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 »

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

Design Inspiration August 2016

A few months ago I started using adult coloring books to de-stress during lunch breaks and to try out new colored pencils and Copic alternative markers. For a while I only had Prismacolor Pencils and Letraset markers. Well, Letraset is now Winsor Newton Pro Markers. I took the opportunity to explore other art supply possibilities. YouTube has been a big help in deciding which art supplies I am willing to invest in. Also, stumbled across a great animation and graphic… Read more »

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.

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.