Category Archives: Graphic Design

Building an effective style guide for your brand

Whether you have an in-house design department or work with an independent graphic designer, having a solid set of brand guidelines also known as a style guide, is a valuable resource to draw upon.  It’s a way to ensure the brand remains consistent at every touchpoint. Formalizing your brand’s … Read More »

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iStock Briefing: Top visual design trends for 2015 (webinar)

Move over, 2014. The New Year is making an entrance. And it has a whole crop of new design trends in its back pocket.From sensory immersion to super still, these are the gems that will be calling the creative shots … Read More »

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2014 Color Trends

Infographic: Shutterstock’s 2014 Color Trends

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Stock Photography: An Easy and Effective Way to Get Quality Photos

Pictures can make or break a website or marketing campaign-the right photo will reflect the personality of your company, and intrigue your audience. But, professional photography can be costly and takes a long time to acquire … right? That’s where … Read More »

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Top Visual Design Trends for 2014

Another year came and went in a blur of Helvetica and hipsters—so before you blink and miss 2014, grab a coffee, sit back and check out these top visual design trends to expect in the coming year. Thank you to iStock for supplying … Read More »

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It’s not too late to set new goals for the upcoming year

People seem to either love or hate making New Year’s Resolutions. I personally think the New Year is the perfect time to evaluate your life—to celebrate your accomplishments and the joyful things that happened last year, and to set new … Read More »

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When is it time to refresh your logo or brand?

A company’s brand, or visual identity, is more than some people may realize. Many visual identity systems include such elements as a logo or word mark, logo lockups (variations on placement and usage), corporate colour palettes, consistent typefaces, image styles … Read More »

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Save time, money and stress

By hiring one graphic design company for your brand development, marketing material and your website, you’ll save time, money and stress.   1. Save time By hiring Bateman Design Group to design all of your marketing material, you do not have to … Read More »

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What is a graphic designer?

Design is a process, not a product. Whether graphic, industrial, interior or architectural, design involves organizing unrelated elements in engaging and meaningful ways.   Graphic design is an interdisciplinary, problem-solving activity that combines visual sensitivity with skill and knowledge in areas … Read More »

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