Growing Up in a Real Glass House

I thought this personal story would be a good way to start my blog. It’s about the house that I grew up in. I was fortunate to have many design influences early on and encouragement from my parents to pursue art and design as a career. But I also think our modern house built of […]

The New Roaring ’20s Are Coming

AdAge. By Norman Guadagno. Summer is almost here, and as the temperature rises and the sun shines brighter, a feeling of lightness and hope is taking hold in society. Even as the global pandemic continues to exact a hefty toll, there is a sense that we are on a path to recovery. The question in […]

The CIA Has Always Understood the Power of Graphic Design

AIGA Eye On Design, by Theo Inglis    The agency’s trendy rebrand isn’t the first time it has used design to spread its message. To see the CIA launch a contemporary rebrand that has been likened to electronic music fliers or a generic tech conference identity was a start to 2021 that we didn’t see coming. […]

Four Marketing Tactics To Start Right Now To Prepare For Growth In The Coming Year

FORBES. by Jessica Scanlon, Forbes Councils Member     The International Monetary Fund stated in March 2021 that it anticipates 6% economic growth in 2021, an increase from previous forecasts. As vaccinations roll out along with stimulus from federal to local governments, consumers and businesses are starting to ramp up activity. It’s time for small businesses to take […]

Want to Understand the Power of Design? Look Past the Numbers

AIGA, Eye On Design. Words by The Editors. Industry surveys are, by their very nature, a snapshot in time. Pull up the questionnaire, and fill it out. What happens tomorrow or the next day doesn’t count, in the most literal sense of the phrase. That reality makes it difficult to get a full and clear […]

Does your website have the correct structure? We tell you here.

Entrepreneur. By Juan Carlos Mendoza, SpicyMinds Web Developer   (This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies.) The user experience, better known as UX, is one of the most important features in the navigation of a website. It should be intuitive and easy to understand when users enter a page. Therefore, we must always ensure that […]

15 Most Famous Female Graphic Designers

UX Lady, by Darya Jandossova Troncoso While the world of technology was initially male-heavy, over the years, the tides have shifted, bringing a bit more equality aboard. We live in a diverse place and all the existing industries need to reflect this. Graphic designers are crucial to today’s society and in particular, to those businesses looking to advertise their […]

Behind the scenes: The wonderful world of foley art

By Tammy Waldman Foley art is the recreation of sound for film in post-production, to help enhance the audio quality of media. Often, this is when sounds cannot be recorded on set properly, so everything from props and real-life effects to computers are used to recreate the sound after the director says cut. Sefi Carmel, […]

Please, Have a Seat-Interview with Marianne Panton

Vitra Magazine, by Jochen Overbeck of Icon magazine Her husband made design history – primarily due to a single piece of furniture. 2018, on the 50th anniversary of its inception, Marianne Panton looks back on their life together and the creation of the Panton Chair. What a delightful laugh Marianne Panton has! Exuberant, friendly, self-confident. She […]

Instagram Story Hacks: 21 Tricks and Features You Should Know

Hootsuite, by Stacey McLachlan and Shannon Tien These Instagram Story hacks will save you time and make you the best storyteller in town, no pun intended. You’ve probably already pored over our Must-Try Instagram Hacks. (It’s a fun beach read, I totally get it!) Now, it’s time to master the fine art of the Instagram Story. It’s […]