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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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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 One of the best ways to freshen up, out of date printed material, is with the addition of a new font.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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Printing 101: Should I Print a Matte or Glossy Brochure?

February 25, 2019 / Conversation
Matte or Glossy Brochure

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.

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Celebrate the Season with these Free Christmas and Holiday Fonts!

December 18, 2018 / Inspiration
Holiday Fonts

December is here and that means it is the month to get into the holiday spirit! It doesn’t matter what you celebrate, the month of December is a magical time for many people. December is the month of giving and receiving, and for designers, it’s the time for holiday cards, gift guides, holiday graphics, and other festive design projects. However, no festive project is complete without the use of holiday fonts. Using a festive font can really bring the design together and add some much-needed pizzazz to your project.
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Stumped on Fonts? 33 Popular Font Pairings

August 17, 2018 / Inspiration
Font Pairings

It’s typical for a designer to spend a reasonable amount of time deciding on which typefaces to pair up. This process can go rather smoothly, or it can be a painful, drawn-out process. You want to find a pair that works well together, a harmonious union that doesn’t fight your eye for attention, and yet is still visually striking. Overall, this task is probably the most frustrating and time-consuming aspect of any design project since it can be hard to get right. The fact that there are thousands of typefaces currently available doesn’t make the task at hand any easier. There are so many fonts out there that the overall process can make any person feel defeated and exasperated.
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No Photoshop? No Problem! The Best FREE Photoshop Alternatives

July 3, 2018 / Inspiration
Free Photoshop Alternatives

Many look to the industry standard program, Adobe Photoshop, when they need to edit, manipulate, or enhance their image. However, in some instances using this powerful program may be overkill. While Photoshop is an excellent program, some may not be able to afford the subscription cost, or maybe they don’t need all the extra features and are just looking for a free image editing program. Luckily, Photoshop is not the only image editor available on the market. In fact, many Photoshop alternatives have popped up over the past few years, especially after Adobe’s move to the Creative Cloud.
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The Hidden Power of Fonts

June 16, 2018 / Conversation, Inspiration
Power of Fonts

Today more than ever scientists, psychologists, and designers are unlocking the secrets of the font. This new understanding is helping to unlock the power and influence that lies behind the very shape of our words. Companies have spent millions of dollars on countless studies done by marketing researchers, in attempt to find the perfect font for campaigns. The findings have created more questions than answers, and have gone to the very heart of the mystery of the human psyche and how we perceive the world around us. This is probably why some people spend way too much time looking for the perfect font.
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2018 Logo Design Trends

May 5, 2018 / Uncategorized
Logo Design Trends

We are almost mid-way into 2018, and designers have been showcasing their innovative approaches to logos. When looking at logo design trends, it is important to take inspiration rather than mimic others. Examine the characteristics of the newest creative designs to create your own relevant and distinguished logo for your brand.

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