When was the last time you took a train to a romantic destination? Whatever your answer, today is a good day to make plans, thanks to Amtrak’s holiday promotion. From yesterday through Monday, February 17, customers can buy one coach ticket and get the second free for nationwide travel between March 9 and August 30, […]
Guy Kawasaki is the chief evangelist of Canva, brand ambassador for Mercedes-Benz and an executive fellow of the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. He is also the author of The Art of the Start 2.0, The Art of Social Media, Enchantment, and several more books, including his latest, Wise Guy: Lessons from a Life. Kawasaki is using Canva to its fullest to help promote […]
Are you a graphic designer, art director or front-end web designer? Do you struggle to work with copy, clients who write copy and freelance copywriters? If yes, check out this free copywriting workshop from the editor of Adpulp. Are you wasting time, money and energy on poorly written copy that ruins the effectiveness of your […]
Someone sent Carls Jr.’s sexist adverting back to the kitchen. No more tits and ass. Now, it’s about the meat, the menu, and the brand’s history of innovation. In case you’re not sure what you’re missing here, let’s revisit the recent past in Carl’s Jr. land. Team Tex, meet Team Mex. On 9.25.15, it’s game […]
Jarritos is painting the town red. And then some… The Mexican soft drink’s new tagline, “We’re not from here” is spot on. I love it when a brand uses a negative as a positive. According to The New York Times, Jarritos’ agency, GSD&M, hired Federico Archuleta, a street artist from Austin to paint murals on […]
On April 28, AIGA Portland presents, “The Business of Graphic Design,” a series of Career Tools breakfast seminars sponsored by Aquent. To help get the word out, AIGA made a few videos featuring well known Portland designers. Here’s one from my friend Aaron Draplin: Draplin’s advice reminds me of the time in 1995 when my […]
For more on Shepard Fairey see Obey Giant, but don’t bite his style for your next ad campaign. It’s already been done.
While I’m not certain what Adaptive Path* does, I do know one of their workers spoke to Pentagram’s Michael Bierut recently. Here’s a snippet of his elevated thinking: I’ve come to believe strongly that one of the roles of design is to bring humanity, intelligence and beauty to the world of business, and indeed to […]