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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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10 Free PSD Mockups for Showcasing Logos & Websites on iMacs, iPhones & iPads

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on January 5, 2015 in Freebies

Presentation is everything when it comes to showcasing your work. Whether you are showing off a new logo to a client or whether you are adding your latest works to your portfolio, how you present your work could make all the difference. When you are finished designing a logo for a client for example, do you really want your client to see his/her awesome new logo simply printed out on a piece of paper? Wouldn’t it be way better if you could actually show your client how his/her new logo will look featured on your client’s website or on an iPhone? Real-life mockups help your clients to see t

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Best iPad Apps for doodling, drawing and painting

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on December 31, 2014 in Industry News

Do you love art? Do you love to sketch and draw in your free time? Whether drawing is your hobby or whether you sketch and paint for a living, some great new iPad apps have been released that make it easier for you to practice your favorite form of art every day. Sometimes it is hard to know though which iPad apps are actually any good and which are a complete waste of your time. Below is a short review of some of our favorite iPad apps for drawing and painting. Enjoy! Tayasui Sketches This iPad App is free and it is an excellent tool for those doodlers out there. It isn’t the most power

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The 10 Best Sports Logos of All-Time

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on December 24, 2014 in Logo & Brand review

Logos in sports are very important. Perhaps more than you think, a team’s logo holds a lot of power as it is the one aspect of a sports team that stays constant year after year and generation after generation. Players may change, coaches my age but a team’s logo will always be there. Printed on all of the fan paraphernalia, a sports team’s logo is what keeps its fans connected to its team generation after generation. To illustrate my point, here are the 10 Best Sports Logos of All-Time. Montreal Canadiens The Habs logo is one of the longest standing sports logos. It has been worn by

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Creative Inspiration: 15 Cool and Inventive Business Card Designs

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on December 18, 2014 in Business Card Designs

Your company’s business card plays a vital role in your business. Not only do your business cards hold your contact information but they are also that very important and lasting first impression. Have you ever gone to a party or social gathering and someone has handed you their business card? How often have you just given that business card a quick glance before quickly sliding it into your pocket? Do you remember that persons name or their business? Did you ever call them? Did you happen to find their business card buried in your wallet months later? I can’t tell you how many times this

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10 Best Websites for Design Freebie Downloads: Design Resources, Graphics, Fonts, Icons, Vectors, PSD files and more.   

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on December 10, 2014 in Freebies

The Internet is an invaluable resource these days to everyone and especially designers. Need a great font for your next logo design? Need a specific icon for your clients website? Before the Internet came around, designers used to have to create each and every individual element that they wanted to use in a design themselves. Can you imagine that? Today, with the Internet, there are thousands of valuable resources available to all designers, which has helped to drastically reduce the amount of hours each individual designer needs to spend on each project. Awesome! Thanks to a whole bunch of g

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6 free EBooks for Logo, Graphic and Web Designers

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on December 3, 2014 in Freebies

If you haven’t jumped on the EBook train just yet, it’s about time. EBooks have been slowly growing in popularity over the past decade and they are something that every designer should be taking advantage of. EBooks are valuable sources of information that can often be downloaded for free or for a minimal fee. EBooks offer several advantages over traditional books. One obvious advantage is that eBooks can be downloaded instantly and easily from the comfort of your home. EBooks are also more environmentally friendly and often much cheaper than traditional books as well. You can easily sear

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Best Free Tools for Freelancers to Help Streamline their Small Business

Posted by Sarah Wiliams on November 26, 2014 in Industry News

Admit it, being a freelancer is a lot of hard work. You have to be determined and put in much time in order to be a success. Whether you are an individual logo designer or a small business, freelance work can be very demanding and time-consuming. For me, the hardest part about being a freelancer is that I often find myself wasting a lot of time on necessary yet bothersome tasks. Isn’t there something out there that can make my invoicing, accounting, proposals and overall project management better? Here are 7 tools to help you be a better freelancer. These free tools will help to streamline

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