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The 2019 Summer Color Palette Explosion

June 29, 2019 / Inspiration
2019 Summer Color Palettes

Summer has finally arrived, time for picnics, barbecues, and outdoor adventures. It’s also time to update your pallet with the hottest colors trending for 2019. This year’s shades and hues have gone very bold and seem to express a fiery rebirth, burning away the last pastels of spring and revealing the bright colors of the season. This year red is the new black, and every other color imaginable. It’s not just red that is turning heads, every hue and shade even remotely associated with red is getting some serious attention. Pink, orange, purple, and even yellow are the hottest colors in the designer’s studio. The selection of colors this year is truly staggering in terms of shade and vibrancy, so much so, that the term “overwhelming” doesn’t even begin to describe the explosion of color for this year. In order to help you set your style on fire, we have pulled out all the stops for our collection of the trendiest 2019 summer color palettes for 2019. Here are some of the most fabulous colors we could find.
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Fourth of July Design Inspiration

June 25, 2019 / Inspiration
Fourth of July Design Inspiration

When you think of the Fourth of July, images of fireworks, backyard barbeques, family, and friends all come to mind. You can’t forget the colors of Independence Day, good ol’ red, white, and blue. However, while the imagery of the holiday itself is easy to think of, when it comes time to make a good image and design based on this holiday, it can be quite the challenge. There’s so much you can do with this holiday that some may find it challenging to come up with a robust, original design that’s aesthetically pleasing and not over the top. However, in many cases having some Fourth of July design inspiration available to you can help get the creative juices flowing.
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Top Free Adobe Alternatives to Try

June 13, 2019 / Inspiration
Free Adobe Alternatives

When it comes to creative software, Adobe products have always been a popular and powerful set of industry-leading tools. However, while Adobe software is often number one in the minds of many creatives, not everyone can afford Adobe’s Creative Cloud packages. Maybe you’re operating on a budget of nothing or one with very little wiggle room. Perhaps you like to save money when you can, so if you can find a program that can do what you need it to do, for free, you would be all over it. Luckily, there are a lot of free Adobe alternatives available out there.
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Using Mail Marketing? How to Make Your Postcards Survive the Mail System

May 24, 2019 / Inspiration
How to Print Mail-Ready Postcards

When you are printing marketing material, the last thing anyone wants is for their investment to become a wasted one. When it comes to print marketing, there are aspects that one does not think about, until it happens to them. All too often, one spends a great deal of time and money to create the perfect postcard for their marketing campaign, for it to go nowhere. The reason why it went nowhere? Well, the design itself wasn’t at fault. It was the fact that the postcards arrived damaged. The postcards arrived scratched, torn, and severely damaged, which resulted in your postcards looking rather unattractive to your audience. Because investment loss is a real thing, learning how to print mail-ready postcards is crucial.
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2019 Spring Business Card Trends

April 30, 2019 / Inspiration
Spring Business Card Trends

With spring rolling in and summer fast approaching, many businesses use this time of year to revamp and possibly rework marketing material that might be getting just a little bit stale. This includes the most viable and useful piece of advertising, the almighty business card. An out of date business card can make even the hippest and modern company look behind the times and out of date. To remedy this, we would like to present the five hottest designs and the top spring business card trends of 2019.
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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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