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DIY Long Stitch Bookbinding Tutorial | Sea Lemon

DIY Long Stitch Bookbinding Tutorial | Sea Lemon

Long stitch binding involves sewing pages directly to the book cover. This type of binding allows the pages to lay flat and it doesn’t require any glue. There is a variety of ways to long stitch bind, with variations in the stitch methods. In this tutorial, I’ll show a common long stitch binding method, with …

Beginning Graphic Design: Layout & Composition

Beginning Graphic Design: Layout & Composition

Layout and composition. In a way, they’re the foundation of design. They give your work structure and make it easier to navigate, from the margins on the sides… to the content in between. Of course, it’s not just about working with text. Composition matters in other mediums too, like graphic design, web design, and much …

The Art of Web Design | Off Book | PBS Digital Studios

The Art of Web Design | Off Book | PBS Digital Studios

It’s important to remember when designing a website what purpose it’s going to serve in people’s lives. Creating a very simple easy to use, easy to understand experience, that’s the challenge of designers. It really comes down to understanding that someone is a person on the other end of the thing that you make. They’re …

The complex geometry of Islamic design – Eric Broug

The complex geometry of Islamic design – Eric Broug

In Islamic culture, geometry is everywhere. You can find it in mosques, madrasas, palaces and private homes. This tradition began in the 8th century CE during the early history of Islam, when craftsmen took preexisting motifs from Roman and Persian cultures and developed them into new forms of visual expression. This period of history was …