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Our friends over at Next Day Flyers contacted me in the past week offering 3 of our readers 500 business cards each. This would kick start your 2011 wouldn’t it? Brand spanking new business cards for your business. We have had quite a few successful giveaways with Next Day Flyers in the past and we…

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Having your own creative space that you can add to or remove from as you wish, makes your creativity overflow in heaps and bounds. Being a freelancer you generally start out in your bedroom at home or your study. However, once work picks up you don’t find as much time for your social activities as…

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Wherever you go their will always be some sort of flyers being handed out in the shops, street corners or being left on counter tops. The point is that not all of these flyers capture their audiences correctly, however there are some that usually stand out above the rest and do the job that they…

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Today’s freebie is a vertical navigation menu. Its a versatile menu that makes incorporating it into any design a breeze. The menu can be used for personal or commercial purposes. Enjoy.

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The purpose of this series is to inspire you creatives out there for a fresh inspirational start on Monday. Mondays are usually the worst days of the week as you have to get out of your weekend routine, however with some inspiration things could be different. This is the Sunday Illustration Inspiration series, bringing you…

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I don’t know why exactly I’m writing this, I might even be making some enemies in this post, but this phrase struck me like a ton of bricks. The question here is, “Is the Design Community Running out of Names for Blogs?” My answer to this is, Yes and No, let me explain though. Yes,…

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Everyone would at some point or another require a business card. Be it you are a lawyer, designer or doctor, you would want your business card to make an impact on the person who is receiving it. But how do you leave an impression? Below are 20 of my all-time favorite business cards which are…

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Text effects can make or break a logo. One such effect is a rainbow or ‘CMYK’ text effect. Panasonic use this to great effect on their ‘Built-In Genius” logo (seen at the bottom of their homepage). Here’s a logo I created for Panasonic’s Insider community forum (using the same style): In this tutorial, I’ll show…

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Every day hundreds of new websites go live, each with either a custom designed theme/template or some with premium themes that they bought from a theme service. Today I will showcase 26 beautiful premium wordpress portfolio themes that you could use for yourself or your business. These themes are all wordpress based and have a…

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Designers just can’t have enough concrete textures at their disposal. This is why An1ken Creative brings you a very useful concrete texture pack with 25 free textures. The textures in this pack are very subtle concrete textures and doesn’t portrait very rough surfaces. The textures can be used for personal or commercial purposes, but not…