Starting Your Own Web Graphics Business: What You Need to Know (Part I)

Does this tale sound familiar? You’ve been working in graphic design for years and have gathered a solid portfolio of work. You might have earned some accolades and possibly made it to the most senior level. You’re now thinking the next reasonable step is to either go into freelancing or start your own graphic design business. Before…

Nursery Wall Graphics

Temporary decor solutions like wall decals are such a great idea. They make redecorating simple as your children get older. They are very beautiful! The thing about little ones is that they grow into children and then teenagers, usually keeping the same room along the way. That’s why temporary décor such as wall decals are…

Phone Apps that Create Incredible Graphics! (Part II)

AfterFocus Turn your mobile photos into DSLR-quality images thanks to AfterFocus. This app lets you sharpen and tone your images, as well as improve the artistic quality of your photos using background detection and smart focus. PicCollage This one lets you use photos to make eye-catching collages and then overlay them with frames, text, and…

Phone Apps that Create Incredible Graphics! (Part I)

Did you know there are many free and affordable apps that can aid you in easily make amazing graphics for your social media or blog? You don’t have to put tons of money or time into creating memes, logos, or image quotes with all the incredible phone apps that are now available! Here are some…

The Business Design Process and Making the Most of It

THE DESIGN PROCESS The design process should be handled like any other business process. The key is to get everyone together who is involved, from designers to employees to make sure everyone understands the project requirements, ensuring that your use of design provides the outcomes you need well within your project budget. Key tips for…

Using Design to Enhance Product Development and Win New Customers & Markets

Discovering what your customers want is a critical beginning point in designing competitive products and services. The more you find out about your customers’ preferences from market research, the more likely you are to design products they’ll want to purchase. Continue reading to discover how to realize your customers’ needs.   Product development includes these steps: performing…

The Business Benefits of Design

Design opens up important opportunities for businesses. Its significance is usually underestimated, but good design can bring some critical business benefits. The research and model stages of the design process can create new product ideas and let you learn your customers’ preferences and needs. Design can then help you turn these concepts into competitive, innovative…

The Importance of a Well-Designed Business Card

Envision this: You just left a crucial meeting with some possible clients. They really dug the concepts you brought to the table and you’re thinking a huge contract could be in order. What do you do? Scrabble around with your phone to take down their contact information? Ask them to put you in their contacts…