Steps to Create Graphic
Step 01 – Create a new file and make a type anything.
Convert it into “Create Outline”.
Step 02 – Draw a rectangle, which covers upper half of the text.
Decrease opacity, so that you can view both layers and adjust properly.
Step 03 – Slightly rotate text layer.
Step 04 – Use “Shape Builder Tool”, use it with alt key
Remove negative areas like inner part of “D”.
Step 05 – Use same tool with alt key and select text part.
Don’t select inner part of D, otherwise it will convert it into a shape.
Create a gradient background.
Move it into back and change text color into white.
Step 06 – Group upper part and slightly more it.
Step 07 – Fill gradient in upper part and adjust it like a shadow.
Its ready, Thanks