In my mind, there are three types of people in the world: the kind that can navigate an excel document and analyze data, the kind that can understand data through visuals, and the kind that can create visuals from a data analysis also known as designers. In one of my first years studying graphic design, one of my professors had said something that stuck with me, "some of the … [Read more...] about Designing an Infographic 101
When you think of successful brands, which ones come to mind? Do you picture big corporations like Apple, Nike, and Amazon or do you picture a smaller, less obvious company like Bombas or Chobani? All of these brands are successful for a variety of different reasons, however, we're going to discuss how great design adds an extra layer of value to successful brands, and how to … [Read more...] about Designing a Brand: The Importance of Brand Briefs and Creative Briefs
In recent years, I’ve received – as I’m sure you have as well – countless ads, spam calls, junk mail, etc. and wondered “how did they get my information? It’s no secret that your information is being sold. What I didn’t realize was this: data brokering is a $200 billion industry. So I pose the question: If your information is being sold in such a monstrous industry, how much is … [Read more...] about How Much Is Your Data Worth?
For those of you who don’t know me: Hi, I’m Kelly and I’m a graphic designer. I’ve been using Adobe products for roughly ten years now and every year, the updates get better and better. The main products I use from Adobe are InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom, AfterEffects, Acrobat.. you get the picture, I love them all. Well today is day 2 of the Adobe MAX Conference … [Read more...] about Photoshop Has A New AI and I’m Mindblown