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Quit Your Day Job: Julie Ann Art. Julie Ann wants to make people “laugh their asses off,” and she’s doing a dynamite job of it in her Etsy shop, JulieAnnArt.

Quit Your Day Job: Julie Ann Art

She approaches her designs and business plan honestly and realistically. “A lot of my design ideas come from conversations in my daily life,” she says. “Oftentimes I’ll be laughing with someone and a lightbulb will go off in my head like, ‘Hey, that’s a card!’” Though she has nearly 16,000 sales, success didn’t happen overnight for Julie — she’s been growing her Etsy shop for five years. When she decided to switch from painting as her main medium to her current greeting card business, she noticed quite a jump in sales.

Here Julie talks about becoming a full-time seller, the challenge of taking custom orders, and how putting time into her delicious blog keeps customers coming back. What was your biggest challenge as an Etsy seller when you started, and how did you overcome it? The biggest challenge was just finding my way to where I am now. Yes! Beautiful Booklet Print Design For Inspirations. Beautiful Booklet Print Design For Inspirations One of the most important aspects of any business is marketing which is applied through various methods; booklet printing is one of them.

Beautiful Booklet Print Design For Inspirations

Catalogs, sales presentation and training manual are only a few important uses of any type of business. Catalogs are very common for businesses that offer a wide range of products and services where brochures simply cannot include all the needed information for the potential customers. Businesses that offer a specific line of products and services can use a printed sales presentation in a booklet form as an excellent way to inform their customers of top notch details. Training manuals are also very important in terms of keeping employees up to date with the latest details and information of the products and services. The design of the booklets should be very organized, informative and appealing to grasp the reader’s attention. Nariman Mos-hafi. Most interesting photos tagged with infografica. The Beauty of Letterpress. Proposte di lavoro - Agenzie per il lavoro.

Vieux papiers de France. Sora Designs. Before my daughter was born, I filled her nursery with items I made – gently handcrafted clothes, blankets, bibs etc.

Sora Designs

Among the treasures I created, I found one stand-out item I couldn’t live without. NstarStudio. This isn't happiness.: Archive. E.m. papers - printable goods. 83 Crazy/Beautiful Letterhead and Logo Designs. Inspiration December 22, 2009 Whap! Like a flash of satori, your company letterhead should be a slap in the face of consciousness. The whole point is to grab your readers’ attention by the throat on first contact, then make them beg for more in the long run.

Considering the chronic short-attention span of a generation raised on cable TV and the internet, this is saying a lot. Designing book covers. A quick bit of book cover inspiration.

Designing book covers

The advantage of designing covers for a series/collection of books is that you can approach it like so… Designed by New-York based Cardon Webb for Oliver Sacks. Via Design Milk. Like so… Designed by Angus Hyland of Pentagram for a series of Laurence King books. So, and like so… Designed by London-based YES Studio for Penguin. In addition, here’s an excellent cover design resource: The Book Cover Archive, “for the appreciation and categorization of excellence in book cover design,” edited and maintained by Ben Pieratt of General Projects and Eric Jacobsen of Whisky Van Gogh Go.

More than 1,300 covers can be searched by designer, title, author, publisher, publication date, art director, photographer, illustrator, typeface, and genre. Related posts. Book Covers by Cardon Webb. The spit shine of cardon design. Callforcriticism. Str8Krooked - Home. The Decline of the Ligature in Typography, Leads to Its Rise in Art.

The ligature in the world of typography refers to two letters that by the way they lie together on the page, can be crafted into a single letter (the most common ligatures often involve the letter ‘f,’ such as fi, and ff).

The Decline of the Ligature in Typography, Leads to Its Rise in Art

When metal movable type was invented in the 1400s, ligatures were extremely popular in typography. They saved the printer a tremendous amount of time. Rather than having to set an individual ‘f’ and ‘i,’ the printer could just use the single ligature block ‘fi.’ See the image below. These days, with the advent of digital printing technology and ubiquitous desktop publishing, ligatures have gone the way of the 8-track tape. The League of Moveable Type. Unevolved Brands. Formal notice that I have migrated Unevolved Brands to my Wordpress server.

Unevolved Brands

Tumblr has served well me well, no real reason for abandoning the platform other than convenience and having more control over the content and site administration. It’s been fun watching the amount of people following the site on Tumblr, so it is a real shame to loose all that has been built up over the last few months. Freelance Artists and Designers Group News. From print to packages to web design and pretty much all other media that you can think of, typography always plays a big role.

Freelance Artists and Designers Group News

Not only can good use of typography add to your design from a visual standpoint, it can also play an important role in defining the heirarcy of the content. Carbonmade : Your online portfolio.