Author Archive | Brian Morris

Sir, Can I Interest You in Some Free Chinese New Year Cards?

The fact that Chinese New Year is anywhere from several weeks to almost two months after the Gregorian New Year notwithstanding, the presence and popularity …

3 Marketing Tools You Should Personalize

Why does everyone seem to think that personal business cards are the only marketing tools they should personalize? Personal business cards are great and should …

She Loves Me Not: Worst Valentine’s Day Cards of All Time

Not all Valentine’s Day cards are sweet, tender mementos of affection. Some are dirty, some are hilarious (intentional or not), and still others seem to …

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:

An invitation printing disaster occurs

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 …