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What’s The Deal with Photo Resolution?

Have you ever been asked to provide photography by a Graphic Designer, only to get a response that the photo isn’t high quality or doesn’t …

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Logo Design: Design it Yourself, Buy it for Five Bucks, or Hire a Professional?

So you need a new logo for your business and you’re not sure where to start. You could design it yourself, find someone online that …

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How to be an Awesome Client and Get the Results You Want

Designers do a lot to make their clients happy, but there are some things that clients can do to make the design process smoother for …

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5 Simple Rules for Choosing Fonts

Using fonts for your business in any print materials (such as newspaper ads, in-store print outs, memos, etc) or for the web, might seem like …

coffee image Five ways to make your designer happy.

Five ways to make your designer happy (and end up with a finished product that you love).

On the whole designers are a pretty easy bunch to please, especially if you tell us you like Helvetica or buy us the occasional soy …

With all apologies to Milton Glaser.

The Tragedy of Comic Sans

Oh Comic Sans… few typefaces evoke such strong emotion as our quirky little friend. Whether you love it  (Slightly-NSFW, salty language) or hate it, you have an …

The Meaning of Colours

The Meaning of Colors

Color influences our life every day. We base opinions and reactions off of emotions that it evokes.  Some people even base their careers off of …

Should I Use Pictures from Google?

How Much Is That Image in The Window?

All about Canadian copyright law, and when and where you can use copyrighted material. Disclaimer: This isn’t legal advice! Copyright law is complex, and the …

I know why the kenneled dog barks

I Know Why the Kenneled Dog Barks

…or, how I learned that something that you create can take on a life and meaning of its own. A couple months ago I was …

The Mountain

Design + Living: Building Urban Mountains

I recently watchted Bjarke Ingles on TED Talks (video below), where he discussed some of the projects his international architectural firm had been working on. …

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Can DrawSomething Teach You To Be a Better Designer?

If you’ve owned your mobile phone for more than a day or two, you’re probably familiar with the app DrawSomething. It’s basically a digital version …

your logo whats it worth

Your Logo – What’s it worth?

It takes work to keep a foothold above your competitors. You might have a great product, but success truly comes with leaving your customers with …