Meri A. Page is an interdisciplinary designer originally from Maine and now based in Syracuse NY where she is an Assistant Professor of Communications Design at Syracuse University.
Legendary designer Ken Carbone, a recipient of the 2012 AIGA medal, is currently a Senior Advisor to the Chicago-based strategic branding firm 50,000feet. He shares with us ten designers, then and now, who have inspired him.
Connecticut graphic designer Kevin Hall recounts the halcyon days of the 1990s when sports teams flocked to the state and sports loving designers like himself had a field day developing logos, branding and marketing materials.
Highwood IL-based Street Level Studio (SLS) is a full-service marketing and design agency that combines a “roll up your sleeves” work ethic with a creative drive and depth of experience that matches anything a Michigan Avenue agency might offer.
Wunder Werkz has created a visual language and brand systems to revive a Denver’s Sun Valley neighborhood and ‘give it back to the immigrants that made it a home.’
Ageism in the graphic design industry is a perennial problem. Dan Crowder of Craft argues that mixing up ages in a firm, agency or business isn’t just about fairness, it’s about being genuinely creative.
Artisan is a boutique recruitment agency with offices in major cities across the United States. This is the second in a series of blogposts that address relevant topics for the creative community in 2023, whether you are finding work or finding talent.
Workamajig introduces a major new Generative AI + Human Design Scholarship Contest. The contest invites participants to showcase their creative vision and design skills in conjunction with Generative AI design technology.
Crucial.com crunched numbers to break down the best cities in the United States for finding a creative job. Washington DC and environs turns out to have the best balance between available jobs and available workers.
Artisan is a boutique recruitment agency with offices in major cities across the United States. This is the first in a series of blogs of relevance to the creative community in 2023, whether you are finding work or finding talent.
Kanan F. Whited IV is a seasoned creative director known for driving automated, user-friendly, and visual technology solutions in the hospitality and lifestyle industries. He put this experience to work as co-founder of Orion Haus, a home-sharing software with fully automated processes and a mobile app.
This winter, GDUSA introduced a “Designing For Good” category as part of our annual American Graphic Design Awards™ competition. Here is the third in a series of articles that explores the category winners, the creative challenges, and the impact of their efforts.
With buying power, digital proficiency and a yearning for meaningful interactions, Generation Z presents a great opportunity for brands, but also a big conundrum, since brands must provide not just the products but also stories and experiences to go with them.
Full Sail University Hall of Fame inductees Kim Alpert, Michael Cardwell, and Nathaniel Howe talk about practical elements of working in the design industry — job hunting and career tips, business and entrepreneurship, clients and collaborators, and more.
Alex Burkholder and Peter Muller of Gensler recommend that, when looking for an impactful, actionable, and timely way to move the needle in support of ESG and carbon goals, start with a fundamental, yet often overlooked tool: signage.
The rise of DTC businesses over the past decade has created an $111+ industry. To get to the bottom of what’s going on in DTC, and where the opportunities are right now, Mike Reed of Reed Words discusses mastering a singular brand voice.
This winter, GDUSA introduced a “Designing For Good” category as part of our annual American Graphic Design Awards™ competition. This is the first in a series of six articles that take a deeper look at the category winners, their work, and the impact of their winning projects.
Molson Coors has grown its brand for many consecutive quarters. One reason: its close relationship of trust with branding agency Brand Opus. Caroline Winnington of the agency and Stewart Yepes of Molson Coors discuss.
A failed creative internship became a reality check for Max Ottignon of Ragged Edge. Out of the crucible, he learned that discipline, hard work and high standards can lead to having your own successful agency.
The U.S. State Department’s February decision to switch to a Calibri sans serif from Times New Roman is creating an uproar; everyone is waking up to the idea that typography matters.
The evolution of smart packaging has only just begun, and the next great innovations are closer than we think. So contends Michael Duffy, Global Creative Director and Board Director at Equator.
It is only one survey, but new research has revealed that Nebraska is the best state in the US to work as a graphic designer. The study by Pixlr.com, a leading web-based photo editor, analyzed US Census Bureau data to make the discovery.
GDUSA remains committed to more and better editorial coverage of the creative community in 2023 – our 60th year – but until then below are web and social media editor Sasha Kaye-Walsh’s 10 favorite stories of 2022.
A meeting between two important figures in modern print, type and graphic arts history at the Museum of Printing – Frank Romano and Joe Treacy (shown here) – led to two fascinating interviews about the pioneering days of digital type.
Award winning designer Krystal Pratt argues that the use of digitally interactive sales material creates not only a pandemic proof sales process but a more immersive experience for the future of design.
Full Sail University Graphic Design students recently worked along side the school’s creative department to the design of a custom Land Rover to appear in the Rebelle Rally, a women’s off-road navigation rally.