Category Archives: Design Basics

Image Resolution

Image showing the difference between 300 and 72 dpi

See­ing the dif­fer­ence between high and low resolution

Or Why Can’t I Use Downloaded Images from the Internet in My Design?

Okay, so you’re writ­ing arti­cles for your newslet­ter, you’re going to print 6000 of them and send them to your entire mail­ing list. You found some great pho­tos and a cou­ple of logos on Google. You stick them in your newslet­ter, it looks great on screen, then you print your mas­ter­piece on your laser or inkjet printer and…YUCK!

Your text looks great, but every­thing you got off the inter­net looks hor­ri­ble, fuzzy, jaggedy. Now what? Con­tinue read­ing »