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Design matters. You could print a million business cards, posters, stickers or postcards, but if they don’t have a strong design then they won’t work to promote your business, product, service or event. A poor design speaks poorly of you, and we here at PsPrint Blog don’t like anyone speaking poorly of you. Below you will find helpful blog posts covering all aspects of design, so whether you are designing for business or for pleasure, we’ve got a blog post that can help you.

Happy Halloween From PsPrint!

At PsPrint, our goal is to fill your print orders and ensure you’re satisfied customers. But that doesn’t mean we don’t have time for …

Choose Stock Images Like A Pro

Have you ever arrived at a party and noticed immediately that someone else was wearing the exact same thing as you! Yes, that other person …

When Ethics and Work Collide

You hold your own in a conversation about politics. You donate to your causes, and your wallet speaks for your values you when you shop. …

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 …

Sink Your Teeth Into These Vampire Tutorials

With all the excitement surrounding “Twilight” mania, the upcoming Halloween and a new moon this past weekend, I second-guess the notion that zombies are surpassing

Now Accepting Submissions for the $10,000 Holiday Card Design Contest!

The entries have already started coming in, and voting has begun, in PsPrint’s $10,000 Holiday Card Contest! We’ll accept your original greeting cards through …

Scare Up Business With These Halloween Marketing Tips

Halloween is that rare time of year when marketing can actually be fun. No need for blasé signage or by-the-book newsletters. Halloween allows you to …

Design4Kids Opens Up ‘Voluntourism’ to Graphic Designers

Just when you thought you weren’t qualified to participate in “voluntourism” because you’re a klutz with a hammer, along comes Design4Kids, in …

How to Write A Creative Brief for Your Graphic Design Project

Putting together a strong creative brief for graphic design projects and any other project going through print production, will help keep expectations and deadlines clear.

A creative brief is a blueprint for the work ahead, which lets everyone involved know the who, what where, when and whys of the project. The document will work best if the client and creative work together. If the client already has an RFP (request for proposal) drawn up for this project or a related endeavor, creative can draw ideas and information for the creative brief, from that document as well.

Photoshop Tutorials for Ralph Lauren and Everyone Else

Ralph Lauren’s recent ad that features a model whose head is wider than her waist is just the latest example of what happens when undereducated …

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 …

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 …