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Web Theft: What to do!

Noted author Susan Kirkland looks at web site piracy, and shares some insight into sites that have been ripped off, and how to protect yourself with some simple common law and copyright resources. August 18, 2009

Letterforms that shaped a generation

If you ever rocked out at a concert by the Doors, New Riders or Commander Cody in the San Fran bay area back in the day, then you already know Thomas Morris -- he created the concert posters! Today, he's still producing breath-taking graphics and superb typographic creations and we're going to take a little field trip to his studio ... Thomas Morris Design August 14, 2009

InDesign LinkOptimizer

LinkOptimizer Light 4 is a simplified low-cost workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. LinkOptimizer Light reduces InDesign job size and speed up processing by eliminating excess image data and performing essential image adjustments. August 14, 2009

Previously in DTG Magazine

Design Center and DTG Magazine August front page, the last prior to the new CMS system, GraphicsConverter * Free Image Editors * Photoshop Look-alikes * Adobe Photoshop File Recovery * The Canon EOS Digital Rebel * Time Tracking and Billing * Clipart for Pages and iWork * and many others... August 12, 2009

Business: Virtual Assistants

Busy graphic designers have more important things to do than the chores that can easily and inexpensively be done by someone more qualified. This white-paper from Team Double-Click helps you understand why you don't necessarily need to hire someone if you've got a Virtual Assistant August 11, 2009

Is graphic design costing you money?

The pitfalls of using an inexperienced graphic designer can have financial and emotional consequences. Designers must understand what software program to use for the task at hand. Special guest designer Gary Reichel, experienced pre-press designer shares his experiences with Design Tools August 11, 2009

Color Palettes in Design

The art of color is a difficult art to learn, and apply. So many people today think they can design a pleasing color palette, but really cannot. But one thing they can do -- seek out the fabulous Art Nouveau design and ornament period for an unlimited wellspring of ideas for Color Palettes in Design August 11, 2009

Designing For Print On A Budget

We are thrilled to have Mr. Thomas McKenna, instructor for Sessions.edu, with us this month; presenting a talk about the never-ending battle of Designing For Print On A Budget August 11, 2009

How to design a logo of letters

Are you known by your initials? Turn those letters into a terrific signature! Desktop Publishing icon John McWade joins us this month to share some tips and tricks on getting the most out of letterforms for logos and monograms... How to design a logo of letters August 11, 2009

Today's Print Workflow

Printing industries expert Gretchen A. Peck reports that as many as 90 percent of the digital files printers receive from customers are in some state of disrepair. Designers today must be prepared to accept new responsibilities, and think beyond design aesthetics -- Creating for Today's Print Workflow August 11, 2009