Category Archives: Design

Crowdsourcing…Embracing the change.

A few months back, when I wrote my first article on Crowdsourcing I was motivated by my personal sense of outrage. I had received an email offering me the chance to enter a competition to submit an entire campaign layout … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing, another scam or a new paradigm?

Crowdsourcing – The Angry Mob. (Part 1.) The outrage is real, the fear is palpable, professionals are “pissed off” they deeply resent the notion that their hard-won skills and talents are being commoditized and overtaken by amateurs,  prepared to work … Continue reading

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Draw with a mouse…you’re kidding right?

I Love to draw and Paint but I never seem to find the time to do it these days. I haven’t put a brush to canvas for over 6 years, I did a bit of sketching and drawing about 4 … Continue reading

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Aggregate Value: Does It Ship?

Sixty years ago, when people designed things, not earth shattering things, just ordinary, mundane, everyday things like switch-plate covers, or ceiling fans, or lampposts, even manhole covers and sewer-grates, they were designed with a sense of  style and taste which went … Continue reading

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Two Rules You Should Know About Good Logo Design

Good logo design begins with getting a written creative brief from the client or, if needs be, after meeting and talking with your client, make one up yourself and get it approved. It should tell you as much as possible … Continue reading

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