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Design Basics | Kerning

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Kerning is a part of design basics that simply means to adjust the spacing between letters or characters. Let’s face it, no font is perfect (maybe some…). So sometimes, it’s necessary to do a little tweaking to individual space between each letter. Or other times it might be visually appealing to adjust the letter spacing […]

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Design Basics | File Types

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From print-ready PDFs to .pngs and .ai files, as a designer we are fluent with these acronyms at the end of file names. But, to many of my clients, those tiny little letter can be the most confusing and intimidating things in the world. With a handful of different file type to choose from, each […]

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Design Basics | Free Fonts

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A key to a strong brand design is utilizing a font that is relevant to your industry while also giving your brand some personality. So, that means avoid using the default fonts in either Word or other Design programs – don’t settle for those fonts. Be brave enough to try something new! And with that, this week’s […]

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Design Basics | Pantone

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Have you seen those trendy graphics out there with the Pantone cards? I personally have a set of Pantone postcards because they are just so much fun to bring around with you. The ‘Pantone Matching System’ is a standardized system of colors for printing. Every Pantone shade is numbered, making it much easier for people […]

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Design Basics | Resolution

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In design (and any other digital displays), resolution has to do with the number of pixels in an image. The higher number of pixels in your image the higher the quality. Let’s say you have an image that’s 200 x 300, this means the image is only 200 pixels across your screen and 300 pixels […]

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