Stock Photography Discount

Here at GDBD we have recently started using BigStockPhoto.com to find and purchase stock photography. BigStock allows you to purchase images at a set price as opposed to other popular stock photography sites that require you to purchase standard amounts of credits which in turn are used to purchase images. BigStock is offering a promotional [...]

Typography makes a great holiday gift

Are you looking for unique solution for your holiday gifts this year? Look no further! Susan, founder of Bevilled Edge Photography, takes photographs of everyday objects and structures that create shapes that resemble letters of the alphabet. She has put together a vast library of these photographed lettered and these images are available to view [...]

Featured Client: KOAL Industrial Filter, Inc.

KOAL Industrial Filter, Inc. incorporated in 2009 and in the beginning, their business was strictly on-site preventative maintenance servicing for heavy equipment in the construction, waste management and mining industries. In 2010, they started to become aware of issues their clients were facing when they tried to purchase filters for equipment, which lead to a [...]

How typography influences you

Have you ever been fascinated by a street sign or a city map? Once I became a graphic designer I became so much more aware of all the typography around me. Type is one of the major visual entities that bombard us day by day. So much of it is ignored or once glanced at [...]

Creativity Isn’t Just for Designers

I’m very fortunate that my job is to be creative – pretty much every day. However, there are times when thinking of a new/fresh design is very challenging. The hectic pace of owning your own business, or life in general, can make an otherwise active mind lazy. So what do you do when you need [...]

As Business Owners, What Can We Learn From Lady GaGa?

Flipping through the channels this past weekend I came across the Grammy’s Red Carpet special on E! Being more interested in what the stars are wearing rather than seeing who wins the awards, I decide to watch. Most of it was the typical “Who are you wearing,” and “you look gorgeous,” yadda yadda yadda, until [...]

Two Great Web Applications to Help you Choose your Color Palette

Looking for a new color to spice up your website, logo or brochure? Tired of using primary colors for every project? If so, I’ve recently I’ve discovered two products that might be of interest. Without having access to Adobe products, you might be missing out on the numerous colors available for both print and the [...]

Want a Fresh Look? Change Your Typeface!

Don’t Call It a Comeback…. No, I’m not quoting the awesome LL Cool J song I KNOW all of you have on your iPods. I’m instead talking about the reference to a “typography comeback” in 2010. Whether or not this is actually a “comeback” isn’t the theme for this article but instead I’d like to [...]