Tutorials and blog posts about digital publishing

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Everybody is getting ready for the biggest and greatest celebration of October: Halloween. Some of you are working on their costumes, others are working on marketing materials, because Halloween marks a busy shopping day for retailers.

Let’s team up for a kick-ass Halloween marketing campaign!

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We use shelves to store stuff and to display decorative accessories in our homes. The digital version of the shelf is not much different. It’s basically a mini library that looks nice and lets you display multiple flipbooks in a single widget. You and your readers get quick access to whatever it holds. Read the rest of this entry »

ian paget interview

We’re very excited about today’s interview with Ian Paget. He is an influential graphic designer and the founder of LogoGeek, a very popular design blog. Ian has over 10 years of experience in graphic design and his work has been featured on many well known design blogs and websites like Photoshop Creative magazine, Creative Bloq, Web Design Ledger and ShutterStock.

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The usage of magazines in marketing is not something unheard-of, but it’s not common practice either. Yes, catalogs are highly used in online and offline marketing. Some people call them “magazines” but they are not magazines in the strictest sense of the word. A magazine is richer in content – usually a mix of information, entertainment and advertising.

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Tomorrow is October. It’s sweater weather, pumpkins, rainy autumn. On the plus side, the autumn colors have started to kick into gear and they are simply gorgeous. And not to forget, we’re offering you a free desktop wallpaper featuring the October 2016 calendar. Read the rest of this entry »

Top flipbooks of September 2016

Jani / Top flipbooks / September 27th, 2016

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Each month we fall in love with the beautiful flipbooks you guys create on Flipsnack. We just want you to know that what you do is an inspiration for many other users and non-users who are looking for editorial design layouts or magazine layouts inspiration.
We have made our picks for the September top flipbooks and you can see them below in random order, along with a short description from the publisher.
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There are many articles that teach you how to create an effective marketing plan for your business. You can also find lots of marketing plan templates or business plan templates that are almost “ready made”, so we are going to take a slightly different approach. This article is more about teaching you how to write a marketing plan that makes you and your business look good to investors. Read the rest of this entry »

5 creative layouts for interior design magazines

Patricia Coroi / Design school / September 16th, 2016

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A layout is how the content is placed and structured in design. Layouts are important because they help users find the information that they are looking for.

Interior design magazines have a specific style for layouts which are created specifically to highlight the amazing interiors.

The great news is that you can get as creative as you want when making this sort of magazines. Here you can find 5 creative layouts which will inspire your work.

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What every designer can learn from Picasso

Patricia Coroi / Design school / September 8th, 2016

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Pablo Picasso is one of the most popular artists of all time. He was a Spanish draftsman, painter, printmaker, and sculptor. Picasso’s charismatic personality was reflected in his work and in his bohemian life. He found inspiration from great painters and movements. He was also a source of inspiration for many other visual artists and designers.

Let’s discover together what ideas we can “steal” from Picasso’s works and try to implement them in our design projects.

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Today is the Labor Day in America, and we made a poster for this occasion. It’s always good to enrich your general knowledge with new information, so we gathered a list of 10 facts you probably didn’t know about this day. Read the rest of this entry »