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Very good answers in here. As a graphic designer for 20+ years, here are a few of the more practical, every day uses for math (loosely defined) in design that I've needed: Knowing the decimal equivalent of fractions, and vice-versa. Ability to quickly calculate dimensions, for paper size, folds, die cuts, etc. Basic knowledge of geometry for angles, arcs, ...


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Go to the blog Fashion Incubator http://www.fashion-incubator.com/blog/ Kathleen Fassanella really knows her stuff and has done all you're trying to do. It will point you in the right direction.


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Theres a couple of techniques in this post that might help. Both involve creating the shapes with basic geometric shapes and the pathfinder tool: One of them involves creating rounded rectangles or expanded rounded strokes, joining them with square shapes, and then deleting round areas from the joins to make all the ends rounded. The other technique ...


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I am not a graphic designer, but this is what i think. To have good/bad grades or interest in math is not necessarily correlated to actually understanding it. You can see patterns in pictures, or cut a movie at the right places to create consistency throughout the film. Without knowing about the golden ratio. It is still about understanding math, without ...


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Amazing answers. I just wanted to add something that has not been mentioned and is essential for a graphic designer: a practical knowledge of probability theory and statistic tools. Notice I qualify it as a "practical knowledge". By this I mean you need to know how to apply probability and statistical tools, not the heavy theory behind them. Without this ...


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I studied engineering a couple of years before I swiched to graphic design. There are a lot of differences in the use of mathematics between the two disciplines. You need mathematics? Yes, everyone needs some. What do you need: A lot of logical thinking. You need to think in proportions, percentages, the Rule of Three, conversion of units. Basic ...


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Disclaimer: I use questions answered by me as an example for the plain reason that I am familiar with them. As I am almost a professional mathematician┬╣, I hope that my perspective adds to the existing answers. I use graphic design mainly for scientific illustrations and for hobby purposes. When graphic designing, there are essentially three ways in which I ...


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Simply put, math is a tool like any other. If you lack the skill to use the tool, you can make fewer things. So I would judge it in the exact same way. If you can't sketch you will be limited in your work that way, and the same goes for math, as illustrated by @joojaa in his answer about geometry. We all lack in some aspect and it won't stop you from ...


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Well, the thing is you don't need a whole lot of things in the world. Some food, water, shelter, and that's about it. So you definitely don't need maths, it goes into the same category as you don't need a car either. (In fact, contrary to what others have you believe you don't need money, you can live off the state's generosity in almost every prison known ...


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The text in one and two are debossed (or stamped), the gold text is embossed. All three also use foil. Foil is not required and the effect can be quite elegant without it. You will need to have a die made. Embossing usually involves stamping from the back of the paper and is quite visible from behind. To hide the back, you can laminate a second sheet (or ...


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My solution using Acrobat only (as it is mentioned in your tags). open your border PDF in Acrobat go to pages > watermark > Add Watermark select file and choose your second PDF text file adjust the scale and the position as you wish and press Ok. save the result to a new PDF


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Place the background PDF. Then place the text PDF on top of the background PDF. With the text PDF selected, set the blending mode on the Effects Panel (Window > Effects) to Multiply.


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In Adobe Indesign, we usually put the omitting backgrounds in Master Pages or A-Master, it's on the top right placed inside "Pages" tab (if your using the default Essentials workspace). See the youtube link below to understand using the Master Pages. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsl4-J-h8jc Go and explore! :) -Sai



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