Yearly Archives: 2010

End Of The Year Inspiration

As we’ve said before, our team here at Idea Garden finds inspiration in MANY places. We thought we’d pull together some of our most recent design inspiration to help keep you inspired through the end of 2010 and into 2011! First, we, of course, feel inspired by examples of design in print or on the […]

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Social Networks: How They Can Work For You

In the age of Facebooking, Tweeting and YouTubing, why not take advantage of how connected we all are in promoting your yearbook? At the risk of sounding like we may be pressuring our readers into anything…EVERYBODY’S DOING IT. (seriously, they are…Betty Crocker tweets.) Let’s take a look at how these snazzy social networking tools can […]

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Organizing Your Yearbook Images

This is SUCH an important post! We cannot even tell you how many times we’ve heard advisors and yearbook staff say they ‘no longer have those images’ because someone saved over them or they just got lost in the shuffle. How frustrating! We know what a major project pulling together a yearbook is…this is one […]

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Spooooooky Inspiration!

As the temperature drops and the leaves change their hue (at least here where the idea garden team resides) we find ourselves inspired by a new batch of colors and surroundings! This month we see quite a few spooky Halloween things to inspire us. Remember when orange and black were all you could find for […]

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White Space: When it’s good, when it’s bad and when it’s ugly

White space is an often misunderstood, often misused element of design that definitely comes into play when laying out an image and information heavy project, like a yearbook. There are keys to using white (or negative) space wisely and correctly to make your layouts more pleasing to the eye and even more organized! Sometimes it’s […]

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