Author Archive | Britt

4 Cool Design Elements from Magazines

Reading magazines is such a fun pastime. If a layout is interesting, it can make a story pop. Some of my favorite magazines in terms …

Top 4 Logo Design Pitfalls

Logo design is a mysterious process. Sometimes that perfect design can evade you for days and days and then magically appear. Or you may find …

4 Best Practices for Brochure Design

Brochures really epitomize the challenges of graphic design: They are communication devices that need to be attractive and user friendly.

Let’s review some of the …

12 Vintage Book Covers

This week’s post is all about judging books by their covers – specifically vintage books.

Older book cover designs are artful and understated. They use …

4 Cost-Effective Promotion Ideas for Freelancers

In a recent post on Webdesignledger.com, PsPrint blogger Jennifer Moline wrote about cheap ways to promote a design business. Jennifer points out that freelancers …

Fall and Winter Color Palette Inspiration

Happy September everyone! It’s still pretty warm outside, but soon it will be time to dig out the old wool sweaters, hats and coats again.…

Start Planning Holiday Promos Now

I know many of you are thinking about the upcoming Labor Day holiday and making plans for barbecues and going to the beach. I want …

4 Funnies for Designers and Freelancers

You’ve worked hard all week right? So reward yourself today with some well-deserved internet humor.

Here are four hilarious comics and videos that will speak …

5 Benefits of Co-Working

Co-working is a new trend taking hold among the creative class, or individuals who work in knowledge-based disciplines such as graphic design, writing and web …

Is Your Website Mobile Friendly?

Mobile devices are becoming an increasingly popular way to surf the web. Is your website viewable on a mobile device such as a Blackberry, iPhone …

6 Minimalist Business Card Designs

A lot of designers out there believe less is more. Minimalist business cards, with very few elements and colors, are becoming more and more …

WordPress and Tumblr Themes for Designers

Blogging is a great way to promote your graphic design business. When you set up a blog, you’ll be asked to select or code your …