Newsweek title The Top 10 graphic design principles article Newsweek 1.
Illustrate and draw as much as you can.
Illustrations can be fun and interesting but the more the better.
If you want to draw a good graphic design, you need to be able to use both.
Draw with a wide range of colors and textures.
Color, textures and gradients all have their place in a graphic design but they can also be boring or distracting.
Use a combination of different tools to bring the graphic to life.
You don’t want to get bogged down in a complicated toolset, so it is important to have a variety of tools at your disposal.
Use your design language to communicate meaning.
You need to communicate your message and purpose to your audience in the way you would use a book, an email, or a poster.
Use typography to communicate text and graphics.
The type should be legible and readable.
It is also important that the typeface should make sense.
Draw on a clean white background to add visual interest to your design.
Be consistent with your design and do not try to do something different.
Make sure that your design uses a consistent font size.
Use images to show off your work.
Use different types of images to emphasize your point.
Make your design stand out from the crowd.