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Questions tagged [dimensions]

Questions about issues related to and depends on dimensions of design.

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Illustrator shapes differ in size based on color

I'm new to Illustrator\PS and I'm self taught so I google a lot, and learned everything that way. I've noticed an issue that I couldn't find any mention of online. When I make a shape (ex. triangle) ...
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Designing a backdrop for a projector [duplicate]

The width of the backdrop is 20 ft. It will be projected onto a wall. What size should the photoshop dimensions and the resolution be? This is not going to be a print file, it is going to be displayed ...
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Dimensions for designing a website

I have three related questions: When it comes to deciding on the dimensions for responsive web design, who calls the shots at a digital agency? Is it the visual designer, developer, product owner or ...
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Is it appropriate to use a slightly different mockup size to the actual project dimension for my portfolio? [duplicate]

I'm doing my online portfolio (graphic design). I've included projects from classes. They have a certain dimension. I was wondering if I have to find a mockup which has the same dimensions as my ...
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Data Visualization: Classifying chart types

I am trying to classify different chart types by the shape of their data, and I am looking for a helpful resource. For example, on a line chart, I am looking for a description like: A Line chart ...
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Resolution issues while exporting for DRIBBBLE

I am new to Dribbble and it's really cool place for designers but i'm facing problem in resolution and dimensions for Dribbble shots. I've a habit of exporting vector work at 300ppi jpg/png. As per ...
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Designing backdrops at reduced file size [duplicate]

I'm designing some backdrops for a play using Illustrator, the printed dimensions are 18m x 11m. What size should I make the document so that it looks clear but isn't a huge file size?
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Iconography Sizing - Creating a Grid

I’m trying to create a grid to make my icons more consistent. At first, I decided to play with 24x24 px as my default size (with 1px line weight). To maintain visual weight, my circles were 22x22 px, ...
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What's the opposite of cropping an image?

We all know what it means to crop an image, but what's it called when you want to increase the size of the canvas around the image? Say for instance, you have a 3:2, 4:3, or 16:9 logo that has to ...
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Why does an A4 canvas look larger on the screen at a higher resolution?

In Photoshop (and some other drawing programs), when setting the canvas size in mm or inches for printing intent, the canvas appears larger on the screen at a higher resolution. A4 @ 300 ppi appears ...
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Pixel Perfection in Iconography

Is pixel perfection necessary in creating an icon set? When I render some “imperfect” icons on the web, they don’t really look blurry or terrible. Are there cases where it’s more noticeable? And if ...
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Sizing “symbols” inside icons

Let’s say I want to make guidelines for using a plus symbol inside of icons in an icon set. For example, I have a “New” icon which is a rectangle with a plus inside of it. I also have a “Copy” icon ...
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Spacing and padding iconography

Wanted to practice making an icon set. I created a 24x24 px grid as a starting point. Let’s say, based off this grid, I have a rectangle icon that is 16x24 px and a square icon that is 20x20 px, but ...
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How to Import 3d graphic to Adobe Dimension

How to Import 3d graphic to Adobe Dimension. I'm trying to import a 3D graphic from Illustrator to Adobe Domenssion. How to format it and what formats it allows to import.
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Matching logo sizes [duplicate]

When you're designing a document and you have to place a bunch of logo endorsements in the document, how do you make all the logos seem the same size? Is there a more mathematical or scientific way ...
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InDesign: change dimensions of mulitple objects

Is there a way to alter the size of multiple objects at once? For example those rounded rectangles in the screenshot have a height of 10 mm, but I want to reduce all of them to 8 mm. From what I know ...
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Should I focus on dimensions or proportions, when creating a logo?

I am currently in the process of creating a logo for myself, within Photoshop. I know many may say that using Illustrator or Vector may be better but I am using the logo as an opportunity to learn ...
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Photoshop Indesign / Photoshop Placement issue

I have a bit of an issue that I was wondering someone might have the answer to. I'm working with some images, that are 24mm x 17mm (they're really small 35mm slides) at 3600dpi. I need these to be ...
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Having trouble with Retina image size in Email

I just got a new imac. When I opened up an old email design in Photoshop it was small. I saw that I was zoomed at 100% so this was confusing at first before I remembered RETINA... I redesigned an ...
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Iphone mockup larger than actual phone

I am told that the iPhone 6 is 375 pixels in width. When I place an artboard in Axure (or Adobe XD) of 375 pixels, it is larger than the actual phone. Why? Should I design 375 on screen or shrink it ...
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Photoshop Rounding Transform Dimensions

What I really like about Illustrator is the ability to mathematically resize objects. In Photoshop you can input the desired dimensions of an object which is good enough more often than not. I was ...
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Giving measurements of an irregular shaped piece of paper

How can I give my designer detailed information about the measurements of an irregular shaped piece of paper. I create the piece of paper with such an punch: I can't measuring it with a normal ruler, ...
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Exporting various icons at the same size from Illustrator

I've created some icons, but they export at various sizes. We'd like to have them all be the same size, for use in our app. How can I export these all as the same size? Right now, they're exporting as ...
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Creating a banner with InDesign at scale or actual size

I am about to create a banner with InDesign and was wondering which size I should chose to do it. The printed banner would be 33 inches by 79 inches, but I was wondering if I should scale it down when ...
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DPI Vs. PPI Vs. Image dimension, what should be taken to consideration?

I've been really facing this problem and I have found a similar link, that does not really address the problem. First of all, I'd like to mention that I use blender and GIMP for most graphics that I ...
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What is the 1.41325 aspect ratio?

