Articles tagged with design education

Is a Graphic Design Degree Worth it or Worthless?

But is a graphic design degree worth it? If you aspire to make a splash in the industry, the answer is ‘Yes!’ We combined government data, real-time market intelligence and expert insight to identify four benefits that come with earning a graphic design degree.

Industry's Most Wanted: Top Graphic Design Skills Employers Are Seeking

Throughout your college career you will learn and develop a number of graphic design skills, but how do you know if they will help you find a job? Once you graduate, the plan is to be armed with all of the tools you'll need to be successful in the industry. Well, I'm here to let you know what those tools should be.

Creating Your Graphic Design Career Path

Whether you decide to earn a design degree, prefer to teach yourself or if that part of the journey is already behind you, wouldn’t it be nice to have a bird’s eye view of the options unfolding ahead? We gathered some graphic design pros of all kinds to help you begin planning your custom-made graphic design career path.

7 Things Self-Taught Designers Don't Know They're Missing

There are scores of self-taught graphic designers who have launched careers without a formal education. But there are several overlooked advantages of acquiring a degree. Hear from experts who insist their formal education has played an instrumental role in their careers.

How to Crop an Image in Photoshop [Tutorial]

Check out the latest video in our Adobe Creative Cloud Series. In this Photoshop tutorial, we’ll show you how to crop an image. You’ll be one step closer to mastering the technical skills necessary to work in graphic design.

5 Graphic Design Courses to Get Excited About

We connected with Jennifer Ayotte, Rasmussen College School of Design dean, to help us identify five key courses included in the graphic design program. Her insight will give you a little taste of what you’ll experience after enrolling.

Top 5 Design Blog Posts from 2014

The year has come and gone and it's time to reflect on everything that happened in 2014. There's no better way to kick off a new year than to celebrate the last one! We identified five of our most-read and most-engaging design posts from this past year.

Talk the Talk: 25 Graphic Design Terms You Need to Know

In the design world, learning the lingo will not only benefit your work but it could also enhance your reputation in the industry. We gathered definitions of 25 of the most common graphic design terms you should add to your repertoire.

How to Work with Gradients in Photoshop [Tutorial]

Check out the latest video in our Adobe Creative Cloud Series. In this Photoshop tutorial, we'll show you how to work with gradients. You'll be one step closer to mastering the technical skills necessary to work in graphic design.

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