Questions tagged [critique]

Questions that ask for ideas to improve an existing design. Critique is commonly understood as fault finding and negative judgement, but it can also involve merit recognition, and in the philosophical tradition it also means a methodical practice of doubt. Please see our critique guidelines before posting.

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How can I improve card design?

I'm a Biology teacher also interested in making things look good. I am making a lecture on zoology and decided to set up the key information in cards - so students may take a screenshot and use them ...
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How to choose a text color for a logo that has a bi-colored icon in it?

So I'm making this logo for a friend's project of an online multiplayer version of the card game "Coup". This is what I made so far: But the thing is I don't want to use 3 colors, as I think it makes ...
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A website with a large tree-structure diagram

I have a (personal) project that involves a tree-structure diagram (i.e. hierarchy chart) containing about 450 articles (or whatever the different parts are called) each with about a paragraph or two ...
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Why are these two designs considered outdated and old-fashioned?

I have a project where the main important part is the back-end. But of course the front-end design is important, so I have made two different designs for the demo site. But both designs are ...
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Would it be considered as rude as full name is not visible?

I want to make two printed photos with text on them, for a marriage gift. Something like this: But both must be placed together to give complete meaning. The couple name is DEVANSHU (male) and AMRIYA ...
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My first logo feedback

I created my first app in Android and I created a logo. The app is about tracking your football matches and then you can see statistics about them. I am not a very creative person, and I came up with ...
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Line lengths on paper for a resume layout

I want to layout a resume. The requirements slightly conflict, but are: On standard paper size (i.e. A4 as it happens) A lot of text Easy to read Few pages I especially want to ask about line ...
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UPDATED logo critique [duplicate]

Any suggestions on this updated one?
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Please provide some feedback for Logo Critique

This is a logo for a pathology society. Parameters are: Symmetry. Science Colors, Blues & Greens. Connected circles representing diversity, connection, synergy. I have an entire brief and ...
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Which version has better visual alignment and why?

I added two screenshots below and need direction on which one looks better.
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How to determine spacing and padding on the side of this banner?

Please see the image. The yellow arrows are spaces/paddings I'm talking about. If I use the height of my logo (bottom right corner) for all measurements, then this tag and even logo appears little ...
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Which of these 2 designs convey the message better?

Let me explain what I mean by better. There are 2 designs (rough unfinished work). First one has only search icon made by characters. Second has some creativity and a search icon (and a feel of ...
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How do I differentiate between vegan/vegetarian, wheat/gluten or dairy/lactose icons?

I'm a newbie in the UI world, and recently I have been asked to create nutrition icons that are clear and can be easily identified by the users. I have been having some problems trying to ...
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Feedback for personal brand facelift

I'm a multimedia designer and my personal brand is turning 20 years. I wanted to make a facelift to my current logo by dropping the word 'multimedia' and changing the brand color. I switched the font ...
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What are the eyes of this character doing?

NOTE: I have read the Help Center guidelines for asking questions, and did not find anything against character design help. This is my very first question here on Graphic Design SE, so if this is not ...
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Logo design critique for web developer [closed]

This is a logo for a web developer of responsive websites. He was thinking about using square brackets (as he is a programmer) or using his initial of his first name "h". He is also wanting advice on ...
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How to choose font and text colors for Full-Page backgrounds?

I am an amateur web developer, and I am teaching myself React. Currently, I have been building a personal website hosted on github pages. I want to complete the mobile design first, see some pages ...
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Is the heading in this webpage properly aligned?

In this webpage (see first screenshot below) is the page title (Merge PDF) properly aligned/balanced? I placed it aligned with the logo (Integrable, in the left) and the blue button, but it doesn't ...
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Usage of blank space in trade banner and text-positioning

and thanks for your continued feedback on my trade banner that I am creating for my friend pro-bono. I've consolidated all the feedback from to create the below: Stucturing information on this trade ...
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Stucturing information on this trade show banner

Problem I'm working on a new banner for a trade show. I want it to fulfill two aims: communicate to the passerby the benefits of using the service (its a platform that lets people build ...
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Kerning feedback on logo

I'm kerning this simple 'logo' for an online magazine/blog and since I'm not completely sure if I've 'got it' I would appreciate some help from any kern masters here. I've zoomed out and flipped it ...
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Drawing attention to this banner by using color

I am working on a banner for a startup to be displayed at events. However, I am struggling with supporting colours at the moment. The entire thing looks very dark, and I wonder if it does the job of ...
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Text graphic - artistic play on repeated words

I am trying to think of a cool way to visualize this quote from Fight Club: You know how they say 'you only hurt the ones you love?' Yeah, well the inverse is also true. So the way I'm ...
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How to display better a product on a outdoor photo, without making it look childish and unrealistic?

For my next campaign, I have to use a half back and white, half colored photo of any Indian monument (Represents our Independence Day). I also have to show 2 products --- they are EKG / ECG Machines -...
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Need an outside perspective on logo design for outdoor company

Logo Context: For an outdoor equipment company that is developing specialized gear for hiking, climbing, and backcountry skiing. Aiming for a design style similar to the fjallräven logo, with a little ...
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Do my cloud-shaped letters work in terms of readability and recognisability?

