I keep receiving queries on what’s the best graphic design mouse-so I reviewed a handful of brands to guide you on how to buy the best one.

Interestingly, I see that many users disregard this small clicking device when on the other hand, it optimizes a great deal of our graphic design work.

With the overwhelming variation of computer mice sold in the market, it is not a surprise that we ought to choose the ones that we are most accustomed to use all the time-rather than look for better options.

But for us, graphic design experts, using a mouse with moderate to advanced features is just so rewarding for our complicated tasks.

The following is my list of the…


With new tech coming out every year, designers often wonder what is the best computer for graphic design, so I reviewed them all to give my best picks.

Computers are the primary tool of graphic design professionals, so choose wisely.

In addition to laptops and tablets for on-the-go productivity, designers often use desktop computers for a complete workstation setup.

As a graphic designer, you want to have a smooth workflow, easy multitasking, and quick rendering, but without going overboard with specs or features that you might not use.

Choosing the best computer for graphic design comes down to what you’ll need to use it for, as well as your ideal desk configuration and budget.

Once you find the one you like, I recommend getting slightly higher specs than…


People often ask me what’s the best printer for graphic design, so I have gone through the important features to help you choose one that works best.

Graphic designers heavily rely on printers as it’s a vital tool when it comes to showcasing their work to peers and clients.

As a graphic designer who considers high print quality, finding the best printer may be a bit difficult.

There is a variety of printers available on the market, at different price points and with different features to choose from.

However, I tried to make everything easier for you by listing the things to consider and my recommendations for choosing a printer for your graphic design needs.

Graphic Design Printers

  1. Canon…

‍Translating brand strategy into visual design is a delicate process of enabling words and ideas come to life as graphics and images.

First, of course, you need to develop your brand strategy, but once you’ve got that, then the big questions is:

You might want to make the brand look smart, professional, clean, or whatever it might be — but how to actually do that?

To answer this question, I will show you how I went from strategy to design on a real case scenario.

Translate Strategy Into Design

  1. Focus on your Target Audience
  2. Analyze your Competitors
  3. Look at your Brand Personality
  4. Consider your Tone of Voice
  5. Create a Mind Map
  6. Develop Mood Boards
  7. Design Brand Identity Concepts

So…


Learn the brand naming process of a true branding expert!

In the 22nd episode of On Branding Podcast, Arek Dvornechuck interviews Brad Flowers and we talk about effective brand naming.

Listen on:

Follow Peter on Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook, and check out his Website.

Also check out his book “The Naming Book”


If you’re looking to design an elegant logo, the right serif font can add some flair, class and sophistication to your designs.

Professional designers usually use serif fonts when they want to convey attributes like: trustworthy, elegant, classic, sophisticated, and perhaps a bit old-school.

Fonts are one of the most important elements of visual language (besides color and shape) that designers use to express the company’s brand personality.

So if you want your brand to appear stylish and graceful (e.g. fashion brands), then you should find an elegant serif font that can help you create that kind of a look.

To help you do just…


The choice of a monitor is especially important for graphic designers — we need the right size, resolution and color accuracy in order to produce great work.

As a graphic designer, if you want to provide your clients with the best possible work that you can produce, the monitor you use can really make a difference.

You should definitely look for a monitor that can give you the best combination of great performance, high resolution, and broad color coverage.

As a designer you should get at least 4k monitor.


Designers use drawing tablets mostly for digital illustration or photo retouching work, it makes it easier and more fun than just using a mouse.

Searching the best tablet for your graphic design needs is certainly not easy, because there are so many options available on the market.

As a graphic designer the question I get asked the most is:

I‘ve checked out various brands, from specialized ones like Wacom, to more versatile options like iPad Pro and Galaxy Tabs, to very affordable ones like XP-Pen and Huion.

Every graphic designer will have different requirements, so I made sure my list includes a variety of drawing tablets that you can buy in 2021.

Do graphic designers need a tablet?

Not…


Many people ask me what is the best laptop for graphic design, so I decided to review a range of laptop brands to give you my recommendation as a designer.

Graphic design is a serious job that requires a good hardware and software to get the job done.

When choosing a laptop, you need the right balance between performance and weight, large screen and portability, battery life and affordable price and so on.

Most creatives I know use Apple products, and I too work on my Macbook Pro.

But in case…


Learn the brand building process of a true branding expert.

In the 21th episode of On Branding Podcast, Arek Dvornechuck interviews Peter Wilken and we talk about brand building process. Listen below 👇 or find it on your favorite podcasting platform.

Listen on:

Follow Peter on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and check out his Website.

Also check out his book “Dim Sum Strategy” 👇

Arek Dvornechuck

Branding Expert www.ebaqdesign.com

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