Instagram is making its Stories a little more interactive with a new polling feature that users can add with a “poll” sticker.
Fonts are an essential part of designing, and sometimes finding the right combinations can be a little daunting. We’ve put together a few examples of combinations that (we think) achieve a complementary balance, giving it a harmonious effect. We’ve used the name of the font as the display text and included links of where to get each font. Go and try out some font combinations yourself as well!
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The burger menu has become a ubiquitous navigation solution on mobile devices. The burger menu (also referred to as a sidebar menu or junk-drawer menu) is a conceit for smaller viewports where there simply is not enough screen real estate to display all of the links/options in a website/app on screen by default.
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The world of printing is a wondrous but complex beast with all the proofs, colour correction, press checks, papers to choose from etc. Yet it’s very rewarding too. Seeing that printed piece come off the press is a damn good feeling. But, it can also be tricky to know which print method to choose, particularly between offset v digital, so we’ve put together a list of important facts you should know when designing and printing digital jobs.
Christmas is on the way!
Here at Pictura Creative we are so excited and also quite busy designing all Christmas campaigns for our clients.
However, we try not to forget to inspire our readers, that’s why we prepare a little collection of our designs and mockups to show you what’s on in our creative minds this Christmas.
As an ex-blogger, social media addict and currently digital marketing manager I spend most of my time in still mysterious for many social media space. I do it before work, at work, for work and after work…can any of you relate to me? I bet for most of you, it’s probably hard to admit. Anyway, we live in times where social media is the biggest marketing and lifestyle machine. The sooner you get it, the better for your business!
As you may have noticed over the last few years, flat design has become increasingly more popular. We’ve come a long way since the ol’ bevel and emboss. This design originated a few years back, focusing less on detail & shading and more on simplifying shapes and using solid colours. Designers fell in love; so simple, so unique. But from a user perspective, it seemed to lack functionality and became confusing when looking for the next step.
Our team has worked closely with Menulog for a number of years and remain to do so as they have a complete makeover. For us, this means rolling out a number of creative digital and print designs with a fresh and vibrant green. Our most recent project has been Open & Closed signs for all Menulog restaurant partners.
Here are some snap shots of the Open & Closed signs in print production.
Embossing changes the physical dimensions of paper to add an elegant and eye-catching graphic element.
Text and coverstocks can both be molded using heat, pressure and an embossing die. The process stretches and reshapes the paper fibres, creating a textural effect and setting the communication apart by adding a third dimension.