Ironmark Blog

Aug 12, 2019

Good Design vs Fast Design vs Cheap Design - Pick Two

Posted by Reid Broendel
Whether you are planning an important event or creating a marketing campaign for your business, design is a large part of the marketing process. Unfortunately, many people ...
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Topics: Design, Beginner Tips, Creative

Jul 18, 2019

Which Comes First: Design or Copy?

Posted by Lynne Kingsley
It’s a question as old as time—or, at least, as old as modern industry. Design and copy are the two pillars that form all high-quality, consistent marketing and, as the ...
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Topics: Design, Print Marketing, Digital Marketing, Creative

Jul 08, 2019

Planning Pagination for Brochures, Booklets and Magazines

Posted by Reid Broendel
How will my print publication will look once it's finished? What is the story that will be told in the pages that flow one after another? How will the order and orientation ...
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Topics: Design, Print Marketing, Quick Tips

Jun 18, 2019

DPI vs Resolution: What You Need to Know

Posted by Reid Broendel
All too often, DPI and resolution are thought to be the same. However, while DPI and resolution may both be important to the quality of a photo, they are not the same thing. ...
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Topics: Design, Quick Tips, Creative

Apr 22, 2019

11 Graphic Design Terms You Need to Know

Posted by Lynne Kingsley
Remember back in school when you had to learn your vocabulary words? You might have griped and groaned a little bit, but now you’re happy you know words like ...
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Topics: Design, Creative

Apr 03, 2019

How to Choose a Designer Whose Style Matches Yours

Posted by Chris McCready
Picture this: You are about to get married, and you hire a designer to make a dress or tux for the special day. You’re a pretty traditional guy or gal, so you’re surprised ...
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Topics: Design, Creative