Sports vector illustrations are awesome to behold, especially when the artist was able to recreate the speed and motion of his subject effectively. The best sports illustrations, though, are those that not only display the physicality and visual details of a sporting event, but also capture the emotions and passion of the athlete being depicted.
Wanna be inspired? The following vector illustrations are great examples of sports vector art that are worth checking out.
Embossing is a printing technique that creates a raised image on a piece of paper. It adds a special touch when applied to business card printing. It gives the cards a more stylish and elegant look.
A unique business card design will give you the advantage of standing out from the crowd. An embossed design can make your card look even more impressive and memorable.
Ready to add a sophisticated touch to your cards? Here are some samples of business cards with embossed designs to inspire you in creating your own embossed business cards:
Custom notepads are excellent promotional tools. Since notepads are practically indispensable, they allow a company’s name and logo to be in front of people almost all the time. You can see them being used in meeting rooms, office reception areas, classrooms or even in the kitchen.
You can make the most of custom notepads by creating a design that can help in enhancing brand recall. Check out these samples of unique custom notepads to get you started in conceptualizing your own design:
Business Card Notepad
New Year Notepad
Hair Care Product Memo Pad
Such interesting designs for a simple print material. To create your own unique promotional notepads, you may want to work with a professional printer and take advantage of custom die cut printing.
Business cards are meant to communicate your pertinent details and at the same time, establish you and your company’s professional image. These cards are not just networking tools, they are also marketing materials that can help get the word out about you. To be effective, your business cards must be memorable and impressive enough to make an impact. Just like these ridiculously clever business cards:
A business card that starts flat and pops up into a box. Perfect for a cargo moving business.
Aside from creating a positive vibe, the “smiley” in this card also forms the initial of the owner’s name.
These three computer keys Ctrl-Alt-Delete are excellent metaphors for starting over, something that a shrink can help you with.
Many businesses today still use hang tags as part of their offline marketing strategies. When done correctly, these simple marketing tools can help attract customer attention, target a particular market, and deliver information about a product. They can even give your brand image quite a boost.
In spite of its simplicity, a hang tag is useful in different ways. You can use it to tell the customers what they should expect from the product – the type of material it is made from, how to give it proper care, etc. You can even use the tags to print company slogan or a short statement about your business principles. But to make people look at your tags, be sure that you have put a lot of thought in the design. To help you get started, here are several creative hang tag designs to serve as your inspiration:
Entrepreneurs and freelancers need to be creative and unique in the way they present themselves to the market. One excellent strategy is through the creative use of business cards. How to make your cards more memorable? Try giving them a glossy finish.
Glossy business cards are shiny and attractive. They are very useful if you want to leave a better impression, something that regular business cards rarely do. Glossy cards are made attractive by UV gloss coating, a varnish layer applied to print materials to give them a rich and vivid shine. Aside from the shiny appearance, gloss coating also provides extra thickness for a sturdier feel. Additionally, the coating helps keep the print from fading fast, which is a common issue with ordinary paper stocks when exposed to UV light.
To help get you excited on having your own glossy business cards, here are some samples you may want to check out for inspiration:
Illustration (The Finest Occupation) is a short film about, well, Illustration. Described as “a fictitious congratulatory letter written by a proud tutor to a recent graduate,” it is created by Timujin Doran, an illustrator and filmmaker based in London. He created it from a poem he wrote in his last year of attending an illustration school. It presents a very inspiring message, that is of taking joy in one’s work.
Maps are essential in geography. Cartography - or the study/practice of map making - combines science, aesthetics, and technique in order to effectively communicate spatial information and other important details (depending on the type of map). But what if you throw in art and creativity to complete the process?
These creative world maps ought to make studying geography a bit more fun. They would even make good posters to adorn one’s living room or bedroom wall.
In designing a logo, there are several things that you must remember to ensure the impact of the final design. For one, did you know that the most common characteristics of all good logo designs is simplicity? A simple logo is more memorable than an overly drawn one and it is much easier to adapt for use in any other media - whether it is for something as small as a business card or as large as advertising billboards. Keep in mind that versatility is also an important element in a good logo design.
Timelessness is another characteristics of an effective logo. When creating the design, ask yourself – Does it have the potential to endure the ages? Will the logo still have an impact in 20 or 10 years at the least? To ensure this, remember to avoid using design trends that are use to lose their relevance in a few years.
The following are a few samples of simple, versatile and timeless logo designs:
A good logo design should be able to create a positive and powerful impression. With just a few basic shapes and lines, the logo should effectively reflect the nature or principles of the business/organization it represents.
A Quick Response or QR code or is a type of two-dimensional bar code that is used to provide quick access to information – which can be in the form of encoded texts, a URL, or other relevant data – via smartphones. When printed on business cards, a QR code may link to the person’s online resume or website.
The following are some samples of business cards with QR codes. Notice how the codes are perfectly incorporated in the card designs.