Design & Creative

Design tips, inspiration, theory, strategy and more.

How To Get Free Design Assets From Creative Market

This page contains affiliate links which means I will receive a commission for purchases made through these links.  You've thought of a great idea for a new product, business, or art project. You have everything coming together and you find the perfect icon set to use...

17 Things You Can Create for Free On Canva

I fully believe anyone can create beautiful, cohesive graphics and branded designs without investing in expensive software, which is where Canva comes in to play. However, if you’re considering the Adobe Creative Suite, read my article about knowing when...

Overview of Image File Types

Do you ever see an image with a strange file type at the end that you don't recognize?  There are SO many different image file types and they all have very specific purposes and uses.  Whether you're using a photo for web or for print, blowing it up for a...

Gifts Creatives Want for Christmas

This page contains affiliate links which means I may receive a commission for purchases made through these links.  HOW on earth is it already the holiday season?!  2017 has come and gone, and it's time to get a jump start on Christmas shopping.  I've...

How to Design a Resume That Gets You Noticed

The time has come and you’re looking for a job. Maybe it’s been years since you’ve updated your resume, or maybe you’re creating one for the first time. In any event, it’s time to dust the old one off and jazz it up a little.Of course, the content of your...

Is Investing in the Adobe Creative Suite Worth It?

This page contains affiliate links which means I may receive a commission for purchases made through these links.  Similar to the "grass is always greener" argument, creatives and bloggers often find themselves thinking, "if I purchase XYZ, it will make my life...

Psychology of Color

A picture is worth a thousand words, and a color is worth a thousand emotions.  Colors can represent anything from emotions to character traits and invoke these thoughts in the viewer.  In this post, I outline the psychology of color from feelings and...

Typography 101: A Complete Overview

Hello and welcome!  This is Typography 101 – your one stop cheat sheet for all things typography.  This topic is incredibly extensive and there will be more to come.  To start things off, I will teach you the basics and to understand the intricacies of the...