Notes From The Deep End : a graphic & web design blog

If you’re looking for a web design and graphic design blog that will give you powerful tips for navigating your way through what it takes to be a graphic or web designer, we are proud to present Notes From The Deep End. Blog topics include everything from creative inspiration to business tips for freelancers as well as 9-5 graphic & web designers.

Adobe CS5 vs. Adobe CS6: The Upgrades and Differences

By: Amanda Gant | July 30th, 2012 | 1 comment

The Adobe Creative Suite family of products -spanning from CS1 to CS6, the latest incarnation on the market-- has been extraordinarily popular amongst graphic designers, website developers and graphics editors of all types. This is with good reason; the products offered are great, extremely diverse ...

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How to Pitch Your Design Business (or Anything) in 15 Seconds

By: Wes McDowell | July 24th, 2012 | 3 comments

How many times have you been asked what you or your design company does? I'm asked on a regular basis, and trust me, it really makes a difference if you have a clear, concise answer that paints a complete picture in seconds. According to Carmine Gallo in this video originally published on Forbes....

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Out of This World: Graphic Design in the Realm of Pulp Fantasy

By: Adam Farwell | July 18th, 2012 | 1 comment

While many comic book fans, science fiction aficionados, fantasy artists and some designers appreciate pulp sci-fi/fantasy novel and magazine covers from the 50s, 60s and 70s, it’s a world of genius design and visual art that’s often overlooked. These sleazy, sensational and sometimes shocking ...

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A Look Into The Science of Web Design

By: Jake Downs | July 6th, 2012 | 1 comment

When working on a new site, one mistake that often occurs is focusing too much on the art of the web design and not enough on the science. Aesthetics aside, everything from layout to font choice should be guided by user testing to ensure that the website is not only pretty but also functioning at ...

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