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February 13, 2015

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March 5, 2015

If a person is not in the graphic design industry, he or she may not know what a professional logo design should cost. This is a gray area that causes much confusion because the price of a logo design varies with each designer. No logo design guidebook exists and logo designers are free to charge whatever they wish. Some may choose to charge extremely high prices while others may choose to charge rock-bottom prices just to get business. To avoid confusion, a customer should stay within their price range and pay a price that makes them comfortable. The price should be fair and equal to the...

February 13, 2015

If you've made it your new year's resolution to go freelance in 2015 then you're in luck: there's never been a better time to be your own boss. With more and more employers outsourcing their work, and social media connecting you better than ever before, it's a great time to take the plunge into freelance waters.

But the road to solo success isn't always easy. So whether you're thinking about making the leap or are a seasoned freelance pro, download a copy of the Freelance Handbook for FREE – 116 pages of practical tips and essential advice for making it alone, and it won't cost you a...

January 3, 2015

If you've ever wondered how logos get made, who makes them, and where the people making them draw their inspiration—here's a great little glimpse into that world. 

Aaron Draplin, a freelance designer in Portland, Ore., accepted a logo design challenge from Lynda.com to create a mark for slab concrete company and made this short tutorial. Draplin, a bearded, burly 40-year-old veteran design dude with a canon of really diverse work, makes it look easy. But his ease and demeanor are the result of years of experience.

In the video below, we get a rare glimpse into the process of the artist...

September 5, 2013

The FIN Art Show: To Benefit Sea Shepherd Society

September 3, 2013 


We present you with the FIN Art Show. Come down to the shop this Thursday during the Laguna Beach Art Walk and enjoy a plethora of hand painted surfboard fins on display and for sale. At least $100 bucks from each fin sale will be donated to the Sea Shepherd Society’s ‘Operation Requiem’ which goes to help defend the massive shark killings for nothing more than fin soup. Up to 73 million sharks will be killed this year. That’s over 10,000 every hour. Help us change that. We’ve got some amazing artists lined up for this sh...

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