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April 22, 2016 By Amy KortuemTweet
When it comes to paper, we care a lot about your print quality AND the environment. When people hear the term “eco-friendly” in relation to papers, they might think the stock will look dingy and dull, or that it will have too many noticeable flecks in it to use for high-quality print projects.
April 20, 2016 By Amy KortuemTweet
Don’t stop at the invitation when you need to get an event noticed. When it comes to getting people to a big event – a university’s annual gala, a key fundraiser for a non-profit organization, a hot new artist’s show opening at a hip gallery – you know that the invitation you create has to […]
April 18, 2016 By Amy KortuemTweet
Looking for a modern, eye-catching way to advertise your business or event? It’s time to start looking up.
April 15, 2016 By June JiangTweet
Look to your own work for inspiration. Like most photographers, I’ve accumulated a lot of photos over the years. While it takes a lot of time to review them all, I’ve found I can learn a great deal by looking at my old photographs.
April 13, 2016 By Amy KortuemTweet
With Comic-Con® coming up in July in San Diego, we’re seeing a lot more comic book orders coming off the presses here. Bold, powerful colors are vitally important to comic books. If designing comic books for print is your specialty, here are some tips for making sure yours have the “pow!” they need.
April 11, 2016 By Amy KortuemTweet
Go for the unexpected with your next brochure The standard tri-fold brochure. It’s a workhorse when it comes to effective marketing materials. It’s so effective, in fact, that it’s become what we all expect to see when someone says, “Here – take one of our brochures.”
April 8, 2016 By June JiangTweet
Try these tricks to discover your photos’ hidden gems. Sometimes when you review your photographs, you might find the images you’ve taken seem plain and ordinary. When you see a photo you don’t like, you probably shake your head and hit the delete button. However, if you look closely enough, there just might be a great picture hiding […]
April 6, 2016 By Amy KortuemTweet
You know that great design and printing gets your booklets, door hangers, brochures and other marketing pieces noticed.
April 4, 2016 By Abbey FitzgeraldTweet
Follow these simple steps to create eye-catching duotone and tritone images in Adobe Photoshop.
April 1, 2016 By June JiangTweet
Whenever I participate in a discussion among photo enthusiasts, the topics most often brought up are equipment and technique. When I have a gallery showing, the question I’m most often asked is: “What aperture/shutter speed/ISO did you use?” No one asks how I captured the genuine emotion on my subject’s face.