I probably had a little too much fun making my holiday card this year, it combined design, music, and for those of you who have made it to the article a little bit of design education. Here are the terms you may not be familiar with… … 12 Days of a Designer’s Christmas
Recently, I did designed, project managed, and research printing/mailing for a folding postcard business mailing. This piece included a panel that the recipient could tear away and mail back for more information. Below are a few things I have learned in my experiences with this type of work. … Folded Postcard Self-Mailer
Continuing on with my series of typographic symbols…ASTERISK. … (6/7) I ♥ Typographic Symbols: Asterisk, Splat, Star (*)
There are so many uses for a simple stand-up banner! These are easy to have made, don’t cost an arm and leg, and they pack up for easy storage or travel. This business uses theirs as a quick display at networking events or other gathering they host at their facility. It has a simple message to convey and does it with class. … Stand-Up Banners
The standard office envelope that 99% of people use is what is called a #10 Envelope. This staple of the office copy room is merely the tip of the ice berg of the shapes and sizes that envelopes come in. There are 13 different size commercial envelopes alone, plus all the sizes of announcement, square, catalog, and booklet envelopes! … Envelopes: Sizes, Tips, Things You Never Knew…
Why is this important?
Understanding this information is key in ensuring the quality of your brand identity and marketing materials by using the correct logo formats and having the appropriate files available for publishers and vendors. … Pixels Versus Math: The Battle for Image Quality
Recently, I had the pleasure of helping a local sign company apply some vinyl to the front windows of Sunset Computers, one of my clients. This is only the first part of a larger window display project, but the window vinyls have been successfully installed and we will soon place the rest of the signage inside the windows. … Window Display Vinyl