I am frequently contacted by users asking me “Hey Adam, where do you get your tri-fold brochure mockups from?” “Do you make them yourselves or did you download them?” The truth is a mix of both. And after being asked for the 100th time, I figured I’d put together a post and share the exact […]
Trifold brochures are a great way to promote products with print. They can be a little tricky to design from scratch, but with our library of templates, tri-folds are no longer a problem. Note: I have updated this article for 2019 to reflect new & updated free tri-fold brochure templates we have available on BrandPacks. […]
In this article we’re going to focus our attention on tri-fold brochures; but the advice is applicable to almost any paper format.
Understanding the fundamental concepts of selling products can set you apart from other designers. Whilst most designers focus solely on the form of their designs, the best designers find a balance between form and function (aka selling). Whether you’re designing flyers for a local event or updating a beer menu design, your job is to […]
In recent years print templates have exploded in popularity. They’re now so popular that many freelance designers now make templates a cornerstone of their entire business model. In this post I want to look at the top reasons why BrandPacks’ templates are a practical choice for today’s graphic designers, regardless of skill level. Watch the […]
Printing Processes & Techniques Part 2 This article is the second in a series on printing processes and terminology. be sure you don’t miss our first post: The Different Types of Printing Methods & What They Mean In the last blog, we discussed the most common methods of printing, such as offset printing and digital printing, […]
How to know when you should let a client go When you started your freelancing business, you may have been keen to build your reputation in the marketplace and earn a buck as quickly as possible. As a result, you probably accepted any work that came your way.
What should you consider before quoting a fixed-price job? For freelancing to be sustainable as a long-term career path, it needs to be worth your while. After all, it is arguably far more straight-forward to join a creative agency and know exactly where your next paycheque is coming from. Freelancing comes with several unparalleled luxuries, such as […]
Congratulations! You’ve won yourself a top job with a distinguished client whose name will significantly improve your portfolio. Whatever it is you do, whether you’re a designer, writer, developer or a jack of all trades, there’s one company out there that you know you’d love to work with. Now the question isn’t ‘how do I […]
10 Logo Design Questions Freelance Designers Should Ask New Clients A logo is an essential part of a company’s brand. It represents their business across many mediums and will have a direct impact on their overall success. Therefore, it’s imperative that when designing a new logo, it not only works well for them, but sells their […]
A Review of Different Printing Methods Which printing method is ideal for your project? With so many different printing techniques and technologies at your disposal, it can be difficult to decide on which process to use. Is traditional offset printing the right option for you? Will digital printing do the trick? What is flexography? Read […]
How much does a graphic designer make? If you’ve considered a career as a graphic designer, or been curious how your income compares to others, you’ve probably wondered how much graphic designers make.