WEB PAGE ANATOMY

December 13th, 2011Posted by admin

  When designing a web page, here are some key elements to consider: Containing block plays a key role for all the contents of our page. Without the containing block there would be no boundaries for the web browser and the components on our page would drift away. Logo is the identity space of the [...]

TRADITIONAL TO NON-TRADITIONAL

December 6th, 2011Posted by admin

Are you looking for the right business card design that’ll stand out from hundreds of other cards? Well, who said business cards had to be printed on a standard 3.5 x 2 inches? Here are some innovative and creative ways various companies are spicing up their card design.  

CONSIDER THESE SCHEMES

December 1st, 2011Posted by admin

There are six different color schemes: monochromatic, analogous, complementary, split complementary, triadic and tetradic. However, we will be focusing on three of the six color schemes.   Monochromatic color scheme consists of a variety of tints and shades of a single color base.   Analogous color scheme consists of colors that are next to each [...]

Holiday design?

November 24th, 2011Posted by admin

Thanksgiving is here and soon it will be Christmas.  What role will design play in your holidays this year?   Well, if you’re a designer, you’re probably busily designing holiday cards for clients or perhaps something for your own family?  Here are some design tips from PsPrint.com that we hope will be useful. If you’re a [...]

A Story of Success

October 27th, 2011Posted by admin

After a total of 61 entries, the City Camp Honolulu, an unconference event for Honolulu citizens to collaborate ideas on innovative technology applications to better the city, selected their winning t-shirt design created by Dana Kagawa of Moxie3Innovations. Three keywords City Camp wished to communicate through the design were innovative, active, and engaging. Contest Holder, [...]

SEEKING MORE CONTEST HOLDERS

October 6th, 2011Posted by admin

Does finding a perfect logo that represents your company, creating a business card design to impress that important individual or a t-shirt design that’ll capture someone’s attention almost feel like running a marathon for the first time? What’s the cure to this never-ending and exhausting journey? Well, we say AdTournament. Here on AdTournament we want [...]

WHAT MAKES A GOOD LOGO

September 20th, 2011Posted by admin

Simplicity- Have you ever seen a logo and couldn’t figure out what it said? Now, ask yourself, did you spend the next 30 minutes trying to figure it out or did you skip over it? Sometimes when a logo design is too fancy or complex it becomes messy. So remember the rule, keep it simple. [...]

RECENT ADTOURNAMENT WINNERS

September 13th, 2011Posted by admin

We are proud of all of the fine designers we have on AdTourament and wanted to offer our congratulations to all of our recent winners: Cholid Shewolf byY Halo Snooksdesign JLongDesign Motifhawaii Juliana D-vaz LVega Hege d Lmk Designertahir P.lund   There are lots of opportunities for everyone on AdTournament.  We hope you’ll continue to [...]

Choosing The Right Color

August 11th, 2011Posted by admin

When it comes to choosing the perfect color for your designs it can be quite challenging. You must consider what emotion or message you would like to convey in your artwork. Each color has the ability to represent various moods and characteristics. Next time you are creating print ads, new logos, or business cards, consider [...]

How important are logos?

July 26th, 2011Posted by admin

Let’s play a game. The rules are simple. Take 2 seconds to look at the following images, that’s right 2 seconds. Then say the first word that comes to mind. You may begin:                               Did you guess McDonalds, Toyota, Apple, and [...]