Matthew Campbell – Giving Design a Personality

A digitally drawn black and white self portrait of Graphic Design student Matthew Campbell.
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Ever since I was young, I’ve always had a passion for art and design. I was captivated by the design of video game logos and the cover art you would find on the physical copies. Something about the visuals on a cover giving you a hint about what you we’re about to play or listen to has always interested me.

In CEGEP at first, I didn’t quite know what I wanted to do. I knew I liked art, but I also really liked working with computers. After taking a Photoshop and basic HTML course as an elective I knew what I enjoyed doing, Graphic Design.

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Keyboard Shortcuts, How to save 2 seconds

A closeup image of a computer displaying PHP code.
Photo of Colour Coded PHP code
Photo by – Ilya Pavlov

Keyboard shortcuts are very simple to use but sometimes the easiest ones to use and the most forgotten ones. The Copy and Paste shortcut can surprisingly be one of these forgotten shortcuts. You can save around 2 seconds by copying text from an earlier document instead of manually clicking copy and then paste with the mouse. These two seconds to use a keyboard shortcut don’t seem like a lot but it can add up after a week long project and help you shave off time.

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