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Nice Tips: Valuable skills every designer should learn

Reading Time: 1 minute The new year is a great time to step up your design skills.  There so many tools and skills that you need to master, and missing out on any of them would also mean missing out on a lot of huge opportunities. So if you’re ready to take your career in design a step further, […]

Education and design

Reading Time: 2 minutes Graphic design of the program of season of MJC Villeurbanne. The “Maisons des jeunes et de la culture” or MJC are leisure clubs run in part by local authorities. They offer all sorts of activities, some more specifically for youngsters (sports, music, art) and some for adults (keep fit, folk dancing, pottery, photography etc) ; their mission is to […]

Utter Otter Artistry

Reading Time: 2 minutes If this doesn’t make your Monday a brighter day, then I don’t know what will, nor do I know whether we could ever be friends. Take a look, and be romanced by these delicate illustrations done by 星明 李 . Bringing a character to life is an art, and as we see here, can be projected thoroughly […]

Branding and People

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Saint Etienne Opera House commissioned Brand designer Graphéine to redesign the Opera House visual identity. The redesign had us singing from the roof tops in awe of their clever and simple visual communication. The objective stated was to restore a sense of closeness with citizens of Saint-Étienne, through a simple and popular communication. The main innovation […]

Why not engRoss yourself?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Have you ever thought of exactly what ingredients are needed to compose the perfect creative director? I am not sure that the perfect recipe has been unveiled, but whatever the it entails, this man certainly cracks the nod. Have a look at Design Fest to take note of the secrets, formulas and measurements of craziness […]

Presentation Design Masterclass: The end, for now

Reading Time: 6 minutes Hello there! Welcome to the 9th (and final) module of our presentation design masterclass. To see what we’ve covered so far, you can click through to our shiny new consolidated homepage. This module is a look back on all the key takeaways from the masterclass so far – a good one to bookmark! (Wink wink, […]

Presentation Design Masterclass: Briefing your agency

Reading Time: 5 minutes Hello! This is the eighth module of the Nicework Presentation Design Masterclass – the second-last one! Here are the things we’ve discussed so far: presentation planning, document setup, fonts, colour palettes, imagery, charts and graphs, and animation. Today, we’ll be talking about how to brief an agency on creating a presentation for you. “What?” you […]

Presentation Design Masterclass: Animation

Reading Time: 4 minutes Hello! Welcome to the seventh module of the Nicework Presentation Design Masterclass. First, we discussed presentation planning and document setup. Then, we tackled the basic building blocks of your design – font choices and colour palettes. Last week, covered how to enhance your narrative using imagery and graphs. Did you get all that? Today’s post is about the […]

Presentation Design Masterclass: Charts & Graphs

Reading Time: 5 minutes Hi there! Welcome to module 6 of Nicework’s Presentation Design Masterclass. So far, we’ve covered presentation planning, document setup, fonts, colours, and imagery. What a mouthful! Today, we’re looking at charts and graphs – how they can be used to further your big idea, and when to leave them behind. Make sure you read to the end of the post […]

Presentation Design Masterclass: Using Images

Reading Time: 4 minutes Hello there! Welcome to the 5th module of Nicework’s Presentation Design Masterclass. So far, we’ve covered presentation planning, document setup, fonts and colours. Today, we’re looking at images – how they can be used to enhance your narrative, and how to go about selecting the right ones. Stick around until the end of the post […]