We are excited to have our first app be published in the iTunes Store. It’s a simple app called Font Combinations that lets you see how different header and body fonts relate to each other with a simple swipe. So many fonts, so little time!
I’ve seen a lot of humorous posts lately about the very random things Google Suggest will come up with when trying to read your mind. So what does Google “suggest” about graphic design related topics? I plugged in some terms for some entertaining, informative, and unintentionally funny results. Enjoy!
The dreams of graphic designers can be very interesting as well unintentionally revealing. I speak from personal experience. Let me tell you about an episode and then you can make of what you will, and perhaps apply the lesson to your own life as a designer and human being.
Pre-flighting your print-ready digital design files for a printing press run is as much an art as it is a science. The science of printing from digital files is the part that never changes. However, the art of pre-flighting is getting yourself to remember to check for all the things that could delay, or at worse ruin, an otherwise successful and timely print job. Here are some things to jog your memory, and hopefully prod you to come up with your own list of things to check before sending off your print files to your printing resource.
The “request for proposal” or RFP process for many small graphic design and web design firms is fraught with huge time-wasting and dead-end traps. Have you been caught up in the excitement of getting what seems to be great project opportunity from an established company only to find out “while your offer was compelling, for strategic reasons” they chose some other firm?