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February 08, 2024

2024 Cover Contest Rubric

Every year students and yearbook teams pour their heart and soul into creating books that will be cherished memories for years to come. We know your cover design ultimately is one that you love, and that’s the most important thing. But for the purposes of the Friesens 2024 cover contest, where there are prizes on […]

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February 07, 2024

You Asked…We Listened!

You have told us through our surveys and feedback that you wanted more ways to showcase your school’s uniqueness and individuality, more design elements, more backgrounds, more fonts.  We get it!  Your school’s yearbook reflects all the awesome things that happened, all the achievements of your students and faculty, so you want it to scream […]

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February 01, 2024

Meet Your Cover Contest Judges

As the old saying goes, you can’t judge a book by its cover…but you CAN judge THE cover!  The 2023-24 Friesens Cover Contest is back for another year, and we’re excited to introduce you to this year’s judges! First up, a woman who we’re sure needs no introduction but we’ll do it anyway…Katie Moreno! Katie […]

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January 23, 2024

Friesens 2024 Corporate Theme

In 2020, Friesens introduced the idea of an annual theme that focuses on the social aspects of our business. Past themes have included mental wellness, stronger together, ownership, and community building. We believe that if we draw attention to a specific social aspect of our business every year, that over time we will improve in […]

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January 23, 2024

Making Senior Sections Extra Special

Crafting senior pages in a high school yearbook offers a canvas for immortalizing the individuality and shared experiences of the graduating class. Go beyond the typical quotes and baby pictures…here are some unique ways to make those senior pages truly stand out and create lasting memories. Now, we’re not telling you to ditch the quotes…we’re […]

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January 19, 2024

Friesens & The TD Grade One Book Giveaway

It should come as no surprise, being a world-class book manufacturer, that Friesens is (and has always been) a strong advocate in promoting the benefits of literacy. We take every opportunity to instill the love of books and love of reading to every child, because we believe that the greatest gift we can give our […]

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January 17, 2024

Super Superlative Spreads

Superlatives lists in your school yearbook are a great idea. Ask anyone who has been creating yearbooks for many years and they’ll tell you it’s one of the best ways to fit a whole bunch of students into your book, adds a positive and personal touch, fosters a sense of community, and creates lasting memories […]

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January 12, 2024

How To Access Adobe Express

We’ve been talking about Adobe Express A LOT over the last few months.  It’s easy to understand why – it’s an amazing program that will help create graphics and images, making your yearbook truly one of a kind.  It makes creativity fun and easy for your yearbook team and will help produce a book they’ll […]

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January 09, 2024

Graphic Design Trends for 2024

A school yearbook is a cherished memory for students, teachers, and parents.  It captures the highlights, achievements, and personalities of a school year in a lasting way.  But you also want it to be fun, modern, and creative!  In this blog post, you’ll learn about some of the top graphic design trends of 2024 you […]

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December 07, 2023

Pantone’s 2024 Colour of the Year

Colour us excited…the Pantone 2024 Colour of the Year is PEACH FUZZ! Each year, the experts at the Pantone Color Institute ask themselves, “if we could visualize the year ahead, what color would it be?” They comb through high-fashion runways, interior design trends, pop-culture moments and human psychology to make their pick. According to their […]

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