In this post I will attempt to look at the specifics of poster design and try to explain how certain design techniques, color choices, fonts, and design structure can be used to make a superb promotion. The following posters are a myriad of different design styles and executions but represent the highest quality of design work for churches and religious groups.
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January 4, 2013
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 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 10, 2012
An article that lists some of the ways to use DVD and CD insert printing to market your band, business, or yourself. See great examples of how other people have created CD’s and DVD’s for their art and business projects.
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 [...]
April 19, 2012
The (Short) Story Behind Some Of The World’s Most Iconic Logos Picture a famous logo from the 20th century. It’s very likely that it came from Chermayeff & Geismar. Here, Ivan Chermayeff and Tom Geismar founders of the influential branding and graphic design studio along with Sagi Haviv, who became the firm’s third partner in [...]
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 3, 2012
30 examples of the sticker as a simple but brilliant promotion! Whether you use it as a portable branding device, a guerrilla marketing tool, or a product label, it has an eye-catching appeal that makes it hard to ignore.
March 6, 2012
Background I needed to create a different looking club flyer design for a nightclub owner who didn’t want the typical “sexy-girl” look. The club in question played a lot of ambient, jungle, and dub-step stuff – the kind of dance music for the student and musically-sophisticated club crowd in Miami. This is not the version [...]
January 31, 2012
The impact of your brochure has to be immediate if it is going to capture the interest of the customer. You have to offer something valuable to the customer to make them look inside. Here’s 10 tips on creating a better brochure message and design.
January 24, 2012
The business card is often one of the first things that non-professionals or design beginners will try to design themselves. Here’s 5 essential rules to consider before designing your business card.
October 5, 2011
Each month, HOW editors peruse hundreds of websites to find the best of the best—the Top 10 Websites for Designers. In reviewing these websites, the editors are looking for exceptional design as well as functionality.
September 12, 2011
Groups looking to market themselves in unique ways often turn to printed materials.