DESIGN + MEDIA + PRINT FIRM

SHOULD YOU TRADEMARK YOUR BRAND NAME OR DESIGN LOGO?

SHOULD YOU TRADEMARK YOUR BRAND NAME OR DESIGN LOGO?

So you’ve designed a logo and come up with a brand name, and you’re ready to dive headfirst into your business. Perhaps you’ve considered the possibility of registering your logo and name as trademarks, but you don’t know where to

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CREATIVE SERVICES SHOP OPENING SOON

CREATIVE SERVICES SHOP OPENING SOON

Hi Everyone! We have been hard at work on our new online store and we wanted to say sorry for the lack of posts. The good news is…. we will be giving away a grand opening coupon to get discounts

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DUREX OLYMPIC BILLBOARD

DUREX OLYMPIC BILLBOARD

Now this is how you use “real-time” marketing to create clever and memorable advertising. Durex’s new Olympic billboard reads, “Usain- not every man wants to be the fastest in the world. Of course, Usain Bolt is a Jamaican sprinter and a five-time World

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BEWARE OF VISTAPRINT’S “FREE” BUSINESS CARDS

BEWARE OF VISTAPRINT’S “FREE” BUSINESS CARDS

Don’t take our word for it… below is some client feedback.

David says- My new business cards look smaller and cheaper than any I’ve seen before. It literally looks like a cheap imitation of a real business card…feels like a knockoff made in china.

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MERCEDES BENZ: LEFT BRAIN-RIGHT BRAIN ADS

MERCEDES BENZ: LEFT BRAIN-RIGHT BRAIN ADS

We just came across there Mercedes Benz Feb 2011 ads and they are refreshingly creative and unexpected in the auto industry. The ad text reads: LEFT BRAIN: I am the left brain. I am a scientist. A mathematician. I love

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SELF LEARNING. THE NEW MASTER’S DEGREE?

SELF LEARNING. THE NEW MASTER’S DEGREE?

At the bottom of the infographic it is put perfectly, “Learning can be done anywhere, anytime, at little to no cost. An expert isn’t defined by his or her degree, but rather what they have learned and how they have put this knowledge into practice.” We couldn’t agree more. Take a look at the infographic below for more details and some famous (and filthy rich) college dropouts turned entrepreneurs.

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2012 SUMMER SOLSTICE

2012 SUMMER SOLSTICE

Have you noticed it’s been hotter than normal? Well it’s that time of year, our favorite, summer! One week ago, on June 20th at 7:09 pm ET, marked the beginning of summer in the Northern Hemisphere and we couldn’t be

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HOLI: FESTIVAL OF COLORS

HOLI: FESTIVAL OF COLORS

While searching for flights to Maui on Bing, we saw an ad for “Wild World Parties.” The name and image intrigued us enough to click… and what did we find… Holi, Festival of Colors. We have never seen anything like this before

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CERTAINTY… AN INNOVATION KILLER?

CERTAINTY… AN INNOVATION KILLER?

“Today’s belief in ineluctable certainty is the true innovation-killer of our age. In this environment, the best an audacious manager can do is to develop small improvements to existing systems—climbing the hill, as it were, toward a local maximum, trimming

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HELP PORTRAIT LA 2011: PHOTOS + VIDEO OF THE EVENTS

HELP PORTRAIT LA 2011: PHOTOS + VIDEO OF THE EVENTS

This was our first Help Portrait experience and it was rewarding and very humbling. From stories of murder, drugs, jail, deportation, and broken homes to a sense of community, and those like Sista Soulja who are trying to set an example for the misguided

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