Digital Foundations uses formal exercises of the Bauhaus to teach the Adobe Creative Suite. All students of digital design and production—whether learning in a classroom or on their own—need to understand the basic principles of design in order to implement them using current software. Far too often design is left out of books that teach software for the trade and academic markets. Consequently, the design software training exercise is often a lost opportunity for visual learning. This revised edition updates the original text for use with Adobe Creative Cloud 2017 software.
If you’re a beginner designer, learning color modes is essential to do your job the right way. In this video, you’ll learn the differences between the two most important color modes, RGB and CMYK, what they stand for, and how to convert color modes in Adobe Photoshop.
About 9% of the global population experiences a kind of visual impairment, so can we do anything to improve their online experience? In this useful article, you’ll learn more about how website design affects visually impaired individuals and what we can do to make it better.
If you’ve been struggling with limitations in your design role by non-designers, this article is for you. You’ll learn a few pointers on how to better advocate for your role and for the value of good design.