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Questions tagged [style]

Questions about a specific visual language, the use of text, graphics and images recognisable as belonging to a certain method, type, use, and/or time period.

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InDesign - how to create an object style that is fixed the same position on each page object style is needed for

I am a graphic designer who is new to the publishing industry. Trying to create object styles - how do I get the object I draw to fit to the exact position on the page each time? I've got as far as ...
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Looking for tutorials to achieve this look

I would like to learn how to achieve the look shown in this picture Source I can't find any tutorials because I don't even know how to name the style itself (I tried "cartoon like" or something ...
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What kind of art style does Kurzgesagt use?

Kurzgesagt has a very distinctive, vector-based animation style that uses lots of gradients and an attractive, high-saturation colour palette. My question is, what kind of art style is this? I ...
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What is the word to describe one of the many “styles” a character can have?

What would be the correct word to describe one of the possible styles that can be applied to a character, including bold italic underline font size text color font family
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ToC - should I put page numbers vertically aligned?

I am working now on my thesis layout. It's computer science thus we use LaTeX. I now think about a table of contents design. By default, LaTeX puts all page numbers in one column, which is right-...
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How to create filling letter template?

I need to create letter template for one company which will keep a format styles unchanged (to keep united design across all letters which are sent from the company) but allow users to add specific ...
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What effect or style is being used in the “Daydreamer” by Bipolar Sunshine? [closed]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhBa8LekChU It's also used in some of the Tame Impala videos; does anyone know what that is?
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How do I create a good design style that the client is looking for? [closed]

I know how to follow flyer and poster design tutorials to learn new design effects, and I know how to sketch a layout. But when I’m working on a comp for a client, I often struggle with creating a ...
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What is the difference between Rococo and Baroque design

I want to incorporate Rococo style into my graphic design projects, but i'm having trouble distinguishing between Rococo and Baroque design features. What is the philosphy behind both Rococo and ...
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Name of specific graphic style [duplicate]

I've come across some pictures in the last few days whose style I find extremely pretty. So I honestly have no idea what name the style of the pictures possesses and that's why I decided to post that ...
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What is this style of design called? It's not still flat is it? [closed]

I'm trying to think of the name of this style, to me, it's sort of like a flat meets minimal skeuomorphism (like 90% flat, 10% skeuomorphism) but I think there's a proper name for this style, just ...
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What is the difference between a website Style Guide and a Pattern Library?

As per the question, I am currently trying to identify a clear difference between a Style Guide and a Pattern Library within the context of Web Design and Development. Logically, I feel I have an ...
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Cyrillic vs. Roman calligraphy styles

The antecedents of today's Roman and the Cyrillic alphabets diverged nearly three millennia ago and the scripts still have some letters in common. Both are the basis of rich traditions of calligraphy (...
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How to change objects at the same time in fireworks?

I haven't used Adobe Fireworks in a long time, but today I have used it again to try create some object. Anyway, I remember that when I last used fireworks there was something you can do so that if ...
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Is there a clear “Cycle” in UI/Grpahic styling?

As you will be aware design styles go in waves, IE flat, clear/opaque, curved, fades, tiles, minimalist, retro, halftone etc etc - often styles come back into fashion, and often it is a design ...
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Name of this style: Vintage, b/w, line-filled?

I've found a graphic style, which ... looks "retro" (maybe around 1900?) is only "filled" with lines, so looks a bit like a hand-drawn technical drawing and seems to be quite modern (e.g. for ...
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What is this style of art called? Its like shaded sillouhetes

I am trying to add some imagery to my iOS/Android app and I like this kind of art: Does anyone know what terms I should search for to pull up this kind of art? I want to search on shutterstock and ...
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Attribute Styles in Affinity Designer?

In Affinity Designer, is it possible to set up attribute styles which can be applied to individual layers or objects? Say I have a palette of three colors that I will use in my design project, and I ...
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Photoshop Graphic styles file (*.asl) to illustrator

Is there any way to convert a Photoshop Style file (*.asl) to an Illustrator style file ?
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Core color theory books books for UI/UX specialist

I'm a newbie at design. I'm a front-end developer mostly working at tech issues rather than business or design. I really want to get some useful knowledge in this field to help my team to build better ...
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Default style of arrows in Inkspace

Is there a way to set default settings of the arrow marker in Inkspace with a given color and style? Currently I copy/paste the line shown below into documents to retain the style.
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Style reference: What do I ask the web designer for so that I can develop what has been designed?

A graphic designer has finished the design portion of a large web project my team and I will be developing. (Only jpegs were sent.) I will be responsible for all implementation of the design, ...
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Does flat design typically have gradients?

I have a poster I'm working on and would you say that this poster resembles flat design a little bit? I would think that it kind of does because of the lego guy's hair and the background) but that's ...
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Indesign style combining underlined text and spaces

How can I make a style combining underlined text and non underlined spaces with Indesign cs5? Thank you for helping.
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How to make 3-dot icon visible on any background?

