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10 blue color palettes with hex codes

10 blue color palettes with hex codes

Blue is a special color that evokes feelings of peace, serenity, and introspection. From the oceans to the sky, shades of blue are ubiquitous in the natural world and have resonated with humans for centuries. It's no wonder that blue color palettes are a favorite...

20+ retro fonts for nostalgic branding and graphic design

20+ retro fonts for nostalgic branding and graphic design

In the dynamic world of design, trends come and go, but some styles stand the test of time. Retro fonts, with their bold charm and vintage flair, have the unique ability to transport us back in time while breathing new life into modern designs. These fonts can infuse...

Honest Flodesk review after 3 years: Is it worth it? (2023)

Honest Flodesk review after 3 years: Is it worth it? (2023)

After three years of using Flodesk, it's about time I shared an honest review of my experience. Clearly, my experience has been positive enough for me to stick with it for so long! But what makes it so compelling, and is it the right choice for everyone? Keep reading...

Top 20 modern fonts for logo design and branding

Top 20 modern fonts for logo design and branding

Using modern fonts for your logo and brand identity is a great way to convey that your business is fresh, accessible, and competent. Whether you're looking for serif, sans serif, or script fonts, there are a myriad of options to choose from. Thus, you can easily find...

How to create a client experience that will get you return customers

How to create a client experience that will get you return customers

Would you rather consistently sell to the same loyal client, or focus entirely on new clients for each new product, launch, or session?  This is an important question that you will have to ask and answer for yourself as you delve into the entrepreneurial world....

10 modern color palettes for your brand and website

10 modern color palettes for your brand and website

Are you in the process of branding or re-branding your small business? If so, it's important to choose the right colors in order to convey the look and feel you're going for, whether it's high-end, friendly, artistic, polished, playful, or something else. For your...

10 pastel color palettes for warm and friendly brands

10 pastel color palettes for warm and friendly brands

Spring has officially sprung here in northern California, and what better way to bring in the new season than with some beautiful pastel color palettes? Although I tend to favor neutral colors when buying clothes, decorating my home, and designing brand identities,...

My complete brand design process: 7 key steps

My complete brand design process: 7 key steps

My brand design process has evolved substantially since I started my design business in 2018. Over the past couple years, I've continued to invest in education and resources in order to create better work, more efficiently. Although there's always room for refinement,...

5 beautiful font pairings for premium brands

5 beautiful font pairings for premium brands

When creating premium brand identities for my clients, I often spend hours just browsing beautiful font pairings. Typography is just as important in branding and web design as colors, layout, and imagery. Every typeface has a unique personality and "vibe" that...

How to use Pinterest for business: 7 simple steps

How to use Pinterest for business: 7 simple steps

As a designer and visually minded person, I've always loved Pinterest. Before I started my design business, Pinterest was my go-to source for outfit inspiration and DIY project ideas. And while that's still true today, I eventually discovered that Pinterest wasn't...

Divi web designer: Why I use Divi to build websites

Divi web designer: Why I use Divi to build websites

As a web designer, I've experimented with a lot of different website themes and platforms. Some are good, some awful, and one theme in particular has stood head and shoulders above the rest. It's a web designer's dream! I'm talking, of course, about Divi. What's Divi?...

10 sophisticated color palettes for upscale brands

10 sophisticated color palettes for upscale brands

One of the most fun, and important, steps in the visual branding process is creating a color palette. The selection and usage of color speak volumes about a brand. Colors convey personality, mood, emotion, and even status. In today's post, I'm sharing how brands can...

Steph Corrigan Design Blogger

Meet the Blogger

Hi, I'm Steph! I'm the owner and wearer-of-many-hats of Steph Corrigan Design, a boutique creative studio specializing in strategic branding and web design for small businesses in the wedding, lifestyle and wellness industries.

I’m here to break down everything you’ve been wondering about when it comes to starting and scaling a small business in the most aligned way possible. From branding basics to tried-and-true marketing strategies, you’ll get my unfiltered thoughts and advice on how to make your brand stand out.

If you ever want to ask me a question or simply say hello, please feel free to slide into my DM's on Instagram!

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