Graphic Designer: the logical artist

Alana Lemke Creative, Design, graphic design, Marketing

We are all familiar with the theory that states each side (left/right) of our brain is responsible for different functions or thinking, and that individuals may be more dominant in one of these. Those considered “left-brained” might make great lawyers, accountants or engineers. We can thank this left side for strengths such as: Language Math Analytical Thinking Logic and Reasoning …

Maximize Graphic Design for your Business eBook Pt. II: Utilizing Stock Photos

Katie Kennedy Blogging, Branding, Creative, Design, Marketing, Michigan Creative, Web, Web Design

Below is the blog we published previously on maximizing graphic design for your business eBook. We still think that you need great imagery when creating an eBook, and utilizing quality stock photos can help you reach that goal. Adding personal touches through Canva or another editing software is just the cherry on top. We were recently contacted by Amos Struck, a …

Starting A Project

Starting A Project

Siobhan Findlay Blogging, Creative, Design

One of the biggest challenges in starting a project is the very beginning. The paper is blank, and you can take it in any direction you want. Once you have a plan, it becomes easier for everything else to fall in place. But, what are the first steps in creating a project? 1. Draw it out. A lot of designing, …

Designing A Client's Idea

Designing a Client’s Idea

Siobhan Findlay Blogging, Design

There are opinionated clients, clients who aren’t really sure what they want, design savvy clients, and many other types of clients. Your job as a designer is to give all types of clients a finished design that is both functional and visually pleasing. Sometimes this is really easy, but other times working with a client is a challenge. While it …

A Brief Lesson In Typefaces

A Brief Lesson In Typefaces

Siobhan Findlay Blogging, Design

We use typefaces on a daily basis, whether we think about it or not. We apply them in print, online, and throughout the entire multimedia spectrum. Sometimes these typefaces are not the stars of the show, but rather just something we picked out that goes along with the design because it’s easy to read. Why not make them the stars? …