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Maggie MacnabPatterns: Nature's Dynamics
In this chapter from Design by Nature: Using Universal Forms and Principles in Design, you’ll enhance your awareness of how subtlety supports continuity between your design, color, and element—the sensibilities that underscore all relationships.
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By Maggie MacnabDec 16, 2014
Scott KelbyScream of the Crop: How to Resize and Crop Photos in Adobe Photoshop CC (2014 release)
Scott Kelby covers cropping (which was completely overhauled in Photoshop CS6) and resizing photos in this excerpt from The Adobe Photoshop CC Book for Digital Photographers (2014 release).
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By Scott KelbyDec 8, 2014
Cher Threinen-PendarvisAre You Tablet-Ready? Start Creating with Your New Wacom Tablet in Photoshop and Painter
Modern tools for digital art can be intimidating to a traditional artist. How do you actually get started using them? Cher Threinen-Pendarvis, author of The Photoshop and Painter Artist Tablet Book: Creative Techniques in Digital Painting Using Wacom and the iPad, Second Edition and The Painter WOW! Book, advises on how to experiment with some of the features, so you can get past your first hesitation and start enjoying new ways to draw and paint.
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By Cher Threinen-PendarvisDec 3, 2014
Jim KrauseSix Tips for Creating Beautiful Color Palettes
Jim Krause, author of Color for Designers: Ninety-Five Things You Need To Know When Choosing and Using Colors for Layouts and Illustrations, knows a thing or two (or 95) about working with color. Learn six of his top tips for working with color in your layouts and illustrations.
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By Jim KrauseDec 1, 2014

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Blogs

Laura RossLive Twitterview with Erik Spiekermann

Join acclaimed type designer Erik Spiekermann for a fascinating Twitterview about the brand new third edition of THE guide to typography, Stop Stealing Sheep & find out how type works, currently celebrating 20 years as one of the world's best-selling books on designing with type.

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By Laura RossCommentsJanuary 9, 2014
Topics: Typography,Design
Laura RossRise of the DEO Twitterview Transcript

On October 1, @Peachpit sat down with the @RiseoftheDEO authors for an inspirational Twitterview about their new book. Relive the fun with this transcript of the event.

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By Laura RossCommentsOctober 1, 2013
Topics: Design
Laura RossLive Twitterview with Rise of the DEO authors

Join Facebook Director of Design Maria Giudice and Startup mentor Christopher Ireland for a fascinating Twitterview about their new book, Rise of the DEO: Leadership by Design. A “DEO,” short for Design Executive Officer and a play on “CEO,” is a hybrid of strategic business executive and creative problem-solver. DEOs are able to lead with a mix of imagination and metrics.


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By Laura RossCommentsSeptember 17, 2013
Topics: Design
Laura RossUser Group of the Month Q&A: New York InDesign User Group

Each month we will select one User Group that has been exceptional in their communication with meeting updates, giveaway requests and book reviews and ask them to share some insights and tips with us. This week, we turn the spotlight on New York InDesign User Group as our UG of the Month!

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By Laura RossCommentsFebruary 19, 2013
Topics: Design,Adobe InDesign

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