2016 was truly full swing year for the graphic design world. Its trends and conventions are heavily influenced by technological requirements and opportunities. This leads to the introduction of some new trends that change radically the industry, stay for some time and then replaced by some newer trends. Do you want to know some brilliant […]
Design Pickle asked me to share my top 3 graphic design tools in their group expert interview on their site. If you would like to hear what I and 53 other graphic designers said, click through to read the post.
If you missed the previous 5 font crimes, be sure to read them here. Today I’m going to talk about 5 more mistakes that you must not make with fonts. Too tight tracking Why is this bad: the characters look squashed against each other and it makes it hard to read. And before you tell me, “really? […]
Whether you are creating a wedding invitation, business document or logo, you will need to work with type in some way. Type is one of the most important elements of any design. Bad typography can make the most beautiful design look ugly.
When branding your business yourself it can be tempting to use the fonts your computer came with. Most folks don’t really know what fonts to use and don’t have the time to find nice fonts. So, they stick with their system fonts. But the problem with these fonts is that everyone has them. And they […]
I’m so excited to share with you that I have now started selling DIY printable wedding templates. These can be downloaded instantly after purchase and filled in yourself. You don’t even need special software! Just a little time. Here’s how it works:
Occasionally I get emails from students or beginner graphic designers asking for advice about freelancing, how to become a better designer and so on. Instead of answering each email I will now be directing them to this page which is a list of resources that will hopefully help.
In this post I will explain what a logo guideline is, what to include in a logo guideline, why it is necessary, in what format it should be and when it is developed.
I found these infographics on Pinterest and thought it is a great tool to let clients know about the misconceptions of graphic design.
In this article I will tell you all about bleed and crop marks. These two terms are used when you design for print. Setting up your file correctly before going to print is very important. I hope that graphic design students or anyone wanting to learn more about print design will find this article helpful.