I have the following design (in two variations): It is not final yet. Ultimately I need to show that monsoon brings rain. I will add rain elements around clouds later. My main doubt is about the ...
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Did I choose a good typeface to accompany my logo?

I have a logo (the swan) and need to choose a font to accompany it. I would like to make two logos: One where the company name is under the swan logo. Another one where the swan size is similar to ...
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Opinion on the icon of the logo please :)

I am rebranding my personal work. I used to work with the name of Miss Graphics but was suggested that its too generic. I have now come up with a new concept. I would like to show Dolphin to represent ...
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How can I place the text in this logo in a way that would unite both items better?

I've tried multiple iterations (internet is limited for me today, so cannot upload all variations) but each one looks uglier than its predecessor. Because the logo art leaves a triangular space at ...
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Critique my logo please

I asked for a critique on my personal logo before and got an amazing response from you guys. thank you! So i abandoned that idea and now have created this new logo. Basically, I am a graphic ...
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Is this calligraphy style working for my brand?

I would like to know if the calligraphy style signature looks good and if the type face for miss graphics compliments it. Also, which colour scheme looks best. Thank you :) Miss here means mr. mrs. ...
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Are the elements in this “quit smoking” design easily recognisable? [closed]

Concept: ban icon Q cigarette a copy to give a hint about cigarette Now, the Q is visible to me, but I'm not sure about the Q and cigarette. Are ban icons and cigarettes perceivable, when talking ...
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How can I improve the typography of this Star Wars Day poster?

I designed the following poster for social media stories: I like the concept; it is not the problem. The O is the part of our logo. I feel that something is wrong with the font size, weight, or ...
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Critique of timeline aesthetic

I am working with this timeline as seen below. I'll try to explain it a bit: Each circle represents an event. There are no tick marks because it's not a "mission-critical" kind of data set. We just ...
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web dev looking for some suggestions on this amateur logo design [closed]

I'm a junior web developer. I'm actually in the process of building a personal website and I decided to design myself a logo first. This is the first logo I have designed or let alone use Illustrator, ...
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Making this logo more coherent and unique on both sides? [closed]

The name and logo would be the basis to build a corporate and brand identity for a wholesale distribution company wanting to expand into new markets in different countries. They were developed in-...
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Does my logo design convey the right feelings for a University Student's Council?

I'm a self-taught graphic designer, I started some years ago making billboards because "you're the one who can use a computer" (I'm indeed a web developer) and since now I consider to have acquired ...
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Suggestions on how to improve logo

I'm a computer programmer, and I have no idea what I'm doing, nevertheless, when I founded my company, Rebus FM ("Rebus Fleet Management"), I went ahead and designed my own logo. It's basically a ...
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Suggestions on how to improve this logo?

So I'm trying to make a logo that: Represents two initials: L and R ; The L is supposed to look somehow like a bird, you will see in the photo; The letter R is going to be a lowercase "r" that's ...
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What aspects of this scene can be changed to improve it? [closed]

This is my first interior rendering in 3ds Max using Arnold. I've been scrutinizing it for days and would like criticism and tips from more trained eyes to make this scene more realistic. 1) I ...
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Spending too much time on “design rules”

I'm a web developer however I've recently discovered my passion for design. I'm currently working on a landing page for a client of mine (model/actor). I have all the content on the page and created ...
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I'm an amateur graphic designer, looking for feedback on my logo

I going to start my own company this year, which is going to sell my own designed snapbacks. Now I'm just an amateur when it comes to graphic design, so I'm looking for feedback on the concept and the ...
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Critique - Logo design for online clothing shopping startup

I've created a logo design for an upcoming online clothing shopping startup called: bouu Background for the name: bouu — as in "boutique" or "boo" is intended to be a cute play on words, and ...
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Depicting fast/slow speed of a streak

I'm designing a scientific illustration where I'd like to show the fastness and slowness of a moving electron. Here in this attached picture, I show the electron path. I want to show that electron ...
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Critique - Logo for company that cleans medical linens

A company known as MedLinens has asked me to create a logo for them. They specialize in cleaning medical linens i.e scrubs, gowns, bed sheets. I have shown the client a few logos but the attached one ...
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Feedback for logo [closed]

I would appreciate some feedback for a fictional l brand I devised. so basically, the company creates fresh, authentic Italian food for people who are looking for something quick to eat, but aren't ...
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Critique - Logo design for baby-related products

I am launching an e-commerce brand targeted to parents of newborn babies. The products I am starting with are teething necklaces and teething rattlers. The products are meant to be a stylish piece of ...
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Critique - Logo design for a beer brewery

I have made a logo design for a beer brewing company, Ræit Background for the name The name is based on the background of my surname, Reiten, and stems from the Norwegian word "Reit", which ...
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How to effectively combat or response to the unfounded design-feedbacks?

"Make the logo bigger", "This looks like cartoon", "Bright colours are visual assault", "This is not centred", "I also know something about design". Until recently, I really used to think these ...
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Is this color scheme and content layout appropriate for a powerpoint background?

I am preparing my thesis defense presentation. My work relates to the study of DNA, primarily, so I made up a relatively simple render using Blender to serve as a background theme for the PowerPoint ...

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