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Women's Day sign

International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated every year on March 8th. This year, millions of people worldwide will be called to consider the 2021 campaign theme of “Choose to Challenge.” According to the International Women’s Day website, the theme encourages the idea that “a challenged world is an alert world,” and “from challenge comes change.” Yet another theme this year is “Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World.” 

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Tattoo on forearm

Whether you’re in the market for a new tattoo or looking for some cool tattoo fonts you can incorporate in your next design, the process of selecting a font can be time-consuming and a bit challenging. There are many aspects to consider when choosing a font: mood, brand, project type, content, font size, and font weight, just to name a few. If you are choosing a font for a real tattoo, we don’t have to tell you how critical it is to choose the right one. Nothing screams permanent like getting inked!

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Flyer design

Flyers as a form of print advertising have been around for a while. Their heyday was in the sixties when promoters on a tight budget wanted to mass advertise the concerts (like Woodstock) and events taking place during this psychedelic time of artistic experimentation and creativity. The internet didn’t exist yet, so flyers were the go-to medium. Posters of this time set the stage for flyers to become a creatively charged medium that was both functional, as well as artistically impactful. Many are still collector’s items! 

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Law firm logo

Law firm logos aren’t exactly thought of in the design community as being innovative, creative, or particularly interesting. If you’re stuck with a stuffy legal logo that feels uninspired and dated, you’ve come to the right place! So, what does a cool lawyer like you do when you’re trying to come up with a fresh, exciting, and memorable law firm logo design that reaches both traditional and modern clients? Read on for a rundown of everything you need to know to create or spruce up the logo design of your private practice or major law firm.

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Coffee cup with logo

Coffee is one of the most addicting drinks in the world. If you don’t start your morning with a nice cup of coffee, it’s likely you know someone that does. Cold or hot, this drink remains relevant no matter the season. This multibillion-dollar market is hard to break into; however, it’s totally worth the effort if you’re passionate about all things caffeine and the ritual of brewing coffee! 

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We’ve all heard the saying “Less is more.” But as technology continues to open up new possibilities in graphic design, we find ourselves with less “less” and more “more.” It’s one of the consequences of having limitless options at our fingertips. The temptation to add a flourish here, a touch there is too tantalizing to resist. The search for less has become frustratingly elusive. 

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Double exposure photo with a girl

Creativity has no bounds, especially in the world of photography. New trends spark up on a daily basis, often making it hard to keep up with them. As a photographer, you need to always scout social media in order to stay on top of the game. Some trends stay relevant for longer than others. While certain trends are forgotten, a trend like double exposure photography has been popular since the 1860s.

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So you want to know all about becoming an art director? First things first: An art director is someone that envisions the big picture across various disciplines and through multiple design elements and usages. Here are a few quick questions to ask yourself: Are you enthusiastic about the synergy between ideas, data, and the creativity of graphic design? Do you have an eclectic curiosity about the collision of completely unrelated things and fields? Are you passionate about demonstrating things from a different perspective? Taking on the role of an art director is all about incorporating these elements into your own unique aesthetic.

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