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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 An out of date business card can make even the hippest and modern company look behind the times and out of date.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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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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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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