The Internet Wants You to Have Good Stock Photography

Let’s talk stock photography for a minute. I’ve written before about the dos and don’ts of using “free” images from the Internet. It’s a daily concern for most modern professionals. With the ubiquity of social media and the increased emphasis on storytelling as marketing, content is undoubtedly king, and producing and enhancing that content is… Read More

Print Terms Cheat Sheet

Hello again from your friendly neighborhood designer. Today’s topic: print! Registration, process colors, show through, binding, finishing… there are just so many terms and so many customizable specifications, diving into print can be a bit overwhelming. But worry not! Click the thumbnail below for a downloadable PDF cheat sheet of common print terms for your… Read More

Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator – Oh My!

  In today’s installment of Ask A Designer, we’ll be dealing with design software. It’s pretty common knowledge that Adobe software is the industry standard- with Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign specifically being the heaviest hitters- but if you don’t deal with these programs every day it’s easy to get confused about their individual uses. As… Read More