April 18, 2017

We are now SHKN Design Co.

We are excited to announce the NEW us. To all our clients, friends and fellow designers out there, Hope business has been good and tax season hasn't been TOO tumultuous. In…
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January 3, 2017

The Importance of Brand Consistency Pt. 2

Read Pt.1 of 'The Importance of Brand Consistency' In our first part of this 2 part post on branding consistency, we focused on the part of branding that we can…
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January 2, 2017

The Importance of Brand Consistency Pt. 1

Branding can be divided into 2 separate categories 1.) How you present your business. 2.) What are other people (the users) saying about your business/brand and how do they perceive…
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November 2, 2015

5 Tips to Staying Proactive in a slow graphics design season

So, you just got done with a super busy season of work and NOW it's dead? Literally, you went from having more work than you know what to do with…
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October 22, 2015

5 Tips to Overcoming Creative Constipation

Every now and then I run into creative hurdles that just leave me feeling uninspired, bored, and left with the feeling of "am I really going to be able to…
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March 11, 2014

What’s new for designers, March 2014

The March edition of what’s new for web designers and developers includes new web apps, photoshop plugins, productivity tools, graphics programs, CSS frameworks, jQuery plugins, and some really great new…
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March 7, 2014

The key to success is a creative brief

It’s a sad fact that the biggest problem freelancers face, is disagreements with a client once a project has started. It seems — judging by the amount of problems overheard…
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March 7, 2014

The secrets of successful website content

Do you know why book stores are closing at a frightening pace? Because people don’t read books anymore. They say they do, but overruns on actual books are killing publishers……
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March 4, 2014

Design Logos With Color Psychology

Every successful business owner will tell you that a good logo is more than just an attractive presentation of your brand. It is the picture that tells every potential customer…
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February 24, 2014

Introduce brainstorming to your creative arsenal

Creative thinking is an integral part of design and all art-related professions. Hyper-creative people appear to conceive of brilliant ideas as easily as magicians pull rabbits from hats, but the…
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