Do you use icons?

Do you use icons?

The word ICON is of Greek origin; “eikenai” meaning “to seem or to be like.” We know the meaning of this word from the eastern church as religious paintings, and also from popular culture meaning “idol”. Icons came to Graphic Design and visual...
New Challenges

New Challenges

We are surrounded by unusual times, but this will not be another epistle that drowns itself in the negativity of our situation but looks to the positive sides of it. They are there. If you look around on social media, you are likely to detect a remarkable trend. It’s...
Make your point with style

Make your point with style

A bullet-pointed list is a typographic expression which is meant to make an argument easier to read and understand, by dividing the text into compact sentences which are initiated by a point. The purpose of the point is to “lead the eye” into the text and help...
Identifying colors

Identifying colors

Colors, like people, need to be identifiable. We need to know “who they are”. People are identified by their date of birth and some kind of personal number (depending on which country you live in). Colors are identified by COLOR CODES. The main purpose of color codes...
QUOTE POST #8

QUOTE POST #8

MARGARET OSCAR: Designers are meant to be loved, not to be understood. This Quote is very suitable from a designer on a Valentines Day. Off course every designer would love to be loved, but the most important for us, I think, is to be trusted and respected as experts...
5 tips for better e-books and lead magnets.

5 tips for better e-books and lead magnets.

Have you ever been tempted to download a free e-book or a so-called “lead magnet”? I know I have, many times. Of course, you have to “pay” for the book by giving away your e-mail address. This way the publisher of the e-book can get you into her e-mail list and send...
QUOTE POST #7

QUOTE POST #7

Quote Posts are thoughts and reflections that come to me when making quote images for social media. There is always a reason why a quote resonates with me, and I decided I wanted to share my observations with you. Many quotes are about design, but some are not, even...
7 tips for good looking newsletters

7 tips for good looking newsletters

Do you keep in touch with people via an e-mail newsletter, or do you plan to? Regardless of which e-mail newsletter service you’ve decided to use, there are things that can be good to know, and I have made this list for you: 1. E-mail newsletters are HTML-based, which...
Do you need a new logo?

Do you need a new logo?

Do you need a new logo? Then many questions need to be answered. How will it look? Where to find inspiration and information that can point out a visual direction? Co-creation between the designer and the soon-to-be logo owner is crucial in my opinion. The logo should...
QUOTE POST #6

QUOTE POST #6

Quote Posts are thoughts and reflections that come to me when making quote images for social media. There is always a reason why a quote resonates with me, and I decided I wanted to share my observations with you. Many quotes are about design, but some are not, even...