Let’s be honest for a minute. Are your business cards a total embarrassment? The answer may surprise you. We have seen many terrible business card designs than we care to acknowledge. But there is hope. The way to design a better business card isn’t by looking at good examples, but by looking at bad examples, and understanding what makes them such visual eyesores.
Archive | Print Design
September 16, 2014
September 2, 2014
Many people think they’re font experts and have the ultimate knowledge about typography, but how well do you really know your fonts? In this quiz that we devised specially for the art, print, and design communities, we ask, how well do you really know your fonts?
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.
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!
March 11, 2014
If you want to feed your mind and soul and were wondering what galleries and shows to visit in 2014, we have compiled a list of some of the most exciting art events that we’re looking forward to this year. We’ve tried to include the best contemporary shows as well as some fascinating exhibitions that explore Modernism, Impressionism, 20th Century abstraction, and Pop Art.
February 19, 2014
If you’re looking for a design gig, then take a leaf out of these graphic design résumés that show some serious thought and skill. The following examples are the kind of résumés that could get you hired, or at the very least, get your portfolio through the door!
January 23, 2014
Are you tired of those Photoshop tutorials that are so complex that you need a degree in quantum theory to detangle? Well you’re in luck, because in this Photoshop tutorial, we have provided 3 extra-fancy Photoshop text effects that take under 5 minutes each to create and add a touch of “joi de vivre” to your flyer designs or other graphic projects.
January 15, 2014
Here are our best design trend guesses for the coming year as we subjectively clutch at what we perceive to be noticeable changes in design fashion. The examples below showcase some fantastic design and a look at possible design trends in 2014.
January 8, 2014
It should be strongly stated that minimalist graphic design is not a new design movement. In this post that covers the history of graphic design minimalism through a series of 10 posters, we have attempted to show you a glimpse of some of our favorite minimalist graphic design posters and artists of the last century to the present day.
December 17, 2013
NextDayFlyers offers up-and-coming designers, marketers, and publishers some valuable tips about fashion and print promotion. See some fantastic and inspirational examples of posters, flyers, and other materials that exhibited excellent brand promotion.
November 26, 2013
Over the past few years, the self-publishing industry has skyrocketed. In fact, there are now more books being self published than those that go through traditional publishing houses. And this is particularly good news for the unknown author, especially me, as I’m currently cowriting my first book, a men’s fashion how-to guide.
September 19, 2013
The following graphic design portfolios and work samples are all excellent examples of what can be achieved when you put the effort into doing something imaginative and “cool” with your portfolio presentation. These print portfolios show work, effort, and serious creativity. These are portfolios to impress.
July 23, 2013
A Madison Avenue ad agency will cost you an arm and a leg (and quite possibly an ear and a spine and an eye or two!) If you’re a multi-billion dollar company then ad agency campaigns are merely pocket change. So how can the rest of us compete with that? Well funnily enough, it’s not magic what ad agencies do and it’s not out of the realms of possibility that you can’t replicate some of these same advertising techniques. Here are 5 techniques that I’ve learned over the years that you can apply to your own poster, flyer, mailer, and print campaigns:
May 4, 2013
Thinking of printing some night club flyer designs for your next club event or promotion? Check out these awesome club flyer designs for some inspiration! When you are ready to print be sure to check out NextDayFlyers.com for all your Night Club Flyer Printing and Party Flyer Printing needs. A great night club flyer design [...]
April 16, 2013
Starting or updating your portfolio can be a challenging task for most designers. I found 10 (plus) free PSD and EPS templates that can help you to start and spark an idea for cool product shots, mock ups, building a portfolio, or just for fun! Poking around the templates can be also a great idea [...]