Throwback Thursday Creating Full Page Specs Project: Create Full page specs for Macy’s presentation (2011) Assignment: Use Macy’s existing campaigns and develop a front page newspaper advertisement for Black Friday Software: Adobe Photoshop and InDesign
With Thanksgiving being 1 week away, I found some incredible Design Ideas on Pinterest to use now and in the future. 1. Neutral Fall Home from is lizmarieblog. 2. Thanksgiving table & decor ideas from PlanningItAll. 3. Blackberry Moscow Mule from Buzzfeedlife. 4. Thanksgiving Candy Bar Wrapper from LivingLocurto. 5. Friendsgiving Tablescape from MyThirtySpot. 6. Thanksgiving Take Away ideas from PotteryBarn. 7. Free Fall Pumpkin Printable from DesignLoveInspiration.
Some of the greatest ideas come out random conversations. Media Speaks came out of conversation I had with a colleague. Choosing the right logo can be a long process but worth it. Font choice along with letter kearning and symbols can help represent your brand or idea. Try out your logo with different font colors, background colors and symbol colors.Create a media kit or brand package for your logo. This will ensure consistency. Mobile App coming soon.
Fall is just weeks away bringing all different kinds of celebration opportunities. Here are few design ideas I found using Pinterest that will be giving a try this year. 1. Fall Food Labels on liagriffith.com 2. Herb Sack cloth wedding gift set by chavahsgarden.com 3. Trail Mix Bar found on intimateweddings.com 4. Happy Fall Tag on lilluna.com 5. Pumpkin Poo by somewhatsimple.com 6. Creative Leaves Candle by thebudgetcenter.com 7. Pumpkin Mason Jars found on the36thavenue.com
Use Consistent Elements to Strengthen Your Branding Consistency is an important knack brands should master when using images, colors, fonts, and logos. These 3 designs has consistent layout through out the advertisement with text placement, font choice & color palette. Being consistent helps bring about visual recognition which is important for your brands communication.
There have been many Thanksgivings that I spent with friends volunteering at outreaches and then fellowship over a great meal. This year for #DressedInHolidayStyle we found some incredible ideas for your Friendsgiving Dinner Party. 1. Gold place setting by hwtm.com 2. Kraft paper table runner by bydawnnicole.com 3. Grateful Heart printable by stayathomeartist.com 4. Thanksgiving Leftover printables by pizzazzerie.com 5. Thanksgiving Collection by thetomkatstudio.com
Creating color harmony to make your designs stand out. One way to create harmony is to match the colors you use for your graphic elements. Find your color with eye dropper or adobe color.
Inspiration can be found anywhere, this month my inspiration are succulents. Succulents come in different sizes, color and textures. Now that we are in gardening season, I’ve wanted to create a small garden that did not need a lot of water. The most popular succulent most people know about is the Aloe and Cactus plant. View The Succulent Source Facebook page. View The Ultimate Guide To Succulents on sunset.com
1. Motion Theatre by Caroline Grohs. 2. Typography logo design inspiration from Smash Blog Trends. 3. Silhouettes by Pommel Lane. 4. Alphabet letters page layout on Polyvore. 5. Experimental typography on Creative Bloq. 6. Salt and Light on Digital Arts blog.
Don’t be afraid of negative space when designing. White space helps direct a viewer’s eye. Space around your text boxes and images makes it easier to read. White space creates a balanced and harmonious layout which increases appeal.