A logo design history


  A brief history of  logo design… Where did logo design start? Logos have existed long before the Coca-Cola logo, they have existed for thousands of years, they have evolved quite significantly but logos were used even by Ancient Egyptians.  Ancient Egyptians branded their animals with hieroglyphs to mark their ownership. Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs Image source: www.ritournelleblog.com There is a coin in existence that bears the head of a roaring lion with sun rays over Read More →

How to select the right designer for your logo?


When it comes to effective logo design a great designer that understands marketing, communication and is creative can help a great deal. Image source: www.logoland.com.au A well-designed logo means it has to be effective, it needs to work for the business that it represents. The logo has to be communicate the businesses’ message and be memorable. The logos should look well in most usable sizes and it needs to look well in colour and in Read More →

File Formats Explained


File formats explained What is a file format? A file format is a standard way in which a computer file is stored in a computer or device.  The type of file specifies the type of data stored in the computer and the file  format tells the computer how to process the data.  There are hundreds of file formats and each file format belongs to a specific software program.  Each file format operates only with a Read More →

30 Funny and Creative Street Advertisements


Creating effective ad campaigns can be the difference between success and failure.  The one’s who dare to be creative, daring and smart can get an amazing result! incredible exposure or even fame and fortune! Street advertising needs to be eye-catching, it needs to grab the persons attention, almost stealing their attention, because people that are on the street are usually travelling somewhere like work, home or a fun place.  Most people may not be in Read More →

30 Logo Designs that use Wordplay


  Firstly, What is Wordplay? Wordplay is when the designer uses the name of the logo to communicate the company’s message.  The logo’s text is turned into something amazing and creative, giving the audience a lovely logo to look at.  The logo is simple, creative, smart and uncomplicated.  This is when a message is communicated in a smart way to visually show what the meaning is.  If you like simplicity, creativeness and appreciate smart design Read More →

25 Free Modern WordPress Themes


Are you looking for a FREE WordPress Theme? you may have found it!! see our list of 25 Free Modern WordPress Themes below. It does not matter if you are a blogger, a business, a photographer or an electrician, there will be a WordPress theme for you!   1. Balloons WordPress Theme Demo and Download: http://moargh.de/portfolio/downloads/wp-theme-balloons/   2. Beauty WordPress Theme Demo and Download: http://www.freeminimalwptheme.com/   3. Appz WordPress Theme Demo and Download: http://www.themeshaker.com/design-blog/post/appz-a-free-wordpress-theme-to-show-off-your-new-iphone-app   4. DW Timeline WordPress Theme Read More →

48 Free Red Vector Icons!


48 Free Red Vector Icons! Valentine’s day gift! red icons! READ LICENSE (Read before you download, includes information on how to open and edit files)   Thanks, if you like this please comment below or comment and link to us from your blog, website, social media site etc.  And please remember to respect our conditions of use.   Other posts that may interest you: What should you look for when looking for a good web design Read More →

Six Years of Pantone Colour Trends


Just in case…  Colour in Australia, Color in America, its all the same but we are an Australian based design blog, therefore we spell color as colour, with a ‘u’… Now to our post! Six Years of Pantone Colour Trends The following is a year by year Pantone Colour Trends  Report for a 5 year period and also what the outlook is for the 2014 Pantone colour trend! 1. 2013 year colour trends   2013 was Read More →

20 Funny T-Shirts that you can Buy!


Are you a happy person? like humor? hopefully you do as it’s a great way to spend your day! being happy when ever you can! If you like funny stuff, you may like the funny T-shirts we have listed below, plus you can even visit the link under the image and purchase them from the T-Shirt stores. 20 Funny T-Shirts that you can Buy! Enjoy!   1. Under New Management Funny T-Shirt   Image credits/product: www.zazzle.com.au Read More →

Examples of Professional Branding


How do you maintain a consistent brand? If you are having your brand designed or you recently had your brand created it is important to keep in mind that brand consistency or coherence through your marketing is important from your business card to you website to your car signs, it is important to compliment your brand and not to spoil it.  Examples below of great brands and their branding include – Starbucks, FedEx and Apple. Read More →