enclosed path in Inkscape

I'm having difficulties with a really basic concept in Inkscape. How do I fill an enclosed path that has a line going into it? I've combined the original two paths to form one path, but filling it ...
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votes
4answers
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How to make drawable of android app for all density

Hello I am Android Developer, working on android application. I require to make all drawables for all density for my android app. Is there any standard ratio I should keep for that and any tool for ...
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votes
2answers
171 views

Please help me identify this 'techno' font

Does anyone know the name of this font, or the name of the style/category where I could look for similar ones?
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1answer
50 views

Black and white linen with espresso furniture

What would be a good accent color for espresso furniture with black and white damask design on linen?
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3answers
93 views

Is there a proper name for a “coming soon” website?

I know it is a simple question, but I failed to google it, or the answer is simply "no". A "coming soon" site is a page that keeps on the domain while the actual page is developed. There are examples ...
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1answer
89 views

How to mask sections of an image

I'm using a layer mask to remove sections of the "sushi" image to leave the tablet and phone images, but I can only do this with the brush tool, right? I'm wondering how to do this most efficiently ...
0
votes
3answers
198 views

How should I go about redesigning this graphic?

Update: Scroll to the bottom for a before-and-after. I'm designing something for my school in Photoshop, and our mascot is a knight. This is the current design: Yeah, I know. It's in desperate ...
6
votes
4answers
847 views

How to be creative in a short space of time

This question has come about as a follow on from @Scott's "How do you break out of current creative mind sets?" I work in a (smallish) company that produces all it's in house content such as email ...
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1answer
213 views

Is Wasco Sans font available as a web font? [closed]

Is Wasco Sans font by Jim Wasco available as a web font?
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3answers
2k views

How can I add Sine waves to follow the path of a circle using Illustrator

In Illustrator I'm trying to create quite a simple shape but I don't know the simplest way of going about it. I have created a Sine wave using the Sine Curve script by Sato Hiroyuki. I have doubled ...
4
votes
3answers
228 views

Difference in glyphs of I and l

In many fonts I come across, I see that the glyph uppercase i - I is same as lowercase l. Why is it so? Why don't font designers add a differentiating factor between the two glyphs? This specially ...
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2answers
1k views

Flat design vs skeuomorphism, which one is most preferable? [closed]

As per my knowledge nowadays there's a trend going with flat design. That's cool. These are the things people associate with flat design Simple Clean Colourful Modern Trendy Easy to use Perceived as ...
2
votes
1answer
210 views

Repeating image in a path with smaller to bigger effects in Illustrator

I recently started studying Illustrator and I just would like to ask how can I do a pattern similar to the image below I am looking at the STAR, and I just would like to ask how to create that ...

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