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Design Tips

Our design expertise has been featured in more than five hundred publications online and in print. We strive to provide the practical advice that graphic designers, business owners, and marketing managers can act upon when printing premium marketing materials they can be proud of. You’re sure to find actionable tips in the blog posts and cheat sheets listed below.

Folder Design Cheat Sheet

Folder Design Cheat Sheet

This handy guide will help you design the best possible folder to meet your needs. A two-part series consisting of Important Folder Tips and a Print-Ready Checklist to help you design and prepare your artwork for printing presentation folders. Follow these simple steps to be sure your artwork is fully prepared for printing.

Binder Design Cheat Sheet

Binder Design Cheat Sheet

This useful, two-part checklist will help you create a print-ready binder design. Follow these simple steps to be sure your artwork is fully prepared for printing. We’ll guide you through designing a professional, polished binder. Learn the three vital points that should be part of every binder’s identity. Anticipate errors before they happen, preventing costly mistakes when your design is printed.

12 Tips to Design the Perfect Business Card

Business Card Design Tips

As a designer, you have the power to create an exceptionally unique business card that recipients will hold onto for months (or even years!) Of course, most cards look so much alike, it’s easy to get stuck in a creative rut. You’ll need to break out of the box, which is why we’ve made this step-by-step guide to help you design the perfect business card.

How to Design the Perfect Business Logo (Infographic)

Recipe for Perfect Business Logo Design

A logo is more than just a pretty image for customers to look at while they use a product or service. It’s the face of an entire brand, a symbol that determines how people feel about that particular company. So what sort of ingredients do you need to cook up a tasty, irresistible logo? This infographic will provide you with tips and ideas related to each of the qualities that a successful logo design must have.

31 Techniques for Creative Two-Letter Logos

Two Letter Logo Design Inspiration

Though it has unique advantages compared to other logo design styles, using a combination of typography as a visual component can be a tough tightrope to walk, especially when you want it to represent your entire brand. Make your letter-based logos (commonly called lettermarks or ligatures) look too much like conventional “pictures,” and they lose their ability to communicate a direct message. But if your letters are too plain-looking, they’ll fail to make a visual impact on the audience.