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Using fonts for logos is sometimes a good idea and sometimes a bad one. There needs to be a great deal of thought given to the subject and also that of a logo. If you are creating a logo, the amount of thought that has to go into it needs to include a great deal.  You need to take into consideration the industry it is for. Take a look at the opposition. Steer clear of doing anything similar to the opposition. You want to be unique. There are many fonts available for use. Use a serious font for the conclusion of a logo. This is your final comment as such. This means you portray a serious and sober note to conclude your message. Let us …

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With more and more people building websites the need to create software that non techie people can use was pretty obvious. Many of the web hosts now have their own brand of on line software and there are several programs that can be stored on your computer. Besides these however a new brand of the website host has sprung up. It’s the free site where they have a program on board that is basically a theme that can be altered to suit you, and they host it for you. This is an incredible offer, and I had to wonder what the catch was.   Let us take a look at a few of the models around and see if there actually is a catch in …

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In the modern day, it seems that everyone has to have a website. The race for a domain name has got fiercer and fiercer. Unfortunately there are some people who merely buy up domain names to make a profit not for actual use. Personally, I think if they just park the domains for more than a year they should be forfeited but that’s just me. I have noticed recently that there are some people with more than 300 web names on their list and none of them actually working website. However, there are also the angels out there. There people who create a web site, with the intention, to make it easy and free to create and host a website on their server. I call …

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Surprise! You could have never imagined that someone can create creativity. It is simply digging deep into yourself and allowing what is already there to emerge. Everyone knows that the adjective creative comes from the abstract noun creativity. It is actually, synonymous with designing.  Every designer’s desire to be creative. You are! Just ignite the spark. Develop a creative solution. Look deep into your self! Activating your own creativity Correct features and fascinating environments do not produce creativity. It actually encompasses applied methodologies to stimulate different ways of thinking. It is really a mental process which enables the individual to activate problem solving strategies in inventing the impossible. Psychologists have posited that there are three major ways in which creativity can be ignited. They are …

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As is customary around this time of the year, I was quietly saying that 2010 is my year. Reading the Secret even came to mind as I tried to create future perspectives. It became  over whelming as thoughts kept pouring in.Finnaly, I decided rather than trying to humiliate myself let me just make a mental picture of my resolutions then write them down. Here they are! Keep your work space clean It is rather simple. Interpretation of an organized work environment has differences among people. Some people like everything on their desktop. It is culturally relevant. Which ever way you want to manifest this virtue it must be recognized that there are benefits to be derived from the process. As such, it would be wise …

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Twitter hasn’t been around that long, but if you aren’t a tweeter you are out of date and lost in social networking. In fact, it was created by Jack Dorsey on the 15th July 2006. Today it has more than 190 million accounts. And it is run by a fairly small staff when you consider the size of it as it has a staff of approx 300. The necessity of incorporating a Twitter account into your company does need to be monitored closely to make sure that it is handled correctly. You need to make sure you do not spam, and you need to create an account with followers and follow others in turn. If you are a company and want to portray your image …

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Logos are the sign of what you are. It’s the way people remember you. If you get it wrong you are lost in the jungle. It is the first impression anyone gets of your company.  There is no way that someone who doesn’t know what you and your business are about can design a logo for you. A deep understanding of your principals and the goals that your company wishes to achieve, have to be taken into account to achieve a true rendition of the company. That goal needs to be portrayed in the overall rendition of the logo. For a start if someone says they can do it for you very inexpensively, you need to realize you are going to get some churned out …

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Most people have a need of the portfolio at some stage. Even if it is just to keep a group of photos together.  When you finally need to get this organized there are several items of interest that might appeal you. If you are a photographer or an artist of any kind or maybe a singer or for any kind of website that requires a portfolio, there are a few items that might be of your interest. One of the great ways to do this is of course using WordPress.  There are several plug-ins for WordPress, which make it very easy to do. NextGenGallery This is a plug-in for WordPress that enables you to show a single picture or an overview of your album. You …

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Twitter lovers have you ever browsed the site enough to scrutinize its wide array of designs which you can successfully incorporate into your own? If you have not done so yet this would be a fascinating venture to embark upon. Here are some valuable tips for employing twitter as your personal designing coach. There are opportunities to follow awesome designers and studios; apply search twitter.com to search for jobs and projects; help the community; share your design critiques and accept advice; post your newest projects on published websites; tweet and discover new webresouces; use # hashtangs; find and follow people/businesses; customize the design on your page and simply build relationships. Build relationships By now every twitter user knows that this website has been created to …

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Modern trends have certainly impacted the branding of logos for new businesses. There has been a literal decline. A number of new designers do not see a logo for what it really is. It is truly, representative of the company’s goals and aspirations. Therefore, should be given serious attention. A logo versus a Brand/ Research A logo according to Wikipedia is the image of an organization. Whereas a brand is the highlight of its identity. Essentially, Logos are like food or both names you carry to project yourself. Research is the most important aspect of designing of a logo and brand as a whole. Logo Designs usually, have a strong focus on branding. The boundaries can easily overlap. If you are self-employed or part of …

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