Houdini - The Handcuff King

Magical Graphic Design: Houdini

Harry Houdini once said: “My brain is the key that sets my mind free.” As designers, the key is to keep the creativity fresh and inspired. Thinking outside of the…

NCR Manifold Book

No Carbon Required

NCR Paper We all remember being at the diner, as the waitress or waiter wrote down your order on those thin-papered notepads with the little black carbon paper sheet inside…

For Sale Sign with QR Code

3 Key Marketing Tips for the Modern Real Estate Agent

In today’s fierce Real Estate market you have to stay on your toes. Marketing your open houses, agency, available properties and yourself as a Real Estate agent is a key…

Color Splash Using Photoshop History Brush

Easy Photoshop Color Splash Tutorial for Photos and Images

Color Splash Photos with Photoshop Photoshop Color splash is a method for emphasizing areas or objects inside of black and white photographs, with color. Very popular with wedding pictures and…

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Valentine’s Day Design Inspiration and Free Downloads

Valentine’s Day is here and you know some graphic designers out there are scrambling to complete – or start! -  their Valentine’s Day design projects. Whether it’s for a company…

Vecteezy - Free Vector Art

10 Free for Commercial Use Vector Graphic Galleries for Designers

Looking for a good source of free vector illustrations to throw into your designs can be frustrating sometimes. You find something you like or that has an object in it…

Color Wheel Typography

The Influence of Color – Color Psychology and the Subconscious

We live in a world of Color. Everywhere you look color is influencing us consciously and subconsciously; naturally and synthetically: The blue sky, the green forests, the red stop sign,…

Colored Pencils - 2007 Best Picture

A Colorful Guide to Understanding Color

- Vision gives us the ability to see color, but how many of us can truly explain or describe what color is or where it comes from? This quick guide…

Fruit by sweetchantal1989

Refreshing and Tasty Design Inspiration

Art is a fruit that grows in man, like a fruit on a plant, or a child in its mother’s womb. Jean Arp When in need of inspiration I always…

Bleeds and crop marks business cards

The Need to Bleed

I recently asked my production manager and the graphic department manager here at Marsid M&M: – What is the most common mistake that you find in artwork submitted by customers?…