Learning New Skills


Learning new skills at any age is a fantastic way to keep your mind sharp and expand your world in unexpected ways.

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The Emotions of Color


Colors are more than just visual elements—they’re powerful conveyors of emotion. We often describe feelings in terms of color: green with envy, yellow with fear, or blue with sadness. These associations are rooted in real-world experiences, like how red can symbolize rage because our faces flush when we’re angry. When designing a brand, it’s crucial to consider these emotional connections. Colors tell stories and come […]

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Design Integration: Maintaining Your Brand Across All Media


Today’s world is a vast, interconnected marketplace where your brand is more than just a logo or a tagline – it’s the essence of your business and the perception that customers hold of your company. From the colors you choose to the style of imagery you use, every aspect of your brand’s design plays a crucial role in shaping this perception. In a multi-media world […]

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Switching to “Input” mode


There’s a quote from author Stephen King that I love regarding the act of writing. It goes, “If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.” He elaborates by adding, “If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot.” While this […]

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Seasonal Colors


Every season has a color palette of its own, and more often than not, nature provides the hues that we associate with each.

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Re-Evaluating Your Brand


A new year is the perfect time to reflect on branding strategies and consider whether your current brand identity is still resonating.

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The Colors of the Season


Every season and major holiday has some measure of brand association that has worked its way into the public subconscious. Colors, fonts, and design elements that we all tend to associate with a certain time of year.

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Switching from Output to Input


Burnout is something that all of us deal with, and in a creative field like graphic design or illustration, it can be particularly devastating.

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