Monthly Archives: March 2011

5 fonts you really shouldn’t use in print design

From the many thousands of fontsĀ  there are available most graphic designers are generally agreed on which fonts not to use. They are: Curlz – (or any font remotely like it) unless you are 7 years old or under. Arial … Continue reading

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5 tips to make your design for print more professional

These tips work especially in designing for print – the web is a little more tolerant. But using them will make any of your communications look better. Some people are still putting two spaces at the end of a sentence. … Continue reading

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What colours should I choose for my business and logo?

Many logos and brands are often recognized by the colours they use. Think of Caburys and you think of purple (Pantone 2685). The colour you choose for your logo is important. Colour will stir the emotions and make associations in … Continue reading

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Four things about your logo

If you are designing your logo (or having your logo designed) there are four questions that the design will have to satisfy. Is it simple? Simple? But I want this complicated design with drop-shadow and gradient fills – it works! … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Designsweet – nothing to do with sweets. Something to do with design. Graphic design and copywriting. Designsweet designs for print: logos, brochures, newsletters, business stationery and forms. Then we buy print: either digital print or litho print. And we design … Continue reading

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