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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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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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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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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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