On the 2nd Day of Design Sweepstakes…

HOW + Print’s 12 Days of Design Sweepstakes is under way! Now through December 24, we’re giving away a new prize every weekday! Enter here.

Check out today’s prize—a package of custom fonts from Letterhead Fonts—plus a great deal from MyDesignShop below.

Design Sweepstakes

About HOW + Print’s 12 Days of Design Sweepstakes

To celebrate the holiday season, HOW + Print and its sponsors are giving away 12 excellent daily prizes in December—over $5,000 in prizes with a winner every weekday!

For a chance to win, you must enter separately for each day’s prize (all prizes listed here) so make sure you enter every day. The official daily prize giveaway began on December 9 and ends December 24, 2014. Share with your friends after you enter to receive 5 bonus entries for each friend who enters—every single day! Learn more and enter here.

So, what are we giving away today? You know the tune to “The 12 Days of Christmas,” right? If you fancy a tune, sing along:

On the second day of Design Sweepstakes, HOW + Print gave away…


An Exclusive Letterhead Fonts Package!

This specially designed LHF package includes 11 of our popular hand-crafted fonts. Featuring a variety of different styles, along with 98 vintage panels and ornaments to help you create the perfect design. With fonts this fun and easy to use, you’ll forget that you’re actually working. (Retail Value: $664). Learn more about Letterhead Fonts here.

Enter the sweepstakes now!

Want more great holiday design specials? HOW’s official store has what you’re looking for.


MyDesignShop is also celebrating 12 Days of Design!

Today only, take 50% off design books and eBooks at MyDesignShop. Check out the deal here.

Check out some great design books here:, or check out a few of our favorites below:

By Robin Houghton

Whether you keep a regularly updated blog or have just discovered the blogosphere, The Golden Rules of Blogging by Robin Houghton is your guide to navigating the rulebook of blogging. Utilizing real-life blogger stories and examples, as well as expert advice from those who have learned the hard way, discover a renewed look at blogging that explains when, why, and how to break the blogosphere’s golden rules. Get the book here.



By Jason Pamental

Establishing solid typography design for your website is a must, but how do you ensure your web fonts are also responsive? With Responsive Typography by Jason Pamental, discover how to get a top-notch appearance from type while also ensuring your web fonts perform well on any device. Get it here.


Color for Designers

Ninety-five things you need to know when choosing and using colors for layouts and illustrations.

By Jim Krause

Get an engaging visual presentation of color design fundamentals with Color for Designers by Jim Krause. Instead of taking the popular approach of presenting excessive theory or ready-to-use palettes that quickly go out of date, this book explores the timeless thinking behind effective color selection and palette building. Get it here.


By Steven Heller

Boost your confidence in your personal and professional work with Playing with Graphic Style by Steven Heller. With the 50 exercises included, discover your design voice by exploring the differences between personal, universal, historical, contemporary, and one-of-a-kind design styles.  Explore graphic design fundamentals in a creative, fun, and interactive way, and discover which design styles suit you best! Get the book here.


 Design Funny: A Graphic Designer’s Guide to Humor

By Heather Bradley

Give your design work a good sense of humor with Design Funny by Heather Bradley, former creative director for Cheezburger and LOL Cats. With this entertaining instructional and inspirational design book, get an introduction to incorporating humor into your design work. Utilize helpful examples, exercises, and quizzes to discover how to make your designs convey the appropriate amount and type of humor. Find out which types of humor are appropriate for specific clients, gather insights into various styles of humor including satire, sophisticated humor, dark humor, and more. Get the book here.


Learn more about MyDesignShop’s 12 Days of Deals here.