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Digital Design for a Global Audience

As the world becomes more connected than ever, digital designers are faced with the task of designing content that can communicate their message to individuals around the world. Because cultures around the world interpret verbal expressions, images and colors differently, designing for a global audience can be very trying for a designer. In this session we will examined some of the different cultural design trends, problems and solutions in digital design, taking a close look at both web and video game design.

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Designer Case Study

In efforts to help my intro students get a better understanding of what skills and knowledge Designers in any creative filed need to know, I have started a sort of case study. My goal is to have various designers from various design fields, and get their input as to what design students need to know.
I am looking at designers from any design industry including: graphic design, web design, film special effects, animation, game design, digital media, digital art, car design, fashion design, architectural design and so forth and so forth.

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Adobe Kuler

I’ve been telling my students about this wonderful site by Adobe for quite a while and I thought I’d post it on my site as well. Adobe Kuler (http://kuler.adobe.com/) is a fantastic color schemer site. This site is excellent for web and print designers or any kind of designer for that mater. The site allows …

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Adobe CS3

I’m so excited about Adobe CS3 collection that is about to be released. Over the past few month I have been working with Adobe Photoshop CS3 beta version and I’m really impressed. The new layout is easy and clean. Features like “Black and White” give you more control over desaturation, while the new selection tools …

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