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How to reveal female symbol a little more in this design?

Ambiguity or unreadability is not always a bad thing in a logo. Being too literal can, at times, cause a design to suffer. It all inevitably comes down to how a mark is going to be used. An unreadable ...
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Does this particular style of image mashups have a specific name?

I'd call it scrapbook, collage or paper and paste style - emulating the traditional school book art.
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What is this graphic art style called?

There's no name for the style you're referring to that I'm aware of. Its just using Gestalt Principle of Closure which can be read about in all sorts of places such as Creative Bloq: Gestalt Theory. ...
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How do you overcome indecision when designing for yourself?

Every designer has the problem, but... That cake business, yeah you didn't get it right the first time. The dog trainer? Nope you didn't get it perfect either. You know what did happen? You got ...
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What is Albrecht Dürer's Perspective Machine drawing style?

You might also be interested in scratch-board or scraper-board techniques that approximate some of these effects. Although the process is different, the line quality is/can be very similar.
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Default style of arrows in Inkspace

The default style when drawing with the bezier curve tool can be set under Edit > Preferences. Last Style Used (works) Default setting is Last used style. This can be used to include markers in ...
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How to recreate this Arctic Monkeys wallpaper?

Get and open up Inkscape (completely free, open source vector editor). Import your reference image into Inkscape (File > Import) Start blocking in the polygons and triangles around the faces of the ...
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How to make 3-dot icon visible on any background?

Maybe if you add a border / stroke might work.
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What is this kind of style?

I don't think there is a specific name, but I guess you could call it a grunge paint texture. I think it's meant to look a bit like an impressionistic/grungy watercolour illustration. In my opinion, ...
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Photoshop Graphic styles file (*.asl) to illustrator

Photoshop Layer Styles are not compatible with Illustrator. In addition, there is no way to "convert" them. You would need to construct Illustrator styles within Illustrator.
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Style reference: What do I ask the web designer for so that I can develop what has been designed?

What you are looking for is, in fact, a style guide. I'm not sure why you've convinced yourself that that's the wrong term, but style guide is right. When requesting the style guide, define the ...
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What is this style of art called? Its like shaded sillouhetes

I'd say it's merely a Monochrome Vector Illustration. Maybe slip in "cartoon" or "comic" as a keyword. I don't think there's a specific name for the style itself.
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What is Albrecht Dürer's Perspective Machine drawing style?

The style of drawing is called hatching. It uses closely spaced lines to suggest tones and shading. The technique is often extended further by layering the lines on top of one another at varying ...
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Can this font style naming be fixed?

Realistically, No. For this one font maybe if you convince the authors to change the name. For the font industry? I doubt it, you would need to convince either thousands of individual font designers, ...
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Attribute Styles in Affinity Designer?

The answer, as I found on the Affinity forum, is to use global colors. In case anyone else needs it, the response I got is: you can use global colours for this, in the swatches panel>add global ...
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Indesign style combining underlined text and spaces

Create a new character style and call it "Not Underlined". Set the Underline color in its Underline Options to "None". To be able to do so, you must temporarily enable underline! Then, after setting ...
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What is this Polish inspired style called?

The font style is geometric and based on rectangles, with strong horizontal and vertical lines. The image of the dachshund is passive, and highly stylized to mimick old reproduction techniques. Also ...
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How do you overcome indecision when designing for yourself?

You hold yourself to a higher standard. Rightly or wrongly, you hold yourself to a higher standard when working for yourself. If your clients are happy with the work then you are happy with the work, ...
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Help identifying a style consisting of only basic shapes, like Flat design but more rudimentary

I've heard it referred to as blockframing, as in wireframes with block elements.
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Name of this style: Vintage, b/w, line-filled?

That's wood cut block printing. With wood block printing, the negative parts of the images are carved away. With engraving, the positive parts of the images are carved away. Woodcut or block ...
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What is this type of graphic design called?

That Poseidon emblem could be understood as a simple 1-color or 2-color linocut or woodcut style, mainly because of the sawtooth shading technique. The linked examples are less traditional and might ...
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How to replicate this vaporwave style image in GIMP?

I think: duplicate, Colors > Colorize, and adjust opacity of top layer for effect. Typical "Shifted color channel" Make three layer groups, each with a copy of the image Put the top two ...
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Sketch shared styles with variant properties (e.g. Green / Red / Blue + same drop shadow)

You can do that using nested symbols. The idea is creating a main symbol (N) that contains others symbols (N-1). Then, you can define variants for each sub-symbol (N-1). For example, in your pricing ...
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What is this graphic art style called?

These are examples of negative space designs.
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