Showing posts from January 19, 2020

Chinese New Year - Year of the Rat

In 2020, Chinese New Year is celebrated on January 25th. The rat is the first in the 12-year-cycle of Chinese zodiac signs. People born in the year of rat are generally born with the zodiac rat characteristics. They are believed to be very industrious and thrifty, diligent and positive. Here are some great images to celebrate the Year of the Rat - Chinese New Year. Source: In Chinese culture, rats were seen as a sign of wealth and surplus. Because of their reproduction rate, married couples would pray to them for children. Optimistic and energetic, people born in the Rat year are likeable by all. They are sensitive to other’s emotions but are stubborn with their opinion. On the financial side, they like saving and can be stingy. However, their love for hoarding will sometimes cause them to waste money on unnecessary things. Source: There are multiple blessings and greetings for Chinese New Year as well as variations even for the most basic “Hap

Design Trends for 2020

Are you a graphic designer, small business owner, in marketing or web design? Here is a look at some of the styles that will be trending this year. 2020 will feature brighter and bolder colors , animated videos and natural looking stock photo's. Genuine Photos When using stock photography for your social media content and marketing, you need to source authentic, natural looking images.  Source: Typography Bulky large lettering styles are already flooding the world of graphic design. We see them in logos, on posters, on web designs, and even on package design Choose from thousands of already designed alphabet sets  Source: Shiny Metals Our love for shiny things has never really gone away. Use a metallic design to give your designs some sparkle and convey a feeling of luxury, class and good taste. Source: Monochromatic Designing made easy. Once you’ve picked the base color, choose different shades based aro