Tag Archives | Graphic Design

Jacks of all trades

Despite the niche-driven business environment, more and more people are becoming jacks of all trades. At home with their computers, people have become writers, graphic …

Microsoft, Google, Dell, Hewlett-Packard and Intel for White Space ’09

The big election might be several months behind us, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t still candidates up for vote in 2009.  One of the …

Bad design in 2009?

This is a fun little feature from the Los Angeles Times titled “Bad Design Trends We Hope Die In 2009.” 

Innovative combinations

We’ve all heard that technology will fuel the innovation of the future, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make a buck if you’re not a …

Free paper for your project mock ups

You will be able to get tons of free paper sample books with a variety of printing techniques used to show that versatility of the paper stock. Many times I use these books to help me come up with new ideas or to show my clients examples of techniques I can’t simulate.

Flash vs. Swish: Power vs. ease

Adobe Flash is well-known for its powerful ability to compose stunning web animations. The program is flexible and one of the staple tools of mainstream …

School’s in session: Obama, Twitter and the iPhone

AdWeek recently released the “Top Media and Marketing Innovations of 2008,” which summarizes some of the most successful campaigns of last year.

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The future of graphic design is simple

Every idea is simple. There is no innovation in ideas; there is only innovation bringing ideas to life. Knowing that you’d like to easily lift …

Mozilla Firefox: A model for adaptability

While customers today seek simple solutions, they also want extendability (see “Hold The Anchovies, Please”). Mozilla Firefox has proven itself the model of adaptability …

Hold the anchovies, please: Adobe Photoshop Elements and 37signals

Pepperoni is the most popular pizza topping in the United States.  So why is it that pepperoni seems to be the last priority at pizza …

Is marketing addictive?

Is marketing addictive? Yes, according to brand management expert Martin Lindstrom in his new book, “Buy.ology,” which interprets the results of the world’s largest neuromarketing …

Vicarious marketing

Got a minute? Check out this quick video from the people at the Experiential Marketing Forum. The community there is dedicated to an interesting concept …