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So: You need graphic design work. You may find yourself thinking, “Can I do the work myself? Or can my secretary or computer savvy friend help me out? What does a graphic designer do that I can’t do?

What does a graphic designer do anyway?”

According to Wikipedia...


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For weeks, Ab had us illustrate fonts by hand; needless to say, by the course’s end, we understood typography on a different level. We knew the difference between a serif and san serif font, understood each letter’s antimony and learned to appreciate the brilliance of Staedtler pigment markers — sizes 0.1 through to 0.8. Any designer reading this who has ever hand-rendered an alphabet will understand the importance of a good marker.


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Long ago, Peter Drucker, the father of business consulting, made a profound statement: “The two most important functions of a business are innovation and marketing.” Innovation is introducing new ideas, original and creative. Marketing is the action of promoting or selling. Both of these functions speak to adding value and I believe both are timeless.


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Bring It On, 2017!

​GRAPHIC DESIGN – THE SECRET RECIPE REVEALED.

The expansion of Graphic a la Design and re-launch of graphicaladesign.com

17 years into the 21st century. Does your business marketing

need to catch up?

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UNDERSTANDING COLOUR IS IMPERATIVE FOR A BUSINESS.

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TYPOGRAPHY. DESIGN’S SECRET INGREDIENT.

Welcome, 2017! It hardly feels like two years since we decided to expand.

It is said that 96% of businesses fail within 10 years. Not us! — the hunger was real and our expansion was a success. Through staying true to the company mission and maintaining our high standards, Graphic a la Design has continued to be, now more than ever, a trusted business that adds value to our clients. 


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Anyone who has worked with me before knows that I have always appreciated psychology of, well, anything in the world of design. Fonts, images, graphics, photography, colour and everything between — you name it and I’m into understanding it! Human behaviour has always fascinated and inspired me and this definitely translates over to my designs. If you look at my work while keeping human behaviour in mind, you will soon notice everything on the page has purpose. Everything lines up with something; fonts are readable and legible according to their purpose, graphics are involved, etc.


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In 2015, after 20 years of creative services in the Durham Region and Greater Toronto Area, the time had come for Graphic a la Design to expand. Sounds easy, right? After all, change is good. Why not make like Nike and ‘Just Do It’?


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