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Made with Love: Six Design-Inspired Valentine’s Cards

Made with Love: Six Design-Inspired Valentine’s Cards

We think you’re fontastic, Valentine!” Valentine’s Day is always filled with cute, corny puns targeted for anyone. We love receiving them, reading them and (most importantly) creating them! Here are six Valentine’s Day graphics made by insight180 for you to enjoy and share with your Valentine! By special request, we’re including the 2017 “designer” Valentines that inspired us to spread the love even more. read more

Vector vs. Raster? How To Choose The Right File Format

Vector vs. Raster? How To Choose The Right File Format

You’ve seen it before. “Fuzzy” looking edges, logos that have been distorted and stretched in a Word document or PowerPoint, blurry images. These are telltale signs of a problem we encounter often . . .  vector vs. raster confusion. As an art director and designer, one of the most common problems that I run into when working with other people’s files (especially logos) is that the files are not optimized for their specific use. And, yes, it can be confusing!  So we wanted to use this blog post as an opportunity to help educate readers on the differences between the most used file formats and when to use them. Using the right type of image file, you can make sure your audience views crisp, clean and beautiful looking materials. read more