Avoid Low-Quality Graphics to Create Better Designs (Pro Tip #3)

Another very common question I get from new designers is, “Where can I find good graphics for my projects? Google Images doesn’t cut it for me.” I hate hearing that folks have relied on Google Image search for so long—and I cringe thinking how many copyright violations are happening on the daily from those who don’t know how many incredible resources actually exist.

Use the Right File Type to Design Better Graphics (Pro Tip #1)

The #1 question I get asked from new IDs is “What type of file should I use for this?” While there are many of files you’ll use throughout your instructional design career, a good rule of thumb when it comes to learning the basics is this: If you can easily identify the difference between a JPEG and a PNG, you’ll be ahead of the pack.