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…Extra Bold, that is. I like Rockwell. It’s a classy typeface at its heart, but the Rockwell family can be used in a variety of ways; for instance, in this aggressive, in-your-face wallpaper. Enjoy, share, and subscribe to the RSS feed! Click to download the Rockwell Wallpaper in 1920X1200, 1680X1050, 1440X900 or 1280X800. Pass it along!

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We all know the importance of having a solid online portfolio. It’s relatively simple to show the work we’ve developed for the screen on our website – after all, that’s how it was meant to be seen. But what about printed material? As designers, we have two options for showing our printed material on our […]

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Gotham isn’t only the hometown of the greatest superhero alive; it is also a beautiful typeface. One of my favorites, in fact. It’s strong, clean, modern & highly legible. Thus, Gotham is the subject of this week’s Free Friday Design Wallpaper. Added bonus: the dark background makes it ideal for editing photos/doing image work without the […]

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Welcome to From A to Z, where I outline all the steps taken in a specific project. In this particular instance, I’ll outline the workflow from initial brainstorming through to delivery for a recording studio logo design. Recently a friend of mine, Randor, came to me for a logo redesign. He runs an Edmonton-based recording […]

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Neutra is a classy font. So I decided to make a classy tennis-club-style emblem for this Friday’s Free Friday Design Wallpaper. 4 different screen sizes below. Enjoy, share, and subscribe to the RSS feed!! Click to download the Neutra Wallpaper in 1920X1200, 1680X1050, 1440X900 or 1280X800. Pass it along!

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Thanks to this whole “internet” thing, you can have clients all over the world if you’re a designer. Blogs, directories, and software like Skype, iChat and more have completely reshaped long-distance working relationships. However, there is still a lot to be said for local clients. Depending on your city (or town, or hamlet, or whathaveyou), […]

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Welcome to another installment of the Free Friday Design Wallpaper Series! Today it’s all about Garamond: a classic, ultra-legible typeface. This design pays homage to the legibility of the typeface, as well as its timeless nature. 4 different screen sizes below. Enjoy, share, and subscribe to the RSS feed! Click to download the Garamond Wallpaper […]

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Welcome to From A to Z, where I outline all the steps taken in a specific project. In this particular instance, I’ll outline a band promo photo project I was commissioned for. Keep reading to see how this shot was conceptualized, shot, and edited – and if you enjoy the article, subscribe to the RSS […]

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New graphic designers often worry about their tangible skills. Am I a master of the pen tool? Am I adept enough at HTML & CSS to offer my services? Can I design a print piece to print specifications? Rightfully so, these are areas that all designers should be concerned about (amongst others). However, being a […]

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It’s Friday – everyone’s favorite day of the week. It means the last day until the weekend; it also means a new Free Friday Design Wallpaper! Today’s is based on the Swiss monolith of typefaces: Helvetica. Enjoy & share! Click to download the Helvetica Wallpaper in 1920X1200, 1680X1050, 1440X900 or 1280X800. Pass it along!

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