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“Do it yourself” logos

I was peacefully surfing the internet, in a moment of cyber relaxation. Suddenly I realize my Firefox has an open tab with some site waiting to be looked at and, wondering whether lack of coffee was getting to my head or my touchpad decided I clicked on some Google link, I clicked on the tab. There it was: an automated …

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Graphic Design

Mayhem Studios Works Featured in David E. Carter’s

Next Book, Big Book of Layouts PRESS RELEASE Los Angeles, Calif. – September 12, 2006 – Mayhem Studios recognized for design excellence. The Studios’ works will be featured in David E. Carter’s next book, Big Book of Layouts, which will be in book stores soon. The book will feature outstanding design layout works from around the world.

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Spec Work: the Fine Line

The other day I was sitting in a restaurant with my colleagues, happy to put my teeth onto some Italian gnocchi with tomato and basilico (basil.) We just had a meeting, but there were questions I couldn’t ask in that meeting as they were not pertinent. I thought—let’s see what these other designers think about spec work, so there was …

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Graphic Design

Tip O’ The Day: Simple Is Best

Today I was messing around with a page for a monthly magazine I design. It was supposed to be a quick thing—just a bunch of boxes with ads—but in my quest to make the page interesting, I got lost and I just couldn’t achieve a satisfying result, with my headache as accessory. I kept changing things around, you know—this title …

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Tip Of The Day

How to Write a Great Case Study

Case Studies are a very effective promotional tool. Next to White Papers, they are the second most popular device used to promote the benefits of a product or service. With that in mind, if you’ve been commissioned to write a case study or are new to this area, this backgrounder might help.

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