Vector vs Raster files

Vector vs Raster files

As a graphic designer I get asked ‘What is the difference between a Vector file and a Raster file?” so I thought I would write a short article on the subject to try and explain. Vector: A vector file is usually generated by a drawing programme such as Adobe...
If in doubt reverse it out

If in doubt reverse it out

“If in doubt reverse it out” is a saying used in the creative sector, but what does it mean? Some designers prefer content that is on a coloured background or reversed out of an image with the text in a lighter colour or white; however, some get it wrong. Using a...
The Skill of Justified Text

The Skill of Justified Text

At Reform we pride ourselves on producing not only great ideas, but also ideas that are executed beautifully. One of the ways to ensure this happens is through carefully considered typography. One of the things we see many people getting wrong is justified text:...
The Graphic Design Lingo

The Graphic Design Lingo

Do you find yourself needing to work with a graphic designer for the first time? Perhaps you are a new business owner and need branding, website and stationery. Don’t get stuck on the lingo. Every industry has its own language, to some degree, and graphic design...
A Bit About Colour Theory

A Bit About Colour Theory

The theory of colour has always fascinated me. Colour is the stuff of emotion, even of religion and magic. Not only our society but every society on earth today has a very large part of its communication driven by colour. While basic literacy is on the increase, the...
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