Program Tips: Helping you create better visuals – Part 2

First of all, a huge thank you to everyone for your lovely comments on my previous post about program tips! It’s encouraging to know that these posts have been helpful, and I hope that they continue to be so😊 This post follows on from my previous one about design program tools that can help improve […]

Program Tips: Helping you create better visuals – Part 1

Every time I give a talk or presentation, someone asks what design program I use. “Adobe Illustrator”, I dutifully answer with a slightly sinking feeling. The sinking feeling is because I find this answer very misleading. I do use Illustrator (mostly). However, I think you are really asking, “How do I learn to do what […]

Visual Hierarchy: How to help others navigate your graphic

My dad is terrible at telling jokes. He is the type of joker who tells the punchline straight up. Sometimes, he’ll get halfway through and then, bam, punchline. Occasionally, he’ll forget the punchline completely, leaving you feeling awkwardly confused and slightly annoyed. Dad’s terrible at jokes because he forgets the fundamental rule: follow a well-defined […]