Graphic Design

Quick Tips for Creating a Successful eNewsletter

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We’ve all experienced terrible eNewsletters in our email inboxes. Despite the sender’s best intentions, some eNewsletters have you scrolling down to find the “Unsubscribe” button before the images have even loaded. When you’re trying to give your readers information, it is important that you deliver it to them in a way that appeals to them. If you think about the …

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Why Graphic Design Should Never Be an Afterthought

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When you’re designing for e-learning, content is probably your first and foremost thought. While it should be, your e-learning’s aesthetic design should be a very close second. Think of it this way: you can have the most compelling information and deliver it using the best methods and theories, but if it looks bad aesthetically, nobody is going to want to …

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What’s the Big Deal About a Logo?

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What exactly is a logo? Why are they important? What are they used for? For something as seemingly simple as a logo, there is a large amount of work and preparation that goes into the creation of a company’s “face”. According to graphic designers and entrepreneurs, a logo is defined as a “recognizable graphic design element, often including a name, …

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What is Graphic Design in eLearning and Why is it Important?

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According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of graphic design is “the art or profession of using design elements (such as typography and images) to convey information or create an effect”. In the case of eLearning, graphic design is used to better convey information to one’s audience. A good instructional designer knows the value in the aesthetic look and feel of a …

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