Author Archive | Brian Morris

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 …

3 Catalog Printing Tips for Graphic Designers

Catalog printing represents some of the most lucrative opportunities for graphic designers. From product photo editing to design, layout and even typesetting, most catalogs are …

How to print your own birth announcement cards

Few things in life are as exciting as announcing the birth of your baby. Your baby is your own – completely unique in every way. …

Custom sticker design in 3 easy steps

I’ve espoused the virtues of custom sticker design time and again, and I’m not going to stop any time soon. Custom stickers allow you to …

Why Personalized Announcement Cards Are a Great Investment

Personalized announcement cards are a great investment because:

  • they allow you to brand your company whenever you have news or host events
  • they commemorate personal