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.
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?
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.
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 One of the best ways to freshen up, out of date printed material, is with the addition of a new font.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.
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.
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.
February 5th, 2019, marks a new year, according to the Chinese lunar calendar, and each year is assigned an animal according to tradition. 2019 is known as the year of the pig and it marks the end of the twelve-year cycle of animals. Also known as the Spring festival, Chinese New Year celebrations are held for two weeks, starting from the day before the year and stretching until the beginning of the start of the Lantern Festival. Planning and decorations for the New Year are done much earlier, before the end of the year. At one point the Chinese New Year was only observed in the east, however, in the modern day, Chinese culture and traditions have spread throughout the world.
One of the hottest emerging trends for 2019 is the modern natural design ascetic, focusing on natural colors and patterns broken down to the simplest minimal forms. Finding the natural look for an artificial design can be daunting. In fact, for many designers, the challenge can be as tough as climbing a mountain. So in order to make the journey a bit easier, here is a handy guide to the new modern natural design.