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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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Is there a name for the general style of designers like Vignelli, Müller-Brockmann, Jacqueline Casey, etc…?

A lot of the great Graphic Designers in history, like Massimo Vignelli, Josef Müller-Brockmann, and Jacqueline Casey seem to have a specific style that I want to emulate for a project, and I'd like ...
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Illustrator: Editing a custom graphic style

I created an additive graphic style that includes a few effects, and applied this style to a few objects. Now I'd like to make a change to this style and apply the change to all objects. For example, ...
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Small Caps Character Choice for Abbreviations Commonly starting with a Lowercase Letter

I am pondering the following question, is there a typographical convention for which of the following choices should be prefered? or The background is: I want the title style in small capitals. ...
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What type of design is called

What kind of design style is this? It is kind of like Apple theme, simple and the boxes are curved. This screenshot is from FramerX tutorial page.
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What is Albrecht Dürer's Perspective Machine drawing style?

This style of drawing always fascinates me but I can't find what this category is. Here is another example from Eric Mahler: And another one from Tom Gauld: Line Drawing doesn't quite fit. Is ...
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style name of a real cartoon image

Does the image below have a style name? I want to see more images like this to be more familiar and inspire to make such these photos by adobe illustrator, Where can I find them?
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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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Why iOS system grays have a slight blue hue?

The light system gray defined by Apple Guidelines for iOS12 (and used by the default color scheme of the UI controls), is defined as #EFEFF4 (HSB(240,2,96)). It means that the hue is a little bit blue....
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What is this kind of style? [closed]

I would know what kind of style is the following image to make further research please, from the web I have seen they talk abut grunge style, but I can t find more information about the technique, ...
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How to reveal female symbol a little more in this design?

Here, I've merged Female symbol and letter H. Now, H is clearly visible, and you can see a female symbol, but left part of symbol seems never ending (that is a letter L). Right part is fine. Given ...
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Would a minimalist collage still be a collage? [closed]

There is a collage making competition In my school. I want to make a collage using minimal design principles. Will such a collage even be considered a collage? Because all of the collages I have ...
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What is this type of graphic art design style called?

Hi, can anyone please help me find out what kind of graphic design style this is, and how is it called?
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Illustrator Object & Line Style [closed]

has anyone successfully figured out how to mimic this painterly style/texture in illustrator (without actually getting out a paintbrush)? Thanks]1
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Adobe Illustrator: Deboss or Engrave Effect

I'd like to create a realistic debossed (indented), recessed or engraved effect. Often seen on tactile commercial products, particularly for embellishing text and symbols. Here's an example of a gear ...
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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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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 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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Tips for emulating this illustration style?

I'm trying to create an Android/iOS game and I'd like a few pointers on creating the style. I'm trying to go for a style like in Dragon, Fly. Are there any tips in color schemes, shading, etc that ...
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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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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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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 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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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 minimalism in graphic design?

What is minimalism in graphic design and how can one apply this concept to a design? I keep seeing the term minimalist design while reading graphic-related websites and magazines, but I'm not so sure ...
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How can I create imagery for cyber security and cyberspace general while avoiding that late 90's early 2000's look?

If you were to do a google image search for cyber security you'd see exactly what I mean. Even the slickest images representing cyber security or cyberspace seem to fall under a style that IMO is very ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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Name for the art style with wacky space alien illustrations like on the Area 51 SE site?

What is the name of the art style with wacky space alien characters? I've seen the style in many places over time but a good example which I can provide is the illustrations in the Area 51 ...
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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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Does this art style in Hannes Johannes animations have a name?

I am really in to this kind of art style: http://www.hannesjohannes.com/ It heavily features lines and dots to create textures and shading. Is there a specific name for that kind of style? The image ...
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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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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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IS ALL CAPS EVER OK?

I'm recreating a Character Sheet for an RPG, but it might as well be a form. In the original sheet I notice that all the text is in capital letters. At first I thought it was in small-caps, but it isn'...
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How can I best achieve this “Victorian” style?

First of all, is there a particular name for such an art style? And also I'm not expecting a quick "here's how you do this" type of answer and I understand that it may just be a case of me studying ...
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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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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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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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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 ...