5 Brand Tips for Entrepreneurs
Mar13

5 Brand Tips for Entrepreneurs

A common pitfall of any up-and-coming entrepreneur lies in the lack of awareness and proper tackling of their business’ Brand Identity. The reasons for that are as plenty as there are different businesses, so here we take a good hard look at a couple key principles and tips that will surely give you a heads up on what to look out for at the beginning of your project.   1. Your Brand Identity is both a window and a bridge A Window:...

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25 Creative Food Packaging Design Ideas for Your Restaurant Business
Feb14

25 Creative Food Packaging Design Ideas for Your Restaurant Business

This is a guest post by the folks at Designhill. Newly opened and small restaurants may lack the budget behind epic marketing campaigns and the visibility of larger brands. But, they can still stand out on the shelf by thinking outside the box—literally. What are the factors which influences you to get a product off the rack? Is it the name, the brand slogan, the item portrayal, the visual outline or its touch? Odds are that it was...

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How to edit vectors on Illustrator
Jan22

How to edit vectors on Illustrator

As you probably know, when you download one of our vectors you get the design in various formats, from .jpg to .ai. While you can sometimes work with the jpg, having a few skills on Adobe Illustrator gives you much more freedom to handle files and edit them. But how? We’ve put together a list of easy how-to videos for beginners. They put an emphasis on the basics so you can learn how to make simple customizations or sharpen your...

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The Use of Symmetry in Famous Logo Designs
Jan10

The Use of Symmetry in Famous Logo Designs

By Samuel Caverly   Symmetry is a central feature of countless famous logo designs. The iconic McDonalds arches and the Starbucks siren are perfect in their left-right bilateral symmetry, and the Target logo and British Petroleum logo take it a step further with perfect rotational symmetry. It may be easier to design a logo with symmetry but that’s not the sole purpose of symmetry in brand logos. Symmetry is a fundamental part of...

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The 5 best places to find PNG graphics online
Sep19

The 5 best places to find PNG graphics online

Sometimes you just don’t have the time to illustrate every element that goes into your design. Sometimes you’re in a hurry or you just need to quickly validate an idea. It happens to all of us. Time after time, free resources have been designer’s lifesavers. But you need to know where to look. PNG stocks have been slowly but surely gaining traction and -while most of them are still fairly new and small- they’re...

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What’s A Vector Graphic? Vector Graphics 101
Jun27

What’s A Vector Graphic? Vector Graphics 101

When it comes to images not all of them are created equal. In this article we’ll take a look at what vectors are, their advantages, disadvantages and even history. But first, we need to understand why they’re different to raster images. Raster images have pixels and usually come in formats like jpg, png and gif. Vectors, on the other hand, are digital illustrations with points, lines and curves made using mathematical...

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