A poster is a sheet of printed paper of any size intended to be attached to a wall or vertical surface. Posters include both visual and text elements, although a poster may be either completely graphical or totally text. Posters are designed to be eye-catching while communicating vital information.
Category: Print Design
Briar Press is a community of letterpress printers, book artists, and press enthusiasts. The website is dedicated to the preservation of letterpress-era equipment and the art of fine printing.
Classic and heartwarming. Efficient and clean. Direct and informative. These are just some of the beneficial aspects of a long time member of the direct marketing family, The Postcard. Stay inspired, stay updated on trends, stay informed on techniques and stay at the top of your direct marketing game with this week’s The Art of Design: Postcards.
Round 2 for our The Art of Design series begins with the product that started it all off: Business Cards! With today’s post, first we’ll inspire you, then we’ll provide for you, then we’ll teach you. Start off with over 300 fresh business card designs to start your brain juices flowing, then move on to over a hundred business card templates to get you started on creating the next you. Finish it all of with almost 150 tutorials to learn how to put it all together! We’ve created the steps, now it’s up to you to show the world who you are!
The humble postcard is an influential communications vehicle thanks to its place in history. Long before advertisers and marketers began using them, they were an inexpensive way to let the folks back home know who was on vacation. So when the average consumer is confronted by this unassuming rectangular piece of cardstock, the first reaction is usually a smile and a fond memory.
The final product we’ll be talking about in our Art of Design series is here! No, this won’t be the last post; instead we’ll be updating all of the wonderful products we’ve already talked about, because you can never have too much inspiration, tips, tutorials and just a plain good ol’ fashion reminder of how wonderful designing print products can be!
Before that, let’s talk Die Cuts! Since die cuts can be as varied as your imagination, we thought we’d provide you with an all inspiration post centered around business cards, but with some brochure ideas thrown in for good measure. Let them inspire you to show your true creativity beyond the printing standards set by the man. Break the mold and mold the die cut!
Over the past few months, a lot of attention has been given to business card design. We’ve seen beautiful full color/full bleed designs that are eye-catching and vibrant. We’ve been inspired by out of the box thinking that turns a two dimensional object into a 3-D display that allows interaction between the card and a human being.