Postcards have been a popular mode of communication since the late 1800’s. See how they’ve developed and evolved as a means for artists, illustrators, and designers to create artwork.
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A Short History of Postcard Design from Japanese Prints to Cheeky British Seaside Postcards and Beyond
July 29, 2014
July 24, 2014
The homebrewing industry is an enormous one in which millions of Americans are buying up carboys, keggers, wort chillers, and getting stickers printed for their growlers and brown bottles. Here is a look at some labels produced by some truly artistic people.
July 18, 2014
Man! There’s a heck of a lot of apps out there to choose from and I’d say that 90% of them are utter bunkum! The following apps, however, are pretty awesome and what’s more, they’re free! So if you want to know how to market your business, or manage it from your smart device, we recommend the following freebies to help with marketing strategies for small business owners.
July 8, 2014
To help you break out of the traditional format, we have put together a few creative flyers for your church that are totally free to use. In PSD (Photoshop) format, you can add your own logos, images, and messages to these templates to make them highly original and personal to your church and its aims.
July 1, 2014
The following tips will give you an idea of how to get your art into –view, because nothing sells slower than a piece of artwork that’s never seen. We encourage all artists to sell through any means possible, utilizing originals, poster prints, canvas wall prints, and digital mediums.
June 19, 2014
Please enjoy and share this fun infographic with the major houses in Game of Thrones house sigils re imagined as corporate logos.
June 17, 2014
For your marketing inspiration, here are 10 recent campaigns for your own marketing inspiration that are particularly inventive, creative and somewhat stealthy and scandalous in appeal.
June 10, 2014
This blogpost celebrates the steampunk trend in all its many design facets from elegant vintage style business cards to bizarre poster collages and encourages you to use these incredible designs as inspiration for your own print designs.
When viewing these prints, let us never forget to keep a stiff upper lip and sing our steampunk praises to Queen and country!
June 4, 2014
If you have a dealership, bakery, hardware store, or you need a banner for a big family barbecue or fireworks event, use one of these vector (AI) files as your 4th of July banner templates and create something appropriately patriotic.
May 29, 2014
Whether you’re an event planner, a club owner, or a poster designer, put your own copy and logos on a free 11″x17″ poster template and make your gala, bash, shin-dig, rave, hoe-down, or even how d’ya do, an event to remember!
May 22, 2014
Successful event planning requires a certain superstar individual who can think with both their right and left brain. It’s not easy being creative, organized, precise, practical, and adaptable at the same time, but these are essential skills for dealing with no-show vendors, catering disasters, weather issues, and all other unexpected crises that can occur before and during an event.
May 15, 2014
Time to get the drums and vuvuzelas out because it’s World Cup soccer time! To celebrate, were offering you these free 2014 world flyer templates to help make your own postcard, poster, or flyer for tournament promotion.
May 13, 2014
Available in both EPS (Illustrator) and PSD (Photoshop), this selection of 3 free envelope designs are perfect for restaurants, bakeries, financial services, or simply for your own promotional purposes.
May 8, 2014
Posters, mailers, and booklets are the holy-trinity of promotional print products for event marketers. They are each essential pieces in a successful event marketing campaign. You will need these products when promoting events such as concerts, club nights, and movie premieres. The most effective campaigns incorporate all three of these products in one united campaign.
May 6, 2014
There is a sophistication in the storytelling and the production of these commercials that seems very different from the ads we were seeing just a year ago. Viewers have been treated to some really funny, touching, and memorable ads that mirror the cinematic quality of today’s TV.