Artistic Expressions: Creating a 3D Sign

Though the concept of 3D tends to scare many people, it’s there to make things easier.

Design Makeover: Photography

Design Makeover is a column at Layers Magazine. Each issue features a client in need of a makeover and and three designers up for the challenge.

The Digital Camera: Compact-camera Shooter

I took most of the photographs in this article with my Canon PowerShot G10 compact camera to see if I could get good shots with a basic camera.

Digital Video Solutions: Troubleshooting

Some common problems that can occur after upgrading your video-editing application may include a frozen screen, frozen cursor, flickering dialog, completely blank dialog, or a number of error messages.

Art of Type: Getting Centered

If it doesn’t look right, it’s not right—even if your accurate-to-a-micron program says so.

Jonas Bergstrand was born in Stockholm, Sweden, where he still resides today. Jonas knew early on that he wanted a career where he could draw all day long but had no idea at the time what an illustrator or graphic designer was. After graduating from Forsberg’s School of Design in 1997, Jonas got his start [...]

Showcasing the Design Work of Our Readers Would you like to gain exposure by having your work featured in an international design magazine?? Of course you would! The staff at Layers magazine appreciates the time and effort involved in the creative process, no matter how large or small the project. With this in mind, we [...]

To Tweet or Not To Tweet?

The world of social media (SocMed) is an approach to Web-based communication that has seeped into just about every facet of the Internet.

M-ROCK Camera Bags

When it comes to camera bags, every photographer has an opinion about what works and what doesn’t, and everyone is correct.

Photography, Videography, and Cinematography Converge

The release of the Nikon D90 and the Canon EOS 5D Mark II saw the introduction of video capture to digital SLRs.

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