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The new year is just around the corner, and it's no doubt that calendars are one of the first few things we change, be it at the office or at home. A downright necessity, it is either hung on a wall, sitting on top of a desk or even magnetized to a fridge.
Whether we admit it or not, most of us are rather picky with the style and design of the calendars we choose to have. Some like to have lots of space for writing important dates or events, some like calendars with themes or photos, while others may prefer simpler styles with all the statutory holidays in place.
So while you discern amongst the myriad of calendars available at this time of the year, here are some ideas to help you choose the right one for you.
If you've had the chance to try out the latest version of Adobe Design Suite, you'll find the new "Interactive PDF" function that comes along with InDesign.
You can add video, interactive buttons, animations and more to your PDF.
Yes, very fancy. If everyone had the same configurations, software version and operating system, of course. The video portion of the PDF might not even work on someone else's computer. And forget about getting the Interactive PDF to work on the iPad – Apple hates Flash.
Our point is – it doesn't matter if you have a Mac, a PC, an Android or an iPad. A direct mail piece looks the same no matter who views it. It's fail-proof between addresses, and can be variably printed by spoken language, finance criteria or a million other options.
So, in short, direct mail is not going anywhere, as long as it is a part of a multichannel solution. As long as we still have mailboxes, technology will never outpace the printed piece.
Hi everyone! We're launching a refreshing new section called "Quote Unquote", where we will feature selected quotes for your daily dose of inspiration! So remember to check our page everyday – you never know when you'll need that one little boost.
The colour palette is an incredibly important aspect of any design – it has the power to shape the entire personality of whatever it is you’re creating. For a graphic designer, finding the right colour palette is as important as good code is to a web developer. Some people just “have it in them”, while some can find it rather challenging. With an overwhelming number of choices available, it can be very difficult to decide on a colour scheme.
So if you don’t know where to begin or are simply looking for some inspiration – here’s a little “picker upper” we’ve put together to help you get started.