Tag: designer

29
May

Get invaluable advice with free tarot cards made for designers

When designers design, they sometimes become so immersed in their work that they forget to step back and make sure they’re on the right path. Often, a second pair of eyes are what’s needed to help designers stay on brief and create amazing designs; that creative direction usually comes from a Creative Director. But what do you do when they’re out to lunch or a meeting and you can’t find one?Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

27
Nov

Dolce & Gabbana launches designer pasta and it's not cheap

If you’re into all things designer, Dolce & Gabbana are marking the holiday season with designer pasta. The Italian fashion house has teamed up with family-run pasta brand Pastificio Di Martino to release a limited edition set of festive pasta tins.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

25
May

In-house designer, freelancer or agency? Who to hire

Does the uncertainty and ever-changing nature of freelancing produce designers with sharper, more adaptable skills? Or does the social, fast-paced, and ordered workflow of an agency create more design superstars? In my nearly 10 years as an Art Director, I’ve seen a few businesses pondering if they should hire a freelancer or get in-house. Or even go big and hire an agency.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

02
Feb

This unique lamp turns on with a switch in mid-air

Do you remember the Clapper from the 90s? It changed how people turned their lights on and off. Well, here comes the next ideation of the light switch.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

14
Apr

Micro-illustrations that seem to balance on pencil tips

Do you love to draw or sketch? If so, then you’ll want to check out this wonderful series from studio 1924‘s illustrator and designer Christian Watson. What’s amazing about this series is how small they are – and by that I mean they’re micro.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

11
Mar

Witty comic shows how differently ideas are perceived

The process from idea to design to final product is rarely a smooth one, especially when designers have to juggle what the Creative Director expects and the customer demands.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

13
Jan

Learn some designer dirty talk

I’m sure that a lot of women have heard those classic one-liners like “Did you sit in a pile of sugar? Cause you have a pretty sweet ass” and “I seem to have lost my phone number. Can I have yours?” Sadly you’ve probably used one yourself, but you probably haven’t heard dirty talk from designers.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

04
Jan

Micro Matter: Discover tiny worlds captured in glass tubes

If you’ve ever seen a ship in a bottle, you were probably captivated the idea of capturing tiny worlds. Well, that’s what these charming vertical worlds have accomplished. In a series called Micro Matter, they feature towering houses, buildings and trees bottled inside.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

18
Dec

Things you shouldn’t say to a Designer

Clients who communicate clearly and politely, and are willing to collaborate, get the best work from their designers. But not all clients are created equally. That’s why Graphic Designer Janie Kliever has shared a list of things you should never say to a graphic designer on the Canva Design School blog.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

30
Oct

Get a scream out of the top designer fears

With Halloween coming up tomorrow, Creative Market asked designers to rank the worst of their fears depending on how scary each of them seemed at the moment. The results? Forget ghosts, spiders and haunted mansions, designers are afraid of creepier monsters like software crashes, coding and client expectations.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

25
Sep

Infographic: Stereotypes in Design

Are you a graphic designer who looks like a hipster? Or maybe a game designer with the reflexes of a cheetah? What do you picture when you think of a designer? No matter what type of designer that you are, people have preconceived notions based on (not only designers) field of work. Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

11
Sep

Learn how to properly charge your clients

Determining how to properly charge your clients is not only one of the most important tasks for a freelancer, it’s also one of the most stressful. After all, if you charge too little, you can’t pay your bills; if you charge too much, they may look for a cheaper alternative.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.