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3 Ways to Add Bleed to a Print File

Printing to the edge requires what graphic designers and printers mostly refer to as "bleed," but many people don't know what bleed means, why it's necessary…

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Creating Color Balance within Your Designs

We all know that color affects us - our moods, our emotions, what catches our eye and what doesn't - so how can we use color to make effective designs…

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Seven Sins of Graphic Design

This is not a call out post - we're not here to critique people's personal aesthetic choices (if comic sans is your favorite font well... you do you, friend)…

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Create Eye-Catching Minimalist Designs

It seems that minimalism is trending everywhere these days from interior decor to websites to printed materials, and for good reason. Minimalist design…

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Design Tips Everyone Can Use

Feeling overwhelmed designing your first, fourth, or even four-hundredth design? Check out our tips below anyone can use to help improve the clarity and…

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Can we fold that? Yes, we can!

Brochures, cards, letters, menus and more, all of these are types of designs that require and benefit from precision folding. From basic half folds to…

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Making Sense of File Formats (Part 3)

Welcome back for the third and final piece in our Making Sense of File Formats Series! This time we'll be covering one last file type: document file formats. Document…

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Making Sense of File Formats (Part 2)

Last time on "Making Sense of File Formats (Part 1) As mentioned in our last "Making Sense of File Formats" blog post, image files come in primarily two…

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Making Sense of File Formats (Part 1)

Digital files come in many formats, identified by the suffix or extension after their file name (i.e. “image.jpg”) and each one has a unique purpose or…

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Introducing the 2020 Pantone Color of the Year: Classic Blue!

Every year, the Pantone Color Institute reveals a new Color of the Year which influences product development and purchasing decisions in industries like…

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