Online Credit Card Payments

Remember when… Paying with a credit card was a hassle? I remember going to the store with my mom when I was little and if she paid with a credit card then they had to pull out the carbon machine and run it over the card and then she had to sign and it just […]

read more

Updated Logo: Farmers Insurance

We are farmers! Bum bum bum bum bum bum bum! The Farmers Insurance tune is catchy and memorable. It gets stuck in my head, but not because it is annoying like most commercial jingles. Tangent: I always thought it would be amazing to make a living singing commercial jingles. To be able to sing with […]

read more

Internet Killed the Baseball Card Industry?

Like many young kids, I spent most of my allowance money when I was young collecting baseball cards. Heading up to the grocery store every Friday after school with my allowance and spending it on candy and cards….mostly cards. By the time I got into high school I had better things to spend my money […]

read more

Will Skeuomorphism Really Ever Die?

Skeuomorphism is apparently out. Do you agree? Yeah, I didn’t know what skeuomorphism meant either. Just think of the pre-IOS7 user interfaces for the iphone; like the notes app. The notes app is designed to look like a real yellow-papered note pad with the lines and all. The font is even intended to look like […]

read more

The Paw Wash

One of our clients, The Paw Wash, has been working with us for probably close to 4 years….maybe 5 even. They have this product for cleaning dog paws, have patents for it and sell it on their website www.thepawwash.com Over the years they have been able to get it into boutiques and slowly gotten it […]

read more

Graphic Design Vs. Art: A Brief Rant

I have a bachelor of fine arts degree with an emphasis in graphic design. I still don’t know what the heck art is. Is graphic design under the larger umbrella of art, or is it something different all together? My degree suggests graphic design can be art, but it is still a heated debate. I […]

read more

Can you really have a good website without a professional?

We’ve talked about this before, those commercials on TV for a “professional quality website” for a couple hundred bucks or less. You also have CMS sites like WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, and others that promise the world and that anyone can build a website with their products. Just how easy are they though? We are working […]

read more

Branding Solutions to College Conference Shakeups

Things have been a little confusing for the last few years in college sports with the shakeup in the major conferences. The pac 10 acquired two more schools becoming a conference with twelve teams. They changed their name and logo accordingly, rolling out a new Pac 12 logo. The Big 10 conference gained two new […]

read more

When Was Your Website Designed?

Recently I reviewed our list of client websites that we have done over the years. Surprisingly, there are a lot of sites that haven’t been updated or even touched in 4 or 5 years! That isn’t a compliment to the amazing design that we did on the sites, rather, times have changed and new technologies […]

read more