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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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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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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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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 Easter Fonts: 18 Free Easter Fonts for Your Next Design Project

April 7, 2019 / Inspiration
Free Easter Fonts

Spring has sprung, and Easter is just around the corner! During this time of year, many business owners, marketers, entrepreneurs, and designers spruce up their digital and print material to coincide with the holiday. So, if you want your next holiday design project to stand out, then it’s important that you get into the holiday spirit! Luckily, there are plenty of free Easter fonts available on the internet that you can download and install to your computer. Using Easter-inspired fonts is an easy and fun way to add some extra flair to your holiday creation, so what are you waiting for?
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Spring Has Sprung! Top Spring Fonts

March 20, 2019 / Inspiration

Spring has arrived, and for many not a moment too soon. As the weather starts to warm up and Mother Nature begins to wake up, many people go through an annual ritual called “Spring Cleaning.” They take a cue from the weather and utilize it as the perfect time to clear out clutter and give a good cleaning to their personal environment in general. The same is true with media and design; many designers and project managers are inspired by the spring weather to update their media and promotional material with a clean look for the season. One of the best ways to freshen up, out of date printed material, is with the addition of a new font. A new font can really give your project a fresh new look and help bring it to life. So far, the 2019 spring design season is already bursting with new spring fonts from some very talented designers and graphic artists.

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Printing 101: Should I Print a Matte or Glossy Brochure?

February 25, 2019 / Conversation
Matte or Glossy Brochure

Even in today’s technology-driven world, brochures are still utilized as they are a tried and true marketing tool. Besides flyers, brochures are a hot commodity since they are an effective way to communicate important information. Plus, brochures are cost effective, have the potential to cover a lot of information, and are extremely versatile. However, one of the main questions that often arise during the planning stages is, should I print a matte or glossy brochure? This design aspect should never be overlooked, as it is just as important as designing the logo, choosing the typography, as well as the color(s) used on the brochure.

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Celebrate the Season with these Free Christmas and Holiday Fonts!

December 18, 2018 / Inspiration
Holiday Fonts

December is here and that means it is the month to get into the holiday spirit! It doesn’t matter what you celebrate, the month of December is a magical time for many people. December is the month of giving and receiving, and for designers, it’s the time for holiday cards, gift guides, holiday graphics, and other festive design projects. However, no festive project is complete without the use of holiday fonts. Using a festive font can really bring the design together and add some much-needed pizzazz to your project.
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