Brooklyn-based Douglas Davis enjoys being one of the variety of voices needed in front of and behind the concept, marketing plan, or digital strategy. His approach to creativity combines right-brained creative problem-solving with left-brained strategic thinking. The unique mix of creative strategy, integrated marketing, and art direction is what Douglas brings into the classroom. Douglas began his teaching career as an adjunct in tandem with his professional career, following in the footsteps of his mentors at Pratt Institute who worked during the day and taught at night.
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Over the past few years, Instagram has proven itself as a great channel for social media marketing. In fact, the Instagram engagement rate makes up 4.21% that is 58 times higher than Facebook, and Instagram is hard to ignore if you are a marketer or an advertiser. At the same time, this platform reaches more than 800 million users and 80% of them are already following at least one business.
One of the most acclaimed features that were released in the past few years the platform, Instagram Stories, is becoming more and more attractive for marketers and advertisers as they realize people are digging it.
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To the untrained eye, Formula 1 just looks like a procession of cars around a track, but to the enthusiast, the sport is full of suspense, precision, and risk. Formula 1 had its first race all the way back in 1950, and has entertained and surprised ever since. The sport is the fastest and most valuable racing series in the world; boasting the best drivers, mechanics, and sponsors. Millions view each race as the competition travels around the globe.
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“Trademarks & Symbols of The World”, a very known book title in the graphic design world carried by so many books. Some books carry a derivative of this title which doesn’t make it always easy to know which one you should pick. Fortunately, there is a standard that we can trust blindly. A standard called: Yasaburo Kuwayama.
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Lance Wyman was born in newark, new jersey in 1937. he graduated from pratt institute, brooklyn, new york in 1960 with a degree in industrial design. early in his career he worked at general motors before moving to william schmidt and then onto the office of george nelson. he moved to mexico city in 1967 to design the graphics for the 1968 olympic games and subsequently the identities for mexico city metro and the 1970 world cup. upon returning to new york in 1971 he opened an office together with bill cannan (wyman & cannan) before establishing his own studio, lance wyman ltd. in 1979. lance also teaches corporate and wayfinding design at parsons school of design in new york and has done so since 1973.
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Branding is one of the most misunderstood, misused and overly-simplified words in the English language. To most people, “brand” is a logo, or a company, or a product, and is used as a colloquial catch-all phrase to mean anything and everything.
To the average person, it isn’t any more complex than Brand X = Y.
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Having a strong personal brand is crucial if you want to build a successful design career.
When you’re applying to jobs or reaching out to clients, a strong personal brand can help make you more memorable, showcase your style and tone of work, and convince people that you’re truly passionate about design outside of your 9-5 job. It also shows that you have an opinion or point of view about design and are willing to boldly attach that opinion to yourself for everyone to see!
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TM: Trademarks Designed by Chermayeff & Geismar is more than just a book. It is identity and brand design history at its best. The constant high level and eternity of their work is admirable. Their work is an example for everyone into brand and corporate design.
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Today a Designer Interview With Jérémie Fesson & Mathias Rabiot – Graphéine who is a French Graphic Design agency created in 2002 by like-minded and lively designers from various professional walks of life, all addicted to design.
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Freelance bidding websites attract a lot of freelance projects. They do this by encouraging competition and cheap prices. In this situation, nobody wins. The customer only gets what they paid for (not a lot). And the freelancer can’t grow their business beyond the platform. To win a bid, you must compete on price. To lower your price, you must perform a basic service or reduce your costs. This goes against an advanced freelancers way of thinking. If you focus on adding as much value to a customers business as possible, everybody wins.
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