D.J. Haddad is Founder & Creative Director of Haddad & Partners and Co-founder and Chief of Operations for 321 Ignition. Here are his thoughts on why starting a business is extra-challenging for graphic designers.
Thanks to q30, while it waits for the day for the museum doors to reopen, the Ontario Science Centre is ready to welcome online visitors with a flexible, accessible, and engaging website.
Shutterstock has released the 10th anniversary edition of its annual Creative Trends Report, highlighting both global and local trends that will impact creative expression and ingenuity in 2021.
Design Agency CEO DJ Haddad of Haddad & Partners has taken an unorthodox approach to navigating through the pandemic, bringing a mobile office to the 70+ employees working at home.
Extension to December 31 for a free demo and deep discounts on FunctionFox Systems’ industry leading time tracking and project management software for creative professionals.
Brendan Murphy posits that while direct-to-consumer brands have given us a slew of both personal and personable names, the shift from the institutional to the human era has also given rise to much more human brand logos and brand expressions.
Academy of Art University is currently accepting applications for online, virtual onsite and on-campus education.
The participants in GDUSA’s Socially Responsible Designers editorial feature – an annual look at creative and thought leaders who are designing for good – choose to see a silver lining to the annus horribilis that is 2020.
Annie Yang of Conran Design Group says that young audiences want a real connection with a brand, one that has ‘an authentic integration into our lives.’
A GDUSA reader poll sponsored by Verso Corporation, papermakers extraordinaire, reveals a surprisingly positive can-do attitude among graphic designers in the face of adversity.
What does a business forecast look like when most of your clients are closed or working part-time? Creative director and business leader David Langton suggests it’s time to listen to improv comedians who do this all the time.
Thoughts on working with Jim Erickson, unflappable, patient and humorous, and one of America’s leading photographers.
In the face of uncertainty and adversity, designers are proving adaptable and ingenious — and hopeful.
Elle Morris, CEO of Snapdragon, a women-owned, minority-owned brand design consultancy, says design and designers must lead in the fight against systemic racism. Enlightened branding can help.
The world of insurance is changing quickly, and the digital revolution is helping insurance companies offer tailored plans for any specific business need.
HFZ did not develop its brand because of its creative name. Instead, HFZ built its brand by developing a reputation for financial acumen, consistently delivering value, and contributing to the urban development of NYC.
Though it may seem difficult, this pandemic may be the right time to establish or pivot to re-establish a distinctive position in a potential customer’s mind.
While technology has streamlined the design process, co-founder of Dead Horse Branding, Rick Caballo, believes that overdependence on technology leads to inauthentic solutions.
Audra Nebolini of the New York office of brand strategy and design consultancy CBX on the power of storytelling and it’s meaning for marketing and brands going forward.
Jim Erickson’s video of Ellen, a favorite subject, exemplifies how his imagery fits the moment for a campaign during the global pandemic.
Legendary designer Thomas Hull, of Rigsby Hull and a professor at SCAD, on the need to pivot, jam or riff in these times of unpredictability.
Graphic designer Craig Black on the keys to business survival and mental well-being during the coronavirus crisis.
The point of a website is to make it easy and rewarding for people to engage with your brand, not to wow them with innovation for innovation’s sake.