Jan 21, 2021
It’s amazing the difference a new year will make. There’s a sense of renewal, of change, of exciting new opportunities, and we can’t think of a time when that was more welcome! Tastes and trends change as the years go by, and it’s important to keep up or fall behind. Here are some of the new trends we’re looking forward to seeing in 2021.
Jan 19, 2021
The novel coronavirus has impacted us all – in big and small ways, from the way we shop for groceries to the way we communicate and work with others. For small businesses around the country, the impacts of COVID-19 have been wide and far reaching. Here are some facts about small businesses to help you learn more about businesses like ours during this time
Jan 04, 2021
Whether you're a freelancer working on your own projects with your own clients, a seasoned designer working for a longtime firm or a casual user of design programs creating your projects on the side for fun, there are a few things every graphic designer should consider doing to cement themselves in the design world. Here are a few of our favorite tips.
Jan 01, 2021
Whew, 2020 was a doozy, huh? Most, if not all, of us had our 2020 goals and resolutions wrecked at no fault of our own. Sure, we’re all used to a resolution failing - but last year was a bit over the top. A new year is something to look forward to, a new opportunity for setting and achieving goals, and getting out of 2021 better than we started. Let’s go ahead and look at ways to set non-traditional resolutions so we can all achieve more in 2021.
Dec 28, 2020
Printing to the edge requires what graphic designers and printers mostly refer to as "bleed" but many people don't know what bleed means, why it's necessary or how to make sure a file has it. Today we'll cover those questions and more to help you gain the knowledge to provide beautiful, print-ready projects for printing.
Dec 17, 2020
We all know that color affects us - our moods, our emotions, what catches our eye and what doesn't - so how can we use color to make effective designs that appeal to a wide audience? The answer is through choosing the right colors and balance between those colors in our design work. Here are some basics to get you started on the color journey that is right for your brand and design.
Dec 10, 2020
This is not a call out post - we're not here to critique people's personal aesthetic choices (if comic sans is your favorite font well... you do you, friend) but there are certain all-too-easy-to-commit…
Dec 03, 2020
We've all been there - you have the right product for the market, you and your staff are passionate about what you do, create and sell, and you've been taking every marketing step imaginable, yet sales seem lacking. Why, when you're doing everything you can think of, aren't people buying? There are a range of possibilities and here are our top three with possible solutions.
Nov 24, 2020
Look around at any prominent family-owned business and one thing you will realize they usually have in common is their commitment towards philanthropy.