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The Top Choices for Logo Designer Software

February 12, 2020 / Inspiration
Logo Designer Software

Coming up with a robust logo design from scratch can be difficult and time-consuming. Depending on what you need a logo for, coming up with a solid logo design can be crucial, especially if you are using it to represent your business or brand. However, not everyone can afford to pay for a professional designer. Maybe paying someone else to craft a logo is not in the budget, or perhaps you need a logo for a personal or school project, and you are having a hard time getting started. Luckily, with the influx of technology, coming up with a solid logo quickly and easily can now be achieved. Logo designer software, both free and paid-for, can help anyone, designers and non-designers alike, come up with an effective design.
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Horizontal vs. Vertical Business Cards

January 30, 2020 / Conversation, Inspiration
Business Card Layout

One aspect of business card design that often gets overlooked is the decision to go vertical or horizontal. By that, we mean, do you want your business card to have a horizontal layout or a vertical layout? If you are creating your very first business card, or maybe you are looking to change this up a bit, this is a design aspect that you do not want to forget about. There are pros and cons to using either a vertical or horizontal card, so if you want help making a decision about your business card layout, read on to see if you should go vertical or horizontal.
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Chinese New Year Design Inspiration for 2020

January 26, 2020 / Inspiration
Chinese New Year Design Inspiration

The year is now 2020, and it is officially the Year of the Rat according to the Chinese zodiac. The Chinese zodiac has been around for thousands of years, and it is based on 12-year cycles, which each year represented by an animal. In Chinese culture, it is believed that a person born exhibits the characteristics of the animal for their birth year. People born during the Year of the Rat are believed to be inventive, cunning, successful, intelligent, and ambitious. Also, according to the Chinese zodiac, the rat is a symbol of prosperity and renewal. This means incorporating this zodiac sign in to any of your Chinese New Year projects is sure to be a success. However, we know coming up with ideas can be the most challenging part of the creative process, so we did some of the leg work for you. Check out some of these amazing designs found across the web for some 2020 Chinese New Year design inspiration.
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Top Five Design Trends for 2020

January 4, 2020 / Inspiration
Design Trends for 2020

Change is the only constant in the universe, so no matter how hard you try to resist, it’s going to happen. In the design field, the same rule holds true, things change, and it can happen rather quickly. Being a designer means you not only need to be creative but also be willing to learn new things. Luckily, many creatives have an open mind and are receptive to change. Staying on top of the curve also helps, so knowing what to expect can help you keep that creative edge. Every year new trends emerge, so it’s essential to keep your designs relevant and with the times (for the most part). Staying up to date by knowing the emerging design trends for 2020
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Designer Resolutions for 2020

December 29, 2019 / Inspiration
Designer Resolutions

As 2019 is ending, now is the time to look back and reflect on where you have been and where you would like to be. The end of the year is the perfect time to reflect and reassess your plans and goals for the next year. As a creative, being stagnant can really affect your flow, so assessing where you’ve been and where you want to go is necessary if you’re going to bring your work to the next level. Plus, even the act of writing down your intentions, goals, and aspirations can be the first step to making it all pan out for you. So make sure you set your designer resolutions for 2020!
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Holiday Design Inspiration: A Collection of the Best Holiday Design Images

December 9, 2019 / Inspiration
Holiday Design Inspiration

With the holidays around the bend, designers are often swamped with design projects and can feel the heat of the holiday season. Whether it’s for invitations, greeting cards, posters, or flyers, coming up with a holiday design can be harder than it seems. There’s nothing wrong with looking at some holiday design inspiration to help get your creative juices flowing and get you into the spirit of the holidays.
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The Colors of Fall: Autumn Color Palettes

November 30, 2019 / Inspiration
Autumn Color Palettes

The fall season is a beautiful time filled with cooler temperatures and various warm colors, which is quite the contrast to winter, as the fall season is full of beautiful foliage. As a creative, we often use the world around us to gain inspiration, and fall is quite an inspirational time. As a designer or marketer, using the colors of fall can really bring life to your project. Especially when you use warm and vibrant autumn color palettes to really tie together your creation, however, sometimes coming up with a good autumn color palette can be harder than it sounds.
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A Collection of Free Thanksgiving Fonts

November 22, 2019 / Inspiration
Free Thanksgiving Fonts

When you are designing a project, you want the overall design to capture the intended feel and message. With Thanksgiving around the bend, many designers are fueling up for their big family dinner and their next design project. During the month of November, this holiday is clearly influential and the reason for many new projects. Whether it’s a Thanksgiving-themed sales flyer or a party invitation, during the month of November, celebrations of this food-filled autumn holiday are everywhere. Luckily, there are plenty of free Thanksgiving fonts available on the internet to really tie your project together.
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