The reports of the death of print have been greatly exaggerated. Although web design has advanced by leaps and bounds over the years, there are still some things that flyers, presentation folders and brochures can do that technology has yet to properly replicate for the Web.
Just because print design has the leg up on web design (in a few areas) this doesn’t mean that one is necessarily better than the other. Quite the opposite is true; it takes both a print and web presence working together to create a brand identity with maximum impact so don’t move everything to the Web and cut print out completely.
At their best, print media can actually help to promote your online identity. And with the proliferation of QR codes and NFC technology, you can now create print that literally connects the audience to your web designs. Here are 11 things print design can do but web design can’t.
Before we had email, we had the fax machine. It’s fast for sending copies of urgent notices and documents, however it also uses a lot of toner and paper. Plus, before you can send a fax, you need to print the document out first, and when you’re done, you might not ever need the printout again.
Despite this its use is deep-rooted in many parts of the world. A lot of businesses still hold on to the fax machine for many of their documentation and office matters.
You may need to still send faxes in your business, but the good news is, you don’t need to buy a fax machine to do so. You can send faxes straight from your computer, and for free.
Here 5 websites that let you send faxes of not only text documents, but also image files, excel files and even powerpoint presentations within and out of the U.S.
Having the dreaded writer’s block or designer’s block? Can’t come up with an ingenious idea for your company project? What if I tell you that there are some ways to boost your creativity whenever you’re short of it? Contrary to popular belief, your mind can be augmented to think more creatively any time you need it.
(Image Source: Kenglye)Inspired by Riusuke Fukahori, Keng Lye managed to come up with his own unique variation that challenges your visual sense of reality. Believe it or not, let your eyes be the judge.
With 50,000 users uploading 5,000 photos each hour across the planet, Instagram represents a huge mobile photography movement that amazes and inspires. And honestly, what’s a better inspiration than food? A good plate of food doesn’t just satisfy your palate but presented right can be a feast for your eyes too.
I’ve been busy with my virtual knitting needles and crafted 4 free Christmas jumper patterns for your designs to wear this season. Each design is based on the popular ‘Fair Isle’ knitting style with lots of tiny red and white stitch-like graphics making up intricate festive patterns. The download contains patterns for both Illustrator & Photoshop, and includes vector swatches, seamless .PAT files and individual PNG images to make them usable in any Christmas themed project.