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  • Printer rant: I just need to know why is this even a thing.

    Why are you designing a sign that’s 4ft by 8ft on your tiny phone? I have yet to see a design that comes from a clients phone and direct to print without having to be redrawn in illustrator or completely rebuilt from scratch. The resolution is always too low to print and often times the […]

  • Affinity Designer Beta for Windows

    Mac-based vector software, Affinity Designer has been released into beta for Windows. The software is a direct competitor to Illustrator. Since Adobe decided to be full-on subscription only; Affinity is filling in the market for people who want to OWN their graphic design software. I’m pretty much excited to see Affinity Designer come to Windows because […]

  • Book Review: The Graphic Design Idea Book

    It’s a short read. Subtitle for the book is Inspiration from 50 masters. And it delivers on that, there are 50 examples. Each one has a summery and then a short explanation.  The back of the book reads, “No complex data. No technical jargon.” And yes it delivers on that. I’m just disappointed by some […]

  • Adobe Alternatives

    Let’s just say Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign are superb applications and I have to use them for work.  As much as I like it for work, at home for personal projects, I cannot find a way to justify the monthly subscription price. Unfortunately, I will never be free of adobe’s grasp completely.  Luckily, there […]