brand-reach-post-hero10 May 2017

Small Business Advertising in the Age of Digital: Myth and Reality

THINK BIGWhen it comes to realizing your dream, no business is a small business. Think Big Results are only for Big Business? Think again. When you have a vision for success, no business is small. And industry leaders and growth-minded marketing professionals know that the playing field is more level than ever before. With the social media platforms available today, including Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and LinkedIn, every aspect of a business can be built using nothing

zjg-preview15 Feb 2017

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Brand experiences that engage and inspire. With the availability of more targeted channels and more powerful devices, demand for rich content is greater than ever before. Zachary creates brand experiences that engage and inspire, from responsive websites to content for social media. Want to know more?Contact

data-visualization8 May 2016

Adobe Slate and Data Visualization

Like the majority of visual design professionals, I use Adobe software every day. For professional 2-D design software, Adobe is far and away the authority. But for the casual user, Adobe's forays into lite design applications have been lackluster. Apps like Photoshop Elements have suffered from limited market exposure and disappointed with too little functionality to be useful, even to novices or hobbyists. This time around, things may be different. With Slate, it looks like

lettering18 May 2015

New script font: in progress

I have always had a special relationship with hand lettering and how it relates to typography. Ever since my first graphic arts job in college, when I handled the paint and brush for the first time touching up signs in an old school hardware store, I have loved the craft and the human touch it brings to visual communications. In the Pacific Northwest, I saw numerous examples of revival styles used by veteran sign writers, with their endless variations

Portfolio Hosting Review: Behance

The most important tasks required of a designer or illustrator to publish a promo site are becoming easier thanks to new portfolio web products. Many of them are free to join, and offer great benefits to the creative professional.  The most important work begins before you join a portfolio site. It's critical that you put your best work forward, write creatively, persuasively, and honestly, and edit your content to generate a great impression. But from