onejdesigns wallpaper January 2015

Happy New Year! This Spring will mark 7 years that onejdesigns has been in business. I started onejdesigns as an outlet to create graphic design that I really liked, in other words, I wanted creative freedom. I’ve gotten so much more out of it than that. Over the years I began to learn more about marketing through email and social media. The importance of a strong brand identity, as well as, developing my own personal brand. I am so thankful… Read more »

2015 Trends with a white fuji film instax

Technology and behavior influence the way we interact with each other. Today’s marketing strategies are largely based on data. Businesses are getting creative about the way they engage with clients. Gone are the days of treating everyone on a mailing list the same. As consumers access digital channels on a daily basis, organizations will need to ensure their presence on different channels.

Starbucks Holiday Red Gift Bag with gold seal and white tumbler in a red box

Let’s talk package design this #DesignDecember. What better way than with a Starbucks Haul! I’ve always been impressed with the marketing strategies and ad campaigns Starbucks produces through the year, Christmas being my favorite. The Starbucks stores literally turn RED for the Holidays. 2013 DieLine wrote a Q & A article with Terry Davenport, Senior Vice President, Global Brand and Creative Studios, about the red cup strategy. Seeing the red cups, for me, is the official start of Holiday celebration, socializing,… Read more »

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year illustration

We hope your Christmas is filled with beautiful moments and happy memories; sharing with you the gift of love, the gift of peace and the gift of happiness. Let all these and more be yours this holiday season. May the miracle of Christmas fill your heart and your new year be blessed. From Our Family To Yours, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! [ Return to Email ]

Peace On Earth promo ad

I was watching Charlie Brown Christmas and this line from Linus’s monolog stayed on my mind. “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.” – Luke 2:14 Click here to download high-res wallpaper file. Click here to download White Christmas wallpaper.

Tall Aspen Magazine Ad makeover 1

Monday Makeover: Magazine page layout Design Wish: update for 2014/2015 Client: Myself Challenge: Re-design magazine layout that is relevant for today. This month’s makeover is my own. A few weeks ago I posted a #TBT class design project from 2005 to Facebook & Twitter. I wanted to challenge myself and update the magazine layout for 2014. The original assignment was to develop a 2 page, side by side, layout. This challenge I came with 2 design prospects that a very… Read more »

Design Inspiration Purple

Design Inspiration mood board December 2014 Purple Door – Homedit Purple Wedding Invitation – Oh So Beautiful Paper Purple Watercolor Elements – Creative Market Purple Daisy Wallpaper – Borealchick Designs Paper Paint Swatches – Flickr Purple Cake Pops – Hollywood Candy Girls

It’s #DesignDecember and today I want to share with you one of my favorite online design shops I use and that is Creative Market. At Creative Market you will find fonts, graphics, illustration and all kinds of web themes from independent creatives. Below are 5 graphics I would use for any New Year’s campaign.