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 »
Do you know, the words can change the way people feel, changes the meaning, the mood and the motivation. And how about if you can use that words on your social media marketing efforts? I believe it could drastically affect how much social media traffic you get.
So if you need to know, which words and phrases converts. Let’s take a look this infographic below created by QuickSprout.com. Neil will help you determine what words you should use and what words you should avoid using on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+. Continue Reading »
You always hear that traditional marketing still playing special role. Many article discuss it to show you how the traditional marketing still important in social media strategies. Now, how if the traditional marketer like the food truck can go viral with their social media?
WordPress is still the most popular CMS platform today, it’s easy to use, powerful and customizable. Today, I have a hand-picked collection of the best WordPress themes to help create your own awesome course, online learning, school, college or university websites with ease.
The themes below have clean and unique design with learning educational/institutions’ websites in mind, fully responsive, with unique sliders, page builder and lots of features included. Let’s check this out and start to brand your schools online! Continue Reading »
The logo designers know that the term “the second impression” is totally outdated these days. People have (for any kind of problem) so many solutions at hand that any small inconvenient determines them to search for other options. Of course, the main “responsible” for this situation is the Internet. This circumstance is quite advantageous for the average Internet user, but it’s not the same for the service providers. In conclusion, nowadays, the expressions “second impression” and “second chance” shouldn’t be in the vocabulary of anyone involved in the online industry. Continue Reading »