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graphic and interface designer, degree in industrial design


Nov
14
comment Why does Indesign repeat the same photo on its own, over and over?
In short, InDesign does NOT import images (by default at least). If you want two versions of the same image you have provide both images. You can also reference different photoshop layers if you only want to keep only one file.
Oct
18
comment Standard for testing Aesthetic conditions in software
I think it's most important what you are testing it for. Is there a design briefing that needs to be matched? e.g. if it has to look playful and its all in black and white, that' wont work. But more importantly, there should be user stories or use cases. and test cases should relate to those instead of "aesthetics".
Oct
11
comment How to work with image sprites in Photoshop?
Images cannot contain slices as slices are individual images. You can always choose Save as... to save your spritesheet as an image.
Sep
24
comment Why does the type cursor change over a shape layer?
Have you tried clicking to see what happens?
Sep
10
comment How to sell a design to a company?
In most cases though they won't. And then you have to decide if the risk is worth it. Chances are they view your idea not that brilliant anyway. Ideally, one would meet and present the idea but not leave any material that would make it easy for them to reproduce it.
Sep
2
comment Helvetica Neue Equivalent on Google Fonts?
I have in fact suggested good equivalents. How is that not answering the question?
Jul
23
comment Photoshop CS6 - Animate / Keyframe Smart Filter
I have faced this problem and the only solution I came to was duplicating the smart object for every keyframe, then changing the filter on each. It was a bit of work but it also has the benefit that the content of the smart object can be exchanged. Ergo, the file is very reusable.
Jul
22
comment Adding curved drop shadows using Gimp
If you wanted to do it in Illustrator, here is a similar question: How to "draw" pointed corner drop shadows in Adobe Illustrator CS5
Jul
16
comment What is the best way to create light-weight PNG images?
I realize that. My update was more about batch processing maintaining folder structure. Shrinking one is not an issue (for me), but hundreds is.
Jul
6
comment InDesign CS6 - Update multiple displayed artboard/pages of linked files without relinking
That's not what you asked, really. I design updates the files when it starts up. So that should update your views of the file.
Jul
5
comment InDesign CS6 - Update multiple displayed artboard/pages of linked files without relinking
If I remember correctly, all you have to do is close the indesign file, replace/update the AI file and reopen the indesign file.
Jul
1
comment Designing images with dimensioning
Illustrator can be set up somewhat that way. Using a grid and enabling snap to grid helps with units and works a lot better than Photoshop. And objects can be sized precisely. But nothing comes close to drawing for 3D. I tried Rhino for a while for its path operations (fillets, curve control). If I remember correctly it was a lot cheaper than Solidworks or Autodesk programs.
Jun
25
comment Photoshop: How to merge two anchor points
Sorry, I assumed illustrator. Why not copy the path to Illustrator, fix it and then copy it back?
Jun
21
comment How to create a fading effect on the border of an object, with illustrator
You can try abusing the drop shadow tool or build an offset shape with a gradient or gradient mesh. There is always another way. But it's really just experimenting.
Jun
20
comment How to create a fading effect on the border of an object, with illustrator
Other than what?
Jun
20
comment How to create a fading effect on the border of an object, with illustrator
Do you mean an outer glow?
Jun
16
comment What's the difference between 72ppi and 300ppi?
Related answer about the pixel density: graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/questions/9105/…
Jun
16
comment My Screenshoots are “too light” for printing
It will depend on the images you use. There is no one-size-fits all. Others have suggested how to do this and I agree with them. What I showed you is how to make the result measurable. Otherwise you'd be flying blind.
Jun
15
comment reasoning behind black and white color scheme of perfume sites
Actually, the black in cars has more to do with it's reflectiveness. The better the curvature of the surface, the more you want to show it off. And black really does that for you.
Jun
14
comment My Screenshoots are “too light” for printing
I merely opened your file in Acrobat to show the colors used and that they in fact might be too light.