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A Picture is Worth (Sixty) Thousand Words

A Picture is Worth (Sixty) Thousand Words

Did you know that people process images 60,000 times faster than they process text? The power of images comes from the fact that they affect us on an emotional as

Design: A Luxury We Can Live Without?

Design: A Luxury We Can Live Without?

Running a business requires making tough choices about where to allocate your funds. With fixed expenses like payroll, advertising, and operating costs, hiring a professional graphic designer might at first

Graphic Design Terms Demystified

Graphic Design Terms Demystified

Do you speak graphic design? Like most professions, the graphic design industry has its own specialized vocabulary to describe the processes and products common to the field. The lingo may

Chris

Chris

Chris Dimensional Artist, Sculptor   Chris brings his expertise in the commercial art/display industry to Illustrated Designs, Inc. as our 3-D artist and fabricator. Born in Atlantic City, Chris graduated

Karin

Karin

Karin  Junior Designer    Junior Designer Karin brings an enterprising spirit and a wealth of expertise in logo design, business cards, and social media graphics to Illustrated Designs, Inc. Coupling

Jay

Jay

Jay Senior Graphic Designer With over two decades of experience that span the transition from hand-drawn to digital design, Jay brings a clean and elegant aesthetic to his work as

Marissa

Marissa

Marissa Writer, Content Development As Illustrated Designs, Inc.’s copywriter, Marissa brings a love of words, and a passion for helping clients express their vision in a meaningful and authentic way.

Tracey Piechocki

Tracey Piechocki

Tracey Piechocki Owner, Account Coordinator As owner and account coordinator at Illustrated Designs, Inc., Tracey Piechocki continues to build on the rich heritage of the family business, honoring the expertise

Ed Piechocki

Ed Piechocki

Ed Piechocki Founder, Consultant   Founder and Senior Design Consultant Ed Piechocki knew early on that design was his passion. Four years at Bucks County Technical School gave him a

Top Five Font Faux Pas

Top Five Font Faux Pas

Small caps, bold, italics, and a dizzying array of fonts—when it comes to typography, it’s easy to be dazzled by the options. For a design to be effective, though, the