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Fonts Throughout History: 10 Typefaces with Global Branding Recognition

June 13, 2017 / Inspiration
fonts throughout history

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

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Printing 101: Commercial Printing Tips

March 21, 2017 / Inspiration
Commercial Printing Tips

There may come a time in your life where you have a printing project that cannot be completed successfully using your desktop printer at home. In these situations, commercial printing is required, especially if you want a quality product. Other reasons why you would need a professional printer often include the need to print in large amounts, you need trimming, or you want to have choices. By choices we mean you might decide to print your project using a particular type of ink or on specialty paper. However, commercial printing is frequently used when hundreds or thousands of copies are needed, as it’s the most productive and cost-effective approach.
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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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Are You In Need of Some Print Design Inspiration?

November 4, 2016 / Inspiration
Print Design Inspiration

Don’t you love it when you start a project, and everything seems to flow together seamlessly? However, that’s only one side of the spectrum. We all have had both sides of the coin. Sometimes things flow freely, and other times you are stopped dead in your tracks and don’t know which way to go. Trying to find inspiration for a project can be a challenging and frustrating task sometimes. Luckily, there are online resources available to you that can help inspire you, as well as give you some helpful advice along the way.
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What Did They Say?: Commercial Print Industry Lingo

August 22, 2016 / Inspiration
Commercial Print Vocabulary

If you want to make a good first impression, you need to pay particular attention to the type of paper you are using. However, picking out the correct paper for your project can be confusing and overwhelming. It doesn’t help that the industry jargon can confuse many business owners and entrepreneurs. Not understanding what you are hearing or looking at can cost you money, and you can end up making the wrong decision.
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Free Memorial Day Fonts

May 28, 2016 / Inspiration
Memorial Day Fonts

It doesn’t matter if your designing a poster, banner, flyer, an advertisement or business cards, the typography you choose sets the tone for your overall design. Since it’s Memorial Day weekend and this often puts many in a patriotic red, white and blue mood, use that as inspiration for your next design project.
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Logo Design Tips: What Not to Do!

May 23, 2016 / Inspiration
Logo Design Tips

Having a solid, well-designed logo is invaluable, as it provides instant feedback to the viewer and connects them with the product or service. It can be a graphic element, a concept, or a symbol; as long as it acts as the representation of your business. It is vital to your business to have an effective logo if you want your business to be successful and memorable.
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