It’s been gold, PyeongChang.

Olympic Rings

The olympics are about waaaaay more than just sports. Obviously. So, as the games wrap up, we thought we’d wrap up all the non-sports stuff for all the advertisers, designers, and tech geeks in the room.  Branding The simplistic symbols represent both the alphabet and theme of the events. The box element representing the “P” […]

Two New Options for Finding Fonts and Typography

New independent type foundry XYZ is generating quite the buzz. A fun interactive website, plus free trials on the fonts. And if you’re feeling like their Export font is a little odd, designer Jesse Ragan agrees, saying “Life is more fun when we take advantage of opportunities to use a weird face, right?” Not so […]

Creative Inspiration Everywhere

Image by Timothy Hyunsoo Lee

Several weeks ago during AAF Columbus’ event ‘A Night For Creatives’ David Sonderman, EVP, Executive Creative Director at GSW, mentioned the importance of finding creative inspiration from around the globe. In the closing Q&A session a student asked him for some ideas on where they could find creative work from around the world. David quickly named a […]


Playtime is the part of the day that you spend exploring and not “working”. Used properly this time can be some of the best and most productive of your day.

Sleepless Dream

Goals We love working with creative people. This past weekend we took the opportunity to work on a series of wacky promotional videos for  Central Avenue promoting a new Saturday night service with a bunch of our friends.

Just Say Yes

Just Say Yes As a regular habit we choose to just say yes to projects that we have no idea how to finish. This isn’t “no idea” in a flippant general sense, but rather in the very specific, literal and absolute sense. In a lot of ways saying yes to these projects is akin to trailblazing […]

Always Be Brilliant

Vegetable Peeler Approach A vegetable peeler is meant to do one thing, cleanly remove the skins off all kinds of roots and tubers. It may also include a sharp point to dig out bad spots or eyes from the vegetable. The peeler does one job extremely well and in the simplest way possible.