Tag: design

23
Jul

How typography can boost your brand

To creatives and designers, typography has never played a more crucial role in the communication of a brand as it does today. Recently, StartJG‘s creative director, Chris Bennett, explained why typography is so important to branding design, and what functions it can perform.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

10
Jul

How to bring your design team down

Working in a design team opens up all kinds of learning opportunities, including having to deal with unsavoury characters that try to drag the rest of the group down. CompanyFolders has shared some characteristics of the “worst person” as a design teammate.

Do you have any of these traits or know someone who does?Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

07
Jul
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Jul
29
Apr

8 time-saving templates for creatives

It doesn’t matter if you’re a freelance designer or work at an agency; with countless publications, briefs, other print pieces and so little time on hands, here are 10 useful time-saving templates to help.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

20
Apr

Infographic: 50 important rules of document design

For non-designers, graphic design can appear a difficult task to master. There are multiple styles, typefaces, colour choices, layout options and more. However, when it comes to document design, you can narrow things down to a few basic principles. Master those and you’ll be able to become a better visual communicator—even if you’re not a graphic designer.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

27
Feb

5 ways to increase your value to your clients

Let’s face it. There are plenty of other designers or businesses out there offering products and services similar your own. So, what makes you different? What makes your clients choose you over all the other options out there?Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

09
Feb

The world's most beautiful chocolates

Japanese design firm Nendo was declared Maison & Objet’s Designer of the Year. And to celebrate, they were invited to design a lounge for visitors at the furniture and design show. For the show—along with designing the lounge—they decided to create a treat.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

26
Jan

Infographic: Which graphic design career suits you?

Are you looking to join the design industry and turn your big ideas into bigger creative? If you’re looking to start a graphic design career, you need to figure out which speciality suits you best.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

05
Jan

A website that helps you match typefaces

There are multiple resources that can be helpful when learning to match typefaces effectively. Google Fonts, for example, has their own system that shows four or five web font pairings. However, for designers looking to match typefaces and seeing how they would appear on a page before designing should check out this new web tool.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

18
Dec

Beautiful Kay Bells jewellery contains real flowers

Nature is a beautiful thing. We want the real flowers that stay in bloom forever, but it doesn’t happen. That is, until now. Designer Kay Bells, of Ruby Robin Boutique, lets you wear tiny terrariums and pieces from the natural world in her jewellery.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

05
Dec

What they didn’t teach you in design school

No matter what path you took in life, when it comes to our careers we all wish I learned ________________ in school. So, inspired by the gaps he perceived in a conventional design education, Professor Phil Cleaver published the very readable What They Didn’t Teach You In Design School.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.