Category: design


Logo creation process

Logo creation process

How does a designer go about creating a logo? Let’s take a look at the process so you can copy it for your needs. This is my personal logo creation process, but you might find, most designers work more or less similar.   The 7-step logo creation process   Brief   The most important thing before you start the actual creation process is to find out what exactly your client wants. The best way to do this is to send out a questionnaire for your client to fill out. This questionnaire contains questions about their background, the company’s history, their product or service, customers as well as branding questions concerning their brand message, colors, visuals. Find out more in this post: 6 Tips for working with […]


5 places to find free fonts

5 places to find free fonts

5 best places to find free fonts for your design projects   Sometimes the pre-installed fonts on your computer can only bring you so far. Sometimes you need something special for a project. Professional high-quality fonts are mostly very expensive and this often doesn’t fit into our budget. Especially if you only need the font for one single project. Looking for free fonts is time-consuming, because of the sheer abundance of offers online. Here’s a collection of the 5 best places to find free fonts. Check them out >> Best places to find free fonts for your design projects Click To Tweet The League of Movable Type This is the number one place to look for very high-quality fonts. There are about 15 fonts you can […]




Photoshop tutorials for beginners

Photoshop tutorials for beginners

Running a blog or business, you are creating visual content day in day out. Visual content works better we all know. Even if you’re not a designer, you have to learn a few skills to create images and graphics for your blog, social media or advertisements. In this post, you can learn about the advantages of Photoshop, get advice from the experts + find the 7 best Photoshop tutorials for beginners.   Why Photoshop is a pro app There are lots of possibilities for non-designers to quickly put together some images to post on social media e. g. with the use of one of the many free online tools. These tools, however, are limited in their possibilities. I am all for inexpensive or free stuff. […]



6 Tips for working with a graphic designer

6 Tips for working with a graphic designer

You probably know the value of a good-designed product but when it comes to creating, sometimes there’s not enough time or you’re missing the knowledge and tools to get it done. So for some of your projects, big or small, you might be thinking of hiring a specialist. Doing so is in most cases a big step and you should prepare yourself before starting to work with the graphic designer of your choice. Designers often seem to be a special kind of crowd, slightly crazy, talking their own language (as you can see in my post 10 Most Used Design Terms Explained), a bit mysterious and mostly dressed in black. But don’t let this scare you. In my opinion, you can only profit from working with […]


How to create amazing pinnable images

How to create amazing pinnable images

Success on Pinterest depends mostly on images. If you want your blog posts to get pinned and if you want Pinterest to lead traffic to your site, then you have to take the necessary steps to edit your images to make them pinnable and create attractive images that are likely to get pinned. Success on Pinterest depends mostly on images. Click To Tweet   In this post, we’re going to take a look at how you can improve your blog images to make them more pinnable and the 4 step process to edit your pins. Implement these tips and your content will be repinned over and over again.   Create pinnable images   Let’s take a look at what kind of images work well on Pinterest and […]