For some years now flat design has been a dominant style amongst graphic designers. Now, it's not that I'm longing to rebirth the hideously over-designed Read More
When I first entered the printing industry over 10 years ago, I’d never heard of InDesign flyer templates. I thought you had to create everything from scratch. Today though, there is a growing trend of professional flyer templates in INDD format to help freelance graphic designers speed up their design process. Read More
Feathers, like hair, are an incredibly difficult asset to use in your designs. Even with high quality stock photos cutting out the intricate hairs of a feather is near impossible, let alone difficult. Read More
In many ways luxury fashion brands are always ahead of the stylistic curve. What they're putting out on their catwalks today will over the coming year or so trickle down into regular high street stores. Read More
I'd never realised just how difficult lightbulbs can be to work with until I needed to use one in a design last week.
I started by purchasing some stock photos and trying to reduce the opacity and colour of the background in Photoshop; but it never quite looked realistic enough. Read More
It's amazing just how far Photoshop has come over the years. What started life as a simple photo editing tool can now be used in almost all areas of graphic design.
This 3D Foil Lettering Pack is a prime example of just how powerful Photoshop has become. Read More
I must admit I am not the best photographer, but I do enjoy trying. From my local park landscapes to my morning coffee, a quick photograph is a fantastic creative burst.
But in my heart I know I'm a much better designer, which is probably why I prefer the post-production part of photography more than the actual photo taking. Read More