Block Your Creative Block

April 2, 2015

A creative block is one of the utmost frustrating challenges a graphic designer or artist faces. We have compiled a list of 4 ways to help you find inspiration and overcome your creative block: 1. Traveling We are not talking about relocating to a new city, although that would probably be a great remedy to your creative… Read More >

Only 336 new Pantone colors. Sigh.

May 4, 2012

Pantone® has released 336 new colors into its Pantone Matching System Plus Series, bringing the series total to 1,677 colors. Anda had big plans to work 337 new colors into a design project, but we just couldn’t complete our vision without that extra special color. Back to the drawing board. Even without that extra special 337th color, we can… Read More >

Eat More Kale…and help an artist!

December 8, 2011

I heard this story on my way home last night and thought it would be a good one to share. Vermont artist, Bo Muller-Moore is fighting charges from fast food giant Chick-fil-A over trademark infringement. Chick-fil-A claims Muller-Moore’s “Eat More Kale” T-shirt slogan is too similar to its own “Eat Mor Chikin” campaign. To read NPR’s full story,… Read More >

Three Generations of Wine Labels

September 13, 2011

During a recent visit to Viviano & Sons Grocery in the Hill neighborhood of St. Louis, I noticed a series of Spanish wines. Yes, my wine purchases are often influenced by the label. Not just because I believe a well-packaged product often rewards the buyer with a high quality product, but also because after the… Read More >