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Month: April 2011

The Art of Design #13: DVD Covers

Creative, alluring, magical, and downright wonderful art pieces. The DVD cover is really what will last when someone thinks of a movie marketing piece. It’s the item that the viewer keeps in their house, looks at everytime they watch the movie and reminds them why they love the movie in the first place. Make sure you are doing yours justice this week with a ton of inspiration, tutorials, free templates and more.

This week on The Art of Design: DVD Covers.

What’s Next: The Emerging and Exciting Role of QR Codes at Trade Shows

This topic was submitted by Toni Rahn for our featured article, What’s Next?. For her submission she has won $50 in print credits!

Dear Toni,

Thanks for the suggestion. It’s a good one and in researching it, the following new development made itself incredibly compelling to report on.

Paper and Its Place In Your Marketing Mix

Environmentally friendly          Global climate change             Landfill

Sustainable                              Eco-conscious                          Recycle

Carbon footprint                      Paperless office                        De-forestation

They are words we see in the news every day. Why? Because a growing number of people are concerned about the state of health of the global ecosystem in which we live.

Graphic Design Roundup #25: Photoshop Tutorials, Free Vectors, Free PSDs and More

Marky V knows what you like. You like over a thousand photoshop tutorials, brushes & resources. You like free vector files. You like free PSDs inspired from Apple. You like to be inspired so much that you’ll never want to stop designing. Lastly, you like the Graphic Design Roundup and that’s why we give you the best we can find; because we like you too!

The Art of Design #12: Bookmarks

Bookmarks! Everyone’s favorite place holder is a great way to get your message across while being useful to a customer’s everyday life. They’ll see it at their most information absorbing and is one of the cheapest marketing tools you can invest in. So much creativity can be spent on these little guys beyond the typical rectangle, so that’s why this week we have brought you some great inspiration, tips & ideas for keeping your message in the eye of your customer; even if its in bed, on the subway or in the library… shhhhh.

This week on The Art of Design: Bookmarks.

Tips & Bits #24: Power of the Pamphlet

A pamphlet is defined as an unbound booklet (without a hard cover) consisting of a single sheet of paper that is printed on both sides and folded in half, in thirds, or in fourths, or it may consist of a few pages that are folded in half and stapled at the crease. In order to be officially recognized as a pamphlet, UNESCO requires a publication (other than a periodical) to have “at least 5 but not more than 48 pages exclusive of the cover ;” a longer item is a book.