Ideas for Media Wall Design Variations

The image of the traditional media wall is familiar to us all. We see it regularly as the backdrop on the red carpet at celebrity events. At the Academy Awards, for instance, we might see the image of the Oscar Statue repeated with the year or the Academy logo also repeated in succession on the media wall behind the actors …

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Top 6 Common Myths Related To Vinyl Car Wraps

Vinyl car wraps are so eye-catching and noticeable that we tend to forget that they’ve not been around very long and are one of the newest and most dynamic forms of advertising. Perhaps because of their newness, the general public’s lack of familiarity with them has led to the spread of some popular myths and assumptions about vinyl wraps and …

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Say it Again – The Power of Repetition in Print

Much like war, advertising can be broken down into two different goal oriented types. Tactical advertising has short term goals like bringing a customer in for a temporary sale, while strategic advertising seeks to imbed the idea of the brand or product in the potential customer’s mind for the long term. This idea of long term presence in the customer’s …

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The Most Effective Dimensions for Your Advertising Flyers

Everyone has a different method for approaching the design of their advertising flyers. Some design their logos and graphics first. Others start out by choosing their fonts and deciding on the arrangement of the elements to be featured. Still other folks create their content first, working out the wording of their pitches and their slogans in the ways they think …

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Finish Strong with Gloss or Matte Printed Media

The word “finish” can seem pretty exciting when you’re struggling through a project or when you have a “To Do” list a kilometer long. It’s exciting in these instances because it signals a victorious end. There is another kind of “finish” involved in your project, though, and you should consider it long before you reach the final goal. The material …

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Dynamic Use of Colour in Commercial Graphic Design

With the digitalization of color palettes, the previous limitations of color representation have faded into the murky past and a brilliant new world has been opened up within the realm of graphic design. Computerized color matching makes it possible now not only for a company to select the exact color or set of colors with which they want their company …

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The Subtle Psychology of Vending Machine Wraps

Impulse is not only an undeniably important element of marketing in the competitive world of retail, it’s also the surging internal force that drives us to both satisfy our needs and to indulge our desires. In fact, it was the notion of the “impulse purchase” that gave birth to the invention of the first vending machines to grace public and …

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Top Off the Season With a Custom Canopy

As we head into the last full month of summer, marching over the sun-baked ground through the dust that swirls in the wake of the long hot afternoons that lead to Memorial Day, we’re reminded that the pinnacle season for county fairs and family reunions, outdoor picnics and parties, end of season events and festivals is upon us. That season …

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The Cost of Nonspecific Promotional Literature

It’s hard to deny that templates tend to make things easier. In fact, that’s their entire purpose. It’s tedious and unnecessarily time consuming to have to recreate the same elements of a group of things that share a common core over and over again. That’s also not the only reason that we do it, though. The templates that we create …

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Master Strokes: The Impact of Professional Design and Content

Almost no one performs their own car repairs anymore. We don’t install our own central air conditioning units or use our own hands and hammers to construct the new additions on our houses. A large percentage of us turn some or all of our wedding plans over to a professional planner, designer, caterer, or specialist of some sort. Many of …

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