Join a team that puts creativity in the center of our work. We need your problem solving skills and your quirky novelty that inches towards being considered a disorder. Ideally you are a personable and creative type who can collaborate with team members and clients to produce an effective fundraising or advocacy website. Designers at [...]
We had the privilege to meet with the troops behind the White House communications efforts which included our friend and Designer Ashleigh Smith, the content editor, photographer, website creative director and the videographer. Fascinating work this team is up to as everyday posses a new urgent need to speak with the citizens — fast copywriting, [...]
The Creative Process What better expression of rebellion than to sit and wait for creativity to strike and subsequently, what better expression of robotic jive than to methodically labor through a process. It’s the age old battle of wanting to be free to create but knowing one’s role as designer is to solve all sorts [...]
Books are great but can a book smash you through 5 subjects in 15 minutes? Below are not my favorite reads, nor do I recommend reading them, but they are the real things I read this morning to prepare for a day of work. More CSS? Yes, please. Responsive Comping: Obtaining Signoff with Mockups. Oh [...]
For some the term spec work is foreign slang that may lead to guessing its about sweaty people exercising their spec muscles. Actually it is designers exercising their sweaty mouse fingers — its short for “speculative” work — free work in hopes of getting paid for it. I understand the motivation for potential clients to [...]
Outside of Washington DC there is the nice (lesser known) city of New York that hosted the recent Global Leadership Awards Dinner. openbox9 had the pleasure AND honor to attend. We primarily traveled to celebrate the host, AICGS, but an added perk was the chance to check out the design work we did for the [...]
This time, tasty design became edible for a recent Christmas card design for our friends at 9Marks… for those out there that want a July 4th card I have an idea using deviled eggs!
We were honored to help-out our local chapter of AIGA with a visual campaign for an upcoming “night that will awaken your mind with inspiration and creativity.” Imagine what mischief could happen if your mind was woke up… with volts of pecha kucha (20 slides in 20 seconds).
Some would consider this post “epic” and paramount to the survival of the sedentary human. I would not, but some will argue for my chair design proposal.
As summer officially ended last week, a summer where we received news of NASA never launching a shuttle again… I thought I’d cheer us up about celebrating our launches this summer. There were many for us astronausigners to float on about (in no particular order) Ethnotraveler Experience the crossroads of culture from your livingroom. www.ethnotraveler.com [...]