Menu Design Tips food for Business Owners: Enhancing the Food Experience

As a business owner in the food industry, your menu is an essential tool for attracting customers, communicating your culinary offerings, and enhancing the overall dining experience. A well-designed menu showcases your delicious dishes and influences customers’ perception of your brand. In this article, we will explore some effective menu design tips to help you […]

How to Place an Image Inside Text with CorelDraw X4

Have you ever wondered how you get an image inside text with CorelDraw? We will be using CorelDraw’s PowerClip. This easy and quick tutorial will teach you how. Choose a bold font and write out your text. It doesn’t matter in what colour it is. Now click and drag the image with your right mouse […]

Must-Read Blogs for Creative Women Entrepreneurs

Being a creative entrepreneur I read a lot of blogs about small business, freelancing and so on. I particularly like blogs that are aimed at creative women entrepreneurs like crafters, designers, photographers, Etsy shop owners, etc. Below is a roundup of my favourites and I hope you will check them out too! Handmadeology The editor […]

How to Create a Trendy Chalkboard Invitation

The chalkboard style has been very trendy for a while now. We’ve been seeing it on invitations to wall art, signs, etc. In this tutorial I will show you my method of designing a chalkboard wedding invitation. Create a new document in Photoshop. You can use any size but I’m going to create an A5 […]

What are Bleed and Crop Marks?

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. […]


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 […]

My Graphic Design Process

Would you like to know what you can expect from working with me? Then read on! I have documented my process step-by-step. Step 1: Explore The design process starts with exploring your needs and learning more about your business. I do this with a questionnaire that I email to you. This questionnaire needs to be […]

What you Need to Start a Design Business in South Africa

This blog post is mainly aimed at students who want to start their own freelance design business. Starting a graphic design business doesn’t involve a lot of start-up costs. You can be an effective designer without having expensive equipment. Here is the bare minimum you need to start your design business in South Africa. Desk […]

5 Font Crimes You Should Not Commit

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. To ensure that your design is pleasing to the eye, be sure to […]



Do you create questionnaires or forms for your clients to fill in? Perhaps you are a web designer or a coach that wants to get to know their clients first before starting a project. For short forms you can use a free service like Typeform. But if your form is more comprehensive it might be a […]