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Thanksgiving Designs for the Holidays

November 10, 2019 / Uncategorized
Thanksgiving Designs

The temperatures are cooling, the leaves are changing, and Thanksgiving is just around the corner. During the month of November, Thanksgiving design projects often pop up, but not without its share of difficulties. When it comes to Thanksgiving designs, it can be difficult to come up with inspiration. The color schemes and themes for Thanksgiving are more limited than other holidays. However, when you are in a creative slump, it helps to look at what others have done. By doing so, you can gain inspiration that can help take you and your work to new creative heights.
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7 Halloween Color Palettes

October 30, 2019 / Inspiration
Halloween Color Palettes

There’s more good design than what meets the eye. There are a lot of “layers” to it, some of which many may not see. The use of color in a design is huge, and if done incorrectly can alter the design in an unexpected or bad way. Picking out a color scheme is one of the most important aspects of design, yet it’s often overlooked. Especially during the holidays, color is everything so you want to ensure you have a few good Halloween color palettes at your disposal so you can utilize one during the creation process. Utilizing the wrong color scheme can quickly ruin your creative seasonal design, wasting hours of hard work, so you want to make sure you have a few at your disposal.
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Top Halloween Fonts for Your Next Seasonal Design

October 21, 2019 / Inspiration
Top Halloween Fonts

October is a spooky month, filled with goblins, ghouls, ghosts, and things that go bump in the night. Halloween is around the bend, and for designers, that means this is the time to integrate Halloween-themed elements into your work. Halloween-themed projects are huge during the month of October. Nonetheless, coming up with inspiration can be difficult, and then comes the task of locating the perfect font. There are so many different fonts out there to use it can make your head spin. Luckily, you don’t have to search the internet for hours to locate the top Halloween fonts, because we have come up with a helpful list of some of the best around.
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Creative Inspiration for Your Next Halloween Design

October 10, 2019 / Inspiration

The month of October is an exciting time. Sweater weather is finally upon us, the leaves are changing, which means Halloween is right around the bend. A fun holiday that is enjoyed by all, both young and old, Halloween is a spooky time of year that is filled with candy, pumpkins, ghosts, goblins, witches, and other things that go bump in the night. It’s a night of remembrance and celebration, and that can take many forms, and for designers that can equal opportunity. New design projects can come about since people will need invitations made for their big Halloween party, or maybe you need to design a Halloween inspired advertisement for your business. However, while you may think that a Halloween design is easy to pull off, sometimes you can become overwhelmed and not know which direction you should go. Having some Halloween design inspiration can go a long way if you are stumped and are having a hard time getting your design off the ground.
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Using the Golden Ratio in Design

September 29, 2019 / Inspiration
Using the Golden Ratio in Design

Using design to make your marketing material stand out is an excellent way to get noticed. However, the design needs to be good if you want to be effective. Harmony is required if you’re going to have a good design. Meaning all of the design elements are arranged effectively. One way to achieve balance is by using the golden ratio in design. The golden ratio can be found in nature, our solar system, our body, the DNA chain, music, art, design, and architecture. In fact, the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Parthenon were both built around the golden ratio, and look how well they have survived throughout the years!
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8 Powerful Font Combinations for Your Next Design Project

September 18, 2019 / Inspiration
Font Combinations

Picking the perfect font for your design project can be tricky and overwhelming. Choosing the wrong font can convey an incorrect feeling or message, ruining your design. However, when you are using multiple font combinations, the difficulty level of choosing the correct font combination rises. Pairing fonts is a very frustrating and time-consuming task that is difficult to get right. Not only do you have to pick the perfect font for your design, but you have to do it twice, and your choices have to complement each other.
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Free Logo Design Tools to Help You Create a Professional Business Logo

September 12, 2019 / Inspiration
Free Logo Design Tools

When it comes to brand identification, you want to have an immediately recognizable image. The logo is the face of your brand, so to be effective, it should accurately convey the personality of your organization. However, you may be operating on a shoestring budget, or you may not have a lot of time and need some assistance. Maybe you have the skills but are looking for ideas and inspiration for a logo design. Thankfully, if you don’t have the resources for a professional logo design, there are many free logo design tools available on the internet.
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Free Photoshop Brushes for Adobe Photoshop

August 30, 2019 / Inspiration
Free Photoshop Brushes

Adobe Photoshop is a powerful program that allows you to create vibrant artwork and designs. A vast program, truly learning all the ins and outs of the program can take years. Even then, you may not still know everything that it can do. However, one of the best aspects of the program is having the ability to add more Photoshop brushes to your arsenal. While Photoshop does come with a set of preinstalled brushes, you are not limited to just these. There are plenty of brushes out there for you to download and use, with many of them being free. They can range from textured brushes to patterns, enabling you to create the design that you want to achieve effectively. Luckily, there are a lot of free Photoshop brushes out there for you to check out and use.
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