Are you designing a website layout in Photoshop that needs to be coded (by you or someone else)? This is for you! (Particularly if you’re not the one who’s doing the coding) 1) Organize your layers and keep your mockup clean I love a PSD […]
Your Trendy Logo is Not Timeless
Hi! I wonder if you have any tips for designing a long term logo for a brand? I want mine to be very personal and recognizable, but I also want it to be sustainable and versatile. And mostly I would love it to be just […]
Which Font Would be Your BFF?
Font hunting is SO MUCH FUN. As you may know from reading about my logo design process, I always start by choosing a font because it helps me build inspiration for the rest of my design. But how do you know which font to choose? […]
How to Design Your Own Logo
The Annie Sloan Hands logo (pictured in the photograph above) is a trademark of Annie Sloan Interiors Ltd. You know what one of the biggest must-haves is when designing your own logo? A huge bundle of inspiration. That’s why I love those super cheap bundles […]
Using Stock Images for Clients is Perfectly Legal (Usually)
Hi, Ashley! If I take on a design client and I am getting paid money for it, is it legal to use free stock images for the design? I know that they are free for use, but I’m not sure that they are free for […]
20% Off Some Seriously Epic Fonts (only $23.20)
I recently talked about where to find images to use in design projects and I revealed my love for bundle sites like Design Cuts and The Hungry JPEG. Well I have some awesome news for you. A bundle of 45+ epic fonts for only $23.20 […]
Create Business Cards That Actually Mean Something
There are a lot of “rules” when it comes to making business cards. You need to include your name, your blog name, your blog URL, your email address, your Twitter handle, your Facebook URL… Blah, blah blah. Screw all that. Having a memorable business card […]
Where to Find Images to Use in Web Design
Hello! How do you find free images for your web designing? Or do you illustrate your own images. If so, what tools do you use? Thanks. I was wondering where you get stock photos for your design projects? Do you buy one photo at a […]
12 Fabulous WordPress Themes… For Free!
12 Epic Themes are Coming Anna from Anna Marie Moore Designs (you may remember that I interviewed her recently) had this awesome idea: 12 pre-made WordPress themes in 12 months. That’s quite a feat! For the past few months, we’ve been working together on client […]
Is Less More in Your Portfolio?
Whenever I make changes to my design site, I always struggle with my portfolio. How much information should I put in there? How much information do you really care about? I started with a detailed portfolio When I first launched my site, my portfolio was […]