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Inspirational Creative Quotes to Boost Positivity and Production

March 30, 2020 / Inspiration
Inspirational Creative Quotes

Everyone needs a boost of positivity from time to time, and sometimes more than others. Working as a creative can be tough. Just like any profession, burn out can set in, which can lower a person’s overall mood and morale. Maybe a person is going through a rough patch in their life, and it can be challenging to separate work and their personal life, and as a result, it’s affecting their creative output. These kinds of things happen, and it’s okay. Luckily, you are never alone and sometimes it just takes the right words to lift you out of a creative and/or mental slump. To be creative, there needs to be a source of inspiration behind it, and it doesn’t matter if it comes from within or an outside source. For example, inspirational creative quotes can act as a form of motivation to a person’s creative soul, and can even help boost productivity and morale.
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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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Using Mail Marketing? How to Make Your Postcards Survive the Mail System

May 24, 2019 / Inspiration
How to Print Mail-Ready Postcards

When you are printing marketing material, the last thing anyone wants is for their investment to become a wasted one. When it comes to print marketing, there are aspects that one does not think about, until it happens to them. All too often, one spends a great deal of time and money to create the perfect postcard for their marketing campaign, for it to go nowhere. The reason why it went nowhere? Well, the design itself wasn’t at fault. It was the fact that the postcards arrived damaged. The postcards arrived scratched, torn, and severely damaged, which resulted in your postcards looking rather unattractive to your audience. Because investment loss is a real thing, learning how to print mail-ready postcards is crucial.
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2019 Spring Business Card Trends

April 30, 2019 / Inspiration
Spring Business Card Trends

With spring rolling in and summer fast approaching, many businesses use this time of year to revamp and possibly rework marketing material that might be getting just a little bit stale. This includes the most viable and useful piece of advertising, the almighty business card. An out of date business card can make even the hippest and modern company look behind the times and out of date. To remedy this, we would like to present the five hottest designs and the top spring business card trends of 2019.
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Avoid Creative Burnout with these Relaxing Mindfulness Apps

October 13, 2018 / Inspiration
Mindfulness Apps

Unfortunately, in today’s age of information overload, many people are prone to burnout. With high-stress levels, too much work and not enough sleep, physical, mental, and creative burnout can happen to the best of us. Burnout happens when we are under prolonged and excessive stress and if left untreated burnout can cause physical and emotional exhaustion, which can manifest as insomnia, chronic fatigue, changes in weight, anger, anxiety, and depression. When you suffer from burnout syndrome, it’s common for your overworked brain to forget important tasks, making it impossible to pay attention and concentrate.
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Need Inspiration? How to Get Out of a Creative Slump

September 19, 2018 / Inspiration
Get Out of a Creative Slump

Many creatives are all too familiar with getting on a roll with their creative work, only to eventually hit a brick wall. A common theme with many creators, getting into a dry spell happens to everybody now and then. A normal occurrence, but a frustrating one at that, since it can be difficult to get ideas flowing again after you’ve hit a mental roadblock.
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The Best Websites Online to Learn Visual and Graphic Design

August 24, 2018 / Inspiration
Online Graphic Design Courses

It doesn’t matter what your medium of choice is, knowing visual and graphic design is a valuable skill for all creatives to have, especially in today’s visual world. For many creatives, it is a fundamental part of the job, while for others, knowing and understanding the basic principles of design can give anyone that professional edge. Luckily, learning and improving your skill set doesn’t have to mean enrolling in an expensive school or workshops. Taking advantage of online education opportunities is a great and inexpensive way to learn at your own pace, all while still having the support of the online community.
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Looking for a High-Quality Designer? Look for These 4 Essential Traits

August 3, 2018 / Conversation
Traits of a High-Quality Graphic Designer

When you have an idea in mind for an exciting design project, it’s common to want to get it off the ground as quickly as possible. However, one of the significant hurdles you need to pass is finding a reliable, high-quality designer that can take your vision and make it a reality, successfully. If you are looking for a “graphic designer with experience” you are sure to find many of them, but locating the cream of the crop can be a more arduous task. It can become overwhelming even. Luckily, there are some traits to look out for when you are deciding on a good graphic designer.
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