Design Critics without crushing feelings

Design Critics without crushing feelings

Understanding the psychology behind social interactions is a job in itself, but when you’re focused on icons, grids, interactions, it’s easy to overlook that other people have feelings that need protecting – and that you do, too.

Feedback is a necessary evil for creating the end product that satisfies users, but it serves its purpose more efficiently with a proper procedure in place.

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Creating Google Chrome Logo in Coreldraw x7

This Logo recreation tutorial shows you how to create a simple Google Chrome Logo in Corel Draw X7. Corel Draw allows you to draw vector based object that can be printed or use for onscreen applications. This particular tutorials shows specific ways in which you can use “Freehand tool”, “Ellipse tool” and “Curves” to create a dynamic logo.  Read more


How to customize the CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7 UI

How to customize the CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7 UI

Have you ever cooked in someone else’s kitchen? Opening and closing drawers looking for a spatula, walking around in circles trying to find the salt, and wondering where to put the garbage. It’s always in the last place you look.  For a cook, there’s nothing as comfortable as cooking in your own kitchen. You have organized your kitchen in a manner that makes sense to you; your favorite tools are at your fingertips, and you can focus on your craft rather than your workspace.  With CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7, customizing your workspace to make it your own has never been easier.

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Can Graphic Design Contests benefit your career?

Can Graphic Design Contests benefit your career?

“I saw this as an opportunity to challenge myself … I felt that, in a best-case scenario, I might win or place high in one of the categories. In the worst case scenario, I would spend a lot of time creating a design that could be a nice show piece for our portfolio. But the goal was to try new things and challenge myself. Whatever happened, I would learn something along the way.” – Joe Diaz, winner of the 2011 CorelDRAW International Design Contest

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