The modern era is ruled by technology and the internet. Content also has developed form and designs are now mostly assigned through short graphic clips and compelling logo designs. No wonder then that the graphic designer is having a field day.
Their job has become more complicated with the customer’s becoming choosier and the competition at an all-time high. In such a scenario coming up with unique and interesting designs and content is no child’s play.
However, thanks to a wide range of tools and apps that have been launched, they surely have some assistance to look forward to. Every year sees a launch of new tools and apps that make the job a tad bit easier for graphic designers. The year 2020 is no different.
A High-End Smartphone
Equipped with a smartphone, a graphic designer can work anytime, anywhere without worrying about how he could transfer his work to his computer or tablet.
These phones are indeed “smart” and can help the designer to create designs using various apps and then transfer these to their computers or laptops through the mailing option. What’s more, these can even be shared with clients via emails or the chatting software that are much in vogue these days.
A High-End Laptop or PC
You need the best top-rated laptops with the best battery life and performance. Make sure your PC or Laptop has a 15-inch screen with Core i5 to i7. 32GB of DDR4 RAM and 1TB of storage to suit your daily computing needs. Desktop PCs can easily do more in terms of potency, games, and photo/video editing. SSDs are more durable than HDDs because of the former store’s data on interconnected flash memory chips instead of platters. So before buying a desktop or PC make sure about the above-mentioned features to get the best outcome while designing.
As a graphic designer, you’ll know just how difficult it can be to collect clear and timely feedback from your colleagues. When it does arrive, you’ll often find yourself sorting through complicated email threads and vague comments. Filestage is an excellent solution to this difficulty, though. This content review platform empowers designers to upload and share their designs in just a few seconds. Your stakeholders can then click and comment right away, giving you the in-context feedback you need.
Filestage automatically generates a to-do list based on those comments, too, so that you never miss an important piece of feedback again.
With the logo design trends changing with every passing day, graphic designers are hard-pressed to come up with unique and witty designs that are adorned with novel shades and colors.
Kuler is a tool produced by Adobe is a protector of descriptions that helps the designers to select several parallel and comparable shades and get their HEX codes and RGB codes that will help them to create an interesting design with new shades.
With competition ruling the roost in the graphic designing arena, it is not an easy task to land lucrative assignments. However, experts believe that graphic designers who showcase their work on various platforms stand a better chance.
Adobe’s Behance is one such app that enables graphic designers to present their work in a virtual art gallery of varieties.
Vector designs have become extremely popular these days and most clients pressurize designers to use these in their works. According to an expert, a lot of novice designers are clueless as to how to create a logo using vector design.
The app contains an awesome gallery that offers more than 180 basic patterns. The designer can take a shape and then customize it with his or her expertise to create a unique and impeccable design.
Pantone Matching System
What you see is not exactly what you get when it comes to the graphic designing world. Most often than not, the colors appear different on the screen but take a different tone when printed.
It has a lot of swatches that give the designer an idea of whereby a color would look when it is printed on a hard copy. This surely comes in handy not only when creating the design but while presenting it to the clients or while sending it to the printer.
Graphic designers who work like miracles with pictures and photographs can get a lot of support with the Repix app. Available on Android and iOS platforms these can be downloaded onto the smartphone and worked with.
The app offers a wide range of tools like a cropping tool, 16 filters, and 28 different types of brushes that make the process of converting the image into a masterpiece, lots of fun. The app has been designed in such a way that the users can conveniently switch between the tools without facing any hassles.