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Celebrate the Season with these Free Christmas and Holiday Fonts!

December 18, 2018 / Inspiration
Holiday Fonts

December is here and that means it is the month to get into the holiday spirit! It doesn’t matter what you celebrate, the month of December is a magical time for many people. December is the month of giving and receiving, and for designers, it’s the time for holiday cards, gift guides, holiday graphics, and other festive design projects. However, no festive project is complete without the use of holiday fonts. Using a festive font can really bring the design together and add some much-needed pizzazz to your project.
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Need Inspiration for Your Holiday Project? Check Out these Christmas Designs

December 15, 2018 / Inspiration
Christmas Designs

With the holiday season in full swing, many designers are up to their necks with holiday design projects. However, while you may think holiday-themed design projects would be easy, it can be hard to come up with new designs. Especially when you keep using the same ideas and resources year after year, it can be hard to come up with a fresh and innovative design. Unfortunately, when things become routine and repetitive it’s common for a designer to become blocked creatively. Creative blocks can really hold you back and create more stress and pressure, especially as deadlines near. Luckily, there are plenty of design resources available via the internet.
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Autumn Inspired Explosive Fall Color Palettes

November 29, 2018 / Inspiration
Fall Color Palettes

The autumn season has arrived and, as always, it has ushered in a time of festive colors, that remind us of the beauty of fall. For many, autumn heralds the changing of the leaves, warm pie with family and an explosion of fall colors. The colors of this season are distinctive and subtle. The colors of fall are very familiar to anyone who has live through one. The warm golden hues matched with bright reds and earthy browns spread among the fading green that is announcing the coming of winter. While the colors of the season are quite well known, finding the right color palette for your seasonal project can be challenging and elusive.
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The Psychology of Color: Powerful Color Combinations

November 17, 2018 / Inspiration
Powerful Color Combos

As humans, sight is our primary sense that we use to perceive the world, a universe of color, right before our eyes. The psychology of color is a deeply researched subject, with millions of man-hours and billions of dollars spent, in order to find out the secret reactions people have to it. While the response and effect of single colors are well known, people’s reaction to combinations of colors is somewhat more elusive and harder to pin down. The reason is probably because different people have different life experiences and as a result the more complex a pattern, the wider spectrum of reactions results.
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Thanksgiving Designs for Creative Inspiration

November 9, 2018 / Inspiration
Thanksgiving Designs

Coming up with a design that’s related to Thanksgiving can be tough, as Thanksgiving color schemes and themes are relatively limited. However, looking at other people’s work is an excellent way to gain some inspiration for your own design project, especially when you are in a creative slump. Nevertheless, it is always important to only look at other’s work to ignite your imagination, and not plagiarize. The goal of any good designer should be to never copy and rip off somebody else’s artwork, and this goes for any artist.
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Top 13 Spooky Halloween Fonts

October 24, 2018 / Inspiration
Halloween Fonts

Once again, it’s that time of year, when spooky thoughts and macabre visuals take over media and marketing like an invading horde of Vikings, doing their yearly raids. Peaceful and pleasant images are replaced for a short time with dripping words and monstrous icons. If you have not prepared for the seasonal horde arriving to take over your marketing material, do not worry.
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Need Creative Inspiration? Top Halloween Design Examples

October 17, 2018 / Inspiration
Halloween Design Examples

It’s the spookiest time of the year, and Halloween is right around the bend. For many, this means jack o’ lanterns, costumes, candy corn, candy, and fake (hopefully) spider webs. While Halloween events and parties help get you into the spirit of the holiday. If you are a designer then you probably have a project or two that pertains to Halloween, whether it’s for a friend’s party, your email newsletter, a website, or for a corporate event, sometimes it can be hard to get the design project ball rolling. Especially when the design can take many turns and go many routes, as it can quickly become overwhelming. Luckily, there is plenty of inspiration available on the web so you don’t have to look far!
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Avoid Creative Burnout with these Relaxing Mindfulness Apps

October 13, 2018 / Inspiration
Mindfulness Apps

Unfortunately, in today’s age of information overload, many people are prone to burnout. With high-stress levels, too much work and not enough sleep, physical, mental, and creative burnout can happen to the best of us. Burnout happens when we are under prolonged and excessive stress and if left untreated burnout can cause physical and emotional exhaustion, which can manifest as insomnia, chronic fatigue, changes in weight, anger, anxiety, and depression. When you suffer from burnout syndrome, it’s common for your overworked brain to forget important tasks, making it impossible to pay attention and concentrate.
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