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Case Study – Chamber Market

THE ASSIGNMENT Alberta Chambers of Commerce (ACC) wanted to provide an online space for Local Businesses. Thus the Chamber Market initiative was born; an online …

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Case Study: Mont Tea

The Challenge Mont Tea is a bubble tea cafe based in Grande Prairie. They serve a variety of beverages with their specialty being bubble tea …

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Case Study: Frequency Hearing

The Challenge Frequency Hearing is a new hearing clinic opening in Beaumont, Alberta. When Frequency Hearing approached nine10, they had various ideas of symbolism to …

Is Line Height the Problem with Your Graphic?

Quick Play: Is Line Height the Problem with Your Graphic?

Today’s tip is line-height. Line height is the space between the lines of text on your design. Most programs will have some sort of setting …

Quick Plays: Font Confusion & how to avoid it nine10 inc digital marketing training

Quick Plays: Font Confusion & How to Avoid It

In today’s tip, we’re talking about text overload and too many fonts. Using too many different fonts – and by extension hard-to-read fonts – can …

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Experiencing Font Confusion? Don’t Cry, Learn Why

As a graphic designer, my job is to learn which feelings a client wants to show, and then pick the fonts that are going to …

8 Things to Prepare for Your Kickoff nine10 Meeting

8 Things To Prepare for a Kickoff Meeting

I’ve been a graphic designer for over 10 years – and I’ve worked with clients in professional settings for over five years. During that time, …

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Designer-y Words You’ll Hear at a Kickoff Meeting for Branding Or Other Design Work

Starting a design project can seem like an overwhelming task at the beginning. There are many factors to consider and a lot of jargon flying …

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How Designers Create Design-y Logos & Websites

Designers get very elitist when it comes to the design craft (I’m sorry peeps, it’s true). Full disclosure, I am a designer — so I …

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What We Say: Use a Content-First Approach

The nine10 team was chatting the other day about why we switched to focusing on content first for projects, especially websites. It’s been a couple …

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Finding Inspiration: DesignThinkers Conference 2016

Like any other profession, a marketing team is composed of a variety of individuals. Each of us is skilled at something unique, and when put together with …

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The Difference Between Logos, Visual Identities and Brands

You hear these terms thrown around all the time, yet you aren’t confident how to tell them apart. You’re not even sure that the people …