When it comes to printing, whether business cards, posters, greeting cards or invitations, you will invariably be presented with a multitude of mind-boggling options.
You can opt for digital, die cut, thermography, lithography — the possibilities are endless!
But what about letterpress printing? And what exactly is letterpress printing anyway?
For those that don’t already know, letterpress printing is a process of ‘relief’...
We’re thrilled to see bring you another great giveaway of business cards from our friends at Uprinting.
This time around we’ll be giving away 5 prizes of 250 die cut business cards each!
What makes these cards different is their unique and attractive shapes. They are sure to get you noticed and will make your clients look twice!
Use them as appointment reminders,...
There is a lot of buzz around QR codes at the moment, so we thought we would take a look at some of the most creative and stunning QR code business cards on the web.
We love QR codes as they connect offline and online while challenging traditional design at the same time.
First of all, in case you have been living under a rock, let’s answer the obvious question. What the hell is a QR code?!
A quick response (QR) code is a two dimensional code that can be scanned and read by smartphone cameras to transfer information. The information can then be encoded to text, add a vCard contact, open a URL or much more.
So, by placing them on a business card, you can digitally pass on your contact details, direct people to a website,...
The folks at UPrinting are bringing us one of their hottest giveaways so far!
Check this out: They’ll be giving away a brand new MacBookPro to a lucky WDD reader along with $500 worth of printing services and they’ll add a second $500 voucher for a second reader. Pretty sweet, uh?
If you don’t know of UPrinting by now, they’re an established printing company that can do pretty much anything, from unique...
The size of an image in a website layout is important. From proper alignment to getting just the right amount of white space, sizing photos and graphics properly beforehand is essential to creating a balanced look.
Images on the web are measured in pixels. Yet many people go through the trouble of setting their images to 72 dots per inch (DPI). The process of sizing images for the web is often misunderstood.
The misconception about resolution in digital images bound...
Print style sheets have been somewhat forgotten, and yet they remain important all the same. Many people print out articles to read while traveling or when they have no access to the Internet.
Print style sheets have definite benefits. For example, reading on paper is less tiring on the eyes than reading on screen.
Also, following tutorials is easier if you have one next to you, with your code editor open on the screen; that way,...
According to Newton’s Law of universal gravitation, what goes up, must come down…. but that’s not always the case!
One of the great things about design is that we can use our imagination to break free from the norm by rewriting the laws of physics.
In this post, we invite you to look at our reality in a new light and expect the unexpected.
The ads in this post feature impossible compositions that cause the viewer to question the...
In this post, we feature 50 outstanding and beautiful snowboard designs. The vertical space creates unique design challenges and interesting compositions, in a multitude of design styles.
Snowboard design is a growing and popular trend among graphic designers. In fact, there’s a number of competitions around the world centered exclusively around snowboard design, such as the Salomon and Artec competitions.
Some of the images provided here are from mock up designs and are not available as actual snowboards, however the majority...