When is using Bevel and Emboss a good idea?

Never.

Firstly, it is part of a style that is no longer in style.  If you want to show your clients and potential clients that you are a company current with the times, would you send them a telegraph?

Secondly, and most importantly, is its application.  It is usually used on a company logo, and detracts from the image the company is ultimately trying to portray.  Case in point: We are all familiar with the "Golden Arches" of McDonalds.  In 2003, they dropped the bevel from their logo.  Google, the world's search engine leader, dropped the bevel in 2013.

If you are looking for a way to make your logo stand out, use something else.  Or, better yet, contact the experts at xclntDesign and let them help you!

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Triple Phase Electric

Triple Phase Electric

This is a leave behind card created for a residential and commercial electrical contractor from Long Island, NY. After he completes a job, he leaves this card with a customer, which features discounts on future work as a way to say thank you.

In Charge Electric

In Charge Electric

In Charge Electric is a local electrical contractor, performing installations, troubleshooting, repairs and more.

Gator Clean

Gator Clean

Launch of a redesigned responsive website for a carpet and tile cleaning company in Lake County, Florida.

Gator Clean had a story to tell, and chose use to tell it. The owner's daughter had become ill, and during a trip to the ER, he was asked "Did you recently have your carpets cleaned?" When he answered yes, he was told that the disease his daughter had developed could have been caused by the toxic chemicals used by some carpet cleaners. He vowed to not let that happen to anyone else, so he started Gator Clean, using non-toxic cleaning agents to keep people and pets safe.

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BrightLine Custom Blinds

BrightLine Custom Blinds

A custom window treatment company was looking for an alternative to the vendor-supplied website they had. We took their existing branding and expanded on it, creating an inviting and informative new website.

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Got Watts Electric

Got Watts Electric

This was a complete redesign. Over the years, the client had added many different things to the original site, making it look disjointed. We took all of those things and simplified the design, while tying everything together to make the site look uniform and must easier for the user to read and navigate.

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