Posts Categorized: InDesign

Best new sites for free stock photography – #4

Looking for free hi-res stock photos? There are new sites popping up everyday! Many of these photographs are completely free from copyright restrictions. This means you can copy, modify, or distribute them without asking permission. Some of these photos may require attribution. We’ve identified the ones that do on this page, and sites are usuallly… Read more »

A Second Look at Free Fonts

Free fonts have gone through a renaissance in the past year. First of all, their quality has increased dramatically. Generally, free fonts don’t have a good reputation. Often they are just copies of already established typefaces. But, I have to say, many of the new ones are looking really good. And now some of them… Read more »

The Art and Science of Combining Fonts

One tricky aspect of typography is the process of choosing fonts that go well together. If you want to improve your font-pairing skills, check out this interactive game called Type Connection. The game will give you tips and ideas for combining fonts. Type Connection Typography: Pairing Typefaces The typography strategies that Type Connection uses for… Read more »

Need Design Inspiration? Fast?

Finding design inspiration is a constant challenge, and being inspired by the work of others is part of every designer’s workflow. Suddenly, there are lots of sites that aim to satisfy our desire to look at great work. Creative Graphic Design Tool Niice compiles small morsels of very good design work from all over the world… Read more »

Create a Colour Palette in Seconds

Choosing the colours and the typefaces for a project used to take almost as long as the design process itself. Now, there are free online color palette tools that save you all that time. One of the best colour palette generators is Coolors. It’s super simple and user-friendly. Developed by web and app developer Fabrizio Bianchi,… Read more »