When it came to paper products, wedding invitations were more commonly used by privileged members of society who could afford fancy engraved stationery. Shortly after World War II, affordable mass-produced wedding stationery allowed everyone to incorporate high-society etiquette into their events. Today, invitations are the No. 1 wedding item shopped for online by brides, and they account for just under one third of online wedding-related purchases.
Archive | Art & Graphic Design
August 28, 2012
August 14, 2012
We are pleased to present our absolute favorite font made from our absolute favorite thing in the world!
A “sizzling” font made entirely from bacon! Yeah! You heard me… BACON!!!
July 31, 2012
This neat little portfolio product proved to be a popular prize for our customers and we received hundreds of entries. Although this competition was judged completely randomly, we were incredibly impressed with the quality of work from our lucky winners.
July 24, 2012
The US Postal Service has introduced a fantastic new low-cost direct mailing service for small businesses to target local neighborhoods. Called Every Door Direct Mail (EDDM), the service is revolutionizing the way that businesses direct mail market their products and services. At NextDayFlyers, we have been quick to see the benefit of this service for our own small business customers.
July 17, 2012
Color is a complicated creature that can make us feel hot and bothered one minute, and warm and gooey the next! For a designer creating business cards, flyers, logos, websites, etc, color is everything. It is the fundamental driving force of a design and can be the difference between design failure or success. Here’s an infographic guide to color and its meaning.
June 26, 2012
Hello NDF blog readers! My name is Derrick Josten and I am the New Products Manager at NextDayFlyers. Big things are happening here and as the newest member of the team, I’m excited to share a few updates with you. First though, a bit about me! I come to NextDayFlyers with over 11 years experience [...]
June 19, 2012
I started photographing and blogging about our proper English teas, and I called it Lady Sippington. As a designer, it seemed only natural for me to grow artistically in that direction and go into tabletop and home design.
June 7, 2012
I’d like to use this blog post to celebrate some fantastic design work within the spiritual community and to inspire church leaders and marketers to create something exceptional themselves.
May 29, 2012
The following examples of business cards focus on the bold, bizarre, and utterly fabulous. If you’re about to design your business card, look to this list for inspiration.
May 22, 2012
Recently we saw some eye-catching rack cards and postcards come off of our presses. We wanted to learn a little bit more about the artisans behind the creative beauties and were pleasantly surprised on what we learned. The organization that printed the cards is a non-profit called Open Door Art Studio. When we found out [...]
May 8, 2012
The business card! That ancient print object that has been hooking-people-up for centuries can be both a thing of simple beauty and a hideous design Medusa that turns all tasteful sensibilities to stone! While I don’t purport to be the world’s greatest design expert, I’ve been in the design and marketing business long enough to [...]
May 1, 2012
What is a sell sheet? Typically, a sell-sheet is similar to a single-page brochure that presents information about your products, company, and the services you are offering. A sell sheet is usually used as a sales tool for sales and marketing people to present their company and the product or service they are selling. Simply [...]
April 24, 2012
On Sunday, May 13th, family members will be running around like headless chickens trying to find the ideal gift to buy mom or trying to find a restaurant that isn’t completely booked up for Mother’s Day breakfast. Your business shouldn’t miss out on this massive marketing opportunity. Here are 3 effective print marketing ideas to send to your customers this Mother’s Day.
April 17, 2012
Free Photoshop tutorial; create an Avant Garde flyer, incorporating some hand-drawn elements. No complex techniques involved in this PSD design but the overall effect is impressive.
April 10, 2012
These particular poster designs have been created by extremely talented artists and designers who have used amazing visual language, artistic skill, and conceptual thinking to create some inspirational work. I hope that these designs inspire you in your own poster design work!