A bold and memorable logo is important for generating new business and attracting return customers. As a promotional products company, we have seen our fair share of poorly designed logos. If you want to market your business by placing your logo on one of our promotional products or by designing print and online materials, you’ll need graphic design skills. Beginners and established artists alike can benefit from online resources created for graphic designers.
Thankfully, there are endless amounts of resources online for graphic designers at any level. Whether you need inspiration, want to learn a new skill, or are eager to show off your talent, the internet is teeming with blogs and guides.
To help you get started on creating a new logo for your start-up or giving your current logo a facelift, we have compiled a list of helpful graphic design blogs that you should start reading.
- Adobe Creative Magazine
Why it rocks: Also available as an app, Adobe Creative Magazine is a go-to for graphic designers who need inspiration, tutorials, and information regarding the latest trends. Hone your skills by getting involved in popular design challenges or get helpful tips for working in Photoshop. Regardless of if you’re looking for a bold new font or wondering about the history of emojis, Adobe Creative Magazine is your ultimate resource.
- Canva Design School
Why it rocks: You may have heard of Canva’s Design School for its free online design tutorials, however, they also recently created a blog to serve and connect the creative community. From guides to designing book covers to clever 404 page designs, you’ll find a wealth of inspiration. Learn from established graphic designers or connect with up-and-coming artists all in one place!
- AIGA Eye on Design
Why it rocks: AGIA Eye on Design not only features the latest creative work of emerging artists and reports on recent design trends, but it even runs a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization to advocate for artists! Created AGIA, by the professional association for design, Eye on Design provides its readers with a myriad of categories and series to quench your thirst for graphic design knowledge.