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20 Awesome Free Fonts for Download

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on October 20, 2014 in Free Fonts

Fonts and typography are quintessential elements in every graphic design project. Whether you are designing a new logo, a brochure, a business card or even a website, the fonts that you choose to use can make or break your design. Always remember that it is very important to choose your fonts carefully for each and every one of the designs that you create. The typography that you decide to use in any given project really influences its impact, mood and likability. All depending on the typeface that you decide to use, a logo design for example can come across as childish and fun or confident an

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McCain Introduces A New Brand Identity after 50 years

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on October 15, 2014 in Logo & Brand review

McCain, the Canadian frozen food giant, has finally rebranded itself and undergone a massive brand makeover. Founded by four brothers in 1957, the McCain brand has been using the same signature yellow-and-black-box logo for the past 50 years. Faced with new challenges and a changing market, McCain has realized that their brand needed a revamp in order to stay relevant and compete. BrandOpus, the Australian-based branding specialist, was asked by McCain’s to take on the sensitive task of creating a new logo for McCain’s as well as new packaging design. BrandOpus was asked to make the McC

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10 Best Free Photoshop Swirl Brushes: Flourishes, Florals, Flowers and more

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on October 8, 2014 in Freebies

Looking to add some flash and flourish to your design? Check out there awesome Photoshop Brushes that are available for you to download absolutely free. Free Photoshop brushes are an invaluable resource on the Internet. Use them to spice up your designs without wasting hours upon hours creating the Photoshop brushes yourself. Shared Photoshop brushes are great time-savers and they are fantastic design resources just waiting to be used. Use them in your logo designs, business cards, stationery and more. Decorate your designs and make them pop by adding some of these amazing free Photoshop brus

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Ello: Is it the new Social Media Phenomenon that will replace Facebook?

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on September 29, 2014 in Industry News

This past Saturday morning started out just like any other. With coffee in hand, I popped open my laptop eager to enjoy a relaxing morning of slowly waking up while checking my Facebook (doesn’t everyone do this nowadays?). As I slowly scrolled down my Facebook newsfeed however, I noticed that something was different. One word, Ello, kept appearing over and over again. At first, I skimmed over my friends Ello posts but as I continued scrolling, I just kept seeing more and more about Ello. I quite simply had to know more. What were all my friends talking about? What is this Ello that seems to

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Apple iPhone 6: Specification, Features, Price and more

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on September 24, 2014 in Industry News

Apple's September Keynote presentation made big waves in the design and technology communities again this year. They made several new product announcements that have lit the Internet abuzz. Two new Apple products, Apple Pay and the Apple Watch, attracted a lot of attention while the day also marked the official announcement of the arrival of the Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus which has been long anticipated by a lot of us Apple fans out there. The new iPhone 6 is 4.7 inches tall whereas the iPhone 6 Plus is an even bigger model at 5.5 inches. Both are bigger than previous iPhones howe

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Apple Watch Review: How bad do you want it?

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on September 15, 2014 in Industry News

Apple made a bold new announcement last week that is making headlines around the world. They are expanding their current product line with the introduction of an Apple Watch whose release has been rumored for the few months. Yes!!! I can’t believe that Apple is finally entering the watch market. As with everything that they have done thus far, I expect big changes to this age-old industry now that Apple is on the hunt for market share and success. Of course, Apple always has to come out with a huge bang and they have done just that with this new Apple Watch. It is a new and revolutionary

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How much does logo design cost?

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on September 11, 2014 in Industry News

This is a very common question for both customers and designers. As a customer, most people have no idea how much your average logo design costs. If you’re a designer, how to you put a price on your logo designs? How do you make sure that you aren’t undercharging for all of your creativity and hard work? Most designers struggle with the pricing of their products so don’t worry if this sounds like you. You are not alone. Everyone, clients and designers alike, must first understand that every project is different and as such the price of every individual project will invariably vary. So

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Celebrating 50 years of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on September 3, 2014 in Industry News

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. This annual photography competition is a much-anticipated event that celebrates the very best of nature photography from around the world. Every year, thousands of amateur and professional photographers compete for their chance to shine in this highly regarded photography contest. Along with much status, recognition and fame, the winning photographs also become a part of a major exhibition at the Natural History Museum that tours the world. The winning photographs are also featured in several differen

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Best Photography Apps for iPhone in 2014

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on August 27, 2014 in Industry News

It seems like everyone is a photographer these days because of all the great photography iPhone apps available to every iPhone owner. There are tons of really cool apps that allow you to manipulate and play with your photos. Here is a list of what we think are the best photography apps for iPhone in 2014: VSCO Cam This awesome iPhone app is equipped with some powerful filters and photo editing tools that let you turn your ordinary photos into works of art. It also has its own social network so you can share your photos instantly with your peers and even create your own profile where others

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Tutorial: How To Create A Black and White Photograph in Photoshop

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on August 20, 2014 in Tutorials

There are quite a few different ways that you can create a black and white photo in Photoshop. Here is a short tutorial that explains three of these techniques. All of these techniques are quick and easy. Have fun with them!   Technique #1: Convert to Grayscale This is a great technique for quickly converting one of your color photos into black and white. The only problem with this technique though is that it is permanent and you can’t re-adjust afterwards. For some of your projects, this might be all that you need whereas for others, this might not be the best black an

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