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Branding Style Guides from Around The World

This is heading directly into geek territory. But we are self-confessed geeks, particularly when it comes to all things print and design. When you need complete uniformity in style and formatting for all your branded materials, i.e., marketing, letterheads and packaging, your best tool is a branding style guide or identity design guide or a […]

Designing With Personality: 8 Awesome Case Studies

If you’ve ever taken a stride over to our office, you know the sheer amount of samples we have can be overwhelming. Too many people come to us asking for what’s nice, what’s new, what’s trending. The real question should be, what is you?   Flat designs, full page images and minimalism, it’s all the […]

Typography Basics Every Designer Should Know

Every designer needs to understand typography. Let’s start with the basics. Typography in simplest terms is the art and technique of arranging type. Typography is born to make written language readable, appealing, and legible. The meticulous arrangement of type involves selecting from a myriad of considerations. What are those considerations? Well, I’m glad you asked. […]

Ten Things I’ve Learned About Business Cards

The debate on business cards relativity in this age of digital technology still goes on. For those of you that found a value in them, here’s a great, and humorous list of do’s and don’ts.   There are standardized sizes for a reason, and you should make sure your business card isn’t a weird size […]