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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
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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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Summer Color Scheme Inspiration

June 27, 2017 / Inspiration
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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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Fonts Throughout History: 10 Typefaces with Global Branding Recognition

June 13, 2017 / Inspiration
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Typography is crucial in the design of a logo, and these fonts throughout history have been trailblazers in brand success.

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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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Printing 101: Types of Print Finishes

February 3, 2017 / Conversation, Inspiration

Did you know that the type of print finish you pick has a substantial impact on the finished product? Even if you have a strong design, your project can be taken up a notch or two just by choosing the correct print finish. Yet, many people often overlook this design aspect, even though it can help improve your overall printed design. If you want to make your business cards and printed products extra special, you can enhance the look and design by choosing a finishing option.
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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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The Designer Holiday Gift Guide

December 16, 2016 / Inspiration

It’s that time of year again, the time of gift giving and expressing your love for your family and friends. Many people during this time are focused on finding that perfect gift for their loved ones, and this can be a tough task! While getting a gift for the artist and designer in your life can be difficult, it doesn’t have to be.
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