These beautiful paper carvings were designed and carved by Sara Burgess. Continue reading “10 Incredible Paper Carving Designs”
Brand design and recognition may be the most important components when it comes to your overall success in business. You can have the best product or service in the world, but if your marketing strategies lack “stickability,” the public will not remember your presence. The trick to strong brand design is to aim for distinctive yet simple designs. You want to express the sentiment of your brand in a way that feels original and authentic to both you and your consumer.
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This week, tech sites have been buzzing with news about Canva, a brand new graphic design platform. The new site is aimed at non-designers, so it could have some implications for professionals who serve small business clients. Canva says it’s working to include graphic design professionals in its plans. But do designers have anything to fear in the meantime? And should designers fear the new site?
In today’s digital world, designers have become synonymous with software experts. As the latest and greatest programs continue to emerge or evolve, graphic designers must maintain vast knowledge bases in order to remain relevant to client expectations. Even with a more do-it-yourself culture than ever before, the stage in which designs become physical, printed objects remains fairly ambiguous. Continue reading “A Graphic Designers Guide to Printing”
It is incredible to think that in this day and age companies do not consider design an important aspect of their business; content instead to settle on something that is serviceable but prosaic. It really doesn’t matter who you are – if you offer a graphic design service or sell orthopaedic slippers – good design should be one of your main priorities.
Each year, business spend countless dollars perfecting their image. They pay public relations agencies, graphic design artists and marketing consultants to work in concert to develop and employ strategies that will propel their businesses forward. You can then reason out that all of the top brands share some similarities in the way that they grew to be successful. Continue reading “The Style of a Strong Business Decision [Infographic]”
Feature-rich and affordable for businesses of all sizes, Magento offers countless options within their classic themes. For those companies that need eCommerce help and troubleshooting, Magento makes a lot of sense. Here are five of the clearest advantages for using a Magento theme. Continue reading “5 Advantages for Setting Up Your Online Shop With Magento Themes”
The thing behind printing is that has a more elaborate process, especially regarding the colors, and as this infographic will show you, there is a difference, more pointedly between the RGB and CMYK spectrum. Continue reading “RGB vs. CMYK – Informative Infographic”
The different elements of graphic design are put together in such a way as to create an image which conveys a certain message. However graphic design is not the same as other elements of design such as the balance between the different design elements and white space that make up the majority of the presentation. Instead graphic design is all about the colour, the images and the type face used. To follow are details of some of the most common elements that are used in compiling a complete graphic design media presentation. Continue reading “Understanding The Different Elements Of Graphic Design”
Fonts can speak volumes about a brand. Whether you’re selling your company to your target audience or promoting a particular product, brand can be communicated through the choice of font and text styling. Adding a little something – like an icon or a carefully placed line can considerably change the tone and meaning of a word. The theory of ‘less is more’ and ‘simple is best’ are timeless principles that never fail to produce the best of brand logos. Legibility is key – and if a typographic designer does their job properly then readability should be a priority. Continue reading “Twist & Shout about 6 Font Based Brand Logos”
Infinite scroll is appearing on an increasing number of websites all the time. Whether used on individual blogs or major websites, this technique continuously refreshes a page of content, allowing users to access more content without the need to click through various pages. It therefore improves the user experience, and because it is also instinctive to use it does not require any instruction. Continue reading “4 Beautiful Uses of Infinite Scroll & How to Implement it on your Website”
A business card design has three general components; color, typeface, and whitespace. The aesthetic, and arguably, practical value of a business card design are determined by the deft fusion of these components. Continue reading “The Psychology of Business Card Design”
If you work in web design, then you may know what it feels like to work with a difficult web design client. About 50% of your clients actually do not know what they want in a website. So it is your aim to listen carefully to their needs and to take note of their personal design aesthetic. Continue reading “How To Deal With That Horrible Web Design Client [Infographic]”
When creating something new there’s usually something missing. This post should help you find inspiration on the design of your volume sliders. It doesn’t have to be a volume slider, it can be any type slider. The important thing is that these slider designs should help you figure out what’s missing with your design.