Graphic Design

A variety of articles about Graphic Design, including design inspiration, print design, free design resources, industry news, and much more. We cover topics like basic color theory, how to use design software like adobe photoshop and illustrator, and rules of logo design, branding, and marketing. We also delve into things like fonts and typography, print design, print basics, and business card inspiration – which is the most commonly designed collateral marketing item of all time.

Recent Graphic Design articles

Step-By-Step Guide to Getting the Best Logo

Your logo is the first impression people get of your brand. It’s a visual representation of what your company’s all about. Get it right and you attract positive attention, generate interest, and make sales. Get it wrong and you’ll confuse customers, alienate them, and miss out on all fronts. We’re going to help you figure …

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Business Cards 101: Basics for the Absolute Beginner

No matter what your elementary school art teacher may have told you, not everyone is created with equal artistic talent. That’s why, when it comes to making their own business bard, many people experience a bit of healthy panic. For some people, coloring inside the lines is a challenge enough, let alone designing something that …

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How much does it cost to have a brochure designed?

It’s a tricky question that still doesn’t have a defined answer. The client who places the order for a brochure design sometimes is unaware of what he really wants. Let me put it this way; he doesn’t know what a brochure actually is. Is it a magazine, catalog, manual, an illustrated book − what? Creative …

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What is brochure design?

What is a Brochure Design? Create a Design that makes a Mark Why are most brochures relegated to the trash can as if they’re a waste of paper? Well, for one, they’re boring and bland and make the reader yawn. Brochures that make your target customers go, “okay, this is the business for me” follow …

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How can I design a logo for free?

How to Design A Logo for Free Design by: Keren Shavit Designing a logo can take up to anywhere between 2 to 5+ hours of your time, and anywhere between $50 to $500 or more of your money. But luckily enough, the world of offline softwares and logo makers can save the day. It is …

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How to design a logo?

How to Design A Logo: The Ultimate Guide Design by: Lukasz Drozdz In a survey conducted in the Netherlands, 100% of 8-year-olds were able to put together the most recognizable logos with their representative brands. Imagine how much more efficiently adults must be able to do so. From the trillions of brands with their respective …

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How do I make a brochure?

How to Design an Effective Brochure for your Business Source: Unsplash What is a Brochure? A Brochure is a folded piece of paper, leaflet or pamphlet, which serves as a marketing tool to spread the word about a product, event or service. Think of it as a promotional document, designed for the purpose of introducing …

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4 Tips for Using the Different Types of Letter Fonts

4 Tips for Using the Different Types of Letter Fonts Understanding fonts and how to use them is important in graphic design. Learn about the different types of letter fonts here! Keyword(s): different types of letter fonts Trying to understand how to use fonts in your graphic design? While you may have heard about the …

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Vintage Logo Design Ideas for the Modern Business

With so many interactive ways to reach your potential client base, it’s easy to forget how important basic branding is. It turns out that your business’s brand image is still crucial when trying to make a good first impression. This all starts with a good logo design. But in an age where design trends come and go …

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Do Happy Colors Make You Feel Happy?

Do Happy Colors Make You Feel Happy? Are you looking to add a bit of pep to your step? Using happy colors might just be the way to do it. Learn what colors can make you feel happier. Does wearing a black outfit make you look thinner? Does a grocery market painted yellow make you …

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What You Can Learn from the Star Wars Logo

What You Can Learn from the Star Wars Logo You can learn a lot about the future by looking at the past. Here’s what you can learn about logos from the iconic Star Wars logo. Designing a logo for your brand or business is harder than it looks. If you didn’t study graphic design, you …

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6 Graphic Design Quotes to Inspire Your Next Project

6 Graphic Design Quotes to Inspire Your Next Project Looking for inspiration for your next project? Check out these 6 graphic design quotes that will ignite your creative passion! It happens to all of us – you sit down prepared to crank out that perfect next project. But then, you realize you don’t know where …

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DPI vs. PPI: What On Earth is the Difference?

DPI vs. PPI: What On Earth is the Difference? Image Source: https://en.99designs.de/blog/tips/ppi-vs-dpi-whats-the-difference/ Confused about dpi vs. ppi? You’re not alone. Check out this handy guide to learn the difference between the two. Keyword(s): dpi vs. ppi These days, many business owners struggle with the definition of DPI vs. PPI. To an extent, this is not …

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7 Expert Tips on How NOT to design a logo

We might wish we haven’t, but we’ve all seen them. Turn around and consider a local business, and there is a chance their logo is simply terrible. Hell, even large brands can make the same mistake. Have you seen the logo of the Catholic Church’s Archdiocesan Youth Commission? No matter how much smart designers preach about …

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Essential Free Graphic Design Resources

Free Graphic Design Resources: It doesn’t matter if your budding new designer or a seasoned veteran with years of cranking out designs under your belt. You always have a use for some quality free design assets. With literally thousands of free and/or premium vector, type, and stock photo sites out there on the internet separating …

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Will Smith – Independence Day Cartoon Illustration

Happy Will-pendence Day Back in 2016, we ran a discount on Independence day. But unlike most other retailers, our marketing focused less on patriotism and more on Will Smith 🙂 2016 Ad Copy: How do you like to spend your 4th of July? Do you visit family and grill with your loved ones? Do you …

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