GDUSA March 2019 Newsletter
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March 2019 Newsletter
A few highlights in today’s Enewsletter: Pantone responds to surge in metallics use by print and package designers; The Creative Group invites inhouse designers to take their respected industry survey; yet another in the growing line of cannabis-related projects; valuable thoughts on running a values-driven design firm; and the opening of our ever-popular Web Design Awards. Thanks and enjoy. — Gordon Kaye, Editor
Pentagram Rebrands The Knot Wedding Website
Pentagram Rebrands The Knot Wedding Website
If you’ve gotten married in the past two decades, chances are you’ve used The Knot to plan your wedding: according to the site, eight in 10 couples have. Pentagram has collaborated with The Knot on its first rebranding, refreshing the visual identity…
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Abstract Symbol Eyes Animal Suffering
Abstract Symbol Eyes Animal Suffering
Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv designed a new logo for the international nonprofit organization Mercy For Animals…
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Erickson Stock
TCG Would Love Your Input
Calling All Inhouse Creatives – TCG Would Love Your Input
The Creative Group, sponsor of GDUSA’s American Web Design Awards and American Inhouse Design Awards, wants to take the pulse of the creative and marketing workforce and needs your help. Your insights and experiences as an in-house professional will help identify staffing trends to benefit you and your creative colleagues nationwide.
Start the short survey:
The survey takes about 5 minutes, and all responses are strictly confidential. Thanks in advance for your help!
The Creative Group (TCG) specializes in connecting creative, digital and marketing talent with the best companies on a project, contract-to-hire and full-time basis. More information can be found at
Creative Workplace Research
Pantone Metallics Offer Dazzling Colors and Finishes
Pantone Metallics Offer Dazzling Colors and Finishes
Pantone Metallics for Graphic and Packaging Design is a collection of metallic spot colors for use on printed products, packaging, branding, and other collateral. The addition to the Pantone Graphics System enables designers, brands, and printers to specify and produce “luxurious, dazzling colors” in a more versatile and cost-effective way when compared to other commonly used metallic applications for print…
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Jam Paper
Art Resource
Two Recognizable Symbols Combine
Two Symbols Combine For Medical Cannabis Mentor
Medical Cannabis Mentor, a new online learning platform for healthcare professionals, patients and dispensaries, has launched with a brand identity by Here Design…
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GDUSA Web Design Awards
Enter Now – 2019 GDUSA Web Design Awards
The Best in Web + Digital + UX Design, Sponsored by The Creative Group
We invite you to enter the 2019 American Web Design Awards™. This is our annual showcase of the power of design to enhance websites, and online and interactive experiences. Winners receive an embossed Certificate of Excellence. They will also be eligible for publication in our Web Design Annual — in print and online. It’s a great opportunity to be recognized by clients, prospects, colleagues and the community for design excellence in the fastest-growing area of design…
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Jan Tschichold
Jan Tschichold’s Influence Explored at Bard Graduate Center
A Bard Graduate Center Focus Project on view from Feb. 14 through July 7, 2019 explores the influence of typographer/graphic designer Jan Tschichold (1902-1974), who was instrumental in defining “The New Typography,” movement in Weimar Germany…
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Academy of Art University
HOW Design Live
Ritik Dholakia
Ritik Dholakia: How to Succeed as a Values-Driven Designer
In a guest blog post, Ritik Dholakia - the Founder and Product Lead at Studio Rodrigo - shares four principles that help maintain the balance between commercial reality of design business and the foundation of core values that guide them…
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Gordon Kaye, Publisher
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