The following fonts are close derivations of the original punch cut letterforms and print press font styles that fed printing presses in the 14th Century and beyond. When you next use these fonts, I hope they give you the added sense of tradition and history that these beautiful letters bring to your designs and messages.
Archive | Graphic Design Tips & Resources
July 2, 2014
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 24, 2014
The following DIY wedding decorations range in difficulty from super-easy to full-on craft projects for experts and event planners. But whatever the level of difficulty, they all prove that personal decorations trump generic store bought ones any day, and you’ll get a lot more satisfaction from telling guests that you made them yourselves.
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 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 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 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.
April 29, 2014
To narrow this list down to just 5 artists was an impossible task. Therefore, I chose these 5 illustrators based on a diversity of styles and backgrounds. From the edgiest artist to children’s book illustrators, I have chosen a brief glimpse of the super-imaginative illustration work from US artists.
April 22, 2014
There’s a time and place for Garamond, Century, and Gill Sans but it’s not in this article! That’s because, we’ve rounded up some of the most dangerous, rebellious, and straight-up awesome fonts that we could gather. Representing the edgier side of design, these urban fonts are free to download at the links provided and will give your artwork a bad-boy design feel that acts first and asks questions later!
April 15, 2014
The primary goal of a landing page is to capture your visitor’s attention within seconds and hold it until they’ve been convinced to purchase your product or service. But no matter how beautiful your landing page design is, if it doesn’t have a good headline chances are it’s not going to give you the desired result. A good headline tells the reader why they should stay on your page verses looking somewhere else on Internet.
April 8, 2014
You may think that logo design is all about design ability. Not true. The most successful graphic designers are those that communicate with their clients and let them in on every stage of the design process. This logo tutorial covers the actual design process from sketch to finished design, but more importantly, it outlines the need for meetings with clients.
April 2, 2014
To help you get your designs under-way, we’ve put together a list of 20 free fun fonts for you to use to get people in the party mood. Thankfully, these are not typical old-fashioned party fonts from yesteryear. The 20 fonts chosen are insanely cool fonts that represent some of the best free font designs that really should be for sale, but luckily for us, they are just a download away!
March 27, 2014
There’s a lot happening in the design world in 2014, and a host of conferences to highlight it all. Here’s a list of 8 exciting design-oriented conferences you might want to check out this year: