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Alina Majali, Author at Europe IT Outsourcing

Head of creatives at Europe IT Outsourcing, senior graphic designer, mastering digital design, print design, and video creation. Certified Adobe professional


What Makes a Great Book Cover

What Makes a Great Book Cover

Author Avatar wrote on 26/02/2020 bookbook covercoverdesigninggraphic designprintprint design

Have you ever bought a book for its cover? Maybe not. But chances are a cover has captured your attention, leading you to pick it up and scan the first few pages to see if you’d get hooked. Even if you can’t pinpoint the reasons for the appeal, there’s something about a well-rendered cover that seems fresh, witty, and full of substance. If you ask book designers to explain what makes for a great cover, however, they can tell you about how the various design elements—the typeface, the color scheme, and the composition—come together to create a visual metaphor for the text.

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Video Editing: What Are the Qualities of a Great Editor?

Video Editing: What Are the Qualities of a Great Editor?

Author Avatar wrote on 19/02/2020 designereditingeditorgraphic designvideovideo creationvideo editing

1. Storytelling

A great video editor needs to be a storyteller, which means you must understand the elements to that story. If you’re telling a narrative, what is the plot? Who are your characters? What is the conflict of your story? The same applies for a documentary; who are the subjects you will use to help tell the story. What message are you trying to convey? These questions you need to ask before you begin your edit. Once answered, you will have a much easier time piecing together your footage.

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Tips for Creating Professional Letterhead

Tips for Creating Professional Letterhead

Author Avatar wrote on 12/02/2020 graphic designletterletterheadprintprint designtips

Every designer knows that a blank page can at times be incredibly daunting. But before you start simply throwing everything you have at the page, take a moment to set up the basics of your letterhead to a high standard. 

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The Best Tools You Should Know to Add Annotations to Video

The Best Tools You Should Know to Add Annotations to Video

Author Avatar wrote on 05/02/2020 annotationsgraphic designtoolvideovideo annotationsvideo creation

Depending on whether you want to annotate a video with subtitles and cute emoji (eg to put on youtube), or whether you want to annotate objects or events in the video for the purpose of using the annotated data to train machine learning algorithms, you have to choose from the two types of responses below.

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The Best Stationery Design Tips

The Best Stationery Design Tips

Author Avatar wrote on 29/01/2020 graphic designprint designstationerystationery design

Business stationery designs can be rather dull, dry, drab and mundane.

Alternatively, it can be very well designed to convey loads of information to business associates, customers and others.

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Topics: Graphic DesignPrint Design

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