Creating Amazing Social Media Graphics

Generating engagement on social media is critical for any brand that wants to increase awareness or grow a customer base, which let’s be real, is every brand. The strategy? Get visual. Getting Visual on Social Media The power of visuals to seize attention and drive engagement is undeniable. Think about it, what sort of content…

Best Graphic Design Firms Worldwide (Part II)

The Chase Ranked #1 by Design Week National Creative League Table and clocking over 250 national and international awards, The Chase has earned attention for their innovative corporate branding and print design. These self-proclaimed “creative consultants” provide an interesting sampling of skills like calendar design, museum exhibits, and sports stadium branding. Headquarters: Manchester Notable clients: Hewlett Packard,…

Best Graphic Design Firms Worldwide (Part I)

In the competitive world of graphic design, it can be hard to establish a name brand. However, there are some design firms around the globe that have managed to cut through the clutter and acquire international prestige. Their roster of clients, remarkable portfolio of work, prominence in local markets and international reach have made them some…

US Best Graphic Design Schools

If you’re graduating high school in the near future and looking towards your future pursuits in graphic design, “where should I go to college?!?” is likely sitting in the front of your brain. Different folks are going to want different things out of their college educations, even within the scope of an education in graphic…

Why is Japanese Anime So Good?

Anime and manga have long been at the core of Japanese culture, with a constant wave of popularity between the generations. In recent years, the popularity for anime and its comic strip counterpart manga has increased greatly in the US. One of the biggest reasons why anime has stood the test of time and increased…

Why Children Love Cartoons

To have fun, children indulge in various activities like drawing, playing, and even fighting with their siblings. Over all these activities, children love to watch TV particularly cartoons. It becomes real hard to move them from their spot while they are watching their favorite cartoon. While watching cartoons, children don’t usually cry or ask for…

Why We (Adults!) Love Animation (Part III)

Watch an animation movie with your partner – My truly opinionated recommendation A lot of compatibility problems can be found by your preferences in animation films. It sounds a bit opinionated, but if your partner doesn’t share a good laugh with you when Scrat the squirrel tries to fetch his acorn, there is a bigger issue to…

Why We (adults!) Love Animation (Part I)

Who can’t remember the first few minutes of the film Minions? Wasn’t it funny when the minions try to save their Evil Masters from all dangers and end up being the cause of their doom? Or The Lion King when the jungle in Africa wakes up to a captivatingly beautiful morning. They made us (adults) fall in…

Ways to Make Your Graphic Design Portfolio POP!

The graphic design portfolio is a critical selling tool for career advancement. It shows the breadth of your abilities and displays your design thinking to a possible client or employer. You want them to be highly impressed with your work. But how do you get your portfolio to stand out from the others? A solid portfolio…