Despite its forward-thinking reputation, advertising agencies are surprisingly unprogressive when it comes to gender diversity: only 3% of creative directors are women. The 3% Conference, founded by advertising executive Kat Gordon, builds the business case for more female creative leadership in advertising. Launched in September of 2012, the conference has since exploded into a movement...
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Celestial Seasonings, a leader in the specialty tea category has embarked on a brand reinvention this fall.
Transform floor space into an attention-getting canvas with custom, digitally printed dye-sublimated carpets.
The Art Directors Club of Philadelphia (ADCP) found itself in need of a website that celebrated the way it takes pride in being unapologetically itself.
Seattle’s Washington State Convention Center in Seattle welcomes over 400,000 guests each year. However, the 30-year-old wayfinding system at WSCC struggled to greet, guide and direct these guests. Built in a challenging urban location, the success of the original building led to three expansions, spreading across several city blocks and creating the largest meeting and event facility...
Rolland Enterprises, Inc. graciously sponsors this spotlight on sustainable design and responsible design writ large.
Stock imagery has been criticized as lagging behind the diversity and fluidity of 21st century society. Now most designers acknowledge that stock collections are more inclusive.
Health + Wellness Design: All Entries
San Diego's longest standing branding firm celebrates it's 30th
Artist Moonsub Shin, under the direction of Scholastic’s corporate design team, has created whimsical artwork that has become the foundation of visual branding for Scholastic’s current companywide mission statement and reading initiative.
The Creative Group explores trends affecting creative teams & professionals; this study looks especially at how inhousers are preparing for the future.
Top design schools from across the United States.
We spotlight roughly 100 companies and organizations providing first-rate products and services.
After a 21-year break, KFC has brought back Colonel Sanders
5 quick ways to update your resume
For the 52nd year, GDUSA has conducted a reader survey about print design.
Snapple is moving beyond its traditional East and West Coast strongholds to ramp up growth in markets across the United States and globally.
Fugue automates the creation, operations, and regeneration of cloud infrastructure. The company asked Sagmeister & Walsh to design a brand that visualizes the concept of ephemerality.
Bill Gardner of Logolounge define the Top 15 Logo Trends of 2015.
Learn about Agfa GreenWorks and find GreenWorks Accredited Members
This season displays an umbrella of accord that weaves earthy neutrals with a range of bold color statements and patterns.
Alex Gough is currently either: learning clever things, collaborating, or connecting dots.
Anthony Zukofsky got into graphic design, studying at the School of Visual Arts in New York City to become fully submerged in the design community.
For more than 50 years, Graphic Design USA (GDUSA) has been a business-to-business information source for graphic design professionals.
Tim Heyer is part of the small creative team at Pantone, the worldwide authority on color.
Since earning his BA at Rutgers, Rob Adams has spent 20+ years creating award-winning campaigns including advertising, direct marketing, promotions, identity and branding for B2B and B2C.
Jonathan is an acclaimed Creative Director and Director who draws inspiration from a broad cross-section of life's influences to create his playful, yet classical perspective.
Joe was fortunate to have been first awarded a painting scholarship to the Brooklyn Museum School, and later a design internship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Ashleigh Axios is the creative director of the White House, where she manages design from within the Office of Digital Strategy.
Let’s see if we can convince ourselves to make a sustained internal marketing effort...
Sponsored By Rolland Sustainability continues to exert a powerful impact in design decisions. In our June 2014 Print Design survey, roughly eight-in-ten GDUSA readers specify eco-friendly papers sometimes, and more than a nine-in-ten say that sustainability is a factor in their design assignments and solutions. At one time, designers identified “green” with the specific attributes...
Our 28th Annual Reader Survey, with notes about frequency, mobile and crowdsourcing, shows a market becoming more hungry and sophisticated.
You need every edge to make an impression in the all-important interview.
Guest Post from Image Source By John O’Reilly We’ve entered a dramatically different relationship with technology, an age where machines talk to each other, where we’re developing new rituals and routines and where advertisers and brands tell stories about the soft benefits of hard technology. And it will change our relationship to images. Welcome to...
Design as an investment...
This summer, to give designers an opportunity to become better acquainted with digital printing technology — as well as digital papers that can enhance design projects and solutions — GDUSA conducted a special “Digital Print Cover Competition.” Neenah was a natural sponsor given its rich variety of paper colors and textures for digital print applications....
8 Inspirational Quotes by Famous Artists
Guest Post by John Clifford Today, women make up around half of the graphic design profession. This wasn’t always the case. I wrote Graphic Icons: Visionaries who Shaped Modern Graphic Design to highlight the pioneers of the field, from El Lissitzky to Stefan Sagmeister. It surprised me that so many of the historic designers I considered...
Twelve percent of advertising and marketing executives surveyed by The Creative Group said they will expand their creative teams in the second half of 2014. Nearly three-quarters (73%) said their organizations plan to maintain current staff levels and 12% said they project hiring freezes, down 10 points from six months ago. Following are the top five...
For years, the biggest obstacle facing web designers has been the burden imposed by coding. Many don’t know how to do it all or only have a narrow skillset in the field, thus limiting what they could do on the design side and/or being forced to outsource what they couldn’t handle on their own. And...