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Not So Perfect
all-american_halftone With a new year comes opportunity to set new goals and to dive into areas unexplored. “A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week.” These are the often-quoted words of General George S. Patton, Jr., senior officer of the United States Army, who commanded the U.S. Seventh Army in the Mediterranean and European Theaters of World War II. I’m not suggesting anyone run out to ...
Mind Your Manners…and Your Business
It's not just what we say, but how we say it. Mind your business by minding your manners.
Creative Case Study: Fright Night 2013
Fright-Night-Blog_14 October is upon us, as is the changing of the leaves and cooling of the weather. Oh, and Halloween Party Season… For the third year running, Farmhand Zachary Kern created branding and marketing materials for “Fright Night”, a Halloween Bash created among a group of Halloween Junkies who wanted a better Halloween Party in Des Moines.
Creative Case Study: Pennie Carroll & Associates Branding & Identity
PennieCarroll_SiteLayout_09 There’s an area in the business of Graphic Design and branding we feel doesn’t get touched upon much. You, the designer, have created a very nice branding and identity system and sit down with your client to hand them the keys to their shiny new “Porsche”. You shake hands and your client hits the road with the best of intentions… Down the road, you find yourself looking the other way as they ...
The Woodshed-Design Lessons The Hard Way: Illustrator Document Color Mode
Screen Shot 2013-07-25 at 2.08.14 PM So for todays lesson the hard way, I’ll share my little “aha” moment while trying to create an email through the MailChimp (awesome service) template maker. Using their easy drag and drop editor really is, well, easy. However there are a few minor things you should watch out for, ESPECIALLY when you’re sending an email campaign to hundreds of potential customers.
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