2012 was the year of major brand redesign. Some of the worlds biggest brands like eBay and Microsoft ditched their familiar images for straighter, simpler, and more serious versions of their previous looks. In this post we will review some of these logo designs and track the overall trend of a cleaner and more graphically adaptable brand that company’s are taking through-the-line.
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January 29, 2013
January 24, 2013
Make 2013 the year when you come out of the marketing shadows and start getting aggressive with your promotional campaigns. Fortune favors the brave as they say, and there’s a world of products and ideas out there to help you take your business to the next level. NextDayFlyers stepped up its game last year by releasing a truckload of new products into the marketplace to help the small business owner. Here is a guide to a few of those new products and some suggestions on how to use them to build successful marketing campaigns:
January 21, 2013
We did a zombie logo post a few weeks ago that was super popular with our blog readers. I thought we’d revisit this idea with another article that celebrates bacon and the world’s most popular brands – all presented on a delicious blog platter for your enjoyment. Mmmm! A store full of bacon bargains Too [...]
January 18, 2013
Whether you’re a Realtor or you’re designing for a Realtor, these handy real estate themed templates are ideal for a quick and easy design solution… Put your own logos, photos, and copy on these layered files or put them in your design library.
January 15, 2013
Let’s all be bolder and more courageous this year. Let’s all come out of the shadows in 2013 by fighting harder for contracts and creating wild and innovative work.
Last year was just a warm up. This design year is going to be the main event where we blow EVERYBODY away! Here are 7 pieces of design advice to help you start 2013 with a bright and shiny new attitude:
January 8, 2013
Here are 3 Photoshop templates courtesy of NextDayFlyers…Whether you’re a business owner or a designer, these layered Photoshop files are FREE to use in all your design projects.
January 4, 2013
In this post I will attempt to look at the specifics of poster design and try to explain how certain design techniques, color choices, fonts, and design structure can be used to make a superb promotion. The following posters are a myriad of different design styles and executions but represent the highest quality of design work for churches and religious groups.
January 3, 2013
As we say goodbye to 2012, let’s take a little peek at some of the popular design trends of last year. Here is our list of the 10 design trends that stood out most to us in 2012.
December 25, 2012
If you’ve failed to impress a major client this year, it just might convince them to give you another chance. It is the season of forgiveness, after all! You’d be surprised what a difference a simple greeting card can make!
December 18, 2012
The following list is a “Festivus for the rest of us” line-up of cards, flyers, and invitations to celebrate the Festivus pole, feats of strength, and airing of grievances in this most noble of cantankerous holiday traditions.
December 3, 2012
There’s a brand new art movement that you may not even be aware of. It grew up out of the Instagram craze and has many followers but few people who are able to create truly artistic images in this little-known medium. One of the leading lights of Instagram artworld is Kevin Carson, a designer from Covina, California who has created a brilliant portfolio of mini photo masterpieces.
November 27, 2012
Bah Humbug! Christmassy fonts are the graphical equivalent of a Christmas sweater. They come out once a year, look awful, and embarrass everyone with any shred of dignity or graphical taste!
November 20, 2012
I love this product! I think this is one of the most fun products that we’ve released – especially groovy for designers and artists who want to create their own art to sell. It’s also a terrific gift or home decoration item to transform a room with your own photos, family portraits, or favorite pictures.
November 16, 2012
The fastest way to our hearts is through our stomachs.Many marketing people are fully aware of this fact and have created business cards, letterheads, flyers, etc, that can be eaten!!? To celebrate thanksgiving, here is a top 15 list of edible marketing products:
November 8, 2012
At a very affordable price, you can get a window cling to add color and excitement to your shop promotions and bring customers inside your store. With our new window clings in huge range custom and standard sizes, we’re giving you the chance to stick it to the competition with a product that sets your business apart.