The venerable bookmark isn’t just good for marking your place in that book or magazine you’re reading. In fact, it appears that the book itself has been turned into “kindling” and the magazine into bird cage liner. People are reading less and viewing videos more.
Archive | Print Design
March 25, 2011
March 25, 2011
Business cards are ubiquitous, expected, and for the most part – forgettable.
March 22, 2011
This week’s Art of Design covers one of the most under-rated printed design piece, the Ticket. From concert tickets to movie tickets to tickets to a wedding, this fun way of record keeping can really give excitement to the person going to an event, before they even walk in the door. As well, it’s something [...]
March 18, 2011
I’m a superduper Simpsons fan. One of my favorite aspects of the show is the writers’ use of funny slogans on signs, invitations, billboards, and business cards. For this post, I’ve collected 10 pictures from ‘The Simpsons’. Most of these pics are of business cards of various characters.
March 10, 2011
It’s a How-To extravaganza! How to do a fashion wiith your iPhone, how to take shots in the dark, how to combine light and texture, how to shoot your best friend, and of course how to be average and never make it as a photography. Wait… What?? It’s Photobomb time!
March 8, 2011
The CD Cover is easily one of the most well adored printed art piece. Designed to be a reflection of the art on the cd, the artistic image of the music group, as well as an art piece in itself. It can really express a lot of depth before someone can even give the music [...]
March 1, 2011
The right menu can make or a break a restaurant or bar. It literally can be the virtual representation of the food or drink you are about to present to your customer and help them decide whether they want the $5 shrimp cocktail or the $50 Filet Mignon. Folds, sizes, papers, coatings; the overwhelming amount [...]
February 25, 2011
The business card still remains one of the great tools of networking. Having a fantastic business card design can be the factor that separates you from your competition. I put together this list of business cards from some of the biggest names in technology and search. Maybe we can learn something from their business card designs.
February 22, 2011
Posters offer some of the best designs of any print product available. You have a lot of space, you have to make it stylish to catch the viewers eye and you have to convey the most vital information, quickly. These elements allow for some amazing and creative designs to be created that wouldn’t really work [...]
February 15, 2011
Stickers are classic! Yet, for a marketing tool, they have lost their place as a sure fire way to have your message last. Heck, they really STICK on the viewer’s mind. Thank you… thank you. So we’re trying to revive your sticker love with these amazing tips, inspiration, resources and tools to help you design [...]
February 8, 2011
With so much available space and design options, designing a brochure can be a daunting task. You have a lot of information to present and you want it all to stick with your clients. With so many options for design, how do you get started? That’s why we’ve collected this huge list of wonderful brochure [...]
February 1, 2011
Music, businesses, events, coupons… the list is endless for the marketing possibilities of flyers. Yet, how do you stand out from the onslaught of vibrant flyers that you compete with on a windshield, counter or wall? Today we’ve brought you some inspiration, some tips, some templates and some great resources on designing the best flyer [...]
January 25, 2011
This week it’s all about postcards! We’re helping keep one of the grandfathers of marketing alive with plenty of postcard design inspriation, tutorials, tips and resources in this week’s The Art of Design: Postcards
January 18, 2011
Welcome to the first The Art of Design blog article! Each week, we will be focusing on the great art of print design, with each article focusing on a specific print product. From flyers to postcards to posters to even custom items, we will help inspire, teach and provide free resources to make the best [...]
September 16, 2010
1. Use your personal color Select a main color that reflects your brand and adds to the emotional feeling you want. Here are some Colors and their Associated Feelings: