Archive for the ‘Graphic Design’ Category

25 Tips for Working With a Designer
No Comments » May 26, 2015

25 Tips for Working With a Designer

Churches aren't always familiar with the ins and outs of working with a graphic designer. We've got some tips and ideas to make it easier.

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Why Is Graphic Design Important for Churches?
No Comments » May 21, 2015

Why Is Graphic Design Important for Churches?

"One of the main jobs of the church, if not the main job is to communicate—graphic design helps us do that well."

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How Graphic Design Can Help Your Church on #cmschat
No Comments » May 15, 2015

How Graphic Design Can Help Your Church on #cmschat

This week's #cmschat covered how graphic design can help your church, basics including hiring designers, the creative brief, tips and more.

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The Purpose of Your Church Bulletin: Evaluate Before You Tweak
4 Comments » April 20, 2015

The Purpose of Your Church Bulletin: Evaluate Before You Tweak

What's the purpose of your church bulletin? Is it really the best tool for the job? Before you tweak your bulletin, consider its purpose.

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7 Ways to Kill Your Bulletin
9 Comments » April 15, 2015

7 Ways to Kill Your Bulletin

The world is moving away from print and toward digital resources, yet the church clings to its printed bulletin. Here's how to kill your bulletin.

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Church Logos on #cmschat
No Comments » March 13, 2015

Church Logos on #cmschat

This week's #cmschat talked about church logos. Our conversation covered all kinds of ideas and insights for creating your church's brand.

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Church Bulletins: 20 Insights & 10 Great Examples
2 Comments » March 4, 2015

Church Bulletins: 20 Insights & 10 Great Examples

We pull together 10 church bulletins and 20 insights from our #cmschat. Check them out and consider how you can make your church bulletins rock.

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Church Bulletins on #cmschat
No Comments » February 27, 2015

Church Bulletins on #cmschat

We talk church bulletins in our weekly Twitter chat. Lots of ideas, examples, tips and inspiration in the transcript.

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Church Graphics Handbook by Brady Shearer
No Comments » November 13, 2014

Church Graphics Handbook by Brady Shearer

Does your church struggle to produce high quality graphic images? Do you rely on clipart and shy away from Photoshop? If so, the Church Graphics Handbook might be the solution ...

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5 Simple Tips for Creative Leadership
4 Comments » October 22, 2014

5 Simple Tips for Creative Leadership

Leading creatives is both simple and complicated, challenging and rewarding. Discover some proven methods on how to best lead a creative team.

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17 Church Bulletin Examples
No Comments » October 7, 2014

17 Church Bulletin Examples

Lots of lessons and ideas from these church bulletin examples, including using images, finding focus, less content and ditching the bulletin entirely.

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Design Basics: How to Get Better as a Designer
1 Comment » April 9, 2014

Design Basics: How to Get Better as a Designer

Design is one of those things you never stop learning. Ongoing training is part of the job, so grab some books, get practicing and get better.

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Design Basics: How to Win With Simple & Consistent Branding
2 Comments » April 7, 2014

Design Basics: How to Win With Simple & Consistent Branding

Good branding makes for good design. The more you can refine your brand, the better your design will be.

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Design Basics: Storytelling in Design
No Comments » April 2, 2014

Design Basics: Storytelling in Design

It has been said that a picture is worth a thousand words. If that is true why do we at times struggle to use design to tell great stories?

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Design Basics: 10 Common Mistakes
No Comments » March 26, 2014

Design Basics: 10 Common Mistakes

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but there are still some common mistakes you should avoid to create better design.

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