Andy Askren of Grady Britton: As companies get so few chances to encourage consumers to make brand changes, now is the time for a Big Idea designed to get their attention.
AIGA has released the executive summary of its 2021 Design Point of View (POV) research, an in-depth analysis of the design profession, with the goal of creating a better community.
Sydney Ligouri is a designer who has been teaching at Shillington for over three years and was recently promoted to Head of the New York campus, overseeing all teaching and teaching teams. She is the first of our 2021 Educators to Watch.
Simon Berg of Ceros on how the pandemic set fire to the leadership playbook and how leaders can embrace a new approach that is honest and authentic.
Ryan Schmidt of Landor & Fitch contends that now is the time for brand leaders to reconsider how brand experiences truly integrate the physical, human, and digital to deliver authenticity and truth.
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.
DJ Haddad, graphic designer and successful entrepreneur two-times over, recounts the story about what motivated him to start his own agency.
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.
Veteran Creative Director Theo Fels of Feisty Brown on when it may be time for your logo to experience a refresh.
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.
Gordon Drummond spoke recently with GDUSA about the objectives of the online Sessions College BFA in Graphic Design program, about his background as an educator, and about trends he sees in design today.
Academy of Art University is currently accepting applications for online, virtual onsite and on-campus education.
Women In Communications (WIC) is a professional organization at Syracuse University affiliated with the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.
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.’
GDUSA Publisher Gordon Kaye on our 57th anniversary American Inhouse Design Awards edition, which features a showcase of winners of the original and premier competition for inhouse design departments.
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.
By setting aside old-fashioned design tropes, campaigns can create authentic connections to 2020 voters. Political design is evolving to better represent diverse voices of candidates and communicate with citizens seeking change.
In the face of uncertainty and adversity, designers are proving adaptable and ingenious — and hopeful.
When the pandemic hit, the founders of Indiewalls felt compelled to rethink how to facilitate their network of artists’ work. So they launched Indiesigns – an e-commerce shop for COVID-19 signage with a design-forward aesthetic.
The world of insurance is changing quickly, and the digital revolution is helping insurance companies offer tailored plans for any specific business need.
Duke Greenhill of Savannah College of Art & Design on how the institution is redefining virtual learning and its students are reimagining design during the global pandemic.
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.
Kevin Kernan of GDLOFT on the power of print, especially now, to cut through the digital clutter and appeal to the senses. People, he writes, want their humanity back.
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.
Joe Violante of CBX on how to stay creative – and reconnect with your creative joy – during the coronavirus shelter-in-place.