Posts by Nicte Creative Design

How to make quick and easy Holiday Graphics, Spark Post, Adobe Spark Post, Social Media graphics, Giving Tuesday, Holiday graphics, black Friday graphics

How To Make Quick and Easy Graphics for Holiday Marketing

From Hal­loween through New Year’s Day, you need eye-catch­ing graph­ics to grab atten­tion, no mat­ter what your busi­ness, ser­vice or...

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Traveling to Teach for LinkedIn Learning

In mid-Octo­ber, LinkedIn Learn­ing / Lynda.com released my first video course called Learn­ing Adobe Spark Post! In it, I teach...

Design Mistakes to Avoid on Social Media, social media content, social media design, adobe spark post, visual content

Design Mistakes to Avoid on Social Media

Let’s be hon­est, mak­ing your brand stand out from the crowd is a chal­lenge. We care­ful­ly plan our con­tent to...

Tools every small business must have, small business week, small business, small business tools, managing a small business, branding a small business, diy design tools

7 Tools Every Small Business Must Have

Own­ing a small busi­ness is not easy! In hon­or of small busi­ness week, we want­ed to share some things we...

Universal language beyond words, emojis, Pepsimoji campaign, Pepsi emojis, visual communication

Universal Language Beyond Words

Lan­guage is a uni­ver­sal pow­er in which we com­mu­ni­cate. It’s diver­si­ty spans across coun­tries, tribes, com­mu­ni­ties and nations. Our com­mu­ni­ca­tion...

Visual communication, branding tips, how to strengthen your brand

Is Your Visual Communication Falling Short?

We all know that visu­al com­mu­ni­ca­tion plays an impor­tant role in your brand. How­ev­er, there are also times when you...

2018 pantone color of the year, color trends, color palettes, green color palettes, color theory, Pantone colors, Pantone color of the year, green, green color combinations, color ideas, how to select colors for your brand

Emotional Branding and Color

We all know it’s a com­pet­i­tive world out there. Stay­ing top of mind as a brand is ever more cru­cial....

easy ways to improve your typography, improve your typography, how to improve your typography, type tips, typography tips, best web fonts, free font combinations

5 easy ways to improve your typography

There are lit­er­al­ly thou­sands of type­faces / fonts out there. Know­ing which font com­bi­na­tions are the best to use can...

color data, color statistics, color palettes, green color palettes, color theory, Pantone colors, Pantone color of the year, green, green color combinations, color ideas, how to select colors for your brand, Nicte Creative Design, infographics

Cultural Influences Connected to Color

Did you know that cul­tur­al influ­ences con­nect­ed to col­or can influ­ence our per­cep­tion? Our loca­tion, reli­gion, sex — even how...

Graphic design, visual marketing, graphic design is not marketing

Graphic Design is Not Marketing

Graph­ic Design is not mar­ket­ing. Though this state­ment may ruf­fle some feath­ers, read on to learn why… In mar­ket­ing you...

branding, branding copyrights, Poo-Pourri lawsuit, branding copycats

When Branding Brilliance Inspires Imitation

Every brand can cre­ate an inno­va­tion that also solves a prob­lem. Some­times, that prob­lem lies behind closed doors where ladies would...

color palettes, green color palettes, color theory, Pantone colors, Pantone color of the year, green, green color combinations, color ideas, how to select colors for your brand

2017 Color Trends That Influence Consumers

We know peo­ple are deeply affect­ed and influ­enced by col­or — both psy­cho­log­i­cal­ly and emo­tion­al­ly. Col­or has mean­ings that come...

advertising in the holidays, black friday ads, holiday advertising

Advertising for the Holidays

It’s that time of the year where brands put their best deals for­ward with adver­tis­ing for the hol­i­days! Com­ing up...

design, branding, strategic design, small business branding

Why Brands Need to Design with a Why

Com­pa­nies and design­ers need to STOP focus­ing on just mak­ing things pret­ty. Apply­ing con­cep­tu­al and strate­gic design — and one that...

design, branding, strategic design, small business branding, color theory, brand colors

The Purchase Power of Color

As visu­al crea­tures, we nat­u­ral­ly cre­ate con­nec­tions between brands and their col­or. Star­bucks has their green (PMS 3425 to be exact),...

Branding, Design strategy, Trends

How Trends Can Serve or Fail Your Branding Process

It’s easy to see how cur­rent trends can be a big influ­ence when in the process of cre­at­ing or reshap­ing your...

Dogs on Deployment, Dog logos, Pet branding, Pet logos, animal logos, service dog logo, dog trainer logo, dog illustration

Brand guidelines & why you NEED them

Brand guide­lines serve as a pow­er­ful tool for your busi­ness to help you estab­lish brand con­ti­nu­ity. They help you estab­lish...

How To Avoid the Pitfalls of Cheap Creative Work

Under­stand­ing the impor­tance of invest­ing in your busi­ness can help you avoid the poten­tial pit­falls and con­se­quences of going the cheap...

12 Ampersands That Make You Stand Out

Amper­sands are com­mon­ly used to replace “and” in names and phras­es. When it comes to design, these can cer­tain­ly help...

The New Look for Instagram

If you haven’t seen it yet, Insta­gram intro­duced their new look. And the com­mu­ni­ty is already shar­ing their opin­ions about...

NCD recognized as an elite design firm by GDUSA

Nicte Cre­ative Design is proud to announce our win­ning design in the 2016 Amer­i­can Pack­age Design Awards. Host­ed by Graph­ic...

5 most common design mistakes on social media

5 common design mistakes on social media

While your copy may be very valu­able, humans will be attract­ed to visu­als first. If their inter­est is peaked, they...

Purchasing power and engagement are a result of supporting images and design

How Investing in Design Drives Profitable Returns

When invest­ing in the ser­vices of a design firm, you may ques­tion how that can tru­ly affect your bot­tom line....

5 Ways to Improve Your Typography in Your Marketing

Typog­ra­phy is like cook­ing a beau­ti­ful and deli­cious cake. If your cake turns out ugly, peo­ple may not want to...

Branding, Business Culture and Inc. 5000

We recent­ly got back from the Inc. 5000 con­fer­ence in Orlan­do, Flori­da. Three days of intense insight allowed us to...

10 solutions to your font search headache

10 Solutions to Your Font Search Headaches

There are thou­sands of fonts out there. Some are beau­ti­ful­ly designed with del­i­cate curves and well thought out har­mo­ny between...

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The secrets behind famous logos

Have you ever won­dered why logos have a par­tic­u­lar design ele­ment, col­or or type style? Pho­tog­ra­phy source for pho­to above:...

5 Secrets to Using Color in Design

Col­or the­o­ry can be an incred­i­bly inter­est­ing and pow­er­ful way to enhance your mes­sage. This will be part of an...

Happy World Sea Turtle Day

  June 16 is the world sea turtle day In cel­e­bra­tion of today and our pas­sion for con­ser­va­tion, we unveil...