Why do so many graphic designers have poorly designed websites?

fire-carI don’t like to be critical of professional graphic designers. I feel it’s unprofessional to single a designer out and publicly criticize their work, since …

Listen up! How music can affect your creativity… Pt 2

woman-listening-to-music-oOK, so you might want to read my previous blog about music affecting your creativity. I challenged myself to only listen to only classical …

How to Get Over a Graphic Design Slump

Have you hit a figurative wall in your career? Are the ideas not coming? Despite graphic design being a creative job, it’s not always filled …

Design Principles of Art: Pt 2 – Proportion

Divine_Proportion_Final_4Proportion refers to the relative size and scale of the various elements in a graphic design. It is the relationship between objects, or parts, …

3 Poster Design Tips

Posters are big, bold and beautiful. When given to clients or prospective customers as a promotion, posters can really help your business stand out.

The …

Graphic design inspiration from national treasures

I believe you can find graphic design inspiration in nearly any environment, especially if that environment is incredibly thought-provoking to begin with. Thus, a visit …

Proper Thank-You Card Etiquette

tulip_thank_you_card1239135404_260A quick, simple and easy way to impress your clients and show a little customer appreciation at the same time is to send out thank-you

What Does It Mean to Be Green?

“Greenwashing” – have you heard the term yet? It refers to companies that claim to be more eco-friendly than they really are, like products that …

A Local Mailing

If you own or operate a small business, sending out direct-marketing mailings targeted and tailored to local residents is a great technique to reach potential …