Stock Images Explained – Pros and Cons

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Stock images are quite abundant in print and digital environments. Every designer knows what they are but not many non-designers do. There was a time when I refused to use them and I insisted on using only original content. But content creation can take time and using stock can save you lots of it. What are Stock […]

The Most Legible Fonts for Long Text

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I love fonts. I never really appreciated them before I started designing. Now I love them as much as I love colour palettes. And that’s saying a lot because I really love colour. Just like colour, there are so many font choices out there. So many traits and subtle messages in their curves, blocks and […]

The Font Master – Shanice Budraj

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Shanice and I crossed paths a few times before I had the pleasure of working with her. I knew she was studying art at the time but I had no idea what a great artist she is. She’s a fantastic designer with an uncanny ability to identify fonts at a glimpse. She gave me an opportunity to […]

What is “Art”?

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Whether you’re a painter, designer, musician or darner, every artist at some point in their lives has had that moment when they’ve looked at something they’ve produced and thought; “What? Did I make this garbage?” I have. I wouldn’t believe you if you told me you didn’t. But where is the line drawn between art […]