I’m writing a series of posts over at the FIGMENT Oakland blog! Here’s the first one. What kind of experiences come to mind when you hear the words “art show” or “art event”? Did you picture a stark gallery with white walls or a museum filled with precious objects that you aren’t allowed to go […]
Recently a friend asked in frustration: How and where can I search for good “background” stock photos – you know, stock photos that have a significant amount of space that is just “empty”? Whether you’re designing a presentation or print ad, this question comes up all the time. I’ve spent countless frustrated graphic design hours […]
McDonald’s recently attempted to appeal to millennials with a bunch of ads featuring some bacon covered sandwich. The ads clumsily attempted to use slangy phrases (“That glow tho”), other ads used soccer references to appear relevant and friendly. They were all roundly mocked, and they deserved it, but not for the reason that AdWeek suggests. […]
Brilliant! “The New York-based company, backed by $54.4 million in venture funding, caters to what chief executive Jennifer Hyman calls the “woman 2.0,” a customer who values experiences over possessions. In the case of clothing, this woman is willing to rent a designer dress for one night because she’s smart enough to know it’s not […]
Watching Kacy Catanzaro complete the American Ninja Warrior finals obstacle course would be inspiring no matter what, but finding out that she’s even smaller and shorter than me makes it that much sweeter to see her rock it! What a great reminder to never let size or stature get between you and your fitness dreams.