A free tool for making monograms – Ad

Have you ever needed to make a monogram but didn’t know where to start? I had a custom order for some monogram stickers once and I ended up spending hours searching for the perfect font. When I couldn’t find one that could be mirrored to show symmetry I ended up having to merge two fonts together. All the time I…
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Using logo mockups to help speed up your logo designs – AD

I’ve recently been rethinking my design workflow. In some of my earlier posts you will see that I’ve been looking into alternative kinds of software. This week I’ve also been looking for new fonts and inspiration that will help to make my logo design workflow much smoother. While I can create them from scratch, sometimes you might need something yesterday…
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Matching unknown fonts #FontFriday

On the last Font Friday post, I shared some of my go-to places to browse for fonts. This week I would like to share two of my favourite tools for matching unknown fonts. They both do the same thing but work in slightly different ways, and as they will be attached to different font databases they will generate different results.…
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Out of Office – #FontFriday

As promised in my last post I am going to start talking about fonts on a Friday. I chose Friday because I do love a bit of alliteration! With so many fonts available I can see why some people are tempted to go for one that they know by choosing one from the packages they use everyday. This week I’d…
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Are we putting design before readability?

Your first consideration when designing for print is readability or your content won’t reach it’s market. Why spend all that time preparing your text if people are going to struggle to read it? The design style should not overshadow the content otherwise you might as well scrap the text all together. I was told last year by a recruitment company that…
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