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This is the 4th part of the series named “ How to design a catalog using InDesign”, and it is focused on how to create the front cover, layouts and the back cover. This approach is focused more on design principles. For more technical information check Part 2 – Adding elements

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With Super Bowl LI just around the corner, we’re taking a closer look at this huge event, giving you the hints of how to make a good digital photo album.

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The month of love, February, is about to start in just a few days. Spring is not far ahead (hopefully) and Valentine’s is coming soon. There’s something to be happy about for everyone.

We know some of you have been waiting impatiently to get the new February 2017 wallpaper calendar and to use it on your devices as smartphone or desktop background. We’re proud to see the number of downloads grow each month and we consider it a clear sign that you like what we’re doing. Continue reading

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Is print still trending or did digital flyers take over for good? We already know the answer, do you? Check out our top 3 reasons why you should include online flyers in your promotion. Continue reading

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If you don’t know from the beginning how many pages your catalog will have, no worries! You can add more sheets at any time. Continue reading

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With this blog post we’re starting a series of tutorials for InDesign. I’ll teach you everything you need to know about how to design a catalog using InDesign.

When you want to design better, you have to stop using programs like Office and start using programs that are made for design. Using Word for making a catalog is like eating soup using a fork – not very productive. Continue reading

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It’s not just the end of December, it’s also the end of the year, so we thought we should do something crazy for this month’s top flipbooks article. So we reached out to more publishers than we usually do. The result is an incredible collection of inspiring brochures, magazines and catalogs.

Below you will see 21 top flipbooks that have earned their place and deserve to be featured.

Keep scrolling, click on images to see entire magazines and read quotes from the publishers – what they do and what they like about Flipsnack. Continue reading

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It’s the holiday season and we’re loving every minute of it. Hope you do too! However, we know how quickly this precious time passes. Soon it will be January 2017. A new year, a fresh start. Which calls for a new wallpaper calendar. Luckily, we are ready.

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Do you consider yourself to be a true believer in digital brochures? If yes, you’ve come to the right place. We’re here to help you find new ways of using them, in case you want to take even more advantage of their awesomeness. If not, you’ve come to the right place too! Don’t know how to improve your marketing strategy, how to make a fried egg or what to do in case we face an extraterrestrial invasion? We’re here to help you understand why digital brochures are the answer to all these.   Continue reading

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Do you know where the digital magazine industry is moving or why?

You need to know where it is going, how things are evolving and what others say about it, so you can create a better strategy for your company.

Without any concrete evidence you don’t know which way to go, or what is the best digital publishing platform. This is why I selected 11 stats about digital magazines and what marketers should know about them. Continue reading

Graphic design trends 2017

We contacted some very famous graphic designers (and also a few who aren’t quite famous yet) and we asked all of them one question:
What will be the biggest trend in graphic design in 2017? 

You can read all their replies and predictions below. The answers are varied, from serious answers to jokes, but we love the diversity of opinion. Continue reading

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Today we are featuring an interview with Zipeng Zhu, art director and graphic designer. His style is exuberant, colorful, “a razzle-dazzle musical”, as he would describe it. He did an internship with Paula Scher and got hired by Sagmeister & Walsh just before graduating.  We’re super impressed by his resume, so we felt honored when he agreed to do the interview with us.

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We all know how important first impressions are. In the modern world, companies and individuals often make the first impression through a digital rather than a direct presence – with their press kits. In this article, we’ve collected a number of free tools that will help you design a stunning press kit for a killer first impression.

To give your press kit a quality typeface, avoid using boring standard fonts. Instead, go for the visually appealing ones offered by online editors, or even create your own font. If you already have a brand font, you can leave it for titles and apply a well-matching font for the remaining text. Continue reading

Debbie Millman interview

Debbie Millman is named “one of the most influential designers working today” by Graphic Design USA. She’s also a writer, radio host and blogger – she is simply incredible!

We had the great pleasure of interviewing her and we talked about her career, plans, favorite books, tips for aspiring designers. She offers stellar advice for designers, and she is a great example of hard work and determination for anyone who wants to be more successful in his/her career.  Continue reading