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

Remove.bg: Remove Image Backgrounds from Headshots, People, and Objects Flawlessly with AI

If you’re not following Joel Comm, do it. Now. Joel is one of my favorite resources for technology. He’s blunt, honest, and incredibly transparent. There’s not a day that goes by that I’m not checking in to what he’s discovered next… and today was a biggy! Joel let everyone know about a new tool online, remove.bg. The tool utilizes artificial intelligence to analyze images with people and then accurately and finitely remove the background.  If

Is Droplr the Best File Sharing Tool Available?

Box, Dropbox, Google Drive… with so many clients all utilizing different platforms, my client folders are a disaster. Once a week or so, I migrate all my client data to a neat and organized network share that’s backed up. Day to day, though, it’s been a disaster trying to locate and send files… until now. Our partner agency uses Droplr. Hesitant to get yet another filesharing tool, I wasn’t sold at first. However, over time

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

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

Prepping Your Photos For The Web: Tips and Techniques

If you write for a blog, manage a website, or post to social networking applications such as Facebook or Twitter, photography probably plays an integral part of your content stream. What you may not know is that no amount of stellar typography or visual design can make up for lukewarm photography. On the other hand, sharp and vivid photography will improve users? perception of your content and improve the overall look and feel of your