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12 Design Styles to Use for an Artisanal Concept

By on January 7, 2016

Artisanal graphic design is a style that aims to make products look handcrafted. Ironically, it has become popular enough that major brands have adopted it into their campaigns. The best way to use it is authentically, with emphasis on the human connection between the company and consumers. There are key fonts, colors, and imagery that Read More...


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11 Project Management Software Options to Help Your Design Business

By on January 1, 2016

Project management software is designed to help a business provider or team organize documents, communicate with employees and clients, and keep records of daily transactions. For 2016, many options are available. Deciding on the best one for you starts with knowing the features of each one that is available. Integrating project management software into your Read More...

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11 Pantone Color Trends for Spring 2016

By on December 26, 2015

Every year, Pantone releases a collection of colors that impact fashion, art, design, and architecture for the following season and beyond. Pantone is an influential corporation that started in the print world. They currently standardize the color reproduction system, and host a conference to decide on a color of the year.  Additional colors are added Read More...


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10 Must Read Books for Designers in 2016

By on December 23, 2015

Staying updated on the latest graphic design resources is an important aspect to the development of a designer’s career. There are books that discuss the history of the industry, technical tools, or business strategy. Each component can help you earn more money, create better work, and grow personally. These selections for 2016 contain current information, Read More...



2016 Logo Design Trend Predictions

7 Logo Design Trend Predictions for 2016

By on December 13, 2015

Logo design has taken an interesting shift from the past few years. A number of trends from 2015 are still being incorporated, as well as many from decades past. The retro revival has grown into an even stronger movement, with design appropriation from many eras and styles. Much modern branding mimics the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, Read More...


8 Web Design Trends for 2016

8 Web Design Trends for 2016

By on December 7, 2015

2016 is going to be an excellent year to see not necessarily new web designs, but a deviation from the template heavy look that dominates today. The rise of content management systems has been excellent for making web design more accessible. The downside to this is the lack of individual identity that is an important Read More...