As my dance teacher once told me, “Fame costs, and right here’s where you start paying…in sweat!” Okay, I admit it, Debbie Allen was never my dance teacher but if I’d needed a professional-looking comp card template to jump-start my performing career, I’d have come right here to this blog post and I wouldn’t have [...]
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November 5, 2013
October 28, 2013
Here’s a special treat for our blog readers. I have illustrated these psycho-psychedelic Halloween card designs just for you, for my favorite holiday of the year! Offered as PSD and PDF downloads, these unique and original creature heads are free for you to use as invitation templates, flyer designs, or for other Halloween inspired purposes.
What Your Sports Bar Promotions Should Look Like – A Guide to the Best Sports Bar Brand Designs and Flyers
October 16, 2013
From the logo to the menus to the complete interior design, your sports bar should mirror a modern sense of fashion and good taste. Here are a handful of examples of sports bar flyers, menus, logos, and branding that show exceptional graphical style:
October 8, 2013
In a few very easy steps we’ll show you how to do it. You can use any product, but we’re using business card printing for the purposes of this blog post.
October 1, 2013
Available in Photoshop (PSD) and Illustrator (AI), these Halloween bookmark template files range from kid-friendly classroom bookmarks to creepy zombie bookmarks for clubs and events. Whichever design you choose, it won’t fail to dd some monster fun to your Halloween celebrations.
September 25, 2013
Let’s be honest, your postcard mailer and other direct mail campaigns can get a little pricey if you want to do something customized and unique. Once you’ve factored in the number of recipients, postcard mailing rate, and other mailing necessities, there is often little left in your budget to spend on the actual prints! But the strength and success of a campaign is not necessarily in the printing expense but in the idea itself. Here are 5 ways that you can stand-out-from-the-crowd and 5 brilliant examples of successful postcard mailer and direct mailing campaings:
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.
September 10, 2013
“Waah! Waah! I can’t find any decent free birth announcements templates for my design program!” Well, you can just stop your whining and get designing because we’re giving away a handful of cute and cuddly templates for you to add your own copy and photos too.
September 5, 2013
A strong concept makes the viewer happy, intrigued, outraged, or even a little bit sad. Unfortunately in advertising, this emotion is transient and fleeting and may be forgotten quickly. But every now and again, a really strong and inspirational ad campaign is created that gets into a viewers head and imprints this idea forevermore into the viewer’s brain vault. Use the following 5 ad campaigns from around the world to inspire your own campaign ideas and marketing concepts and start creating the most memorable posters and print promotions…
August 6, 2013
We recently added Design Services to our list of customer focused services. It’s part of our company objective to become a one-stop-shop for absolutely everything you need to get your business message into print. This includes offering you your very own graphic designer to help you out with your business brand.
July 30, 2013
Here’s a bundle of freebies for those in need of cool graphics and vector objects for their real estate, religious, restaurant, or nightclub logos. Whether you’re making yourself a logo for your business or you want to add these vector bits n’ pieces to your design library, our Illustrator file is free for your personal use.
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 29, 2013
We’re getting pretty hot and steamy with these free Photoshop flyer templates that are perfect for those sweltering club nights and those bikini-filled beach parties! These 4″x6″ party flyer templates are just right for club owners and designers who want to bring serious cool to the heat this summertime!
May 7, 2013
Brap!! Brap!! Brap!! NextDayFlyers is in the house and we’re dropping some fat beats and some gorgeous free flyers into your laps! These fully-editable Photoshop (PSD) flyers are in a nice big 6″x 9″ jumbo flyer format to use for your club promotions and artistic events.
April 23, 2013
Cinco de Mayo is nearly upon us and we’re breaking out the good tequila and bringing you some awesome free flyer designs for Photoshop and Illustrator