My Life as a Graphic Artist

by: Todd Goetz It all started while I was in college. I was taking commercial art classes and decided to get involved with the college newspaper selling and designing ads. I enjoyed designing more than selling. I later got involved in the design of the college yearbook. I was hooked. This would be my career.… Continue reading My Life as a Graphic Artist

Time to Design – How putting a time crunch hurts and helps a designer

It pays to spend extra time explaining what you’re looking for in graphic design during the earliest parts of the process. This investment of time and effort can pay off tremendously down the road. The more complicated the project the longer it will typically take. If the client is able to clearly communicate their vision… Continue reading Time to Design – How putting a time crunch hurts and helps a designer

Trending – Responsive Logo Design

10 years ago, mobile responsive design began to revolutionize the web and is now an industry standard to save your brand image. The reasoning behind mobile responsive design is the assortment of screen sizes your designs will be displayed on, for instance, mobile, tablet, etc. This has created some complication for graphic designers, especially when… Continue reading Trending – Responsive Logo Design

Common Graphic Design Mistakes

Want to make the right impact with your marketing? Check out our common graphic design mistakes for tips on what not to do! Wrong Typography Be cautious and aware of what fonts you are downloading from free websites. The last thing you’ll want is to get tied up in a legal battle because of a… Continue reading Common Graphic Design Mistakes

Not Everyone is a Graphic Designer

If you have a plumbing problem, would you rather: 1) Spend a lot of time watching YouTube videos trying to figure out what they are even talking about. “This gadget thing goes here and connects to this tube looking part….” OR 2) Call your local plumber because he or she knows what those thingamajigs are… Continue reading Not Everyone is a Graphic Designer

How Todd Became a Graphic Designer

I’ve always been pretty creative. I enjoyed drawing and had done a little painting when I was in high school. Graphic design was far from my mind as a career. I was kind of a nerd in high school and really liked math and was good at it. I had taken several accounting courses and… Continue reading How Todd Became a Graphic Designer

Why a Graphic Designer is valuable

Having good graphic design gives you, as a business, instant credibility, inspires confidence, trustworthiness, and clearly communicates your business to your audience. Not having professional design could have disastrous consequences for your product or brand. A trained graphic designer has more than just technical skills, something that many business owners don’t realize. Someone with a… Continue reading Why a Graphic Designer is valuable