BeOn has recently undergone a full strategic rebrand with the help of design and branding agency BrandOpus.
GDUSA adds ‘Responsible Designers’ to the editorial mix, growing organically out of our Green Design annual feature. It is sponsored by Rolland, a uniquely sustainable fine paper supplier.
Gage Mitchell created Modern Species to align our values, passions, and skills with a holistic approach to responsibility.
Celery Design Collaborative was founded in 1997 to focus on creating communications that have a positive impact in the world.
De Nichols is Director & Principal Designer of Civic Creatives, a team helping to confront racial inequity, food insecurity, youth development, education, civic involvement, and intracultural conflict.
Cast Iron Design is a multi-disciplinary graphic design studio in Boulder CO primarily focusing on branding.
Mark Randall is the principal and creative director of Worldstudio, a for-profit design and communications firm as well as a non-profit arts foundation.
Kimberly Dow approaches eco-consciousness as an ongoing learning experience, and brings that to her firm, Kalico Design.
Justin Ahrens is founder and principal of Rule29, and enjoys digging into a business problem and designing a strategic solution.
Chris Hershey has devoted her career to using creative skills to help nonprofits, issue-oriented and other progressive organizations soar.
Renourish.org is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, with a mission to provide online tools advocating awareness and action for sustainable systems thinking in the communication design community.
Hersick + Webster is a full service design and brand communications studio with a mission to add little good to the world through design.
Rolland is a North American leader for environmentally-friendly paper products, evidenced by its many certifications and designations from leading organizations which have rigorous evaluation criteria and verification standards.
GDUSA’s American Inhouse Design Awards™ is the original and premier showcase for inhouse design work.
This year, we have added a dedicated awards contest because the truth is that students and educators have increasing influence on the changing shape of communications, media and culture.
LogoLounge.com is a repository site where, in real time, members can post their logo design work and search the works of others.
Turning potential reality into graphic representation has never been insurmountable by a crafty pack of designers.
Watch these marks, as they seem to rise out of a deep fog to expose themselves to the public.
Rising color is a subtle approach to the separation of layers or depth in a logo.
As a continuing homage to a Spartan lifestyle and not candy-coating our words, form in logo design is wearing the simplicity moniker like a badge of honor.
Pairing the austere aesthetic of the previous category with the unencumbered clarity of simple transparency creates a message as evident as its construction.
Unless we’re talking to flat-Earth folk, a few parallel stripes circumscribing the globe are basically concentric circles.
Each year provides us with a glimpse at what digital symbolism has entered into the general public’s vernacular.
As happens from time to time, resurgence in the popularity of a motif will resurface with a vengeance.
Virtual reality has taken off, and the race to create the best mind-blowing experience without leaving a tether is on.
Obfuscation of the premise of your logo is tantamount to talking to someone in a whisper.
Going against every rule of smart identity design, this works.
In a marriage of several past trends, the idea of Links, Simplicity, and Monoline all converge for a plethora of marks that we’ll refer to as Doubles.
This trend caught me a bit off-guard based on the number of designers that landed on this idea without an evident epicenter logo causing the anomaly.
Besides being a great place for birds to perch, there’s just not a lot of space to do much of anything on a line.
Personally, I think a beautiful wordmark is the epitome of clarity and functionality.