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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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Working with Color Palettes

You’ve probably heard about color psychology, and how different colors can convey and elicit emotions. When working with color palettes in design, these same principles should be kept in mind.

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Lock It Down with SSL

If you have invested in a website with a Wilmington web development company, it should be secured with a secure socket layer, otherwise known as SSL. By purchasing and installing an SSL certificate you create a secure tunnel through which information (like usernames, passwords and credit card information) can pass more safely through your website….

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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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Hurricane Florence Volunteer & Relief Efforts

It has been over a week since Hurricane Florence made landfall just miles from our office, but much of Eastern North Carolina is still dealing with clean-up and unprecedented flooding. Our downtown neighbors continue to be affected by the rising waters of the Cape Fear River. Families throughout the region are being displaced with no…

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Why You Should Be Doing Desk Yoga

Computers are an important tool for many types of jobs, especially those in the online marketing and graphic design fields. But for those of us that sit in front of one all day, they can be hard on our bodies.

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Facebook’s Not Showing Signs of Slowing

Facebook has been in the news recently for a huge data scandal, and many social media marketing experts may be wondering if the writing is on the wall for the downfall of Facebook.  But recently reported Q1 reports in stock prices tell a different story. Facebook is here to stay, and is still a viable…

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Logo Redesigns

A Review of 2017 Logo Redesigns

Logo redesigns can make a strong and subtle impact. Logos are a critical component of a company’s identity. They are a simple graphic representation of your brand that leaves the first impression for your customer or client. To keep a brand current, many companies will implement a brand refresh, which usually includes a logo redesign….

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Role of Color in Visual Communication

The Role of Color in Visual Communication

Color is an important tool for communicating – within our communities, in nature, and in advertising and marketing. It’s an element of visual language that people process almost immediately. Color ‘jumps out’ at viewers before they even begin to process what they are looking at. Because of this immediate impact, color plays a large role…

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How To Make Working From Home Work For You

How To Make Working From Home Work For You

Working from home certainly has its perks. But the grass is not always greener. Adjusting from working full time in a shared office space, to working full time from home takes a little getting used to. Here is a glimpse into a day at the home-office, with tips to make working from home work for…

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