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Logo Design for Import Auto Parts Retailer
Logo Design for Import Auto Parts Retailer 848 310 Nick Saporito

For over 20 years, Epic Autoteks has been a provider of import auto parts — particularly engines and transmissions from Japan (although they provide a wide variety of auto parts.) They service local, national and international markets. The objective for this project was to create a new logo that conceptualizes who they are and what…

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Designing Print-Ready Business Cards in Inkscape
Designing Print-Ready Business Cards in Inkscape 848 310 Nick Saporito

When designing something for print, we have to go about it differently than we would if we were designing something to be displayed digitally. There’s certain measures that need to be taken when designing for print in order to have a successful outcome. Color Management In the context of graphic design, color management is the process…

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New Icons for Inkscape
New Icons for Inkscape 848 310 Nick Saporito

After 5+ years, it’s safe to say I’ve grown tired of looking at the dated clipart-style icons used in Inkscape, so I decided to try my hand at redesigning them. Inkscape is powerful software capable of taking market share away from Adobe’s Illustrator, so I think it should look the part. The goal with these…

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Sizes & Guidelines for Designing App Icons (iOS & Android)
Sizes & Guidelines for Designing App Icons (iOS & Android) 848 310 Nick Saporito

Whenever I design anything, I like to take into consideration the context in which the work will be viewed, who will be viewing it, and why they’ll be viewing it. Our job as graphic designers is to communicate a message to an audience using visuals, and these are factors that should always be included in…

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Free Social Media Icons SVG: Vector Pack for 2017
Free Social Media Icons SVG: Vector Pack for 2017 848 310 Nick Saporito

When designing promotional materials for my clients, I often find myself having to include social media handles alongside their phone number and email addresses. In the year 2016,  social media is just as much a communication tool as phone, email and web. Because of that, it’s safe to assume that you’ll be regularly using social media icons…

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How To Make Inkscape Go Dark
How To Make Inkscape Go Dark 848 310 Nick Saporito

The question I’m most commonly asked by newcomers to my Youtube channel is why Inkscape appears dark on my system and how they can do the same, since it isn’t an available feature in any version of Inkscape to date. Inkscape with a dark theme & updated icons Check out my post about updating Inkscape’s icons…

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Logo Design For BK Photo
Logo Design For BK Photo 848 310 Nick Saporito

Objective Brandon Kingston, a photographer from the United Kingdom, recently commissioned me to design a logo for his company, BK Photo. With his logo, Brandon was looking for something simple, sleek and timeless, but also creative and unique, in order to appeal to a higher caliber of clientele. Because of this, I decided it would…

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Natural energy drink logo
Logo Design For An All Natural Energy Drink
Logo Design For An All Natural Energy Drink 1024 602 Nick Saporito

Goal To design a logo for “Exhilarate” — a nutritious energy beverage that uses all-natural ingredients, but carefully selected and combined in such a way that is scientifically proven to derive the desired effect of an energy boost. Exhilarate is a drink for someone needing a quick boost during their day or before a workout, but…

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Logo Design for an Online Retail Store
Logo Design for an Online Retail Store 848 310 Nick Saporito

The Eskota Exchange will be a small online retail store that offers a wide variety of items made from earthy materials, such as rock and wood. Goal To design a logo for The Eskota Exchange — both a typeface and iconic mark, that can each stand alone and/or be combined as needed — that also…

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Logo Design for Equine Osteopathy Provider
Logo Design for Equine Osteopathy Provider 848 310 Nick Saporito

GHOST Equine is an osteopathy provider focused on providing general maintenance, relaxation and conditioning for companion and sports horses recovering from injury. The desired effect of the logo was something that communicated calm, relaxing, professional and trustworthy. The tricky part of this project lied in the name — GHOST — which isn’t meant to mean…

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