Category: Design

Business Card Trends

What Were the Top Business Card Trends of 2014?

In many arenas, 2014 was an excellent year for innovative design. Minimalism invaded every outlet from web to advertising, responsive design improved, and design in all aspects became more about user comprehension. Business cards were among the formats that received...

/ January 12, 2015
design advice

The Best Pieces of Advice Every Designer Needs to Know

For budding designers or newbies, one advice from a pro can change the course of their careers. Producing ideas isn’t normally the problem – designers, newbie or seasoned, have plenty of that. Usually, it’s the self-doubt that creeps in, second-guessing...

/ January 6, 2015
well designed things

20 Everyday Little Things Left Unnoticed

“The little things.” Most of the time this phrase is used to describe why a relationship works or not. Like a conversation between two friends: Friend: What makes him the best boyfriend in the world? Girlfriend: It’s the “little things.”...

/ December 18, 2014
pairing fonts

What You Ought to Know About Pairing Fonts

Pairing fonts? Yes, in design, knowing which fonts work well together is a very important step in creating a work that is visually appealing. Typography or the arrangement of typefaces and the matching and pairing of types is something that...

/ November 12, 2014

Getting Over My Fear of A Creative Drought

I’ve been a designer for almost my entire life, dating back to 28 years ago this coming weekend, when I made my first logo in a kitchen in eastern Ohio. For the better part of my career, I wrestled with...

/ July 28, 2014

How to Network Within The Design Industry

Networking in any field is an important aspect of building and growing your career path. The creative industry of design and art can be quite cutthroat and competitive, which means that having a fantastic portfolio may not be enough to...

/ July 15, 2014

20 Common Mistakes Graphic Designers Make

Nobody is perfect and we all make mistakes. But that doesn’t mean you should use this excuse and continue to make them. Today we will take a look at the most common mistakes made by graphic designers. If you’re a young...

/ July 11, 2014