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What makes an effective logo design? A great logo is simple, appropriate, connects with the qualities of your company, and is relevant to the target audience. (Source: Johnny Flash)
Absolutely No-Nonsense Admin, or Anna for short, offers a current account and an app that can issue invoices, and is targeted at creative businesses. Daljit Singh, Anna's chief design officer, described the service as the world's "first design-led bank" and said: "technology isn't driving us; design is." (Source: dezeen)
In this episode, we sit down with Melly Lee, an accomplished conceptual and travel photographer. We sipped on some boba and talked about her gripes about LA, backpacking through New Zealand and Asia, and touched on the inspirations behind some of her favorite photography assignments.
“Animal Planet required a mark to represent the global aspect of the brand, as an experience that translates across countries, regions and cultures and beyond linear: a platform-agnostic approach,”
-Pablo Pulido, Animal Planet VP of Marketing (Source: GDUSA)
Open Instagram, Airbnb, Apple Music, Twitter, Dropbox or Lyft and at first glance it might feel like it's hard to tell the difference between them. (Source: uxdesign.cc)
Branding and visual identity are all around us. Look closely, and you'll find them on websites, product packaging, and different types of advertising. Even personal items, like documents and business cards, bear some form of identity.
You would think that team names like, Yard Goats, and Iron Pigs wouldn’t make much of an impact in the sports industry, but Brandiose begs to differ. Take a look behind the scenes at the amazing process that Brandiose takes to create these sports brands which have revolutionized the MiLB. If you could make a piece of celery look good, you’re doing something right. (logo: Wilmington Blue Rocks - by Brandiose)
When Albert isn’t busy shooting weddings, he kills it with his editorial work. He’s recently launched a new concept photography series where ballerinas are captured in a contrasted setting. We sat down with him to chat about his inspiration and process behind this photo.
It’s that time of year again! Designers, illustrators, and all different types of artists are rolling up their sleeves and getting ready to flex their skills.
The friendly folks at Squarespace wrote a very helpful article on an introduction and overview into the world of case studies and how it can be beneficial to your business. We’ve been recognized by Squarespace as Specialists for quite some time now and we were honored to learn they featured us as one of the case studies for their case studies!
Illustration has evolved so much from the traditional medium and styles to a new wave of using different tools and techniques to push a concept forward. Check out the new and emerging Illustrators and their amazing work.
(Illustration: Shawna X, I Still Love You) (Source: artsy.net)
In a study by Google in August of 2012, researchers found that not only will users judge websites as beautiful or not within 1/50th – 1/20th of a second, but also that “visually complex” websites are consistently rated as less beautiful than their simpler counterparts.
Moreover, “highly prototypical” sites – those with layouts commonly associated with sites of it’s category – with simple visual design were rated as the most beautiful across the board.
In other words, the study found the simpler the design, the better.
In this episode, we sit down with Edwin Guembes. Edwin is a web content and media manager and we get an opportunity to site down with him to chat about his experiences working in e-commerce, the difficulties and benefits of working within the confines of branding guidelines, and understanding how to effectively build landing pages.
2018 is the year we finally take risks, in life and in graphic design. Because that’s the only way your design is going to stand out this year.
There are millions of things fighting for your audience’s very limited time right now. Bitcoin. Politics. Cats. Food.
Clear X is a fresh new acne skincare brand that contacted us in dire need of new lifestyle photos. Creative Squeeze to the rescue! The scope was straight forward; we needed to help them visualize their brand in a fun, energetic, and youthful way.