For Designers

10 Logo Design Trends to Watch for in 2018 [Infographic]

We demand a lot from logos. They have to be simple, yet still convey the ethos of the brand in a way that resonates with consumers. They have to be timeless and distinct, but still modern and consistent with contemporary graphic design trends. It’s a lot to ask of a single symbol. As any designer…

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Taking Your Design to Print: What You Need to Know

The following sponsored content is brought to you courtesy of Blurb®, a book-making platform and creative community that enables individuals to create, publish, share and sell high-quality photo books, trade books, magazines and ebooks. Blurb is one of PRINT’s trusted partners. by Jessica Ruscello at Blurb, Inc. Print design, itself, is an art form. Going from…

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The 17 Best Resume Templates for Every Type of Professional

While an eye-catching resume alone probably won’t land you your dream gig, it doesn’t hurt to put a little extra effort into how you present yourself on paper. The right resume design speaks to your individual skills and personality, and can propel your application to the top of the stack. But finding a cool design…

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9 Testimonial Page Examples You’ll Want to Copy in 2017

When potential customers are researching you online, they’re getting to know you by way of the content of your website. Understandably, many of them might be skeptical or hesitant to trust you right away. To prove the value of what you have to offer, why not let your happy customers do the talking? Your testimonial…

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The Most Popular Font Types in America [New Data]

How much thought do you put into the fonts you use for your visual content? It’s worth taking a moment to consider which font will best communicate your information. For example, most people know that Comic Sans is a faux pas for more professional situations. But what fonts should you use? According to a study…

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12 Types of Awesome Visual Content You Can Use in Your Blog Posts

  How many times have you pondered over which images to use in a paragraph, blog post, web page, etc.? I struggle choosing a visual for my content. Yet, it’s important, as frequently cited research shows that images attract more people to the content and help people retain the content they consume longer. Knowing images…

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From Baseball to Microsoft: Branding & Typographic Design by Bethany Heck

The Eephus League shop page created and designed by Bethany Heck When baseball was young, sportswriter and statistician Henry Chadwick created the form and written code of the game. “K” for strikeout. “1B” for first baseman. From this, he developed the earned run average the batting average. All of this summarized on a grid, the box…

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Old-Fashioned Sketching

Today we all use cell phones to do exactly what our grand- and great grandparents did back in the day with sketchbooks. Sure, there are differences. With our high-rez cameras we do much more than sketch, but the ethos is not dissimilar. Instagram and all the other social photo tech is an instantaneous way of…

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Should you promote an issue you care about, via your business?

Emma recently emailed me with a great question. She wanted to know if it was wise for her to raise awareness of a social issue she’s passionate about, via her business. She’s concerned that by taking a stance, she might lose potential customers. As this is something that can apply to almost every business owner,…

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