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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Critique Request: Improving logo for a Steam Group

Hey folks - can I get some critique, suggestions? I'm looking to rework my logo for the Fixed Camera Appreciation Society group on Steam, aiming to improve clarity/readability, cohesion and overall ...
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What's "incompatible with the angles you have in your drawing, specifically these stripes all terminate at the roof ridge"?

I don't understand this part of leftaroundabout's critique. I don't know what "roof ridge" means — is this my red line? What exactly is the hitch here? English ISN'T my first language. Next,...
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What exactly makes this logo a design failure such that viewers cannot decipher the company's name?

In a featured Stack Overflow Meta question, there was a logo of a company, which looks like this: (The logo might be copyrighted. It is posted here for discussion purposes only.) I failed to ...
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Critique / improvements regarding page layout

I have a few questions about my page layout. Keypoints paper used is DIN A4 (21x29.7cm) body font is Latin Modern 12pt margin font is Latin Modern Sans Serif 10pt running header is 12pt small caps ...
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The network graph has clusters. How to make the edges between nodes less clutter?

I have a graph of network of people, and I want to draw the clusters of some nodes. To make the edges between nodes less clutter, I've made the border of the clusters more weight. However I still feel ...
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How to make the network graph more balanced?

I want to illustrate the network graph of a person. The idea is that the network consists of 3 types of people, therefore there are 3 kinds of color and face. The persona is one of the types, so its ...
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Requesting feedback on Version 2 of beeJACK company logo

Taking into consideration feedback from initial question I am uploading version 2. outlined the bee's body in black and changed the stripes to yellow to help with the visual of a bee. I also used ...
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FEEDBACK - New company logo design for ecommerce website, packaging, collateral

I have a two part question defined as A and B. The purpose is to get (A) feedback on strength of company logo (name, colors, font and size). In addition, (B) feedback on the treatment of product names ...
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Critique request: Logo design for anime related products

I'm designing a logo for my small business, Taiyaki studio that will create and sell stickers and apparel - a small Japanese anime inspired company where minimal, cool and modern designs are of ...
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Need help with kerning my wordmark

I need some help with kerning my wordmark. I have read some blog posts, and tried an online game to "test" my kerning skills. I usually get a score of 80% or higher, but I also sometimes get ...
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Critique request: Vtuber logo

Was finding a site/forum where I can get some design critique about a logo I am creating for my brand, for the vtubing industry, and found this forum by chance! :D I am not a professional graphics ...
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Critique request: Logo design for a tech company

I am creating a logo for a tech company, Reitech. The company creates software, tools, and plugins. The company is also doing programming consulting. I am not a designer, but I like working with ...
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How to design the title of this map of topics well?

This is a map of topics that are discussed in my project: Click to enlarge. SVG file The reasons I choose concentric circles to present the information are: Each group of topics has a another group ...
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How to choose a good color palette that is easy for the eyes, yet convey the deepness of the topic?

This is the map of all topics my project discusses: Click for full screen. SVG file Here are the feedback of the viewers: Person 1: The color is painful to the eyes Person 2: The graphic is quite ...
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How to pick a fitting typeface for the title of this graphic?

This is a map of topics that I cover in my project. The current typeface of the title is Androgyne, a script one, because I feel that the yellow background theme is a kind of evoking an emotive ...
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Given a set of surrounding colors, how to find a good color template?

This is a map of topics the I cover in my project. The topics are segmented in different stages, and I would like to have your advice on how to color the segments. I check the color wheel to find a ...
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Data report critique

I am designing a PowerPoint template for a data report. I am more or less happy with the layout of the elements and unity of elements, but even after a few days I still not sure about the weight of ...
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Where can I get professional portfolio review? (Can be paid)

I just started learning graphic design (especially UI). I learn on my own, and that's okay, however I realize that having feedback from a high class professional, from time to time, would be greatly ...
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Logo Critique: Which version elicits the intended reaction?

This logo is for an upscale startup veterinary clinic. Considering both the typography and the image, which version of the logo conveys message of memorable, friendly, yet upscale? Color has yet to be ...
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Critique my 10y/o logo and my redesign attempt

I'm a self employed engineer and 10 years ago when I started I quickly put together my logo. Since then I never really had the time to update it. I'm mostly dealing with machine vision and electrical ...
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Why do these angles look weird in my logo?

The angles on top of the roof are looking weird. It should portray an abstract house. Can anyone tell me how I can fix this problem? It should be geometrically correct. Click for full resolution
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Honest feedback on my company's logo?

Can I get some honest feedback about this logo? It's for an ISO (Independent Sales Organization – a third party payment processing company that is authorized to handle merchant accounts for businesses)...
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Door sign for Halloween in the corona crisis

I am not a professional designer. I used a tool called canva to create a door sign for this Halloween. I just want a good looking door sign because people in my household sadly are part of the risk ...
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How can I improve the specification table on the back page of this brochure design?

I'm working on a brochure for this Garmin device and would appreciate some feedback! In particular, how I could improve the Specification table on the back page and any design tweaks you think are ...
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Would anybody like to critique my portfolio? [closed]

so I'm a bit lost right now to be honest. I took a long hiatus from design generally, due to personal reasons/burn out. However, I find myself drawn back to it, for different reasons. I have a ...
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Need Feedback for brand: Name, mascot, font and the intro [closed]

it doesn't have much to do with UI / UX, but I wanted to get feedback from a "brand" that I have. Some points: the name was inspired (basically copied) from the website hackernoon, a "medium" ...
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How can I make the colors less subtle in a design for objects and background?

In this design, the background color is brownish, which I chose to show inside view of a hut. So I couldn't think any other color palette for hut. But because of this, the items in front looks a bit ...
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Critique logo for a lyrics website

The logo is for a lyrics website called Bêjebêje (meaning sing sing). The target audience (Kurds) for the logo have a special relationship with the mountains. I feel like it works fairly well, but I'...
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What steps I can take to make this banner less crowded or with more empty space?

I've tried many options but it's not working. Actually there are 3 groups of bottles in this banner and lots of text. So it is looking crowded. I tried small big size, placing copies here and there ...
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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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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 hundreds ...
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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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