Designer Tutorials

A collection of design resources to help create useful design and encourage the use of design principles

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Avoid Issues By Saving Your Artwork Properly In InDesign For Printing

There are a few simple rules to follow when saving a print-ready design made with InDesign and it all starts with setting up your InDesign document properly with bleeds. [highlight bg=”#f3fafl”…

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InDesign Tips to Speed Up Your Catalog Design

  We sort out great websites for you to download free for commercial use fonts or free for commercial use vector art and write tutorials and tips for designers.   Why…

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Creating Die Lines for Custom Die Cut Printing in Adobe Illustrator

  This post is best suited for graphic designers who will be working on a die cutting project and/or those of you who simply like to know how to do…

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Adding Video to your Printed Marketing Materials for Free

  In this post we will explore in detail how to beef up your printed marketing materials by adding your own custom video and making it easy for your customers…

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Printing Terms Infographic – Color Quick Guide

We strongly believe that an informed customer can make all the difference in print jobs going smoothly and without misunderstandings. I’m sure it goes for any industry. We strive to…

Creating Outlines from Type in Illustrator and InDesign

Why Do We Need to Outline Our Type? Before sending a file to a printer, there are a few important steps that must be considered.  One of those is making…

Design Tutorial: Offset Path Tool in Adobe Illustrator

Using the Offset Path Tool in Adobe Illustrator This tool is one of my favorites within Illustrator.  It does exactly as the name suggests, it creates a duplicate of an…

Typography: Kerning, Leading and Tracking

Kerning and Leading are ways to manipulate the spacing between characters. Spatial manipulation in type can be a very important tool. Some fonts need to have individual characters adjusted to…

Typography – Choosing Appropriate Fonts

  The Timbre of Fonts tim·bre/tambər/ Noun: The character or quality of a musical sound or voice as distinct from its pitch and intensity. Choosing an appropriate font for a…

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How to Find Vector Corporate Logos and Hi-Res Product Images

Vector Logos of popular brands are sometimes hard to find for your designs… Customers in need of design services are usually not knowledgeable of technical properties of design… that’s why…