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Have your company’s identity developed for the price of Big Mac! Yeah baby!

In the market for a logo? Need to refresh a tired identity? Got a business plan for the next Big Thing™? You’re putting all your time and money into developing the product, marketing the product, selling the product; so who has any resources left to put into something as trivial as a logo? Just look […]

Do you work to live, or do you live to work?

This guy apparently is all into his web development job. He better be a really amazing coder.

So, you’re looking at a career in graphic design? You better be prepared to do it for the love of the profession.

So, in 1986 I graduated from Woodbury University, then located in downtown Los Angeles (the campus has since relocated to new digs in Burbank), with a Bachelor’s of Science in graphic design. Back at that time, the tools of the trade were non-repro blue pencils, X-acto knives, and rubber cement. My first job out of […]

Musings from a work-a-day graphic designer