Design for Non-Designers: Design Terms We Always Get Wrong

Design for Non-Designers: Design Terms We Always Get Wrong

If you haven’t been following along, we’ve started a series of blog posts called “Design for Non-Designers.” Today we’re talking about design terms we always get wrong.  It turns out that many of our readers are part of small businesses or nonprofits with fewer resources than more developed organizations. Whether it comes down to their…

2022 Brand New Conference: The Best Lessons We Learned

2022 Brand New Conference: The Best Lessons We Learned

One of our favorite events of the year is the annual Brand New Conference by UnderConsideration. This conference is a two-day event focused on corporate and brand identity. Each year it’s in a different location and brings together designers and communication consultants from all across the country for a time of learning and idea sharing….

How Churches Celebrate Christmas: Two Things Churches Need to Rethink

How Churches Celebrate Christmas: Two Things Churches Need to Rethink

We know, we know.  “What about Thanksgiving?!”  How churches celebrate Christmas matters. And regardless of the size of your church, it’s important to start early if you want to create a meaningful experience for your members. Planning proactively is especially important if you’re a small church with limited resources and manpower. The 95 Network says…

Design for Non-Designers: A Quick Guide to Visual Hierarchy

Design for Non-Designers: A Quick Guide to Visual Hierarchy

Have your designs ever felt clunky or chaotic? Maybe confusing or unclear? If you think your design just needs some clarification–or you might not know at all what to do next–then a look into the elements of visual hierarchy might be the key. What is Visual Hierarchy? In graphic design, the principle of visual hierarchy…