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Praise: Gotta love Open Sans

I just wanted to say that after a couple of days looking around, I'm loving the alterations to the type for the site. The alteration to the size slightly, the letter spacing and the use of Open Sans (...
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Open Design Positions At Stack Overflow

My name's Pieter and I'm the technical recruiter here at Stack Overflow. I'm excited to announce that we're adding two new design positions to our creative team. Before really ramping this search up, ...
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Please show effort and explain what you've tried when you're asking for our help

We are currently seeing a lot of beginner-level questions being asked on the site. We don't mind answering these questions as long as they show that effort has been made prior to asking. To our ...
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Guidelines for critique questions

UPDATE: Here is the official question without all the discussion fluff: What are the guidelines for asking for a critique of my work? Are critique questions even allowed here? There have been a ...
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Revisiting closure, part 3.1: Drawing the line for tech support

TL;DR Read the suggestion. If you agree with it, upvote. Otherwise, downvote and complain or suggest amendments in an answer. Preface I thought a bit about how to discuss tech support once more ...
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Challenge to Members: Ask a non-how-to question, again!

In 2015 I did this, coincidentally it was in March, so perfect to get it in today: Challenge I am challenging all regular members to post non software how-to questions. Post one even. Some ...
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Can we have a canonical “One beginner design question to [link to] them all”?

We've got loads of great Q&A content for beginners. We also get loads of beginners asking similar "where to start" type questions. It's time consuming to always say "read this and this and this" ...
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Please respect image copyright

Please do your best to not infringe on others’ copyright, in particular watermarked photos from sites such as iStock or Shutterstock. If you’re asking about how an image is made, you should be ...
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If you want change, lead the community to change

I would like to point out that change in the GD.SE happens because of the way you operate. If you wish there to be guideline for X, Y be allowed and Z be acceptable, then you have to work on it. ...
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Scope Expansion Project (UPDATE Jan. 21 - Hiatus)

UPDATE (1/21/13): The Scope Expansion Project has come to its end, but after having made a noticeable, positive impact on the site. There has been a noticeable increase in questions about topics like ...
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Design Volleyball

Design Volleyball As a way of increasing community activities we've created a chatroom, Design Volleyball. The format is very open. Come in, pick an existing image you like, and make something new ...
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Moderator tools design issues and inconsistencies

I've noticed some design bugs and inconsistencies in the 10k moderator tools pages. The /tools/new-answers-old-questions page overflows its container: The /tools/suggested-edits page counter ...
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August GD Design Contest extended!

Well we keep talking about having a design contest possibly monthly so lets have one already! So here are the requirements, specs and rules: Duration: This has been extended to the end of September. ...
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Please put more love into reviewing

Summary The quality of reviews has become very low for some reviewers. Please put more love into your review to increase the quality of the site and save the time of others. What do you want us to ...
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Linking to files

This: Illustrator: transparent shapes used as highlights are visible Is a bad precedent to set.. While I fully understand the desire to be helpful, I think it's a slippery slope to allow questions ...
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Be kind, show a preview of the font

When answering a question with a font link please take the time and make a quality answer. Remember we are visual people! A link only answer with no further details will be removed if the link goes ...
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Say hello to GD's new blurb!

I would like to introduce you to our new blurb: Q&A for Graphic Design professionals, students, and enthusiasts After some mod discussion we decided to go ahead with this blurb instead of ...
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GD.SE Community Packaging Contest

A user asked: Packaging design printing in small numbers?. And some of us advised that the user should create and assemble the package. joojaa commented saying that we should do a community ...
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Newsletter box is too wide

The box that entices users to subscribe to the newsletter is too wide for its container. It needs a box-sizing: border-box; CSS rule to actually fit. My configuration: W8, Firefox Quantum 61.0.2 (64-...
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Project bye bye Adobe tag

Since mostly all questions focus around Adobe software I'm hoping to encourage an initiative to audit/removal of any Q&A tagged with adobe. As I mentioned in chat: just a suggestion. If anyone ...
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2017 Community Moderator Election

The 2017 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Topic Challenge #4 – Print Production

For the next two weeks you're challenged to ask print-production questions. The next instalment of the Graphic Design Biweekly Topic Challenge is Print Production. Print Production is a very ...
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Is the close voting system lacking or a hassle?

Lately, more and more questions that are off-topic have garnered close votes with the 'tech support' reason, even when they obviously aren't. Examples here and here. We have seen a definite increase ...
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Canonical proposal - mockups

Per this meta I'm proposing to make this question a Canonical, so it can be used as a dupe hammer for similar questions like 'how do I mockup', 'free mockup tool', 'present photorealistic logo', etc. ...
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Should the “close” link be changed?

Nothing is closed any longer. Things are put on hold. Shouldn't the "close" link be changed to "hold"? Is this even important? I know if I were a new user and saw votes to hold rather than votes to ...
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Should we have a canonical “Plexus Network” (polygon lines and dots) question & answer pair?

