After a lot of thought and research, I’ve decided to completely revamp Akram’s Ideas layout giving it a more magazine style look and feel.
Design articles related to all areas of design including graphic, industrial and product design, as well as architecture and fine arts.
A composition grid is a structure or pattern used to organize the elements of design within the composition, ensuring good flow.
Get Creative Today
I want to share one of my current projects; Get Creative Today! Get Creative Today, is a site dedicated to proving courses on a variety of topics.
In my spare time I’ve been working on a textbook for students, in which I have developed my own definition for graphic communication
Recently I have decided to completely redo my blog theme. Before embarking on this redesign I decided to first reexamine my logo design. I first launched Akram’s Ideas back in 2007, and since then…
Next Photoshop Evangelist
Adobe Photoshop has recently started a contest to find the next Photoshop evangelist. A Photoshop evangelist is basically a guru who promotes Photoshop through, presentations, tutorials and such. As a…
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.
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.
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…
All drawings are made up of basic lines and shapes. Thus if you believe that, then anyone should be able to draw. If your still not sure about that, then…