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Photoshop and when to use it

Photoshop is an excellent tool we design folk often use. Though I do feel like Photoshop, thanks to the slang and mainstream media, is the tool that receives the most recognition despite there being an array of programs in a designer’s toolbox. I often hear – “You can use Photoshop to make that look good,

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Should you blog? Five reasons to take the plunge for your brand

I’ve been having a few conversations pop up recently about blogging and blog writing. As we design and develop websites for clients, it’s one of the most common questions a client asks us – Do you think I need a blog? This question is closely followed by – But will anyone read my blog? Isn’t

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The popularity of blue – is it a suitable colour for your brand?

Blueberries, sapphires, the sea and sky – I like the colour blue and I’m not alone; it’s the number one favourite colour of people the world over! But did you know that blue is also a favoured colour in branding? Why is blue so popular? Why are blue logos and branding so favoured? Why not

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Great expectations – on ourselves and with our clients

Do you ever catch yourself wondering why a certain person isn’t doing something you expected? Such as when you’ve asked your partner to put the bins out, and they don’t? They’re funny things, expectations. Because they often come about unwittingly for both the expect-ee and expect-er. They can creep up on you. I’ve been ruminating

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How to Prepare for a Brand Photoshoot

Recently I was scrolling through my Facebook feed, when to my horror I spotted a familiar stock image. I recognised it as one that a very high-profile client of mine was using to represent their brand in a large portion of their marketing campaign. Only now, I saw that the very same image was now being used

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Logo Design Trends: Friend or Foe?

We’re happy to feature a post today from guest contributor and graphic design student Ranita Whebell! Ranita is currently completing a Diploma of Graphic Design through CATC Design School. Throughout her study, Ranita has developed a strong interest in logo design and branding, an area in which she hopes to pursue a career in the near

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Business Blogging Made Easier

(Today’s post comes courtesy of Jennifer Reitmeyer, the owner of Firebrand Messaging, a U.S.-based copywriting and content marketing company serving clients around the world. We invited her to share her strategies to help our readers make their own blogging easier!) We’ve all been there. Sitting in front of a blank computer screen, watching the cursor

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How to Work Best With a Designer

When you’re paying a designer to create your branding or another important project, you’re making a big investment, and probably have high expectations, too! So how can you create the best possible client/designer relationship? How can you get every ounce of creative genius out of that designer, and ensure you want to continue to engage

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