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Infographics are a great resource for a quick and clear piece of information for you to learn. Almost every week, your favorite websites create some awesome infographics that can be very useful and packed with great content.

We gathered in a list, some of the coolest infographics for designers that we could find and we structured them in a several topics.

A. Design 101

#1. 10 Basic elements of design

We begin with the basics. This infographic, as the title says, will explain some basic elements of design.

“Designing is more than inspiration or a great idea, it’s about understanding the fundamentals of the subject.“

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#2. The History of Graphic Design

From 15.000 B.C. to 2015, all the major design events and innovations covered in one great infographic.

Did you know that the first website was published in August 1991 and it was a simple, text-based page with plain left-aligned black text and bright blue links on a white background?

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#3. Past, present, and future of web design

In the last 20 years, technology and the web culture web design changed radically. This infographic will walk you through all those important events.

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B. Color Lovers

#4. How colors affect conversions

If you are designing banners or any other advertising material and you want more conversions, this is a must for you. You will learn how colors affect conversions and other tips and tricks.

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#5. The power of color in branding

There’s a lot to talk about when it comes to branding. Colors are sometimes the defining element of a brand so you have to choose it wisely.

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#6. Break the color trends: 28 logo colors that are too old to be new!

A green Mcdonald logo or an orange Twitter might sound weird but this is how Designmantic envisioned some famous logos with a new facelift.

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C. Fonts and Typography

#7. What font is best for me?

The best answer to this question is “Not Comic Sans!”. Designers love fonts and we don’t blame them, but sometimes, choosing the right font can be tricky.

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#8. The 10 commandments of typography

Typography is a powerful tool but there are some rules that you should follow. In this infographic, you will find out how you can combine a sans-serif font with a serif font, why the contrast is the key and what font you should avoid in any circumstance.

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#9. The art of combining fonts

Combining two fonts sometimes can be a real pain. There are no rules for combining font but there are lots of best practices to follow. Here are some of them.

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D. Work Smart 

#10. How to be happy at work: 10 simple tips that work

Your work efficiency and performance is most of the time influenced by your happiness. This infographic will give you some pieces of advice for a happier life at work.

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#11. The not-to-do list: 9 habits that kill your productivity

I have to confess that i found myself doing some of these habits and I think the worst is frequently checking emails. All these habits are time consuming and unproductive. You must try to avoid them.

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#12. 10 days to better productivity

Did you know that smelling a lemon improves your brain activity? Or did you hear about the POMODORO technique that can save your time? For more tips to help you increase your productivity check out this infographic.

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E. Designers Struggle

#13. 12 ways to give your designer a migraine

Sometimes, clients can drive designers crazy. Questions like “Can we use Impact instead of Helvetica” makes the designer rage quit. Here are some others ways to annoy a designer.

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#14. Designing in the social era

Designers like to share their work and their latest achievements. How to get noticed on the main social platforms, and other related tips in one infographic.

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#15. Designer’s guide to what clients really mean when providing feedback

Sometimes there is a barrier between the customer and the designer. Good communication is the key to successful design projects. Here are some phrases that a customer might say and their actual meaning.

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#16. Bonus

This recommendation is a bit off topic but we know that you guys will love it. In this interactive guide, you will discover 72 amazing facts about your favorite brands and also what is their hidden meaning.

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If you know a cool design-related infographic, feel free to share it with us in the comments.

4 Comments

  1. Awesome info graphics, thanks for sharing.

  2. Some really prime posts on this web site , saved to my bookmarks.

  3. thanks alot for your sharing . it was so great and useful .

  4. I’m pleasure to read this, thank you for sharing, good luck.

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