The evolution of the pamphlet

The pamphlet has been used to convey a quick message for centuries. Hawkers would distribute them to people on the street, companies have mailed them, …

Boost business with a seminar

Small business seminars are a great way to drum up extra business and loyal customers. If you’re a graphic designer, writer, marketer, webmaster, printer or …

Aviary vs. Adobe and the ultimate Photoshop contests

If you love to beta test, head over to Aviary and check out the new graphic design application suite in development. With names such as …

More Eco-friendly Print News

I like to bring some eco-friendly print news to light from time to time. It might seem like a waste, so I thought I’d share …

A little laughter goes a long way in this recession

I was driving down the main street here in town yesterday, and I noticed a trend in the signs in the stores. They all referred

Are you charging enough?

The online scramble to grab online graphic design jobs has escalated with the diminished economy — fewer companies are paying for design, more designers are …

Figuring printer spreads for saddle-stitched documents

Years ago, before Adobe InDesign existed, I used QuarkXPress. At the time, my job required me to transform my readers’ spread designs into printer spreads …

Size does matter …. when it comes to postcards

Knowing the size at which the cost of postage goes up on a postcard can make you a hero with your clients.
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Got proof? Know your editing marks

Whether you are doing the proofing or making edits to a project, a graphic designer has to know what proofreaders’ marks mean.