For many nonprofits, it’s annual report time! Numbers matter but remember to feature what really connects donors to your cause: meaningful visuals. According to Network for Good, readers process visuals 60,000 times faster than text--trigger powerful emotions, grab readers’ attention and help donors understand their...

Simplicity is more than just a buzzword. To some, it’s a way of life. The Interactive Design Foundation says that in user experience and graphic design, it’s a philosophy that encourages designers to create websites, graphics, and other elements while keeping a user’s ultimate goals...

As spring slowly unfolds many are getting antsy to get out, stretch their legs, and bask in the sun. In many parts of the country--including our own, here in southwest Ohio--winter seems to linger on and on this year. Help fight the weather blues with...

Creating crafts can be a lot of fun, especially with a hobby that you’re passionate about. People new to DIY sometimes wonder where to start. This is especially true when you dive into jewelry design. Perhaps you want to make jewelry just for yourself. Or...

School mascots, an age-old tradition, help lend identity to schools and their athletic teams. Mascots give the crowd something else to cheer for during a game and also help pump them up. A school mascot can help instill a little extra sense of school pride...

Screen printing is everywhere. This relatively inexpensive technique makes bold, beautiful, permanent artwork adhere to many materials. It might be a simple, monochromatic shape or a brilliant mosaic of color. The options are endless. You might own something screen printed but still now know the...

You may not peg yourself as the “creative type,” but the truth is everyone has the potential for creativity. Finding your creative side is just a matter of finding what inspires you to think outside of the box. Finding ways to spark your creativity could...

There is something to be said for the ingenuity of a child’s mind. By encouraging our youth and giving them creative freedom we see what they’re capable of. Some of our everyday products like TV and even the fold in the brown paper bag were...

Companies often outsource their graphic design work. Even creative agencies are increasingly relying on freelance designers to complete projects. That means designers are also becoming entrepreneurs, whether it’s full-time, part-time or side projects. It might sound like fun--and it can be--but it’s a business, nonetheless,...