There is a file manager in my application. Hovering the files shows a 3-dot icon at the top-right corner. The problem is, that it is difficult to make it visible enough on different backgrounds, since ...
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What is this type of graphic design style called? [closed]

What is the following type of graphic design style called?
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What is this Polish inspired style called?

There is a font called Kapra and I really like the style it uses in the example images. What would I look up to find more stuff like this?
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How do GFX Designers make these type of designs?

What is involved in creating the following images? What programs and resources would guide an average-user/newbie to being able to produce images similiar to these? I would greatly appreciate any ...
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How to recreate this Arctic Monkeys wallpaper?

This wallpaper: Looks like it is based of this image: Original http://www.emimusic.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Arctic-Monkeys.jpg How could this be recreated in a method that would work with ...
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Can I use material design for both Android and iOS?

I am currently designing an application for Android and iOS. I like Google's Material Design and use of colors. Can I use the same style and look & fill for iOS apps except the navigation system ...
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How do you overcome indecision when designing for yourself?

I am a successful freelance web designer. I find client projects easy, I usually hit the nail on the head first time for 90% of the design work I do - regardless of what style it is: boutique cake ...
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What is this graphic art style called?

There is this type of graphic art that involves using only parts of the picture to trick me as if I am seeing the whole picture. For example, you might include a few stripes and an eye, all placed ...
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Help identifying a style consisting of only basic shapes, like Flat design but more rudimentary

Recently, I have been seeing more and more examples of some kind of design style consisting only of rudimentary basic shapes, leaving out as much detail as possible. It's been used for many things, ...
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What are common attributes to psychadelic designs?

I am looking for color combinations and effects which give us the feeling of something "psychedelic." Sometimes there are the color combinations, sometimes the objects relations - some shadows create ...
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Auto clean up of Text Styles in Sketch / Minimizing amount of styles

I am working within a sketch file that has 147 different varieties of text styles. Ranging from H1 all the way down to sub categories body text. Now some of them are very similar in style where a ...
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What is the aesthetic style of Journey called?

So many artists and games right now are making art in this sort of style, to me exemplified by the game Journey. Or No Man's Sky. Another great example is this deviantart post I can't find out if ...
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What is this design trend/style called

I'm having a hard time figuring out what this design trend/style is called. I have a logo given to me by a client. I've seen this style of logo many times on the web. However, I do not know the ...
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Recreating the album 'tiles' style found in Google Play Music using WPF

I want to recreate the style of the music album tiles that can be found in Google Play Music. They look like this: In the above image as you can see, there are 'tiles' which contain the album art, ...
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Name or author of tiling geometric pattern?

The image given design is very impressive and I really liked the designs used as background images and decoration. Is there a name for this design and author?
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Sketch shared styles with variant properties (e.g. Green / Red / Blue + same drop shadow)

Is there a way to make a variant of a shared style in SketchApp? I have a view with 4 'pricing' cards, which I want to share properties across like gradient, drop shadow, etc. etc. etc. But I want ...
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Reason to use vector art instead of photos (How to convince a client one style is better than the other)

Context: I did some vector art to use in a login page and adverts. I got cool reviews about it, but my boss prefers real photos instead of vector art. The photos and vector art are for a Business ...
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What is this style of art with blue and red shades called? [duplicate]

Does anybody know what this style of art called? As I want to recreate the same style, is there any suggestion for techniques?
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Recreating 1980s graphic design [closed]

I have noticed a recent move towards, or back towards, the colours and design elements of 1980s pop music videos. Neon pinks, blues and yellows. This has been happening a lot on TV but I haven't ...
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What is the name of the design style where triangles are drawn in a way that gives a sense of dimension and depth? [duplicate]

So I have seen this type of graphic design used in several places. Here is an example: The exact pattern I am pointing to is how the triangles are drawn in a way that gives a sense of dimension and ...
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What is this type of design called when vectors are superimposed with bitmaps?

The old Microsoft Campaign ads of Your Potential Our Passion showed white lines running through bitmapped video. Most probably this is made in After Effects. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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What 1990s graphic design trends are still considered modern?

Are there any parts about 1990s graphic design that are still considered modern or retro? I'm talking about certain colors, fonts, patterns, etc. Hotline Miami for example has a graphic style, that I ...
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Is my logo looking grungy and do you get that its Bad in a good way?

Hey all. My boyfriend needs a logo for an online/home business building custom saltwater fish tanks, and I happen to be a graphic designer. I only have 3 or so years of experience, so I guess you ...
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A design paradigm - GUI and theme files

I am making a GUI application that has a themes folder inside the package. Users can write their own theme files following the format specified in the documentation - it is somewhat similar to GTK ...
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What style would you guys say this image is?

Does this image fit into any of these styles? 1830 Victoriana 1875 Arts & Crafts Movement 1883 Art Nouveau Movement 1909 Futurism 1919 Bauhaus 1925 Art Deco 1945 International Typographic Style (...
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What's the name of this style of “a” [duplicate]

what's the name for this kind of a representation? the one with the upper arc