All About Fonts: A Beginner’s Guide

All About Fonts: A Beginner’s Guide

Ever tried to talk about or pick a font and realize you don’t know what to look for or which terms to use? Then this guide is for you. We’ll cover the very basics of fonts and typefaces, from definitions to their parts and uses. Lesson #1 – Font v. Typeface The most...
Want results? Don’t do your graphic design DIY

Want results? Don’t do your graphic design DIY

In a world where entire television shows and store departments are dedicated to those who are skilled (and brave) enough to do their own remodeling, it might be easy to assume that Do It Yourself (DIY) is the way to go with all services.   Anyone who has looked...
Your graphic design is talking, but what is it saying?

Your graphic design is talking, but what is it saying?

Everything about a business sends a message: the type of customer service provided, product quality and of course, the branding. Every activity—or lack of activity—sends some kind of message to the world. The question is, what message does the branding send? For that...
Badges not just for law enforcement

Badges not just for law enforcement

Look up the word “badge” in most dictionaries and descriptions of law enforcement emblems or ideas such as “badges of honor” will most likely be found. The idea of online badges still seems relatively new but they are rapidly becoming an attractive and functional...
Designer Cole Sikes looks into future of graphic design

Designer Cole Sikes looks into future of graphic design

When it comes to graphic design, just like everything else, trends come and go. We sat down with one of our web designers, Cole Sikes, to get a feel for what he thinks is going to be the top trend of 2012 and what will last for years to come. Cole (who shamelessly...