Ever found yourself wondering how to make your emails more coherent? Flow better? Look less blocky?
A simple and quick way to spruce up your emails is to simply add some image borders to your images which helps break up the visible blocks of the email & breaks up the divide between image and text.
The great thing about these are that once you have created a border all the designer has to do is add them to the image/photo which is quick and easy to do.
Below there are some examples of how this works and how it looks overall:
Examples of what the borders look like when not blended in with the template:
A simple breakdown of how it works:
Things to be aware of:
Colour matching - Make sure your image colours and template colours match up.
Gifs - You can use borders on gifs, however unlike JPEGS there are a few things that can go wrong.
Make sure there are no lines between the image and the text.