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Great Photoshop tutorials for beginner to advanced users

Great Photoshop tutorials for beginner to advanced users

Photoshop can be a very versatile tool and can be used in many different instances. Here are so of our featured tutorials we recommend to get your feet wet. Image effect: create a red hazard sign The above tutorial is great for the beginner. Here are more great image tutorials for some great effects. 30 Nicest Photoshop Tutorials 41 […]

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Sign of the times: Restaurant Drink Specials

Sign of the times: Restaurant Drink Specials

Consumers are down in the dumps about the tough economic times we are in and restaurant owners are not happy. As this recession continues restaurant owners are seeing an increase in alcohol sales. This is a good thing right? Not so fast. People are going out more and more during the times that restaurants have their happy hour […]

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WordPress 2.7 hits 1,000,000 downloads

WordPress 2.7 hits 1,000,000 downloads

WordPress passed the million download mark for the latest version 2.7. Congrats! Source: http://wordpress.org/download/counter/

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What Makes a Restaurant Menu Design Effective?

What Makes a Restaurant Menu Design Effective?

A restaurant menu is a huge part of the restaurant’s brand identity.  It reflects who you are in the market.  Menus should be viewed as an investment for a restaurant owner, not as a cost because a menu design or redesign can improve sales if designed correctly. Customers need guidance when trying to decide what […]

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10 web design company marketing strategies

10 web design company marketing strategies

As web design companies get more and more aggressive with their marketing strategies we see a repetitive cycle of methods. Listed here is some of the many ways of gaining more business and exposure for your web design company. Please feel free to add your own methods or success/failure stories in the comments.   1. Billboards – These are a […]

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Web-safe fonts or fonts common to Mac & Windows

Web-safe fonts or fonts common to Mac & Windows

Many of our clients request fonts for their web site that just simply will not show up on the majority of computers due to the viewers computer simply not having the font loaded. Below is a list of “web-safe” fonts that will insure your site to be viewable and appear consistently with almost all viewers to your […]

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Why web design & development doesn’t cost $399

Why web design & development doesn’t cost $399

Web design in this day and age can be confusing. Who’s good? Who’s bad? How do I know? What’s the difference between going to a web design studio and going to someone that posted an ad on craigslist for $399? Well we will explain some very important facts to let you know exactly why web […]

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Happy New Year 2009!

Happy New Year 2009!

Here at Blueprint Design Studio we would like to thank all of our clients from this year and wishing them and our web sites visitors a safe and happy new years. Keep check our blog for great new things to come in ’09. Here’s some things to look for…. twitter tutorials wp plugins themes and […]

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Anatomy of a Web Page

Anatomy of a Web Page

This post has been modified from the original with screenshots of our site and removal of original content. Original Author: Jarel Remick   Anatomy of a Web Page The elements of a web page are like organs; they are vital to a properly functioning and aesthetically pleasing web page.   These are the main elements of […]

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Business Card Design Inspiration

Business Card Design Inspiration

Finding a unique memorable card design can be challenging. A great business card design should be relevant to your business and create a lasting impression to prevent the cards fate to sit with a pile of other cards on a desk for years to come. Below is the most comprehensive list of links to many different business card design posts. These […]

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