Paper’s Colors – Do They Matter?Written by Kay Zetkin
As a kid, I adored collecting lots of colored and scented papers. When I grew up, though practicality found its way in my mind. Now, I see papers as they are – to be used for writing and for printing… Printing technologies have allowed for many kinds of paper to be used.
Have you ever visited a paper store? Yes, lots of paper there, of various shades, size and volume. White papers are even varied – as you may probably notice, too. There are white papers that have soft cream coloring, while others have soft gray, soft blue and even a soft pink aura about them. Once you view them separately, you’ll identify them as they appear to be – of a white color. The thing is, when you view them next to other white papers about, you’ll be able to detect easily that they differ very much in color.
As always accepted and viewed professionally, most people want their official letters and other professional print jobs printed out clean on white paper. Aside from fact that it’s most common color, white paper also offers greatest amount of flexibility regarding paper weight availability. However, there are hundreds of colored paper stocks that might be considered, too.
If you have a print job on run, does it matter what paper color you should use? And if yes, then what’s most important thing to consider when choosing a paper color?
Actually, color of paper almost always affects whole print output. Depending on colored stock you use and prints you wanted. And most important thing to consider is what will be printed on paper.
Why are you so Oblivious of your Typefaces?Written by Maricon Williams
Your website is like your body, where each part plays a crucial role. The pain of any part of it is felt by whole. With regards to your web design, you must treat each element with considerable consideration because oblivion of one element may spell disaster.
Many designers are taking for granted choice of typefaces. This should not be because typefaces contribute to overall appearance of a web design as well as to readability of contents in it. There are more than 20,000 typefaces available nonetheless, number continues to soar because a lot of designers are designing it day in and day out. With this wide-variety of typefaces where are you suppose to mark your start?
The first thing to do is to narrow down your choices of typefaces. Select only those that support to elements of your design. Typefaces exude character. They can be as happy and bubbly as teens, as formal and strict as elderly, as melancholic as color black, as jolly as color yellow. Typefaces can be playful, reserved, tricky, confident and likes therefore, you must select them in accordance with character they embodies. Otherwise your web design can turn out to be a laughingstock in Net.
Here are some big NO-NO’s: There are a lot of choices available this is reason why you have to be extra cautious in choosing your typeface. Do not use ALL CAPS in entire composition otherwise nobody will be attracted to read it. It will just be a waste of time on their part because they will just get upset in reading it. After all, who wants to make their eyes sore with disappointment? Another no-no is to have typefaces too tiny that it’s no longer fit for reading and too big that it occupies most of space intended for graphics and other priorities. The standard measure of font is size 12-14, more or less than prescribed can be a risk to your project.