Print Design Vocabulary Everyone Should Know

Print Markings

If you’ve done any work with print design, chances are pretty high that you’ve run into some interesting terms. Like ‘slugs’, and ‘gutters’, and ‘bleeds’. But what exactly do these terms mean? Here’s a list of some common print vocabulary that will be helpful either if you’re looking to have something printed professionally or are planning to print it from your office. … Read More

2015 Recap

2015 was a busy year! I had the pleasure of working with many great clients on projects ranging from fundraising mailers and PowerPoint presentation designs, to instruction manuals, tradeshow booth setups and lots of new logos. Here are a few of my designs, to give you a quick overview of the year. January Brochure Design for Ken Jacobs Attorney in Sebastopol, … Read More

2015 Highlights

2015 Highlights

With only a week before the new year rolls in, I’d like to take a moment to share some of the exciting landmarks I’ve reached as a freelance designer, and also to thank everyone who has been a part of making 2015 a great year. At the beginning of the year, I expanded my services to offer web development as well as … Read More

3 Reasons Why Strong Branding Is So Important

Every business, big and small, international and local, benefits from strong branding. Why is branding so important?  1. Branding = How Clients Perceive You Branding is how your clients get to know your company. Not just your products or services, but who your company actually is. This is accomplished through visual and vocal branding. Your logo, color palette, website, and marketing … Read More