The concept of luxury branding is undergoing a fundamental change, and with it, the process of creating a tasteful luxury brand identity. With the evolution of mass media and the...
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Renovating. The word alone conjures images of messy, dust-filled rooms. Think of kitchen renovations where the stove, fridge and dishwasher have been pulled out and placed in the middle of the TV room—optimal for entertaining guests, right? Even worse, bathroom renovations where your entire family of five is forced to share ONE bathroom while the […]
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When building a new brand identity, or indeed developing and evolving an existing one, it is important to make sure there is consistency throughout the designed materials. The best way to ensure this is to create brand guidelines or style guides, which is something we do for all our design and brand clients at Studio […]
Let’s say you run a UX team. Better yet, let’s say you don’t. Let’s say you just want to do great work. You’re a consultant. You’re a newbie. You’re an intern. Your position is irrelevant. So is your title. What’s important here is that you want great UX to happen. You want it consistently. You want it now. You want it all the time.
Responsive design methods are very helpful to developers because they allow us to serve content to the widest range of devices without having to maintain separate versions of the site and without some of the negative drawbacks to other methods such as scaling and fluid layouts. This article will highlight the top 3 mistakes designers […]
Besides your camera, your computer is probably your single most important piece of photography equipment. Laptops and iMacs are nice, but if you’re relying on a big beefy desktop PC or Mac Pro to take care of the heavy lifting, your computer is probably tucked away in a computer cabinet somewhere under your desk. Have you ever checked [...]
When you work for yourself, time is a seriously precious resource. So how do you make sure you don’t waste a drop? The answer is actually very simple. It all...
In today’s tutorial I’m going to show you step by step how to create a warm cityscape using some simple tools such as the Rectangle Tool and Pathfinder from Adobe Illustrator. Step 1 – Setting up a New Document If you’ve read some of my previous tutorials you should by now know that the first […]
WordPress trackback spam is one of the major problems for wordpress site owners, if you are facing this particular issue then it can sometimes become very frustrating and you should definitely do something about it. If your methods of spam control are failing to prevent trackback spam then the methods below will surely resolve your […]
In order to achieve the goal of having a successful and fulfilling career as a graphic designer, you must have talent, a willingness to work hard, an education from a reputable design school, and access to high quality design tools. Determining whether or not you have the required talent, or are willing to work hard […]
Has your freelance design career hit a snag? Are you running on empty when it comes to creative productivity? Maybe you just started your freelance journey and could use a little advice on how to get things rolling. I’ve seen many freelance web designers struggle with inspiration, both in my current role as the Head of […]
As a web designer, you have an enviable skill set for starting a business online. Web designers are exposed to a wide range of product, marketing, brand and interaction design problems every day through their work. For many web designers, the skills you need in today’s environment are pretty broad too. You might be most […]
Last year my wife (slash business partner) and I spent 4 months traveling Europe and the west coast of the U.S. We also didn’t miss a day of work the entire time, and every venture we were involved in experienced some really great growth. In fact, at the moment, I’m at the end of a 2-month trip through Spain, Portugal, and Israel, and again haven’t missed a day of work (except for the 1-week vacation I took at the beginning