How cool is this infographic about Tucson? Love it! Check out more on the Student Experts blog: http://studentexperts.com/stexblog. There’s also a good post on using infographics as an online marketing tactic. They build links, stoke social media engagement and help with SEO.
I was wowed by this post on A2591.com today. They take well-known brands and strip the packaging design down for each. The results are stunning!
For most of the brands featured, I like the middle design the best. For the Redbull packaging I like the orignal version the best. I think the checkerboard background is what makes a can of Redbull look so fun. For the Lindt chocolate, I prefer the ultra-minimal version. What do you think?
I have been doing so much guest-blogging that I’ve neglected to post any exciting new content on my own site! Here are some recent posts:
Top 10 Lamest Excuses for an Inconsistent Blogging Strategy
I am guilty of the same inconsistent blogging strategy mentioned in this recent guest post for SmartBug Media. If you have a million reasons why you aren’t updating your business blog, definitely read this post for tips on maintaining a more consistent strategy. There’s also a sweet Dilbert comic involved.
8 Holiday Greeting Card & Invitation Designs
It’s not too late to print holiday cards or invitations. Most commercial printers can turn those projects around in a matter of days. The holidays are a perfect excuse to reach out to current and past clients. You don’t have to make an offer, you can just wish them a happy holiday or new year and stay top-of-mind. Check out these eight cool card designs for inspiration.
Is Your Design User-Friendly? 5 Questions to Ask
Here are five critical questions every designer should ask themselves while working on a project. These questions are meant to mimic the logic that web developers use when they determine how “usable” a piece of software or an app interface is.