What makes web design different from print design?

 

I began my graphic design career in print, creating brochures, newspaper and magazine ads, stationery, book covers, signs, and more. I later switched to web design and eventually decided I was happiest doing both. After 20 years as a print and web designer, I’ve learned a lot about their differences.

CONTENT MARKETING 201: Your nonprofit should be using content marketing. It’s no longer an option. [Part 2]

[ This article is part 2 of our Content Marketing Basics Class series. Learn what content marketing is and how it works in part 1 of the series: Content Marketing 101: Understanding this modern marketing tactic ]

Sometimes trying to break through an extremely noisy digital world and get noticed by the people who matter can feel like walking through Disney World on spring break, desperately searching for your lost child with a common name. 

“Michael! Michael! Can you hear me? Where are you?”

Here's why you can't just 'grab' an image from the Internet

Understanding the fundamentals of photo licensing

There it is. The perfect image for your ad is staring back at you from your Google image-search results. Now you can just save it to your desktop, insert it into your design (or send it to your designer) and send it off to the printer, right?

NO! You could be breaking the law! 

 

What Makes a “Lovable” Logo?

Recently, I visited New York City for the first time. And you can bet, I was in full Midwesterner tourist mode, sensible shoes, camera hanging from my neck, with my eyes, ears and nose taking in the Big Apple. Mingling amongst the sights, sounds and smells was an ever-present visual—the “I Love New York” logo. 

From store fronts to tourist t-shirts, this iconic emblem was everywhere. The logo was created in 1977 by graphic designer Milton Glaser to promote New York and encourage tourism during a time when the city saw a large decrease due to high crime. 

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