Master the skills you need to start a design business or land your dream job.
New to design? It’s all about effectively communicating in a visual way. Which means you need to learn things like typography, composition, color theory, how to use grids, and a lot more depending on your area of interest. Sound overwhelming? Then just start with these three skills.
Hand-picked resources from The Futur™ Academy to jumpstart your design skills.
What makes for good type, layout and design? How can you art direct a designer when it comes to typography. Are there any examples or tutorials on critiquing typography for something with a lot of type?
How do great artists and designers pick colors for their work? How do you pair colors together? Why do my colors look so bad? In this video, creative director and illustrator Greg Gunn will share 5 important color theory tips that you can apply to your graphic design and digital art.
In this video, Viktor shares three methods on how you can create margins. Viktor Baltus is a type designer and illustrator with over 20 years of experience working with Adobe Illustrator and founder of an award-winning package design studio.
From initial concept to final delivery, these resources were created with one goal in mind—for you to become an identity design pro.
Before you hit the “Send” button on your next logo submission, give your work that last, hard look to make sure you’ve checked off all your client’s needs with a concise questionnaire we created from the hundreds of hours we’ve spent critiquing other logos.Download for free
Take your design skills to the next level and bring more value to clients and employers.
Evoke emotion, draw in the viewer, and communicate a compelling message with power of hand lettering.
Bring more visual interest and emotion to client work, stand out with your own illustration style, and break free from your reliance on overused stock photos and clip art.
Expand your creative potential and bring your designs to life. Stand out to clients and reel in an audience with unique, eye-catching animations.
Learn the fundamentals of creating dynamic style frames that tell compelling stories, and take your motion design to the next level with Matthew Encina.
Ready to go all in with your design skills? Get all the courses that will help take your design skills to new heights, including Typography 01, Color for Creatives, Logo Design 01, Lettering 01, and Stylescapes.
There’s more to growing as a designer than just your hard skills. These personal resources will help you level up and tackle tough mindset blocks.
Your days of going it alone are over. The design life can be lonely. Friends and family—they just don’t get it. In The Futur™ Pro Group you’ll find people just like you who are looking to grow as creatives and build lasting friendships.