Choosing the Right Font

All designers share a love for typography.   The type you choose can make such an impact on the emotion someone feels when seeing your design.   Not to mention, the font choice needs to make sense for your brand and business/product name.  For example, let’s say...

40 Million Free Stock Images

Well, sort of. Getty Images just made 40 million professional photos available for you to embed on your site or blog – for free! The kicker: you still have to follow their rules and use the embed tool – which inserts a credit to the photographer and Getty,...

Happy Birthday Facebook!

Yesterday, Facebook turned 10 years old. It’s hard to imagine our daily internet interaction before Facebook, huh?  Even founder Mark Zauckerberg is surprised at the greatness that this social network has become…   Facebook now has over 1.2 billion...

Opera Singer Website

You never know what sort of clients are going to come your way.   I never dreamed of designing an Opera Singer’s website, and I just finished one up! It was a really awesome project to work on.  We started by designing a custom logo with her name, then choosing...

Keep Up With Your Passwords

“I can’t remember my password.” I hear this all of the time from my clients.  It can save you a lot of time and energy (and frustration!) by remembering your passwords.  I know it can be difficult with the endless number of accounts you have to sign...

Motivation For The New Year

With the start of the new year and all of those resolutions to keep up with, we could all use a little motivation to keep the ball rolling.  Here are some quotes to keep the momentum going…   Don’t let what you think you can’t do affect what you can...

The Importance of Blogging in 2014

  First, Happy New Year Everyone! One of my new year’s resolutions is to blog more.  And by more, I mean actually blog!  It has been a while. Part of the reason for my delay, was the migration of my separate WordPress blog here to my current website. Why do...

What The Heck Is SEO?

I meet with small business owners as a graphic designer all of the time and I am constantly explaining what SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is…..so, I though it was time to write a blog post answering this very question: What the Heck is SEO? First, check out...