Featuring tips, templates and ideas for people in the graphic design industry.

The Logo Design Process while Working With a Third Party

April 10, 2014

Designing a logo can be very tricky. Especially when working through a third party. Often times, the client does not know what they want until they actually see it. They tend to provide the designer vague, poorly descriptive words on what they¬†think¬†they want, but in all actuality, most of the time, they have no clue. […]

10 Gnarly Grunge Backgrounds for Download

April 9, 2014

Following up with last week’s Five Free Grunge Fonts for Friday theme, it’s freebie time again! I scoured the internet to find ten high-resolution grunge backgrounds free for download. They can be used for postcards, flyers and even large posters. I have set the resolution at 100 dpi to determine what the largest recommended size […]

Five Free Grunge Fonts For Friday

April 4, 2014

Grunge is a very popular background and font choice for many designers and rock bands. It can be used for a variety of different printing material; Promotional flyers for bands, clubs, parties, etc. Grunge can be described as something that is eroded or distorted or even dirty. Some grunge fonts are more eroded than others, […]

Fabulous Print Designs Welcoming Spring

March 30, 2014

Spring is my favorite season. By mid-season, the weather in South Carolina is nothing short of beautiful. Everything around us awakens and many talented artists at Behance.com have created amazing art to celebrate flowers blooming and life renewing. Now thru summer, our little print shop located in Beaufort begins seeing more print design projects as […]

Five Free Fonts For Friday – Comic Book Edition

March 21, 2014

There are tons of free fonts that you can download on the internet. With so many too choose from, it can become very daunting. Below are five cool fonts for you download for the use in your next comic book design. Don’t write/design comic books? They are still great fonts to use for kid’s birthday […]

Stunning Stylized Batman Art

March 7, 2014

Nananana . . . BATMAN! Who doesn’t love batman both old school and newschool. Batman’s look has changed over the years, but the infamous super hero always stayed recognizable generation after generation. Artists, now more than ever, have created amazing stylized art of the caped crusader. Stylized art is basically putting an unrealistic or imaginative […]

Five Free Fonts for Friday

February 28, 2014

No one wants to pay for fonts. Websites like Dafont.com and 1001freefonts.com offer hundreds of thousands of fonts which can become very overwhelming to look through. On many Fridays, I will offer five great fonts that can be downloaded for free. The phrase “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog 0123456789” will show […]

How To Save Money Printing Online – From An Insider

February 10, 2014

Full Disclosure: I co-found and operate PrintKEG, an online commercial printer and the entity that manages this blog. However, I am confident enough in our print quality, pricing and customer service to write an honest post how people can save money while printing online. Below, I have listed some tips how to save money with […]

Nice Responsive WordPress Themes For Portfolios

January 26, 2014

Many graphic designers are not necessarily web gurus by any stretch of the imagination, especially those more focused on print. Heck, even designers with web skills may have trouble adapting to the new digital world of audiences inhaling content via multiple devices and screen sizes. Responsive web design is the craft of creating a single […]

Geeky Gifts For Graphic Designers

January 17, 2014

If you’re like me, you probably know a few very talented graphic designers. When it comes to birthdays or the holidays, it can be somewhat daunting to buy them a thoughtful gift, but there are tons of very cool and geeky products out there that he or she will absolutely love! Here is a small […]