Working with a DesignerPosts to help you work seamlessly with your designer or pick up some DIY tricks yourself!
Make your event branding more effective by incorporating these elements of your corporate or organizational branding to build recognition!
Most designers ask for your budget for a project. It’s not a trick, it’s a way to help prioritize needs and make sure you’re a good match, saving you time. Here’s why you should talk frankly with your designer about money.
Break down the two major pricing models that designers use and learn what’s the best fit for your project.
Follow along with a sample visual search with lots of screenshots so you can see my exact process! I’ll show you some tricks to searching and comparing stock so you can get started with confidence!
A collection of great resources to get you started on finding your perfect visuals. Includes paid and free sites, plus advice on different buying options!
Make sure you’re purchasing the right kinds of visuals for your needs. Learn about the file types for images and illustrations and file dimensions to make sure your assets will be big enough!
Sourcing your own stock can be overwhelming. Here are some tips on how to find photos and illustrations that look great together and work perfectly for your materials!
When I partner with Kate on a project, I know that my expectations will be exceeded. She delivers creative and functional designs– on time and on budget. Her attention to detail and follow through are exceptional.
People love my branding and my business cards, and they like to contact me because they associate getting in touch with the brand we created.
Working with you was AMAZING! You helped me cobble together an incoherent pile of ideas into a cohesive, gorgeous brand identity that works across all my platforms. The hardest part was deciding on a design, since they were all so gorgeous. No lie. That was the toughest thing.
Kate is by far the most detail orientated person I have ever worked with. Her creativity is second to none. In my experience, finding both of these qualities in the same person is rare.
For us it was difficult to translate our thoughts into a marketing message and Kate was invaluable in this process. She listened carefully to what we wanted to project and quickly turned it into reality.
When following up with clients, they often mention receiving our mailers and other marketing materials. We feel it projects the type of image that is consistent with our brand, which was created by Kate.
I really liked that some times we had ideas that you thought would not work the way we wanted it to, so you would mock it up for us so we could see. I learned to trust your opinions!
Kate’s assistance with creating professionally designed materials has enabled us to expand our reach and ability to “touch” clients in more ways that traditional means, such as by phone and email. In our opinion, the value of this exposure would be greatly diminished if not for the well thought out look and feel of our documents.
You are very creative and provide multiple options which I find very helpful. I really appreciate your attention to detail and trust that you know what you’re doing.
You made things feel easy. You were able to work with my wants/needs even though I wasn’t able to provide a ton of direction. You also show great skills and design diversity in your work being able to show multiple different style options.