You’ve got the front and rear of your business card designed and printed. Now how about the sides? Edge painting, or colour edging if you prefer, is a great addition to really make your business card stand out.
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A comical lesson in typography: Keming, the result of improper kerning.
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If some logos were brutally honest…
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Charitable, speculative and free design work is regularly sought after in the design industry. While the terms are often interchanged, there are important distinctions between them which define whether designers should accept or refuse the work.
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The most common screen resolution, screen size and best practices when it comes to size for web design are common topics of discussion among web designers. Opinions are divided on what size is best, but luckily there is plenty of cold, hard data to help you decide.
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They say “you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover” but lets face it, we do.
It just about makes me cringe when someone is investing proper time, effort and money with me to design a brand identity for their new business, and the email address they provide for their stationery is something like firstname.lastname@example.org.
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A fantastic modular, typographic bookcase by Saporiti. Be sure to view the full post for additional images.
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A little good advice never hurt anyone. If you’re looking for a few tips on how to improve your graphic design business, or just a little insight into how others do things, 100 habits of successful graphic designers is worth a read.
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How would you like your graphic design? You may pick two. Be sure to view the full post to see the complete venn diagram.
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A fantastic series of illustrations from an advertising campaign by Mercedes Benz. Not strictly accurate going by modern science, but a great depiction of the concept.
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