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I have to say, I have some awesome brothers. Both of which I love dearly! Matt, the little brother, worked for Dingbat last year before he started grad school and if you remember he did a few great posts on business Friday. As a thank you, these were supposed to be at NSS last year for him to hand out but they got lost in a shipping snafu and then buried for a few months back at the studio. I finally was able to find them and dig them out as well as photograph them and get them sent off to their rightful owner. A few things about Matt, he really liked this flying pig that was rejected by another client. He claimed it as his own. Matt’s personality is all about having fun, enjoying life and having a positive attitude. He …

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Online eCommerce for the indie artisian, part 2 by Dingbat Press. I give you, Storenvy. Storenvy is a relatively new player, and, in our opinion could really give Etsy a run for their money. So let’s dive right in!   This is the Storenvy Homepage. Here you can search through 40,000 products, across 3,000 stores. While the offering is not nearly as big as Etsy (yet), it is a great community nonetheless of buyers and sellers. Community and the social aspect are really brought to the forefront of the experience, which, is something I’ve noticed Etsy is building in as well. As a user, you have a stream of information built around things you like, as well as updates from followers, not unlike what you see on any big social network these days. So the basics are there. But it gets better. …

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What’s in a brand? A lot. Think about the way you feel when you see different logos. The McDonald’s arches. Apple. Maserati. JetBlue. Nike. For some of those logos, I think of an experience. Or I think of a mood. Or food. Branding & Logo Design is as important for these large corporations as it is for a fledgling business. At Dingbat Press we love and take great pride in the branding work we produce for our clients, whether we start from scratch, refresh an older logo, or provide layout work for an existing logo. If you’ve been thinking about branding (or even if you haven’t) today I want to share a few thoughts and interesting articles I like on the topic. Negative Space Making good use of negative space can add extra meaning to a logo, and can effectively create that …

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