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The Basics of Font Licensing

Reading Time: 4 minutes I often run into this question with my clients, so I wanted to write a blog post for everyone to reference moving forward. Font licensing is generally a minor element in terms of running a business, but it’s nevertheless important and relatively easy to find a solution. If you use fonts in your business, you […]

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Image Resolution for Print and Web

Reading Time: 6 minutes Photo by Michael Maasen on Unsplash   Resolution for web and print media can be super confusing.   I’m often asked by my clients (and my mom): What resolution is my image? What is the best resolution for web? For print? Are they different? How do I send the printer my images in 300dpi? Why won’t my high […]

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What are Crops and Bleed?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Have you ever wanted to have something printed for your business and the printer required that your files to have “crops and bleed”? This is a very common term in professional printing. This quick rundown will explain what they’re used for and why you need to include them. Crops and bleed are important for your […]

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Basics of Fonts + Typefaces

Reading Time: 4 minutes Fonts, typefaces, typography…what is all that? Are they different things? Do I need to know them? These are some of the questions I get asked by my clients when it comes to type, so I figured I’d outline the basics. Biggest thing to remember is what typefaces/fonts your brand uses so that you can keep […]

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Colours for Print + Web Explained

Reading Time: 4 minutes Colours for branding can be confusing, especially to someone who isn’t a designer, web developer or professional printer. “Why do I even need to know this?” I’ve had clients ask me. I agree, it’s not something you need to keep your business running, but it IS something you need to keep your brand running. Your […]

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Best File Formats for Print and Web

Reading Time: 4 minutes Being a business owner can be tough. If it wasn’t hard enough running the actual business, you also have to keep your brand sharp and consistent. There’s a lot of confusion regarding which file type to use for websites versus business cards versus letterheads and so on. Why are they different? Which one is best? […]

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New Projects and More

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hey there, I wanted to drop in and let you all know about the new projects I’ve been adding to my Portfolio. I’m working with a lot of fun clients and collaborative partners at the moment, and can’t wait to share what we’re creating with you! You might have seen that I posted a new branding project with Passionately […]

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