Ironmark Blog

Jun 20, 2018

How to Write a Creative Brief Your Designer Will Love

Posted by Brian Young
The hardest part of a creative project? Creating something from nothing....
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Topics: Design, Beginner Tips, Creative

Jun 14, 2018

Why You Should Ask Your Printer about their Creative Team

Posted by Jeannette Bezinque
Printing and creative design go hand-in-hand. Think about it: what good is a customer-facing print piece if the imagery doesn’t draw in the viewer?...
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Topics: Design, Creative

Feb 16, 2018

Vector vs. Raster Files | Why You Need to Know the Difference

Posted by Margaret Clark
You're finally ready to produce that print project your company has been strategically planning for ages. Before you reach out to your printer’s customer service rep you need ...
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Topics: Design

Feb 06, 2018

What Your Graphic Designers Need to Hit the Mark

Posted by Brian Young
So, your last brochure came back from your graphic design team looking nothing like what you envisioned. Even worse, it's not going to have an impact on your customers. You ...
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Topics: Design

Jan 05, 2018

CMYK vs RGB | What's the Difference & When to Use Them

Posted by Lynne Kingsley
Essentially, CMYK works best for printed materials such as flyers, brochures and signage, while RGB performs best for anything that goes online, like websites, digital ...
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Topics: Design, Print Marketing

Sep 01, 2017

Why your website needs HTTPS & SSL/TLS

Posted by Rich Cook
If you’re reading this, it’s very likely your website hasn’t been converted from HTTP to HTTPS. It’s cool, I’m not here to judge – life gets in the way. But here’s the deal: ...
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Topics: Design, Web Development, Web Design, Beginner Tips, SEO