Google Sidewiki for graphic designers and marketers

While the tech business world is abuzz about Google Wave, I’ve been exploring another new Google tool called Sidewiki. Sidewiki is a gadget …

Top 5 uses for Twitter

Twitter is a hugely popular microblogging service. The service has moved well beyond the ”What are you doing?” restrictions of its beginnings. Twitter has become …

Graphic Design Is a Low-Stress Job? Ha!

The stereotypical graphic designer thrives on coffee and deadlines, has a cluttered desktop, keeps late hours and often has demanding clients who think they’re the …

Copyright: How Do You Do That?

copyrightsymbolLet’s start by defining copyright. A copyright is “a form of protection provided by the laws of the United States to the authors of ‘original …

Best Barbecue Sauce Labels

The South might have a reputation for crafting fine barbecue sauces, but we all love to slather our ribs, pork, chicken, and just about anything …

Can I Use Celebrity Images in my Design?

michael_jacksonI often have these great ideas for T-shirts with celebrities’ images on the front. After the passing of Michael Jackson, everyone wanted to run out …

Free Gift Ideas

Free gifts are a great way to build a positive relationship between a business or brand and its customer. Publishing, non profit, pharmaceutical and even high-tech all use give away items as a part of the sales pitch.

A Halloween Toolkit for Graphic Designers

Few holidays allow graphic designers to have as much fun as Halloween. Fonts get a bit more twisted, graphics pop with special effects and copy …

What to Consider With Package Design

dryginPackaging is all around us. Everything you eat and drink, the bag you carry out of the store and the box your purchase comes in …