Print Design

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Sep 30 2011

VERY COOL – letterpress calendar

by scotthill89 in News, Print Design, Typography

VERY COOL – letterpress calendar

I found a very cool letterpress calendar for 2012 by Fabien Barral. Fabien is a graphic designer from the vineyard region of southern France. He has many innovative and unique designs and has designed a variety of wall stickers, posters and letterpress coasters all for sale. All these items were very popular in 2011 and were all sold out. The 2012 calendar is now in production and available for presale. These are limited edition posters so get yours before they are gone.

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Aug 24 2011

The Grid System in Design


The Grid System in Design

Anyone who is an experienced graphic designer knows how important designing with a grid is. You can create a visual and structural balance within your design using a grid system. Basically designing with a grid is a way of organizing content on a page, using any combination of margins, guides, rows and columns. It has been used for years in newspaper and magazine layouts with columns of text and images and is now commonly used in web design. You can use a combination of grids throughout an entire project to achieve a consistent look and feel. Designing with a solid grid structure will help in creating successful design layouts in both print and web design.

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May 15 2011

designers toolbox


designers toolbox

The designers toolbox website is a great resource for any graphic designer. There are tools for web and print so it does not matter what type of design you create, you will find what you need at the designers toolbox website. Do you ever wonder what the correct web safe area for the site as you are designing? What about standards for business cards or envelopes? The designers toolbox also has GUI design elements and iPhone elements all in layered PSD files. So check it out the next time you are looking for specific details for any creative graphic design job you have.

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