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6 Graphic Design Tips For Non-Designers

Jo Sabin - Friday, October 5, 2018

Whether you need a graphic design for a social media campaign, a new logo or a website design, understanding basic principals of graphic design will mean you get a design you'll love. Get 6 graphic design tip for non-designers and learn about trends, color and importance of space in visual design. Read more

Brand Logo Optimisation: 4 SEO Tips to Improve Visibility

Jo Sabin - Monday, October 1, 2018

Whether you're starting a business or growing one, your company's images including your business logo can be optimised to improve your website's SEO and brand visibility in all online environments. See 4 killer tips to boost online sales. Read more

70 Superhero Logo Ideas

Jo Sabin - Thursday, September 27, 2018

Are you launching a new kids clothing brand or starting a new business? Do you need a logo that evokes precision, safety, speed, security, power or reliability? If so, see 70 unique superhero logo designs to take your business or eSports gaming team to the next level. Read more

112 Music Logo Ideas for DJs, Artists, Bands

Jo Sabin - Saturday, September 22, 2018

A professional logo design is essential for musicians, artist managers, bands and music venues as the first step towards building a brand and growing an audience and fan base. See 112 music logo design ideas across 20 musical genres. Read more

The Graphic Design Process In 6 Steps

Divya Abe - Thursday, September 20, 2018

If you're new to graphic design or a seasoned designer who wants to improve their efficiency, then our 6 step guide to the graphic design process will help you deliver fantastic design results to happy clients. Read more

8 Top Websites to Help Tradesmen & Services Businesses Find Customers

DesignCrowd - Tuesday, September 18, 2018

If you're a tradesman (AKA a 'tradie') launching or trying to build your own small business, you're probably planning "how will I grow my business? how will I find customers?". Whether you're a plumber, painter, handyman or electrician or a home services provider - such as gardener or removalist - one of the most popular ways to find customers are through services marketplaces. Read more

Uber's New Logo and Visual Identity

Divya Abe - Monday, September 17, 2018

Uber's new logo and identity is awesome. The brand has moved on from it controversial and confusing circular icon to a simple, modern wordmark and re-positioned itself for a new era.Our resident design expert Divya Abe analyses the new logo and why wordmark logos are so cool right now.  Read more

71 Puppy Logo and Branding Ideas To Bark About

Marvi Ocampo - Saturday, September 15, 2018

Dogs are famous for their loyalty, friendly and protective natures, which makes puppy logos perfect for a wide variety of businesses. If you're opening a pet store, launching a puppy clothing brand, starting a security business or auto repair shop, make no bones about it, a professional logo design is essential. See 71 puppy logo ideas for your business. Read more

54 Purrfect Cat Logo Ideas

Marvi Ocampo - Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Cats are an iconic animal known for their looks, physical agility and independent nature. Their unique shape makes them ideal for logo design. If you need a cat logo for a pet store or a security firm check out these 54 cat logo ideas for your business! Read more

Guide to Designing and Printing Your Own Product Labels

Jo Sabin - Monday, September 10, 2018

We guide you through the key decisions you'll make when designing and printing product labels for a small business. If you want to create your own labels or hire a professional product label designer, these four label design tips are essential. Read more

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