How to Use Font Awesome in Illustrator and other Applications

My son needed a business card for his DJ and music production business (yes, he’s almost got his Ph.D. in Math). To save space when displaying all of his social channels on his business card, we wanted to provide a clean list using the icons for each service. Rather than purchasing each of the logos or a collection from a stock photo site, we used Font Awesome. Font Awesome gives you scalable vector icons that can

Tip: How to Find Similar Vector Images In Your Stock Photo Site With Google Image Search

Organizations often utilize vector files that are licensed and available through stock photo sites. The challenge comes when they want to update other collateral within an organization to match the styling and branding associated with previously released iconography or symbols. At times, this could be due to turnover as well… sometimes new designers or agency resources take over content and design efforts with an organization. This recently happened with us as we took over working

Vecteezy Editor: A Free SVG Editor Online

Modern browsers are doing a great job supporting the scalable vector graphics format (SVG). If you’re wondering what that gobbledygook means, here’s a quick explanation. Let’s say you have a piece of graph paper and you want to draw a bar down the page, filling in 10 squares. You fill in each square independently with a square sticker and record the square x and y coordinates to remember which ones you filled in. You basically

Armature: Wireframing Extension For Illustrator CC / CS5+

Many of my friends in the industry already wireframe using Illustrator but Armature has arrived – a $24 extension for Adobe Illustrator. Armature has a collection of objects for the conceptualization of web apps, mobile apps, and web sites for simple drag & drop wireframing. What is a wireframe? According to Wikipedia: A website wireframe, also known as a page schematic or screen blueprint, is a visual guide that represents the skeletal framework of a

A Guide to Graphic Design Jargon

If you’re the kind of marketer that can speak jargon and strategy, you’re probably doing a great deal of work nowadays. We speak to IT folks, developers and designers… and we often have to translate between all of them! Crafted is an award-winning digital agency who developed this beautiful infographic to help folks understand color models and file formats. With modern devices having multiple image densities and file formats and compression providing balancing speed and