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Truth in Brand Messaging

During a recent meeting with a client we discussed brand messaging, including the brand’s voice, and how we should develop a mission statement that reflects who they are. The topic of inspiration came up, and one of the founder’s had become emotional just telling the story of why they’re so passionate about their new company. […]

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Hiring the right designer

Have you heard or experienced first hand one of the following scenarios? You’ve hired a designer and it takes months to complete the promised materials. Your web designer built your website, it “kind of works”, and now you can’t get ahold of them. You’ve paid a designer that promised “XY & Z” but they are now having […]

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Evolving your brand

Change can be somewhat unnerving at times. Yet evolving your brand as you grow is a necessity regardless if you’re just a small company with 1-10 employees or a Fortune 500 company. You should always look to refine and adapt to your target audience. I had recently been discussing some exciting ideas with our client […]

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Micro-Moments – It’s Shopping Season

Want-to-know moments. Want-to-go moments. Want-to-do moments. Want-to-buy moments. They’re all micro-moments, and they’re the new battleground for brands. Micro-moments are transforming the way consumers shop. Retailers have to win micro-moments to win omni-channel shoppers. As we head into the holiday season, it’s more important than ever to rethink how your design is engaging your audience. Plan […]

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90’s Bar Crawl – Logo & Web Designs

I recently had the fun challenge of testing my Illustrator skills with the branding of an event put on by SnowDay DC. In discussing the overall style and theme of the inaugural event we thought that highlighting some of the fun aspects we recall of the nineties in an illustrated style would project that concept well. […]

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Budget for Branding

We’ve all seen that car. The one with the shiny rims but the rest of the car has seen better days. If your new website were the rims, do you feel the rest of the car looks just as good? Much like a car, your brand is seen from every angle. It’s the first thing most […]

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Client Questionnaire – First Steps

I thought it would be insightful to share some ideas to help any one that’s in the market to hire a designer/web developer for their next project and what you can prepare before starting your search. Since in my experience I’ve heard plenty of horror stories of projects gone awry or completely out of scope from […]

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Redline Run – Event Branding

Redline Photo is a leader in midwest motorsports event photography. They approached me with a new brand challenge for their first ever motorsports event that would have a cohesive look with their current identity. The target Given the audience RLP has grown within the motorsports world they knew that designing a brand that would be similar […]

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