Part of the Creative Briefs series of mini-episodes with quick design- and marketing-related tips, this episode talks about making sure your design is mailable. When designing a printed piece that will be mailed, consulting a mailpiece design analyst will help you make sure your design adheres to any necessary postal requirements or qualify for special rates.
Creative Brief: Making Your Design Mailable: Read or Listen
Part of the Creative Briefs series of mini-episodes with quick design- and marketing-related tips, this episode is about reviewing print proofs. Here are 11 things to check in a proof from the printer to ensure your design will appear as you intended.
Creative Brief: 11 Things to Check in a Print Proof: Read or Listen
Do you pick colors arbitrarily? Do you have trouble defending your color choices to clients? Find out from world-renowned color connoisseur Leatrice Eiseman how to be the expert. Learn how color affects us physiologically, how it affects a design, what to consider when choosing colors, how to talk to clients about it, and more.
Color Convo With Pantone’s Leatrice Eiseman: Read or Listen
Do you need to work smarter in InDesign? Maybe you’re unknowingly wasting time when creating new documents or you’re guilty of “guide hoarding.” Find out and learn some best practices and time-saving tips as the hilarious Jason Hoppe and I talk about InDesign and page layout in this special hour-long episode. Plus, find out which InDesign feature Jason calls “delicious” and what some designers do that he says is “like walking and having your pants not go with you.”
A Hoppe Good Time Talking InDesign: Read or Listen
Print designers, do you find yourself using the same folds for projects over and over again because you think other types of folds might cost too much or they seem too complicated to set up properly? In this episode, Trish Witkowski of Foldfactory will educate and inspire you—and tell you how to get some free templates for your next project.
Fold Some Fun Into Your Direct Mail Projects With Trish Witkowski, Foldfactory: Read or Listen
Learn how to perfect your print process, so you can avoid costly errors and save face. Find out about proper file setup, folds, binding, paper, ink, coatings, fonts, images, how to get print bids and more.
Perfect Your Print Process: Read or Listen
Find out if you are making any of these logo design mistakes. Also learn what to consider when pricing a logo design, how to make your logo designs better and how to add value to your work, so you can up your game, stand out from your competition and charge more.
Avoid These 10 Logo Design Mistakes: Read or Listen