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A collection of essays, tutorials, books, theory and lectures on graphic design, I've posted some of these before in the lounge and some people found them helpful, so I'll post them here I'll add many more later
psdtuts: hundreds of tutorials here, some are decent
Abduzeedo: hundreds here too
Thousands of tutorials from computer arts magazine
Typography: Ornate lettering process
Colour Theory - Quick reference sheet for designers
The many different types of A-holes
Essays by various professors of graphic design from the book 'Never Sleep'
Colour management - a field guide
Branding Strategy:Names - on finding a name for a project/design studio/etc
Principles of Design - collection of essays
basic design principles: teach yourself graphic design
the ails of typographic anti aliasing
principles of beautiful typography
The non-typographer’s guide to practical typeface selection
five simple steps to better typography
serif vs sans serif
Typography tips for design students
15 best places for designers to get free stock photos
Thanks for this useful information..here are some adobe tutorials:
Pixel 2 Life
here is my list of inspirational sites i go to whenever i need graphic design ideas.
fubiz.com - Inspirational video graphics, graphic design, animation, and photography.
TheDieLine.com - Packaging design blog
coolhunter - interior design, fashion design, and more.
idsgn - Design blog
www.xsc.hu really good royalty free photo website
Last edited by LuckyDevil; July 15th, 2010 at 12:53 PM.
The Under Consideration sites are awesome, these two I check daily:
Brand new features identity work from around the world, a great daily dose of critical thinking on brands and trends in corporate branding.
For Print Only serves a well produced piece of printed goods every weekday as well, ranging from a well designed and perfectly put together offset brochures to handmade limited edition books and posters. Always good inspiration for any print based project.