Archive for May, 2014

The Friction of Disruption: Trigger Points for Building Billion Dollar Startups

@ 4:28 PM on May 30, 2014

Wherever there is friction, there lies an opportunity to build a billion dollar startup. When you want to generate new ideas for your business or ideate new startup concepts, you can trigger the innovation within your entrepreneur mind by letti…

Capture this: The next era of branding

@ 3:06 PM on May 30, 2014

What do these stories all have in common?

They are experiences. Experiences that have you itching to share them, pin them, tweet them, link them and talk about them. What brand wouldn’t want this kind of attention?

Welcome to the 21st century of brand experience.

18 Inspiring Restaurant Menu Designs

@ 2:53 PM on May 30, 2014

Creative menu design is an integral part of any high-end dining experience. Check out these 18 brilliantly creative examples.

Spectacular Moleskine Doodles Explode with Energy

@ 2:28 PM on May 30, 2014

Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes proves that doodling can be so much more than scratching unintelligible scribbles on paper. Through his Sketchy Stories blog, Rosanes shares his wonderful world of doodling in a simple Moleskine sket…

Want a Killer Content Strategy? Do These 6 Things Well

@ 2:22 PM on May 30, 2014

Online content is ridiculously powerful. High quality content can communicate that you’re a bonafide expert, turn you into a member of the Twitterati, and make people fall in love with your brand.

Online content is the Internet’s version of a Bosch power tool!

Ads on the Cover Time Mag? That’s Just the Beginning

@ 1:03 PM on May 30, 2014

Has the world turned upside down? What kind of bizarro alternate reality are we living in? Time magazine has put advertising on its cover, and half the population is wringing its hands. The other half is soiling its drawers.

Ask a Madman: My Client Wants Me to Copy a Design

@ 12:45 PM on May 30, 2014

My client wants me to make their website look just like an established brand’s site. Are they trying to throw me under the bus? Isn’t this against design ethics? What should I do?

You probably don’t need a masters’ degreee in photography

@ 12:28 PM on May 30, 2014

While you can shoot numerous shots of the same scene — and you may well want to — first take a real close look at the scene and ask three questions. These four elements have a dramatic effect on all photos — whether digital or not.

The Importance of Educating Clients

@ 11:02 AM on May 30, 2014

Learn why educating clients about design is important. Find out why it benefits you when educating clients about the design process during their projects.

Developing a Mood Board for Graphic Design, Branding, and More

@ 10:26 AM on May 30, 2014

Creating and sharing the right mood is critical for any creative project. In this short course, Nigel French explains what makes up a mood board and how to create your own. Learn how to curate and present a mood board that will keep your projec…