Graphic Design for small business owners / solo-entrepreneurs / entrepreneurs / DIY graphic design / how to hire a graphic designer / how to work with a graphic designer

Graphic Design for Small Business Owners

First, What is Graphic Design? Graphic design is a form of visual communication that is doing several things at once. Graphic design can capture the audience’s attention, convey information and evoke an emotion. Sometimes it can also induce a response or action. If done well, …

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The Principles of Design for Non-Designers

If the elements of design are the building blocks of design, then the principles of design can be described as the rules and guidelines on how to use those building blocks to create effective and aesthetically pleasing design. Similar to the elements of design, depending …

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Page Layout and Graphic Design for Non-Designers

Composition is the way the visual elements of a design are arranged on the page. How we place text, lines, photos, white space and other visual elements. We covered the rules or principles of design in the previous post. But good layout and effective composition …

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Typography for the Non-Designer

Content Typography Typeface & Type Families Web Font Font Style Serif Fonts Sans Serif Fonts Slab Serif Fonts Script Fonts Decorative or Display Fonts Monospace Fonts Dingbats Letter Spacing Kerning Leading or Line Height Ascenders & Descenders Typography According to Wikipedia, typography is the art …

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Curated photos for the Jester Brand archetype / Performer brand archetype / Entertainer brand archetype / Playful Enthusiast Brand Archetype / DIY graphic design / free stock photos / free design resources for entrepreneurs, solopreneurs, bloggers and small business owners.

Curated Photos for the Jester Brand

Last but certainly not least are the curated photos I’ve collected specifically for the Jester brand archetype. You can use these photos for your social media graphics, website graphics and blog graphics. The great news is that they’re absolutely FREE design resources even for commercial …

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Curated photos for the Sage Brand Archetype / The Teacher brand archetype / the altruistic mentor brand archetype / DIY graphic design / free stock photos / free design resources for entrepreneurs, bloggers and small business owners.

Curated Photos for the Sage Brand

Next up are the curated photos for the Sage brand. If you liked my post  on the Brand Archetypes and The Supportive Mentor (aka Sage Archetype) then you’ll love this! I curated a series of photos you can use for your social media graphics, website graphics and blog graphics. …

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