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In Case you missed it, check out File Breakdown Part 1, so you have the lay of the land before jumping in! Let’s dive right in and start breaking down what different file types are, so you know what you should be saving and sending clients. JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) This is one of […]

Design 101, Resources

11/18/21

Design File Breakdowns | Part 2

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Let’s face it: Saving files isn’t part of the sexy stuff when it comes to design… There’s a reason why it’s so important to know what the dealio is about file breakdowns. That’s because the design you create is going somewhere — to a printer, to a website, to a t-shirt guy, and so on. […]

Design 101, Resources

11/04/21

Design File Breakdowns | Part 1

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Written by Michelle Norton Jelly’s Social Media Coordinator turned Psychology Grad Student You’ve come to the right place. No, seriously. As a fellow creative, I have experienced “feed fatigue” and social media burnout a few times over the years. It can feel completely overwhelming and draining. Not to mention, it can be isolating when you […]

Resources

10/28/21

Avoiding Social Media Burnout

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Anatomy of a font’s character Did you know letters can be dissected into parts as if they were a puzzle? Like people, fonts have personalities, moods, styles—and even anatomical features! Knowing these components will help us understand what makes different fonts stand out and why. Ready to discover, dissect, and get nerdy about typography? Let’s […]

Design 101, Resources, Typography

10/21/21

The Ears, Tails, & Stems of Type

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By Harris Ryder During my time at school for design, doing an internship was genuinely the most helpful experience that I had, and I felt as though I learned as much in that short span of time than I would’ve in multiple classes over the span of the semester. With that being said, internships can […]

Resources

9/30/21

Top 5 Tips for Design Interns

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Fun fact: what we humans perceive as color is actually just a fragment of what exists. Color exists on an electromagnetic spectrum of which our brains can only interpret a tiny part. When light shines on an object, some colors bounce off the objects while others are absorbed. Our eyes can only see the colors […]

Color, Design 101

9/09/21

The Graphic Design Color Wheel