Badges not just for law enforcement

Look up the word “badge” in most dictionaries and descriptions of law enforcement emblems or ideas such as “badges of honor” will most likely be found. The idea of online badges still seems relatively new but they are rapidly becoming an attractive and functional...

QR Codes Merge Online, Offline Worlds

We’ve all seen those funny looking little square boxes with either squiggly black lines or some kind of artistic array of black splotches.   What looks like it could be an elaborate form of a psychiatrist’s ink blot is actually a sophisticated piece of technology...

Designer Cole Sikes looks into future of graphic design

When it comes to graphic design, just like everything else, trends come and go. We sat down with one of our web designers, Cole Sikes, to get a feel for what he thinks is going to be the top trend of 2012 and what will last for years to come. Cole (who shamelessly...

Trending in 2012: Graphic Design

As our society becomes more instant and rapid, our short attention spans require marketing and advertising to be quick and easy to consume. Graphic design delves into multiple areas including print marketing, website design and even social media. Good graphic design...

Top 11 Mistakes of 2011: #4 Proofread those t-shirts!

For the final 11 days of 2011, we’re going to take a look at some of the top mistakes made this year in our industry… including social media, marketing, branding, graphic design, web design and SEO. #4-Bad T-shirts x2 These two companies tie for the no. 4 spot because...

What is GOOD graphic design?

In our blog title What is … Graphic Design, we talked about how graphic design: Has a specific function; Should convey a clear message that is easy to read; and Should be attractive to the eye. But how do you know if your company’s graphic design accomplishes what it...