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Award-Winning Magazine Redesign Boosts Advertising

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National Pawnbroker magazine goes out quarterly to 1,400 of the National Pawnbrokers Association’s (NPA) members and prospects. These include primarily pawn store owners and their employees. NPA approached SPARK Publications in 2016 in need of a new design firm, but they weren’t yet ready to commit to a full magazine …

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A Photo Composite Helps Tell the Story

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The old idiom that a picture is worth a thousand words is only partially true. A picture can also convey a single, powerful word or even a raw, nameless emotion. When that picture is a photo composite—two or more layered images—the effects are multiplied. The image above includes two layered …