White Space: 🎙️15 top graphic design podcasts

“I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way.”

– Georgia O’Keeffe

⚡️Pop Quiz: Who invented the color wheel?

In today’s issue:

  • Design Essentials: Picking the Right Colors
  • Top Graphic Design Podcasts for All Types of Designers
  • Trending Podcasts for Graphic Designers

Let’s dive in, shall we?


Color Harmony 101: Picking the Right Colors for Graphic Design

Understanding color and creating effective color palettes to improve your designs.

Learn Color Theory – Based on the color wheel, color theory dictates which colors look harmonious together. Using this, you can create versatile palettes with varying shades, tones and tints for a cohesive design.

🎨Learn more about color theory

Know Color Profiles – Graphic designers need to have some knowledge about how their target devices display colors. From CMYK to RGB, there are many color profiles that represent a range of colors on various devices.

🖥️Here’s an intro to color profiles

Study Color Psychology – Make your color choices meaningful to evoke specific emotions and responses through color psychology.

🧠Read more on color psychology

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Top Podcasts for All Types of Designers

Gain knowledge and inspiration from industry experts through these popular design podcasts.

👉Design Matters with Debbie Millman – Gain unparalleled wisdom from writers, artists, designers, curators, musicians and other pioneers from the creative industry.

👉99% Invisible – Learn more about the invisible but significant aspects of design and architecture in our world. An auditory experience hosted by Roman Mars.

👉Creative Capes – Hear the candid conversations, stories, opinions and mistakes of inspiring creatives from around the world.

👉Creative Pep Talk – Reach your creative potential as an artist through positive pep talk and interviews from industry-leading creatives. Hosted by Andy J. Pizza.

Go deeper:

Design Rewind: Retro Advertising

📼Vintage Design Trends that Still Work

💡More Retro Ads for Inspiration

⚡️The Answer: The color wheel was invented by Sir Isaac Newton in 1666.

Color theory is based on the color wheel invented by Sir Isaac Newton where he characterized colors as human perceptions. He defined three groups of colors i.e., primary (red, blue, yellow), secondary (mixes of primary colors) and tertiary (mixes of primary and secondary.)

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