I have a layout template that seems to expect an image with a 1.41325 aspect ratio. An image with dimensions 1067x755 has a flush fit (when scaled down), other images have borders along the sides or ...
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Changing the DPI of Inkscape’s PNG export

I use Inkscape and want to export a PNG image (of my SVG file) with dimensions 1080 px by 1920 px. However the DPI is always set to 90 and if changed, the dimensions change with it. Is it possible to ...
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Dimension problems of AI & PS

Excuse me, maybe someone asked before? When I'm drawing a box in AI likes 200x200mm, but the dimension shown 200.xxx .Always a DECIMALS, When I'm open a new file in PS likes 255x255mm, but the image ...
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What dimensions should my Illustrator artboard be when designing for a wallpaper for the walls of my office? [duplicate]

I am planning to design some patterned wall paper for the walls of my office and I was wondering if there are recommended dimensions for the artboard when designing it via illustrator.
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Photoshop file dimensions for touch screen

I was recently tasked with creating a full screen web page for a 48" Commercial LED touch screen that is full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution and 5000:1. Should I make the Photoshop file dimensions 1920 x ...
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Resize object and parent objects based on child dimensions

I have the following Illustrator drawing of an iPad. The red box is set to be 176x235 pixels and I want to resize it up to 768x1024 pixels and have the the iPad container resize with it. How can I ...
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How to design a large poster on a small screen?

I'm currently working on a DIN A0 poster (841x1189 mm) and I'm having trouble picturing how the poster will look like once it's printed. I have two monitors (~23" & ~21") and because they are ...
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How to set the export dimensions in Illustrator?

I have used illustrator for quite a while now and every time I export my vectors as png's, they export into the most ridiculous resolutions you would ever see. For example, I just exported a png about ...
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Photoshop / Illustrator / InDesign - placed image different dimensions and resolution

The same problem over and over again - why do images placed in Id/Ai show different size than in PS? I've made image in PS of about 2000x1500 pixels at 300 PPI. Then made Ai document of 2500x1600 ...
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How to change dimension without losing quality?

Is it possible to make a .jpeg photo smaller without losing quality ? I have an image with 1274px in height I want to change its height to 200px without losing quality. Because when I zoom in the ...
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What image dimensions to choose for mobile and desktop in 2015?

I am working on a portfolio website for a friend showcasing the work in a gallery with photoswipe.com. Just got the original photos delivered. They are between 70 and 100 mb and range from 2551x5124 ...
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Optimising images for web [duplicate]

I’m currently building my own website and I’m trying to do everything as best as i can. I am currently learning about images and i have some questions on optimising them so that they dispaly ...
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How to read trim dimensions (115 3/8”w x 38”h)?

I have been given these dimensions: 115 3/8”w x 38”h for a print banner but I don't quite understand what it means! i.e: what is the width & height of the canvas I should work on?
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Why does exporting an image change its width in Sketch?

These icons have the very same width in Sketch: When I export them as PNGs (3x size), the inbox icon has a width of 69px, while the trash's width is 63px. Why is that? Why don't they have the same ...
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What is the standard size of a desk calendar?

I have a new task to design a desk calendar. I've never designed a calendar so far. Can someone help me with the standard dimensions and resolution of a desk calendar. Edit: this is actually for a ...
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How to make logo more 3D while flat?

This is actually the very first logo I've designed (for my imaginary company). I'd like to bring the optical illusion (look closely, it looks like a cube) up a bit, without any radical 3d bevels or ...
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How Do I Resize An Image Without Ruining Text?

I just finished a Photoshop project at 1600x3200 that involves several images and multiple lines of text. Upon saving the image as a .tif, I uploaded the image to Imgur. Once uploaded, I went into ...
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Exporting hi-res png with small dimensions at exact size

I want to export an illustrator file... In PNG format Exact dimensions (55x20mm) High resolution 72 ppi does not save at high enough standard. 300 ppi makes the dimensions too large. The end user ...
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What are the dimensions for a standard mug design? [duplicate]

I am wanting to create a nice design in Photoshop and print it on a mug. The printing will be done by a printing company, but I am gonna need to provide the design. The question is: What are the ...
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Dimension for very large designs [duplicate]

I'm working on a design which is to be printed and displayed on a 8ft by 2.32ft. What dimension can I use when using photoshop because I can't find any fonts that can extend that large. Thanks.
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What should the dimensions be for a “coming soon” page?

Are there are standard dimensions for a coming soon page? I tried to google it and search for an answer on here but I didn't find any satisfactory answers. I mostly saw the dimensions recommended to ...
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Change dimensions of shape by pixels in Photoshop CS6

I have created a rectangle with Photoshop CS6. Now I want to alter its width and height by pixels, is that possible? I know I can create the rectangle by clicking and choosing its width and height, ...
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Choosing an appropriate font weight and line height

Typically a back-end engineer, I'm venturing into the world of vector design, trying not to hurt myself on the way. I'm aware that I'm struggling to size things, with my home brewed typography style ...
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Does making pictures with bigger dimensions than actually needed enhance their quality?

Clarifications I need the picture for my website, that is, it'll be for online purposes. I'll be using PNG because I need transparency. [EDIT] I need a "JOIN" written on a monochromatic sketch-like ...
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How do I get the height and width and spacing for all layers elements in adobe photoshop?

I am creating a web page base on adobe photoshop file. There are tons of images that vary in dimensions and spacing. Is there a way to view the dimensions of each element in px or em? Is there a ...