Creative Tidbits #207: pricing tips, tshirts, font selection, responsive design and more

by Fred Showker
Creative tidbits is a column in DTG Magazine featuring creative inspiration Feels like we're rushing down-hill into spring, and with that comes all kinds of new summer and seasonal design for marketing. This issue has some thoughtful items moreso than just eye-candy. Don't forget -- if you have an item for Creative Tidbits, just send it along -- we'll get right back to you! For now, enjoy . . .

  • Textile artist Kustaa Saski delivers a world of psychedelic dreamscapes
  • Which is better: mobile app development or responsive web design
  • Graphic design seniors turn ideas into beautiful realities
  • Special birthday shirts fly off rack
  • The Science of Font Selection

Graphic Designers: Tips for Finding Clients and Pricing Your Services

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When you’re first staring out as a freelance graphic designer, you won’t have the valuable resource of referrals. So let’s talk about how to get your foot in the door and start building a client base who can refer you to others.
      In Moonlighting on the Internet, internet entrepreneur Shelby Larson presents the most reliable and proven ways you can create an extra paycheck for the short term and establish a continual revenue stream for the long term with your own website. In this edited excerpt, Larson discusses two key elements of starting an online graphic design business.
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Special birthday shirts fly off rack

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The “Be a Bear” t-shirt project started by the R.E.A.L. Bears student organization to raise money for the Emergency Scholarship Fund has seen a lot of success since the shirts’ release!
      Over 200 shirts have already been sold within the last three weeks, including an initial sell out of over 70 shirts on the first day of their release.
Here's the Full Story Full story : Emily McTavish/The Standard

The Science of Font Selection

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Sarah Berger, production manager for Landscape Architecture Magazine, is telling us there's a science to font selection. If you read this piece you'll see it's not really about 'science' anyway.
      The art director for the American Society of Landscape Architects shares the logic behind the publishing team’s font selections during a design overhaul of its flagship Landscape Architecture Magazine.
Here's the Full Story Full story : Sarah Berger for the Assoc. of Media & Publishing

Which is better: mobile app development or responsive web design

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usiness community is trying to keep pace with the evolution that’s happening in the technology world today. They are aware that they have to adapt to the changes that’s happening around to stay up in the competition. They are adapting to mobile applications, but responsive websites are good option as well.
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Graphic design seniors turn ideas into beautiful realities

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Florida Southern College’s art department bursts at the seams with talented students, and the graphic design department had their chance to shine during the Senior Graphic Design Thesis Exhibition in March.
      The exhibition was held in the Melvin Gallery and displayed the projects, both print and digital, of graphic design seniors that involved an entire school year to develop.
Here's the Full Story Full story : Lauren Smith, Staff Writer ~

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