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  • According to you...

    What would YOU say are the top five mistakes a beginning designer can make? (having to do with their actual designs)

    I want to use this information for an ad I'm making for a design company in my electronic imaging class.

    Thanks
    Will
    www.process7.com

  • #2
    1. Too many fonts in one design
    2. Bad grid/eye movement/composition
    3. Grunge brushes
    4. aligning objects to the center
    5. overall bad typography (font choices, kerning, leading, etc.)

    Those were just 5 that came to my mind.
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    I like to beat up pacifists, because they don't fight back ...

    N.A.N.K.A. "We Kick Because We Care."

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    • #3
      another obvious one: Not giving design elements enough room to breathe
      at best my spelling *and grammar* is crap and at worst it are be carp

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      • #4
        Definitely Frankster ... I was lame and used the my catch all "bad grid/eye movement/composition" to cover things like that ...

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        I like to beat up pacifists, because they don't fight back ...

        N.A.N.K.A. "We Kick Because We Care."

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        • #5
          1. Overusing gradients, drop shadows, bevel/emboss, stroke, Photoshop filters
          2. Unbalanced composition
          3. Inappropriate use of particular fonts (like a fancy girly font for a car ad, etc.)
          4. Upsampling
          5. Not enough contrast when placing colored text on a colored background
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          blog/portfolio

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          • #6
            becoming designers?
            My Site

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            • #7
              Originally posted by ^sarah^
              hmMmMm..
              let meh think..
              yeah..
              y0ur right..
              y0u 2 craig & virg0 ..
              hihi
              h0w are y0u guyz?!
              what the ****?

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              • #8
                apparently sarah's "o" is broken ...
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                N.A.N.K.A. "We Kick Because We Care."

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                • #9
                  Can someone please fix it fast?
                  It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?" Winnie the Pooh

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                  • #10
                    1. Forgetting to call the Printer first
                    2. Forgetting to call the Printer first
                    3. Forgetting to call the Printer first
                    4. Forgetting to call the Printer first
                    5. Forgetting to call the Printer first

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