Graphic Design Link Picks
resources from newsletter #0107 & #0108
Article written on Friday, 10 May 2019
Everyone struggles with colors from time to time. Luckily there's this series that tackles this problem. This time the focus is on building a color system. If you somehow missed part 1 it was linked in the previous edition of my recommendations. Logo fans rejoice as there's much to look at when we explore the best and worst identities of 2018. Matt Carlson walks us through his illustration process of creating a winter scene. We also learn about the basic animation principles and later on you apply that knowledge with Adobe XD auto-animate feature. There's a do part too as you get the chance to create a Bauhaus poster in InDesign. One of the more fascinating links in here is without a doubt the visual history of the Blue Note Records label. Remember if you want to get all this hot of the press you'll have to subscribe to my weekly newsletter. Enjoy!
Animation Principles for UX and UI Designers
This article explains the principles of animation and its importance to add value.
Explore New Animation Prototyping Features in XD's Auto-Animate
Adobe XD’s auto-animate feature is so powerful because it’s so simple. Here, one of its main architects explains in detail.
The Visual History of Blue Note Records
A fascinating look at the iconic graphic design of the famous Blue Note Jazz label. Props to the Vox graphic designer who had to re-design all these covers for the purpose of animation.
Be Cards & Trustmakers Book Cover Design
Read about a book cover and lay-out I did. It's my design process and failed attempts, so everything is in there that I think is valuable to learn from.