Graphic Design Tip #5 The Weakest Link

This tip is for creative departments. A creative department is not as good as its best talent. It’s only as good as its worst. Creative people are individuals with their own thoughts, ideas, and concepts using different angles to come up with a design processes. If you continually have to redesign your creatives, send press releases for addressing incorrect information that has been published,  IT IS costing you money. Find out where the weakest link is and decide whether it’s… Read more »

American Furniture Warehouses Commercial Concepts 5 logo ideas

Designing a logo is a big responsibility, the  a whole lot of meaning and represent the image of the company. Logos are usually the most recognizable symbol for a company or organization and should effectively community the product or services. Here’s A Quick Look at my design process. STEP 1 – BRAIN DUMP: first thing I do when designing a logo is tryout different names, if the client does not have one. If they do have a name already, I will write… Read more »

Thank You for giving personal note

I wanted to take this opportunity to Thank You for supporting onejdesigns and Celebration Of Children. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your loyalty. You are a valued client of this company. I can’t imagine working without you. The difference you make is nothing short of amazing .God bless you for the support, honesty, and words of encouragement. From myself and everyone at onejdesigns, HAVE A HAPPY THANKSGIVING.

Media Speak UI design

Some of the greatest ideas come out random conversations. Media Speaks came out of conversation I had with a colleague. Choosing the right logo can be a long process but worth it. Font choice along with letter kearning and symbols can help represent your brand or idea. Try out your logo with different font colors, background colors and symbol colors.Create a media kit or brand package for your logo. This will ensure consistency. Mobile App coming soon.

Creative Talent Advertisement

“What the eyes don’t see, the heart doesn’t feel” – Spanish Proverb I have been a graphic designer for almost 20 years, working on staff for corporations and non-profit organizations, as well as running my own small design business. My abilities and experience cover a wide range; As Stephen Covey famously said, “Start with the end in mind”, I have all the necessary skills to see a project from idea to concept to final design. I can also trouble-shoot computer software… Read more »

Lotions full package design

Throwback Thursday Designing for fashion and packaging Class project: 2006 Assignment: Create a logo for wearable fashion, brand with a tag and packaging design. Software: Adobe Illustrator, I created a template for the packaging.

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I’ve been surfing the net looking for designs of different genres. Google + had some amazing post this week and here are some of my finds: Blog pick: Paper & Stitch I found on a blogroll. I love unique designs and this folded business card is amazing. The black and white palette makes it elegant. Social Media pick: SociallyStacked.com I found on Google+, Socially Stacked has great content for small business needing help with social media. Video pick: Storytelling: The… Read more »

Throwback Thursday Package Design

It’s Throwback Thursday! This was one of my favorite class projects from 2006 Assignment: Come up with a Brand Name, Logo & Package Design. Software: Adobe Illustrator for the packaging layout (template), logo and labels.