Website design errors can ruin your brand and drive site visitors into the arms of the competition. Check out these nine common errors and try to avoid them. If you do, your website will become the best salesperson, marketing department and public relations firm on the payroll. Continue Reading »
The summer days had come to an end. Summer vacation consumed her last days and turned to windy and rainy. Usually this picture seems painted in sad colours but not for design community. As we always stated, when it comes about design an important part of the logo designer job activity is recreation. The summer had a refreshing effect upon creativity of many designers, felt like a restart for some of them or just increased the creativity level for others.
That is why we have now, at the beginning of autumn, a difficult task. We have to choose best logos of prior month. August seems one of the best months of the year, from creativity point of view exceeded only by winter holiday season. Transition from holiday to work is always beneficial, both for designers and users. Continue Reading »
Build personal brand is different with build business brand, business brand might be built around ideas but personal brand is created around your personal name and career. You use this to communicate your personality, skills and values.
And yes each of us is different, but how to create our power to stand out and be unique? In this infographic that published on Referral Candy Blog will give you 30 tips that they have aggregated from a wonderful blogpost by Navid Moazzez, from 37 experts share their best personal branding tips for online entrepreneurs (bloggers, podcasters, authors, speakers, coaches and other content creators online). Hope you find them useful. Continue Reading »
The huge majority of the designers considers that the pen and paper won’t ever die. No matter how many and powerful software options we would have, nothing can be compared to the pen & paper binomial. Altogether, nowadays, every designer uses more tools than pen & paper.
Logo design is part of design, therefore this situation is valid in this area, too. The technology evolved a lot and a logo designer has practically unlimited tools and resources at his disposal in order to create the best logos. Some tools are irreplaceable, while others are more or less useful. Continue Reading »
Gert van Duinen is a Dutch based illustrative logo & brand identity designer and founder of cresk, a brand identity consultancy primarily focusing on exclusive brandmark design, brand identity revitalization and brand identity development. Officially he has been into graphic design since the mid 90′s, after studying graphic design from which he received a handful of diplomas and certificates. He has always been intrigued and passionate about iconic design and logos, trademarks and anything distinguishable by either brandmark or impression. Continue Reading »
Hi, tomorrow is September, as usual at the end of each month we release a new Wallpaper Calendar – it’s Free! And for this month we bring “Rise and Shine” as motivation theme in calendar design with awesome 3D typography style. Let’s take a look the design process below and download the wallpaper calendar! Continue Reading »
Bring impression to your brand business infront of the customers is vital. And the one way to do that is have the strong logo branding presence. In this hand picked collection, I’ll feature 12 Must Have Badge, Logo and Insignia templates to help you quickly create awesome logos, fantastic sales signs, packaging labels, sticker, stamp, t-shirt designs and other identity and branding materials.
All of the templates below is 100% vector, fully customizable, resizable, highly organized and not only for print purpose, but you can use them on many different media like flash banner, digital banner, or even website etc. A must have templates for any designers, quickly type your text, add a tagline, and watch the result instantly. Continue Reading »
“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works” said Steve Jobs and we, the staff behind iBrandStudio, really believe in this idea. Average people, Internet addicted individuals or designers talk more and more about design. It seems that design is everywhere…which is true!
It’s extremely well that more people are paying attention to design, but at the same time, this situation generates lots of misunderstandings and confusions. As example, many people, especially the ones that don’t have many connections with the www world don’t make the distinction between graphic design, web design, print design, UI design or logo design. The result is the confusion of people that need design services but aren’t sure about which kind of designer should be contacted. The confusion is amplified by the fact that a part of the designers are specialized in more than a single field. Continue Reading »
With the trend of the web technology today, most colleges and universities have created their own websites with the purpose is to attracting the new students as well ass a source of information of the current students, parents and even donors. So the need of effective website design like provide great user experiences such as smooth user interactivity, attractive design, informative content and ease of use is the must.
To help you get the inspiration, today we’ll feature 28 beautiful and well-designed college and university websites. Let’s take a look! Continue Reading »
Every web design blog mentioned, at least once, about the exponential rise of the handheld devices. We are more and more dependent on the smartphones or/and tablets. Is it good or bad…? Personally, I think that it’s a huge step forward for the entire mankind, but it hides many disadvantages and other stringent problems. In fact, any addiction has negative consequences, isn’t it?
Well, we are designers so it’s not our matter to determine what’s good or bad for the future of the humanity. Instead, the logo design community noticed the raise of a new trend: the mobile UI influence over the crafting logos process. Even though the mobile UI is relatively new, some items are famous and almost anyone are accustomed to them. Wi-fi signs or pins are quite common and any smartphone user recognize them almost instantly. Continue Reading »