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Graphic Design Trends 2021

May 19, 2021 4:26:00 PM

We're regularly exposed to graphic design whether we realize it or not. This was true long before the days of the internet, but now with technology, social media, and our daily interaction with the web, it's impossible to avoid and has become an integral part of our lives.

Lots of people don't notice design or the fact that it surrounds them almost constantly. I didn't pay attention to it all that much myself before I went to school. But once you see it, you can't unsee it. Design is EVERYWHERE! Every shoe you put on or chair you sit in. 
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Different Programs for Different Types of Design

Mar 10, 2021 11:09:00 AM

Do you have a favourite creative program? Almost everyone that uses creative software on the daily gravitates toward one more than others. You could be more proficient in it, or maybe it's just simply a force of habit. And my god, there are so many to choose from. Adobe CC programs are the go-to in my experience and the industry standard, so that's what I'll choose to focus on in this post. 

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Removable Wall Decals: Not Your Grandma's Wallpaper

Feb 24, 2021 11:31:00 AM

Let's talk wall finishings. Wallpaper dates back to the early 16th century and gained momentum throughout the victorian era in English churches and castles. I have vivid memories of wallpaper in the many old English Castles I visited as a child. There were ornate, vibrant colours that decorated every room, hallway and even adorned the smallest of bathrooms.

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3 Second Rule of Designing a Trade Show Display

Oct 16, 2017 10:00:00 AM

No, this blog isn't referring to your toddler dropping their food onto the ground and proceeding to eat it (although we've all done that), it relates to your trade show graphics and the audience. Your trade show booth space and more importantly, your trade show booth design, must attract the audience in 3 seconds - or you could lose a potential prospect.

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RGB vs CMYK vs Pantone - Are you confused yet?

Sep 6, 2017 12:45:00 PM

Working as a graphic designer at Exhibit Studio, I have noticed that client supplied designs often contain RGB colours. Colour in design, is quite overlooked and is important to understand for trade show display design. At Exhibit Studio, we don’t print our materials with RGB colours and here's why:

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InDesign Sucks (for Trade Show Display Design)

Oct 21, 2015 9:20:00 AM

Don’t throw stones at me yet. No, InDesign doesn’t suck, but yes, it’s not the right program to use when designing a trade show display. I posted this article a couple of years ago on our old blog, and it was very popular—I thought it worth updating and posting again.

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Think you know how to design a trade show display?

Sep 24, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Designing graphics for a trade show display is a specialized graphic design field. Do you think you know what it takes to create a great looking display, and where the problems lie in those “epic fail” exhibits?

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Think Trade Shows Don’t Work? 7 Things You Are Doing Wrong

Sep 18, 2015 11:01:00 AM

If you’ve tried exhibiting before and you’ve decided that they just don’t do what everyone says they do—generate new leads and sales, create brand awareness, reach new audiences, make better business connections—then you are doing something wrong. You might be guilty of one or more of these seven trade show fails:

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Building GMC ProShot: Stampede’s ‘fully-loaded’ carnival game

Jun 1, 2015 10:03:00 AM

Posted by David Stokes

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