Design inspiration

Was asked by a friend the other day over coffee how we get ideas for clients, or what is the process that leads us to create a design for the client. This quote below from Paul Rand is a great summary and description of what I sometimes call ‘creating order out of chaos.’ “The designer … Read more

Backup your blog easily.

Recently our Graphic Zen site got hacked. Why people do it, I’ll never know. What I do know is that the Graphic Zen site was gone, the WP database was hosed and two years worth of work, blog posts, images, etc. was down the drain, right? Wrong. Thanks to WP Twin which we’d run only … Read more

Into 3D Animation?

Have you always wanted to make your own animated film? Dream of becoming the next Disney or Pixar? Just found a great resource for learning 3D animation. Check it out – Click Here!

Meet our new team member!

Graphic Zen would like to welcome Richard “Chad” Villapando to our development team. Chad is a talented and experienced website coder and will be one of the lead developers for our web division. He’s developed a wide range of websites using HMTL, CSS and WordPress including sites for start up companies and small businesses. Chad … Read more

99 FREE Product Creation Tools

Looking to save some money on product creation tools? This guide will show you where to get photo editing software, PDF converters and editors, form fillers, image editors, background makers, logo generators, word processors, spreadsheets and more! We used to sell this guide, now we’re going to be giving it away on our site. Download … Read more

Photo Editing Software

Looking for photo editing software? Don’t want to shell out the big bucks for Photoshop? Try Sumo Paint. If you’re expecting online image editors to be anemic, you’ll be surprised by the extensive features of many of the nominees like Sumo Paint. Sporting a toolbar, image navigator, swatches, and layers, Sumo Paint does more than … Read more