What are logos used for? Why are logos important?

Think back to when you remember seeing a famous company logo and think what attracted your eyes to it? Do you recall what you saw first? When we look at something, we don’t read first we take in shape and colour. Once the shape and colour are enough to hold our attention, then we’ll read it. For this reason, the logo is the single most important visual for a company and what the logo represents is as important.

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What is graphic design? Why is graphic design important?

So, when you think of graphic design, do you think of artistic advertisements  on the streets? Attention-grabbing graphics on websites? Well did you know that graphic design is a service, not a product? For this reason, clients who often have very particular needs are usually met in a very particular way through delivering a bespoke service of visual communication.

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What is Illustrator?

Illustrator is a wonderful piece of kit that has amazing vector editor functions. It can be used to create incredible illustrative artwork, corporate logos, page layouts, website, print designs, and vectors for literally just about anything with which you might need a vector. Images with Illustrator are vector based so it can be scaled to any size without losing quality.

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Why you do not need a degree in Graphic Design

Graphic Design is a field like very few that attracts many sorts of people from many sorts of backgrounds. Common to misconception is that graphic designers come from an arts background or needed to have taken a degree in graphic design at university. Much more to the truth is that universities are in fact not nearly as popular as they once were for anyone thinking of studying graphic design as not only is arguably an unnecessary expense but there are many courses and alternative ways of studying.

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3 Quick facts about learning Graphic Design with Blue Sky Graphics

FACT #1: Sounds basic but you need to know the key software which are Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. FACT #2: Graphic design courses are offered in a private classroom environment where one-to-one does in fact mean one-to one! FACT #3: Our classes are flexible, and we offer them on weekends and evenings too!

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Why do companies need Graphic Designers?

Graphic Design studios and design agencies across the UK are in high demand to execute projects for a broad range of work for a many type of businesses. Remember that while a picture may be worth a thousand words, graphic design be worth thousands of pounds in any business. A career in graphic design is often deemed a rewarding way to help companies find their unique identity and graphic designers are often seen as the pioneers of change.

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London Graphic Design

London Graphic Design is a huge industry that hosts a variety of Graphic Designers in a multitude of roles across London from marketing role to product design and development. Many of London’s graphic designers are from small but growing start-ups but also in large corporate media companies that use offices around the city. London corporate banks that use Graphic Designers for their media and marketing needs will usually always have a team of London based graphic designers ready.

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What do clients and employers look for in a portfolio?

What is the perfect portfolio? What is the most effective way to get new work from your portfolio? In this blog, we interview several tutors at Blue Sky Graphics and seek to dispel common myths about what clients and employers actually look for in a portfolio by offering you some of the best tips from our industry experts and Graphic Design Tutors here at Blue Sky Graphics. We ask four tutors what they think.

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Trusting a Graphic Designer

Trust in your Graphic Designer explores how we can build kudos and trust through excellence in our work and portfolio. Through that hard-fought mission of earning trust, not only do some of the UK’s leading Graphic Design studios partner with us to up skill their own junior Designers, but many of Britain’s future Graphic Designers entrust us with their time and training requirements.

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Graphic Design Courses Crowthorne

Graphic Design Courses Crowthorne Many young designers have a strong understanding of colour theory, form, and even typography, but they do not grasp some of the core principles of graphic design. The specification applies to the basic elements — proximity,…

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