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

Popular Logos Getting the Social Distancing Treatment

March 27, 2020

Quite a few enterprises around the world are temporarily modifying their logos to bring attention to social distancing. Public health experts encourage this practice to decrease the spread of the coronavirus. Social distancing is the act of maintaining a larger physical space away from people to prevent the COVID-19 virus from spreading. According to Johns […]

How to Turn a Physical Painting into Sellable Prints

March 11, 2020

This week, we helped a local artist, Joanne Phillips in South Carolina, convert her canvas painting into beautiful prints. She needed to quickly (and cheaply) turn a physical painting into sellable prints. In most cases, this is not very difficult to accomplish if you are in a hurry. These next steps outline a practical approach […]

See How to Properly Set Up Bleed Area for Your Art Prints.

February 3, 2020

The concept of a bleed area can be challenging to grasp for many of us. Don’t feel ashamed about that. I have hired many educated graphic designers, and many trained for months before wrapping their heads around it. Hopefully, this article will help you understand how to properly set up bleed area. First, what the […]

Easy Ways to Add Bleed to Artwork using Photoshop

August 6, 2017

We see thousands of art files each week at Printkeg. It is quite surprising to see the large percentage of artwork that does not include bleed area. We struggle with designers and non-designers, and due to the workload, we are beginning to charge a small fee to accommodate all of the requests. What is bleed […]

Easy Design Ideas For Hang Tags

July 19, 2016

A while back, Printkeg added hang tags to its promotional and postcard products lineup to help small business owners, shop owners and artists selling products. Today, we thought we’d explore the online world for easy rectangular design hang tag ideas that almost anyone can duplicate. Here are some ideas for hang tags that graphic designers […]

Create Your Own Election Sticker with Illustrator (Template)

February 14, 2016

Need an election sticker template? Chances are if you are a professional using Adobe Illustrator then you don’t yearn for our template AI or PDF file of an election sticker. However, if you are anything like me, it’s nice to discover a free template with no strings attached. The below AI file is a template for […]

10 Crucial Steps to Designing a Logo for Your Company

January 16, 2016

World-renowned companies are recognizable at a glance. You know it’s Mac when you see that apple. When you see that simple swoosh, you know it’s Nike. Aside from their built reputation, the logos are recognizable for a reason. Only the best designers can convey the company’s history and the direction of its activities, as well […]

Frightening Fonts for Halloween Designs

October 2, 2015

October is one of our favorite months. Winter is coming, and Fall is here. But what makes the month eerily special in our eyes is Halloween, the return of The Walking Dead and two very special birthdays (my wife and I). Continuing our special series, Font Fridays, started by a former employee, Jessica, we collect […]

Print vs. Web: Let’s Get It Straight! (Infographic)

July 31, 2015

Many people have a hard time understanding the difference between what graphic specifications are ideal for print and what is better suited for the web. We hope the below infographic is helpful. To receive a quality print, it really makes a difference on what color mode you send your file, what resolution the file has, what dimensions […]

Converting RGB to CMYK. What’s The Big Deal? (Infographic)

July 30, 2015

Many of our customers have a hard time understanding why we cannot print in RGB. In most cases, our print ready templates will automatically convert files from the RGB color mode to the CMYK color mode, and more times than not, the conversion is minimal. However, for photographers and artists who rely on their colors to […]