Tag archive for graphic design

How to choose the perfect font for your brand

How to choose the perfect font for your brand

An essential part of designing your brand is font selection. At its most basic, it commands consistency. Beyond this, fonts lead to a visual brand identity and assist with recognition in a busy marketplace. Furthermore they communicate brand traits and need to speak to your…

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Logo Design Processes – Don’t just try and wing it

Logo Design Processes – Don’t just try and wing it

The visual identity of your business is often the first port of call for your clients. It’s make or break stuff. If you miss the mark you’ll likely be waving goodbye to business. The ultimate goal of a logo is instant recognition. It needs to…

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Colour choice: How it impacts upon your brand.

Colour choice: How it impacts upon your brand.

The connections we make with colour during our lives stay with us forever: colour retains memories, and memories retain colour. Colour corresponds, communicates and has incredible cultural value and meaning. It informs us about everything in our surrounds, such as the change of the seasons…

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7 key graphic design trends of 2016

7 key graphic design trends of 2016

Trends go up, trends go down and graphic design trends are definitely no exception to this. But what exactly is a trend and how does it influence what we do as designers? Defined as “a general tendency or direction”- they take a while to emerge and…

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Why white space is critical in good design

Why white space is critical in good design

Balance, harmony, elegance, professionalism, promoting a clear message… These are the words coming to mind when I think of the use of white space in graphic design. But before we continue down the path of white space, let’s take a quick detour into the topic…

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