Author Archives: Molly Metzger

About Molly Metzger

A recent University of Louisiana at Lafayette graduate, Molly has a passion for typography and illustration. She loves baking, and her health-conscious coworkers curse her name when she brings in sweets. In her free time, she likes to read, do jigsaw puzzles and criticize kerning on billboards.

Prejean Creative Tells You Why – The Case for Illustration

Imagery is essential in your marketing communications; it can make a notable first impression and influence the perception of your brand. While photography is one of the most commonly used types of imagery, illustration has many benefits, too, and should … Continue reading

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Tricks of the Trade in Adobe CC

As designers, we use Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign nearly every day. But how well do we really know these programs? Adobe is constantly adding new capabilities, but we tend to resist change. It’s easier to keep doing things the way we’ve … Continue reading

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Prejean Creative Tells You Why – Upper and Lower Case

The terms “uppercase” and “lowercase” have interesting origins that date back to the early days of the printing press. One of the earliest methods of printing involved painstakingly arranging pieces of metal type to form words and sentences. The raised … Continue reading

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Prejean Creative Tells You Why – We Don’t Use Double Spaces

One space or two? Every time you put two spaces between your sentences, a typographer sheds a tear. The origin of the double space between sentences probably lies with the typewriter, which used monospaced fonts. This meant that every character was … Continue reading

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