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Basic Design Principles, as Told by Nature

September 20, 2017 / Inspiration

When you see a design you like, have you ever broke it down as to why it is visually appealing? There are many ways to create a visually stunning piece of design, but fostering an eye for visual art begins with these basic design principles. Learn about each basic design principle, using visual examples from nature.

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Beginner’s Guide to Contrast Colors

August 31, 2017 / Conversation
business card design nyc

Contrasting colors are when a set of two colors are from different sections of the color wheel. If you are a beginner, here is you guide to contrast colors for business card design NYC.

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Food Business Branding: The Most Appetizing Colors

July 31, 2017 / Inspiration
food business branding

There is a psychology to color when it comes to branding any business, which includes food companies. Color affects consumers in both a conscious and subconscious way, making it a powerful leveraging tool to sell products. There is only a small window (2-3 seconds) when a product is in front of a consumer, so it’s important to make it count. Here are how different colors affect food business branding.

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Summer Color Scheme Inspiration

June 27, 2017 / Inspiration
summer color scheme inspiration

Summer is here! With new season comes new inspiration. Here is some summer color scheme inspiration to brighten your branding and design.

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Brand Your New Business with Color Scheme Ideas Inspired by Nature

April 26, 2017 / Inspiration
Baltic sea shore and a road through the sand dunes

Are you feeling uninspired? Sometimes there is so much tedious work that comes along with effective branding that colors begin to blur together. Regain a fresh sense of creativity with these brand color scheme ideas inspired by nature.

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How to Find Creative Inspiration in Unexpected Places

March 3, 2017 / Inspiration
Find Creative Inspiration

Jack London once said that “You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.” Sometimes the creative process just doesn’t happen by itself. There are the times when you really have to work for it. When creative blocks strike, looking outward can a useful way get the creative ideas flowing again.
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Need Some Creative Inspiration this Valentine’s Day?

February 11, 2017 / Inspiration
Free Valentine’s Day Designs

Don’t just exchange the typical candy and flowers this year, get personal and put a personal touch on your gifts this Valentine’s Day. Maybe you are looking to design your very own Valentine’s Day card, or maybe you are looking to create your own labels. The sky is the limit when it comes to creativity. However, having a place to start and gaining some inspiration ahead of time never hurts!
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Get Into the Holiday Season with Free Christmas Fonts

December 20, 2016 / Inspiration
Free Christmas Fonts

It’s true that the majority of your design is dependent upon the typography used. Type can either make or break your design, so you want to ensure you can find the perfect font for your project. Using the wrong type of font can have either a negative or a positive effect on the audience’s perception. Luckily, there are a plethora of free fonts available on the internet that can be used for personal and/or commercial purposes.
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