Showcase of South African Logos

Visual marks for identification have been used for centuries, but never has the world of logo design been so fast-paced and competitive. With new digital techniques and designers constantly striving to create something new and exciting, and definitively memorable, branding …

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Web and Graphic Design Magazines

In South Africa we have no print publications specialising in graphic and web design – or none that I know of…  Thank goodness for the internet, as this provides us with much needed inspiration, tutorials and features.  But sometimes it’s …

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Designing with JQuery

jQuery is a fast and concise JavaScript Library that simplifies HTML document traversing, event handling, animating, and Ajax interactions for rapid web development. It’s easy to use and can make a huge difference to the look of your website. You …

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Need a website?

Every successful business has a website. It’s a simple and easy way to inform customers about who you are and what you do and to get your contact details. Websites are also used for personal blogs and portfolios. Having a …

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77 Sites for Graphic Designers

As a freelance graphic and web designer, I am always looking for inspiration and new techniques and the best place to find it is on the web. There are thousands of designers and developers out there who are eager to …

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What is good Website Design?

Design versus functionality is probably the most important factor when designing a website. The first time you view a website, what do you look for? I suppose that depends on the purpose of your visit. But, once you have loaded …

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Where to study graphic design in South Africa

So you want to be a graphic designer and don’t know where to start? Well back in the day when I decided to study graphic design there weren’t many design schools to choose from, but today you have a choice of independent schools, colleges, universities and universities of technology. You can do a short course, diploma or even a degree. …

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Welcome!

Hello and welcome to my blog!   My name is Erica Devenish and I am a freelance graphic and web designer.  Here you’ll be able to find news, updates and projects which I have been working on.  Feel free to make comments. Thanks …

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