How to Create Epic and Engaging Logo Designs

Have you ever seen someone whose mood didn’t match their environment? Maybe you saw someone who seemed sad at a party. What about someone who looked nice, only to turn out to be cold and unfriendly? When people’s facial expressions don’t match their situation, it can be confusing for the others around them. What you may not realize is that logos can actually have the same effect. When a logo doesn’t match its brand personality or connect with the audience, it confuses customers and can even make them stop...

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10 Free Adobe Illustrator Tutorials For Artists & Designers (Beginner To Expert)

10 Free Adobe Illustrator Tutorials For Artists & Designers (Beginner To Expert)

Following on from our popular ‘10 Free Adobe Photoshop Tutorials‘ a few weeks ago, we wanted to follow on from this and share a further resource that you can use and develop your skill’s. To be an world class artist and designer, you need to know all the tricks of the trade, learning about the various software platforms out there, mastering them, and creating your own individual voice. As you’ve now worked your way through our previous blog post, we’re sharing ’10 Free Adobe Illustrator Tutorials For Artists &...

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Typography Inspiration #7

Typography Inspiration #7

Following on from our highly successful Typography Inspiration #6, where we featured the likes of Charles Williams, Iván Mato and Rual Alejandro, we wanted to publish a brand new typography inspiration for you guys! This is a jam packed inspiration blog post, which will leave you feeling ultra creative! These inspirational blog posts can help you become inspired with your current creative projects, as we sometimes need some great imagery to help us along the way. But Firstly, Don’t forget that you can submit your t-shirt designs at any...

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Typography Inspiration #6

Typography Inspiration #6

Here at Graphic Tide, we’re determined to showcase to you the best and current typography out there today. We search throughout the internet to help us achieve this, so you don’t have to! All of these images have been linked back to their original source, as we always encourage you to look deeper into their portfolios! In today’s Typography Inspiration blog post, were featuring the fantastic design work of Charles Williams, Rual Alejandro, and Iván Mato. Charles Williams is an absolute favourite of mine, as he creates typographic pieces...

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Business Card Inspiration #3

Business Card Inspiration #3

Designing business cards can be one of the best parts of a branding project. It’s one of the smallest mediums you’ll have to design for but there are many creative ways to do so. Regardless if you’re a freelancer or branding on behalf of one of your clients, business cards still remain as popular as ever and are an essential part of any branding project. There are always going to be many ways you could design your business cards and depending on your brief or branding goals, thinking out...

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What Should Go On My Business Card?

Business Card Advice

A business card is an essential piece of kit that could get you noticed from the crowd, for it can attract potential clients to look at your work further, and get them interested in you and your line of work. Whatever industry your in, it’s always important to have a well designed and thought out business card, that is easy to read and discover what you do. It reflects you and your companies brand, so it’s design needs to be thought about in detail. This is all well and...

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Graphic Design Inspiration #8

Graphic Design Inspiration 8

Today’s inspiration post is all about Graphic Design. Including some great typographic, branding and logo designs. We’ve carefully searched the Internet for some great projects from around the world which showcases some great artists and designers! We particularly like the work of Tien-Min Liao, who has created some handmade type by just using her hands, which is shown below. We have recently changed the way t-shirts are approved within our website, and have released a new voting platform. All you have to do is upload your artwork to us...

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Business Card Inspiration #2

Business Card Inspiration 2013

After the massive success of our last business card inspiration blog post, by popular demand we’ve done another! Welcome to business card inspiration number 2. Business cards are a massive part of every business, designer, freelancer and the even the self-employed. With printing techniques getting ever more adventurous, it’s always fascinating exploring how we can push the boundaries of traditional art and design. As you probably know, your business cards are an indication of how people will view you. Cheap, tacky business card probably means poor service. So if...

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Graphic Design Inspiration #7

Graphic Design Inspiration

Today’s inspiration post is geared to help inspire and motivate you with your next creative project. Showcasing work such as branding, packaging and logo design, Graphic Tide is the place if you want a dose of creativity back into your working day. We’ve searched the Internet for some great projects from around the world, and are featuring the work of Fred Carriedo, Nudge Creative Studio, and Colle Mcvoy, whose work we all really enjoy! We hope you find this weeks Graphic Design Inspiration blog post inspiring in your next...

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Business Card Inspiration

Business Card Inspiration

Today’s inspiration blog post is all about business cards. Business cards are an necessity for any freelancer, including Illustrators, Graphic Designers and Fine Artists. They are very important in how other people view you as a brand, which includes the type you use, your main image and logo. As we see this an important element within the creative industry, or freelancer’s identity, we have come up with a selection of business card inspiration to help you design your next business card. We have picked out some of our favourites...

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