New Tools & Tech in Design

Figma Figma has gained popularity in usage over the past year. Designers (Charli Marie to name one) have switched from Sketch (the previous champion of screen design software). In the last few years Figma, Framer, Invision and Adobe have all launched products to compete in this space. It seems like Figma’s minimalist UI, advanced prototypingRead more

Human-Centered Illustration

How a team of illustrators changed the way digital product companies communicate with consumers. There’s this phrase that been thrown around a lot recently in the design community, “the dribbleization of design”. This is in reference to the similarities of work from designers and illustrators on dribble.com and its bleed-over into especially digital product marketing. ThroughRead more

Step-by-Step Creative Process

There’s never a one size fits all approach to any creative project we get. Each project comes with its own needs, and each designer has their own path! With that being said, there is a similar path to follow when starting a new project, check out mine below!

2018 Design Trends to Look Out For

Bright colors design trend for 2018
Each year, design trends get edgier as designers and artists continue to push the limits, experiment and tap deeper into their imaginations. Here’s a list of what you can expect to see throughout 2018: TREND: GRAPHIC CRAZES the glitch effect the ruined effect color channels effect effect TREND: DOUBLES double exposure double exposure duotone doubleRead more

The Problems with Outsourcing Design

Outsourcing is quickly becoming the ‘trendy new thing’ and answers the question to the ills of poor design, and the need to reduce costs in cash strapped days. Any way to make design needs cheaper and faster is extremely desirable. But, is it right? Rapidly taking up an idea without considering its suitability to theRead more

How Design Affects Consumer Decisions

Think back to the last in-store purchase you made… What did you buy it? Did you just pick it up off the shelf and mosey on your way or did you ponder your decision for some time? I don’t know about you, but for me, even a simple toilet paper run turns into what seemsRead more

Join us for an Interactive Visual Content Workshop

Visual Content Workshop
Join us on April 1, 2016 from 8:30-10 a.m. for an interactive visual content workshop at the T. Rowe Price Finance Lab at Towson University. Our Creative Director, Darren Easton will be leading the session with Jeffrey Davis, former chapter president of PRSA, and other design and social media experts from our team. Public relations professionalsRead more

Considering a Logo Redesign

Capstone Logo Redesign
It’s a fresh new year and time to consider updating your brand elements. Your logo is the chief graphic that represents your brand. A logo can start to look dated and not be as effective as it once was fairly quickly. Logos designed a few years ago may not have been designed with appearance onRead more