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Here on Design Chatter, we post the latest and greatest about KEYLAY, helpful industry information, creative design ideas, small business need-to-knows and the occasional off the wall post just to lighten your day. We hope you enjoy, and we encourage you to comment and share the posts on your social networks!

Speak Our Language of Design!

Apr 26, 2017

We know that you have a vision for your graphic design, and our number one goal is provide that for you. However, sometimes it can feel like you’re telling us exactly what you want, and us designers just…aren’t getting it. Check out this list of tips by 99designs to try to streamline the design communication process, so we can provide the best possible design product to you, every time!

Creativity is all about collaboration. 

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Maker of Dragons: Watch the Design Unfold.

Apr 21, 2017

Ok, this is just absolutely mesmerizing. Watch Rextorn Metalworks make a dragon’s egg from Game of Thrones, and just try to look away before it’s done. From flat disc to fully scaled egg, you won’t believe how they make it happen. At KEYLAY Design, we appreciate good craftmanship, from the digital to the physical, and this video is inspiring to us!

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Top 20 Tips to Become a Successful Creative Director

Apr 20, 2017

We see lists like these all the time, and often there is just one expert’s advice in the mix, so we loved that Creative Bloq got five creative directors to share their own unique tips for success. And many of these could apply to a number of management positions in other fields. One of our favorites?#17. But we’re not telling you what it is, because we’re funny like that.

 

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Graphic Designer? You Have To See These Apps!

Apr 19, 2017

If you’re like us, you never really stop thinking about design. From an app that scans in your pencil drawings for easier digital conversion to a font quiz game (how cool is that?!), keep your skills sharp on the go with this list.  » Read more about: Graphic Designer? You Have To See These Apps!  »

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High Design at 30,000 feet

Apr 18, 2017

Our friends over at Wired knowhow to take a topic that sounds boring as sin and make it eminently enjoyable. They’ve done it again with the story of how esteemed Italian graphic design house Alessi worked with Delta to design new in-flight dishes, cutlery, glassware, ceramics and other service ware. We love this because it proves a common refrain of ours—design is everywhere—and we love the challenge of balancing beauty with practicality. Cheers!

Photo and article credit: Robbie Gonzalez

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Top 10 business card-inal designrules to live by

Apr 14, 2017

Business cards are still relevant? Yes indeed! Twitter and LinkedIn are great for connectingat an event, but a potential client finding a physical card in theirpocket the next day is sure to jog their memory about you. CreativeBloq has this solid roundup of rules to live by when designing business cards.

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