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Easter Graphic Design Inspiration: Designs to Inspire Creativity

April 14, 2019 / Inspiration
Easter Graphic Design Inspiration

When you think of Easter, it’s easy to come up with the standard elements that are predominant in Easter designs such as fuzzy bunnies, baskets, and pastel-colored eggs. While these are simple and common elements, there is a lot that you can do with an Easter design, as the doors of creativity are relatively open. It’s true. The creative opportunities that come with this pastel-colored holiday are endless. Seasonal related designs can work for a variety of projects, everything from t-shirts, to flyers, greeting cards, as well as illustrations. However, sometimes you need some Easter graphic design inspiration to get you going on a new project.
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Free Easter Fonts: 18 Free Easter Fonts for Your Next Design Project

April 7, 2019 / Inspiration
Free Easter Fonts

Spring has sprung, and Easter is just around the corner! During this time of year, many business owners, marketers, entrepreneurs, and designers spruce up their digital and print material to coincide with the holiday. So, if you want your next holiday design project to stand out, then it’s important that you get into the holiday spirit! Luckily, there are plenty of free Easter fonts available on the internet that you can download and install to your computer. Using Easter-inspired fonts is an easy and fun way to add some extra flair to your holiday creation, so what are you waiting for?
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The 2019 Spring Color Palette Collection

March 29, 2019 / Inspiration

Spring is in the air! Relief has come to many that have been fighting the winter doldrums, as we finally begin to thaw out, after a particularly cold winter. With the warmer days comes the new growth the heralds the color explosion that is the hallmark of the season. For many it is also the time for a fresh cleaning, disturbing the dust that has collected throughout the cold season. Many companies and designers also use the change of season as a valid reason to update the old color palette and begin something exciting and new. The latest color trends for 2019 are bright and bold and could add just the right amount of now to help projects reach the modern audience.

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Spring Has Sprung! Top Spring Fonts

March 20, 2019 / Inspiration

Spring has arrived, and for many not a moment too soon. As the weather starts to warm up and Mother Nature begins to wake up, many people go through an annual ritual called “Spring Cleaning.” They take a cue from the weather and utilize it as the perfect time to clear out clutter and give a good cleaning to their personal environment in general. The same is true with media and design; many designers and project managers are inspired by the spring weather to update their media and promotional material with a clean look for the season. One of the best ways to freshen up, out of date printed material, is with the addition of a new font. A new font can really give your project a fresh new look and help bring it to life. So far, the 2019 spring design season is already bursting with new spring fonts from some very talented designers and graphic artists.

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Luck of the Design: St. Patrick’s Day Design Inspiration

March 6, 2019 / Inspiration
St. Patrick’s Day Design Inspiration

It doesn’t matter if you’re Irish or not, St. Patrick’s Day has become a celebration of Irish culture for everyone. Everyone is a bit of Irish when St. Patty’s rolls around and joins in on the celebration, even if they do not share an Irish heritage. A fun-filled holiday, St. Patrick’s Day is filled with iconic imagery. From the color green to leprechauns and four-leaf clovers, this holiday inspires people to get into the spirit of the Irish. For a designer, this holiday is full of fun St. Patrick’s Day design inspiration. Perfect for invitations, advertisements, packaging, and any other special design.

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Printing 101: Should I Print a Matte or Glossy Brochure?

February 25, 2019 / Conversation
Matte or Glossy Brochure

Even in today’s technology-driven world, brochures are still utilized as they are a tried and true marketing tool. Besides flyers, brochures are a hot commodity since they are an effective way to communicate important information. Plus, brochures are cost effective, have the potential to cover a lot of information, and are extremely versatile. However, one of the main questions that often arise during the planning stages is, should I print a matte or glossy brochure? This design aspect should never be overlooked, as it is just as important as designing the logo, choosing the typography, as well as the color(s) used on the brochure.

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Should You Include a QR Code on a Business Card?

February 20, 2019 / Conversation
QR Code on a Business Card

One of the most pressing questions, asked by business card designers, in the modern age is, whether or not to include a QR code on a business card? The two most common answers are “of course, here’s mine” or “what is a QR code?” While the question seems straightforward, the answer exposes the truth about what side of the digital divide your company is on. If you find your company seems to be stuck in the slow lane on the information superhighway, here is a handy primer on all things QR, and why your marketing project might need one.

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The Best Fonts for Business Cards

February 13, 2019 / Inspiration
Best Fonts for Business Cards

When you are designing your business card, there are a lot of things to consider. You want a business card that will make an impression, so it doesn’t get thrown out or lost in the shuffle with the other unwanted business cards. While choosing your color scheme and coming up with a strong logo are important aspects to consider, picking the right fonts for your business card is an often overlooked design element. The type that you choose can have an impact on how a person perceives your business card and can help distinguish you from your competition, helping you get noticed.

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