Which raster image format is better for digitally displaying images when there is no transparency; JPEG or PNG?

I’m trying to determine which format is better to use when there is no transparency in an image. More importantly though, I’m trying to figure out when it’s better to use one over the other. From what I understand, JPEG essentially tricks the human eye into filling in the gaps by limiting the information to … Read more

Tips and resources for beginning designers

Thanks to the internet, graphic design and programming are becoming increasingly overlapping fields. As a programmer, I constantly find myself needing basic knowledge of Graphic Design, but have trouble locating thorough yet concise graphic design learning resources, and instead usually find bits and pieces of knowledge applicable to the task at hand. Can you guys … Read more

SVG Pros & Cons for Graphic Designers! [closed]

Closed. This question needs to be more focused. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it focuses on one problem only by editing this post. Closed 3 years ago. Improve this question What Are the Pros & Cons of Using SVG for Web Graphics? Q: SVGs (Scalable … Read more

White space around vector portrait 12 x 18 inch’ rule(s)? Best practices?

I’m doing a poster series around vector portraits and I have two elements on the page. a. Portrait / Head + Neck b. { just below } a small centered logo connected to a box with a persons name. What I’m wondering is what is the best practice in creating that buffer white space around … Read more

When advertising a URL, should the leading https:// be included?

I realize this question belongs more on the Digital Marketing Stack Exchange, but since that experimental SE was deleted, I’m dropping it here. Please forgive me. I’m working on a flyer that has a URL, and I’m wondering whether or not to include the https:// in the beginning. Does it add any sense of reassurance … Read more

Presenting a large number of items in one slide – too crowded or not?

I am creating a presentation and I have to list the following items (personal information you should take care of): Full name Address Social Security number Date of birth Mother’s maiden name PIN Usernames Passwords E-mail address Credit score But I don’t want to just list it; instead I created this: My worry is that … Read more