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How to Make Print-Ready Business Cards

August 20, 2019 / Uncategorized
Print-Ready Business Cards

When it comes to printing your business card, one of the hardest aspects is formatting your business card correctly, so it comes out as expected when printed. During the design process, your business card needs to be appropriately formatted into a print-ready file so the printer can pop out your design perfectly. Otherwise, all of your hard work and time spent can go right down the tube. If you are looking to create print-ready business cards, check out these helpful business card printing tips.
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Choosing the Best Font for Your Business Card

August 8, 2019 / Conversation
Choosing a Business Card Font

When it comes time to find a font that matches your business and brand, it can be a challenging feat. There are a lot of fonts out there to choose from, and it is not a decision to take lightly. Typography plays a significant role in how your audience views your brand, and you do not want to send the wrong message. The font you choose plays a vital role in business card design. You want your audience to receive a business card that accurately represents your business. Otherwise, it will become a wasted marketing effort. Unfortunately, the process of choosing a business card font can quickly become overwhelming due to the sheer amount of choices that you have. There are a lot of options out there, but with the correct know-how, you can help streamline your search.
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The Many Faces of Business Cards

July 31, 2019 / Inspiration
Types of Business Cards

Today we live in a digital world, filled with technology that is continually multiplying. Change is the name of the game. Even the way we network has changed thanks to social media. However, despite the influx of technology and social media, face-to-face networking events and meetings are still prevalent within business relationships. Within this context, business cards are still king and can help you make an excellent first impression on a potential business connect. There’s something to be said for having something physical to put out on a table, or hand to another person. It’s essential to be remembered, especially in the business world, so having a physical reminder to hand out is an excellent way to stand out in a person’s mind. However, there are different types of business cards so it can be challenging to choose which one to use.
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How to Choose the Best Font for Your Logo

July 25, 2019 / Inspiration
Choose the Best Font for Your Logo

When you are coming up with a logo for your company, your choice of font can make or break your design. Your design should represent your brand, especially considering your audience will see this the most, so it should clearly state who you are. While the wrong type of font won’t ruin your design per se, but it will alter the message and expressive elements of the design. The result of this is that your audience will not get an accurate “reading” of your company, and this can seriously harm your marketing efforts. However, when it comes time to choose the best font for your logo it can be challenging, as there are a lot of fonts out there to choose from. In fact, this step can become overwhelming, but with the proper knowledge, you can feel confident in your selection and make the correct choice.
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Top 5 Tips for Invitation Design

July 10, 2019 / Conversation
Invitation Design Tips

Even something as simple sounding as an invitation needs attention to detail and careful planning, especially if you want something that is unforgettable. An event’s invitation should not only set the overall mood and feel of the event, but it should also be enticing. When your invitees receive that invitation, it will be their first interaction with the event, giving them a taste of what’s to come. Invitation design is a crucial aspect of event planning, but luckily, this part of the process can be fun. Especially if you keep in mind some of these helpful invitation design tips.
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The 2019 Summer Color Palette Explosion

June 29, 2019 / Inspiration
2019 Summer Color Palettes

Summer has finally arrived, time for picnics, barbecues, and outdoor adventures. It’s also time to update your pallet with the hottest colors trending for 2019. This year’s shades and hues have gone very bold and seem to express a fiery rebirth, burning away the last pastels of spring and revealing the bright colors of the season. This year red is the new black, and every other color imaginable. It’s not just red that is turning heads, every hue and shade even remotely associated with red is getting some serious attention. Pink, orange, purple, and even yellow are the hottest colors in the designer’s studio. The selection of colors this year is truly staggering in terms of shade and vibrancy, so much so, that the term “overwhelming” doesn’t even begin to describe the explosion of color for this year. In order to help you set your style on fire, we have pulled out all the stops for our collection of the trendiest 2019 summer color palettes for 2019. Here are some of the most fabulous colors we could find.
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Fourth of July Design Inspiration

June 25, 2019 / Inspiration
Fourth of July Design Inspiration

When you think of the Fourth of July, images of fireworks, backyard barbeques, family, and friends all come to mind. You can’t forget the colors of Independence Day, good ol’ red, white, and blue. However, while the imagery of the holiday itself is easy to think of, when it comes time to make a good image and design based on this holiday, it can be quite the challenge. There’s so much you can do with this holiday that some may find it challenging to come up with a robust, original design that’s aesthetically pleasing and not over the top. However, in many cases having some Fourth of July design inspiration available to you can help get the creative juices flowing.
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Top Free Adobe Alternatives to Try

June 13, 2019 / Inspiration
Free Adobe Alternatives

When it comes to creative software, Adobe products have always been a popular and powerful set of industry-leading tools. However, while Adobe software is often number one in the minds of many creatives, not everyone can afford Adobe’s Creative Cloud packages. Maybe you’re operating on a budget of nothing or one with very little wiggle room. Perhaps you like to save money when you can, so if you can find a program that can do what you need it to do, for free, you would be all over it. Luckily, there are a lot of free Adobe alternatives available out there.
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