Author Archive | Brian Morris

5 Frame-Worthy Event Ticket Designs

Some event tickets are worth framing because the events in question had historical value (such as a presidential inauguration). Some are worth framing because they …

5 Awesome American Flag Design Tutorials

Independence Day, the Fourth of July, is just behind us so I thought it would be timely to unleash my list of five awesome …

Body Designs – Close-Ups of the Design of the Human Body

They say beauty is only skin-deep, but I beg to differ. Things that might otherwise gross us out can actually appear to be very beautiful …

5 Calendar Designs Men Love

It’s no secret that graphic designers can earn residual income – and even a lucrative full-time income at that – through calendar design. And with …

5 Most Beautiful State Flowers

Flowers have long served as a source of inspiration for graphic designers, and it’s no wonder that these beckoning beauties have been deemed so …

5 Menu Designs That Motivate Larger Orders

The best restaurateurs and graphic designers know that menus are more than simple listings of prepared dishes; rather, they’re marketing pieces crafted to introduce customers …

5 Architectural Wonders You Should Have Designed

We can’t all be Frank Lloyd Wright or Michael Graves, but we can draw inspiration from their designs. These and other architects have crafted incredible

7 Funny Invitation Card Designs

Nearly all of life’s celebrations are better when garnished with plenty of humor. You can start the funny business with the invitation cards. If …

5 Best Novel Cover Designs of 2010 (so far …)

Is it true that best-selling authors get the best book cover designs? I don’t know the answer to that, but I do know that a …

5 Newsletter Layouts You Can’t Ignore

Direct-mail newsletters are perfect for fostering relationships with customers and prospects alike. The best newsletters have content that is useful (valuable) to the reader, are …

5 Best Children’s Book Cover Designs of 2010 (so far…)

I’m no Caldecott judge, but I can say that I’ve developed a bit of an eye for original and intriguing children’s book cover designs during …

5 Most Outrageous CD Cover Designs Ever

Ever since musicians have dared to push the social envelope – and this dates back to at least Mozart’s time (surely you’ve seen “Amadeus”?) – …