Using Photoshop Smart Objects is a great way to work non-destructively. You can embed a Smart Object directly in a Photoshop file or link to a separate file and update it and reuse it in multiple projects.Read more “Photoshop Smart Objects: linked vs. embedded”
Horrible cliché stock photography. It’s certainly not limited to the topic of artificial intelligence, but yeah… it’s pretty bad, and it’s approaching the scale of Customer Service Girl.
Interesting read, and it points out a real problem in the design industry. Conveying an idea with the use of stock photography is nothing new, but finding the right photo to do it is time-consuming and in some cases nearly impossible. Designers have been battling the infamous “customer service girl on phone” problem for decades… and the best photographers have come up with is to switch from a corded phone to a headset for the models.
From creating interactive EPUBs and drawing logos to applying effects to text and graphics, Shutterstock Blog has Five cool things you may not have known you could do in InDesign.
Read more “New undetectable DNS hijacking malware targeting Apple macOS users”
Ugh. A new malware targeting macOS. Just the way you want to start off the new year.
There’s only one rule: Watch where you walk, lest ye trip over wires.
Apple’s Reno data center is getting an expansion.Read more “Inside Apple’s data center [50 Images]”
Do you have a blog running on WordPress? If yes, then you should give this article on securing your WordPress blog a read. The guide includes some easy step-by-step solutions, as well as links to some great plugins that can add another level to the basic built-in WordPress security features.
USB-C sounded great on paper. What it has evolved into is actually a dumpster fire.
In Photoshop, content-aware features make automatic edits such as seamlessly blending the edges of retouched image areas. Using technology that recognizes different types of image content, content-aware features help you retouch images faster, and open up new possibilities for changing the composition of an image.
If you’ve ever designed with type in Photoshop, you’ve probably encountered a situation where changing the size or font caused the text to not fit on the canvas any more. Or maybe you’ve placed a large logo file that didn’t fit on the canvas to begin with.Read more “Resizing the Photoshop canvas when your text or artwork goes off the edge”
Yeah, I get it. You’re not a copywriter. But you’re probably a designer, and that means you’ll be writing at some point in your career—even if it’s just a headline or two.
I love these quick grammar lesson types of articles.