The 4 Ps of marketing

Most business school graduates recognize the four Ps, but there are a lot of small businesses out there that are not run by MBAs and …

Efficiency vs. productivity

Most people believe that efficiency and productivity are one in the same, synonymous words that mean getting more done in less time. In fact, efficiency …

Culture Shock: Do Your Research Before You Design

Living in America, the melting pot, we have the privilege of experiencing many different kinds of culture through our neighbors. As a designer I’ve drawn …

Hitting the links: Some cool stuff for designers

If you’re out on the web, you’ve undoubtedly stumbled on some cool stuff. Some usable, some for fun and all bookmarkable. Here are a few …

Are you prepared?

What would happen if three feet of snow fell on Miami? Chances are, the city would be shut down. The government, businesses and citizens of …

How to create text wraps, a.k.a. runaround, in Adobe InDesign

For those designers switching from QuarkXPress to Adobe InDesign there is a bit of a learning curve and changes in terminology to get used to. …

Block busters: How to get through a creative dry spell

Writers aren’t the only ones to experience a creative block. You don’t hear about the other creative professions experiencing it as much, but trust me …

Are we our own worst enemy?

Let me first acknowledge that I know the recession is real. I know people are losing their jobs, homes and life savings. I get that.…

It’s easy being green

In the past couple of years I’ve really tried to focus on making changes in my lifestyle and habits to be more Earth conscious. 1031598_earth_greener_future

Some …