I've seen a number of repeated questions around the general Plexus Network topic, mostly of the "what is this called and how to make it?" variety, some specific to motion graphics like After Effects, ...
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Can we have a canonical “Adobe shortcuts” question?

I see frequently questions similar to "What's the shortcut for this in X" or How to add shortcut key in Illustrator. A lot of times it's either Illustrator / Photoshop / Indesign, and it's always the ...
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Following up with Close reason(s) to replace “tech support”

I was going through the review queue recently and still seeing a lot of tech support close votes which seemed completely on-topic with graphic design and didn't require access to a specific setup or ...
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Tag Project for the site

I am one man on the dark side that cannot take this rebellion task alone. Regularly through my GD.SE life I prefer a question to have more than one tag. I would like to encourage site members to ...
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Place of 3D in the grand scheme of things

We have been talking about 3D's inclusion lately. I would like to discuss this seriously. Im not entirely convinced that this community can handle general 3D. Fist let me point out one thing. None ...
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Accessibility issues with updated design

Firstly - congrats on the site launch! I love the clean style of it and soft colour scheme. However, this has raised some issues. Namely; most of the text fails accessibility colour contrast ratios. ...
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Redesign Request: ASK QUESTION Rollover / Hover State

The button for "ASK QUESTION" while appears to be working is incredibly subtle in my opinion. Not really a bug but if it could be a bit more obvious like when you rollover the tags I think it would be ...
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By mistake downvote instead of upvote

I was visiting the site via the app and there was a fine answer which deserved, in my opinion, an upvote. I have just been alerted (because of a drop in my rep points) that instead of upvoting I have ...
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Do we have a stance on critique questions for whole portfolios?

So I just ran into this question in which OP is asking which aspects of design his work is lacking: Never studied Design, but work in design, where/how can I catch up on the things I missed My issue ...
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What to do when the original question changes so drastically that all answers seem absurd?

This question: How do I get this uneven airbrush effect similar to old art deco posters? Had the reference image changed by the user. I feel the new image is so drastically different than the ...
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Anchor position does not take top bar into account

Since a few days, it occurs to me that when I click a time tag to jump straight to a(n) (new) answer, that the position of the anchor is wrong. As in, the anchor does put the answer on top of my ...
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Margins off on tag edits

While editing tags, it seems to be no longer aligned properly (in fact it's partially hidden: How it's supposed to look (how it looks on Meta) It now shows same glitch on Meta -_-
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Review action bar alignment

The review action bar seems to have grown a bit... The "Skip" button is trying to escape too. It doesn't matter how many buttons there are, the bar sticks out of the page wrapping anyway (W8, FF 57.0....
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Larger gap between site logo and nav bar

Tested on Chrome, Safari, and Firefox the space between the logo and navigation bar is off: before: after: This is in regards to the new navigation the mods are testing.
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Self Improvement Tag

Until just now as a result of this question, How to overlap a continuous line on itself?, I didn't even realize we had a self-improvement if there's no objections I'm going to destroy it. I have no ...
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Election page sidebar current choices are… misplaced

When scrolling further than your current election choices in the sidebar on the election page, the block of choices gets a position: fixed; added to it... I assume it is meant to be "sticky" and stick ...
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Do we have a custom “launched ad”?

I don't know if there's an official term for these, but I'm referring to the dynamically generated Stack Exchange site ads: I don't do a whole lot of browsing outside of our site, but I don't think I'...
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Top 10 status is within reach!

Graphic Design, the 38th oldest site on the network is currently: Ranking 18th overall on traffic generated each day! 39th overall on number of total questions 36th on questions per day 28th on ...
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404 graphic is mis-aligned on main site

Edit: This was fixed on both sites and now seems to happen randomly. On Chrome, the portal 404 graphic is misaligned with the not found text. I'm pretty sure this is a bug not a design decision. The ...
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Can we lower our unanswered questions number?

Right now, Graphic Design has 107 questions that fall in the "Unanswered" category, meaning they have no upvoted answers. About 75 of those have answers, they just aren't upvoted. Of course, they may ...
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Can feature questions improve the site's visibility?

I was recently looking at the unanswered questions, and decided to give one of them a bounty (I didn't really think about why I chose that one, frankly the silliest of them all... It just looked easy ...
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Questions about video: should this question be re-opened

This question was closed by Robert Cartaino; Free fast and easy animation with sound. The reason: off-topic as per faq. correct as per the current FAQ states under 'what questions can i ask [on ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Design is on top of Code of Conduct announcement

The circle that was part of the background now overlaps the Code of Conduct like in the picture below: If this all seems very familiar that's because it's a near copy of a bug I reported before (...
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Tag info pages alignment off

If you go to a tag info (synonym or top users) page, the alignment on the lefthand side is slightly off: adobe-illustrator, transparency etc. Confirmed on: Google Chrome 68.0.3440.106 Microsoft ...

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