Tips and Tricks for Presenting Logo Concepts to Clients

It's the moment of truth, you have your logo design concepts ready to present to the client. You may have planned an in person meeting, or  you may be working at a distance and send them a file with the concepts. Either way, you may feel nervous at times. Although we do not have full control over … Read More

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Graphic Design Inspiration – Love Is

Today's graphic design inspiration comes in the form of sweet, heartwarming illustrations by a Korea-based artist named “Puuung.” She captures those perfect, private, seemingly unimportant moments that love is really made of. From the artist: Love is something that everybody can relate to. And Love … Read More


Step and Repeat Setup in Adobe Photoshop

Using Raster Graphics for Your Step and Repeat Art Although vector graphics are the preferred images for your step and repeat banner, it is not always an option. You may not have a vector copy of the logo, so raster is then next best thing. The good news is, Adobe Photoshop will help you create … Read More


5 Top Underutilized Tools in Adobe Photoshop

We often get stuck in one way of working and use the same tools that we've become used to. It's hard to keep up with all the tools that are available in Adobe Photoshop because there are so many! It's a great problem to have, and it is always a great idea to do some exploring to see which tools are … Read More


How to Incorporate Textures in Your Illustrations

Textures add a nice visual element and depth to artwork. Both vector and raster images can utilize texture. Adobe Photoshop offers many different options for how to add texture to enhance artwork. You can easily make your own textures, either by drawing them by hand and scanning them in, or … Read More

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3 Types of Careers for Graphic Design Artists

Graphic design is an area of expertise that opens up a world of job and career opportunities. The world is increasingly dependent on digital communication and graphic design is an integral part of that process. More than just creating logos and editing photos, graphic designers help to fulfill a … Read More

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Graphic Design Inspiration – San Serif Font Posters

Today's graphic design inspiration post is an ode to fonts in poster form. Dan Barkle is in his final year of studying Graphic Communication at Bath Spa University in the UK. In this post, we've shared a collection of his poster prints devoted to a selection of Sans Serif typefaces which have … Read More


Where to Find Great InDesign Tutorials

You've been clicking around in InDesign, trying to find a solution and not having much luck. Where do you turn? Well, the good news is, there are a lot of online places to find what you are looking for. You may be a new graphic designer who would like to learn the ins and outs of Adobe InDesign or … Read More


Collage Techniques in Adobe Illustrator

Collaging is art form that combines multiple photos or other images into one piece of art. There's no need to get out the scissors and glue, Adobe Illustrator has the tools you need and having this in digital format allows for quick edits and creating multiple versions. Now that the weather is … Read More

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Graphic Design Inspiration – Michael Cheval

Paintings were the first type of photograph. As such, they were also the first type of "photo manipulation" - imagery to show a twist on reality. Today's graphic design inspiration takes a look at intriguing twists on reality. Russian-born Michael Cheval is USA-based contemporary artist, … Read More