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Photoshop Textures Taken from Household Items

Household items make excellent textures for backgrounds and other elements, maybe because everyone can connect with these everyday designs and immediately relate to them. Or maybe the reason is simply because these items make for unique textures. The following textures are broken up into four categories: couches, carpets, curtains, and tiles. You should be able …

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20 Free Floral Vector Graphics for Postcards

Postcards are quite the versatile print medium. They can be used as invitations, for sending a quick word of congratulations or thank you, or as a direct mail piece. No matter the use, though, postcards must be eye-catching. While they have the advantage of a message that is not covered by an envelope, take care …

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8 Color Resources for Color Theory and Psychology

There’s a lot behind the phenomenon of color – graphic and web designers should appreciate this fact the most. There are psychological aspects, color theory, even neuro-marketing applications behind every color choice or palette combination. For your dose of color talk, here are eight website resources that talk all about what’s behind color: Color Resources …

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7 Simple and Intelligent Logo Designs

Among the many elements you can use in your print design, simplicity is one of the most cost-effective ones. Cost-effective in terms of ease of use and its consequent assistance in speeding things up. Indeed, one of the most noteworthy design styles today, minimalism, advocates the use of simplicity in design. The main minimalist thrust …

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5 Photo Quirks that Enhance Print Design

Photos are not only appealing to the eyes, they also communicate well to your audience. But beyond just using photos in your design, you might want to use these five photo quirks that can enhance your overall design’s efficiency. Appeal to Emotion In debate, the ad misericordiam or appeal to pity is a fallacy. In …

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How To Avoid Design Burnout

However artistically fulfilling it is to churn out one design after another, sometimes we just get burned out doing the same thing over and over. Luckily, there are some simple design reminders that can help us avoid lackluster design owing to burn out – tips that can refresh our creativity and imagination. Limitations: Use Them …

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Three Points of Focus for Improved Typography Design

Typography in print design concepts should not be limited to typesetting and font choosing. Typography is a style of its own, much like minimalist and psychedelic designs. And because it’s a unique design concept, due attention should be given to improving typography in your print media. There are three main points to focus on: measurements, …

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9 Colorful & Unique Booklet Designs

What better way to kick off summer for your business than to add a little color to your marketing pieces. A booklet allows you to give all of the necessary details without overcrowding the design. Use a booklet when you want to focus on a particular range of products and services, or even simply give …

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10 Die Cut Brochure Designs

In a time when every cent that is spent on marketing counts, standing out from the crowd matters. Creating eye-catching brochures can be taken to the next level by adding dimension to your brochure designs with die cuts. PrintPlace.com offers this service on custom orders, so it’s just a matter of contacting our custom jobs …

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