Design Inspiration December 2016 Merry Christmas Typography

Merry Christmas! It is #DesignDecember. This time of year, there is inspiration all around. Here are a few of my favorite Christmas typography works. Click on any of the items below to learn more. 1. Merry Christmas paper cut out 2. Candy Cane J 3. Magic of Christmas 4. Merry Christmas with copic markers 5. Black and White Merry Christmas 6. Martini Merry Christmas 7. Gold Merry Christmas

Box Water Is Better Carton 2

Earlier this week I browsing the isle of Target, when this plain black and white packaging caught my eye. It took me back to the original generic brand packaging you found at grocery stores. Clean and simple. Beautiful, Beautiful white space. I was so intrigued by the packaging, I picked up a carton and went to the website www.boxedwaterisbetter.com. Even their tagline is great: “Pure water with a purpose.” Before plastic there was cartons and glass bottles. I was impressed… Read more »

Design December I dream

If you follow me on any of my social media platforms, you’ve seen a few of these promotional pieces leading up to #DesignDecember and Christmas. The graphics used can be found on freepik.com and creativemarket.com. Using social media is a powerful resource to help bring awareness, promote events and engage with your audience. Social Media Examiner has 16 ways to promote your event.

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 »

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.