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How to Scale and Resize Objects in Adobe Illustrator

Welcome to another installment of LabelValue.com’s Design Mini-Series. These design-focused blog posts are designed (see what we did there) to give you tips, tricks and valuable insight from our team of graphic designers here at LabelValue. Want to go back and see our previous design-focused posts? You can view them here: Week 1: How to…


Everything You Want to Know About the CMYK 4-Color Printing Process

You’ve seen it everywhere and you’re probably wondering, “what is CMYK?” You want to ask someone about it, but aren’t sure if it’s pronounced “kehmyuk,” and don’t want to seem inept in front of your print-industry buds. It’s okay, wring the sweat from your eyebrows. We’ve got you covered.. In the following article we break…


How to Use the Shape Builder Tool in Adobe Illustrator: Design Tips Post #8

How to Use the Shape Builder Tool in Adobe Illustrator   Welcome to our 8th installment of LabelValue.com’s Design Mini-Series. A series of design-focused blog posts giving you helpful tips, tricks and insight from our team of graphic designers.   If you have missed any of our previous Design Mini-Series Posts you can view them…


How to Type on a Circle Using the Path Type Tool in Adobe Illustrator: Design Tips Post #7

How to Type on a Circle Using the Path Type Tool in Adobe Illustrator The Mini-Design Series is an 8-week installment of useful design tips and tricks directly from our team of designers at LabelValue.com. If you missed our previous posts, you can view them here: Week 1: How to Trace Objects with the Pen…


How to Create a Clipping Mask in Adobe Illustrator: Design Tips Post #6

How to Create a Clipping Mask in Adobe Illustrator LabelValue’s Design Tips Mini-Series is an 8-week installment of useful design knowledge that comes directly from our team of designers. We feature helpful hints and design tips to help you in the process of designing great labels! This week we will be going over how to create…


How to Set up Bleeds for Print in Adobe Illustrator: Step-by-Step Guide

The  Design Tips Mini-Series is an 8-week installment of useful design knowledge curated directly from our team of custom label and packaging designers at LabelValue.com. We feature helpful hints and design software tips to help you in the process of designing great labels! If you missed our previous posts, you can view them here: Week…


How to outline fonts for print in Adobe Illustrator

In order for a printer to print your artwork correctly, it has to be able to interpret the images and data in your artwork file. One common misstep that can cause label quality issues is outlining your file’s text. In order for printers or other computer/graphics systems that don’t have your font installed to properly…


The Benefits of Logo Versatility: how to design a great logo for all of your labels & marketing materials

Oftentimes when we receive artwork for custom labels, we notice that brand’s pigeon-hole themselves into a conflicted design or confusing color scheme in order to retain their original logo’s characteristics. So we’ve put together this post, with help from our graphic design/pre-press department, outlining what logo versatility is and how it can help you when…


What’s clear space? How should I use it for my business branding?

If you’re a small business owner or marketer who is handling graphic design duties for your company, this article is for you. By putting certain guidelines in place, you can become exponentially more efficient and productive at producing quality graphics for your company. Adding a definition of clear space to your logo is one such…


How to create consistent packaging for your brand

A Different Take On Consistency Consistency is imperative in creating a brand that will stick with people. If you’re changing up your styles, logos, colors and design at the drop of a hat, your customers won’t know how to recognize you out in the marketplace – no matter how cool your labels and packaging are….



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