Author Archive | Brian Morris

Top 5 Funny Super Bowl Commercials

When I set out to name my top 5 funny Super Bowl commercials of all time, I had no idea how difficult it would be …

Interview with Lipstick & Rouge’s April Brinkley: Postcard Design

AprilBrinkleyOnce a month, PsPrint asks a creative business owner or graphic designer to share his or her tips and techniques. This month, we interviewed April

Valentine’s Day Cards for Kids – Design Ideas

kids-valentinesSo you have to design some Valentine’s Day cards for kids, and it’s been a long time since you wrapped a shoebox in foil and …

Invitation Printing Disasters

capsized-boat-like-invitation-printing-disastersFor the dedicated designers, marketers and printers who have seen it all, I present you with these invitation printing disasters:

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Do Educated Designers Need Graphic Design Tutorials?

graphic-design-degreeYou have a graphic design degree. You’ve worked as an apprentice in a design lab. You’ve started out on your own, either with your own …

Free Funny Valentine Cards Ideas

Sometimes the best way to send it with love is to send it with a smile. Here are my favorite free funny Valentine cards ideas …

3 Ways to Make Stationery Paper Pop

Every designer has had to come up with creative ways to represent companies and brands with stationery paper design; at least, you certainly don’t …

3 Graphic Design Marketing Tips

Marketing your graphic design services is more involved than simply taking out a Yellow Pages ad. Like any small business, you have to brainstorm creative …

Free E-Valentine Cards Say … You’re Cheap

What e-Valentine cards are you sending to your friends and loved ones this year? The Cupid with the fluttering wings? The pulsating heart? The kissing …

Environmental Marketing in the Strangest Places

Whether environmental marketing is a business mainstay or just a buzzword to you, you can’t deny that customers have become more eco-conscious and are actively …

3 Ways Calendar Printing Can Boost Business for Graphic Designers

If you’re a graphic designer seeking creative ways to market your services (and you should be unless you want to be in the poorhouse), know …

3 Brochure Printing Tips Designers Shouldn’t Ignore

Brochure design and brochure printing: The two go hand-in-hand and each is pointless without the other; however, the two can sometimes be at odds …