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Adobe launches Document Cloud, Acrobat Mobile and Fill & Sign Apps

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on March 19, 2015 in Industry News

Adobe is one of those great companies out there that is constantly pushing the envelop, testing new ideas and reinventing the way that we interact with technology and our environment. The people at Adobe are ambitious, creative and inventive. The newly unveiled Document Cloud by Adobe is a testament to this fact. Adobe has done it again and this time with Document Cloud, they are reinventing how we handle our documents. Adobe Document Cloud (DC) is like a super-sized version of the Adobe Acrobat that we know now. With Abode DC, you will be able to edit, sign, send, and track documents

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4 Tricks for Choosing the Right Typeface for Logos

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on March 11, 2015 in Tutorials

Choosing the right typeface for a logo is imperative. The typeface that you decide to use in a logo design can really make or break the whole design. A good logo is simple, memorable and eye-catching. Follow these 4 tips that will help you to better decide on which font to use in your next logo design project. 1. Don't go with your gut You can't choose a font for a logo based solely on the fact that you like it. Choosing the right typeface for a logo design needs to be properly considered. It is not simply liking a font and then, convincing your client to like it too. A logo needs to

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6 Free Color Resources for Logo, Graphic and Web Designers

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on March 6, 2015 in Freebies, Industry News

Color is very important in every project. Designers use color to captivate their audience, convey emotions and establish associations. Color is often what attracts users to a design and it is a vital component in every design. Color excites us, stimulates us and draws in our eyes. Color is everywhere and it subtly moves us every day. Designers are very aware of the power of color. Depending on the project, designers need to consider different palettes and tools. For example, a logo designer may use different color palettes than a web designer. Print designers use CMYK color values while web

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10 Creative Logos with Hidden Symbols

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on February 27, 2015 in Logo & Brand review

There are many logos that use hidden symbols in their designs today. These types of logos are very clever and deserve much appreciation especially from within the logo design community. Perhaps the most famous logo that uses a hidden message is the FedEx logo. Here are 10 lesser-known creative logos with hidden messages: The Sony VAIO logo is very clever. The ‘VA’ has been artistically drawn out in a way that makes it look like an analogue signal while the ‘IO’ are meant to represent the numbers 1 and 0 of a digital signal. This logo is a huge success because it is unique, ey

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Top 10 Wordmark Logos of All-Time

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on February 18, 2015 in Logo & Brand review

Logos are everywhere. Logos are identifying marks that help us to navigate through society. Logos are what distinguish one company from the next and they are vital forms of advertising and marketing for every business. A logo can be a symbol alone, words alone or a combination of the two. In this article, we are going to highlight the Top 10 Wordmark Logos of All-Time. A wordmark logo is a logo that only uses an original font to spell out a company's name. Wordmark logos are particularly hard to create as there is no imagery used in these logo designs. Wordmark logos depend entirely on styl

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14 Free Poster & Billboard Mockups

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on February 11, 2015 in Freebies

In the world of graphic design, presentation is everything. Appearance is paramount as every graphic designer strives to convey their vision of design, art and beauty to their clients. Not surprisingly, the way that a project is presented can often mean the approval or disapproval of a project by a client. Whether you are designing a new logo for a client or creating an eye-catching poster design, it is imperative that your work be presented to your clients in an appealing and flattering manner. A graphic designer should always present their designs to their clients in an organized, striking

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20 Creative & Inspiring Workspaces

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on February 4, 2015 in Design & Style

If you are a creative person then you definitely need a creative workspace. It is important that you have a very special sanctuary in which you can conduct your business. Your workspace should be inspiring and motivating. It should spur you to action, spark your imagination and and trigger originality. Your workspace should be personal and it should be tailored to fit with your taste and style. Here is a showcase of 20 inspirational workspaces and offices. These workspaces are meant to jumpstart your own imagination as you begin to customize your very own workspace to fit your own personal

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Top 6 Free Email Apps for Android

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on January 28, 2015 in Freebies

Email has become the one of the most common forms of communication in our society. If you think about it, most of us spend a few hours each day  checking, writing and sending emails from our smartphones. Email has become essential in business and it is very important that you use a good email app that saves you time and is easy to use. At the Google Play Store however, there are thousands of apps for Android. So, how do you figure out which is the best one? It's simple, take our advice. Here is our list of the top 10 Email Apps for Android. Each description features the app's logo maki

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17 Best Free Icons for Designers

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on January 21, 2015 in Freebies

Icons are small, but very important additions to any web-related project. Icons attract users and lend a very distinct aesthetic  to a design. They attract the attention of users and they are used most often by designers on websites and for apps. Icons are used to quickly and easily communicate with users. They can compliment a company's logo and bring together a company's branding. If you have time, you can design your own icon for a web project. However, if you often find yourself juggling too much in a day, there are also thousands of icon sets available to us on the internet. So

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8 Tips for Designing an Awesome Logo

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on January 14, 2015 in Logo & Brand review

Designing the perfect logo for your business may seem easy at first but it is actually quite difficult. There are many details that you must consider when creating a new logo design. Here are 10 tips on how to designing an awesome logo: Keep it simple A logo is very different from a brand. A logo is a distinct symbol that is used to represent your company. A logo should be easily and instantly recognizable by your clients. It is a symbol and/or wordmark that is uniquely yours and it will be forever associated with your company. A brand is much more than just a logo. A band is your company’

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