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Holiday Gift Ideas for Designers

Holiday Gifts for Designers

The holidays are once again right around the corner. Get a jump start on your gift giving with these creative ideas for holiday gifts for graphic designers or artists on your list.

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Pantone’s 2019 Color of the Year… Living Coral

Introducing Pantone’s 2019 Color of the Year, Living Coral. This year’s color is warm, inviting, energizing and playful. It’s a happy color that we could all use more of in our day-to-day lives. Pantone says, “Vibrant, yet mellow PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral embraces us with warmth and nourishment to provide comfort and buoyancy in our…

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Wilmington NC Business Card Design

The Case for Business Cards

Business cards have been around in some form for a long time. But are they still relevant in today’s digital age? We think so. Business cards are still a great tool for networking, acquiring new clients, and introducing your business.

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Pantone’s 2017 Color of the Year

The holidays are over and it’s time to kick off 2017 with a fresh start. What better way to welcome the new year than with Pantone’s 2017 color of the year, Greenery. This vibrant and invigorating hue is the complete opposite from last year’s pastel duo, Rose Quartz and Serenity. I love this new shade….

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Lorem Ipsum, Smart Quotes, Orphans and Widows. Let’s talk typography.

Typography lingo can seem like a foreign language to someone outside of the design world. Here’s a quick and simple lesson on a few key typography concepts.  

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Two to love! Pantone’s 2016 Colors of the Year

For the first time ever, Pantone announced TWO colors of the year! Dubbed Rose Quartz and Serenity, they are reminiscent of all things baby related, although Pantone says this was not the goal of this pastel pair. In addition to choosing two shades this year, the softer colors are also a departure from other year’s…

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Don’t Try This at Home

Do-it-yourself projects are meant to save money, but can end up going wrong, requiring emergency fixes from experienced professionals at an extra cost. A few of these DIY’s are pretty obvious, like complicated electrical work. But some ideas seem easy enough – like designing your company’s logo or website.

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