For Designers

Posts that are primarily aimed at designers and freelancers.

What Colors Say About Your Podcast

Color Psychology Color psychology is the study of how different hues affect the people who see them. Ultimately, these psychological and emotional responses can influence peoples’ behavior. As a podcaster, there’s a pretty good chance that you haven’t given much thought to color psychology. After all, yours is purely an auditory medium. Not to worry,…

Posted by Zach Magnuson in For Designers, For Podcasters / October 24, 2016

Layers Masks: Non-Destructive Editing in Photoshop Part 2

This is the second post in a series on learning to edit non-destructively in photoshop. Last week we covered the basics of why you should learn to use non-destructive editing techniques in photoshop. The first tool that we went over was the non-destructive crop tool. What is a Layer Mask? Today we will cover layer…

Posted by Zach Magnuson in For Designers, Tutorials / October 17, 2016

Non-Destructive Editing in Photoshop: Part 1

What is non-destructive editing? To understand non-destructive editing, it helps to first define destructive editing. A destructive edit is any change made in a Photoshop file that actually modifies or deletes┬áthe original image data. These are permanent edits. Of course, you can always “Undo” while you’re working, but if you save/close the file and come…

Posted by Zach Magnuson in For Designers, Tutorials / October 3, 2016

What I’m Listening to: Design Life

In this series, I feature podcasts that I personally listen to and recommend. Every show that I write about here has added value to my life in some way. I will give an overview of the podcast itself as well as a critique of the cover art. This week: Design Life.

Posted by Zach Magnuson in For Designers, Reviews / May 2, 2016

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