Adobe Illustrator, File Format, File Size Reduction, Graphic Design, Graphic Design General, Graphic Requirements for Vendors, Large Format Graphics, Tips & Tricks, Trade Show Displays

How To Design Large Format Graphics

Recently I did a guest post on the Classic Exhibits blog page explaining several graphic design tips for large format file prep. I invite you to read that post on the Classic site and let me know if you have any questions. The article is called “I Like Big Graphics and I Can Not Lie / Baby Got Big”. View…

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Adobe Illustrator, Entertainment, Graphic Design, Graphic Design General, Logo Design

Video Game Shirts For Hangry Gamer Gear

Fun Side Project For Gaming Industry Friend I’ve been fortunate to know many people in the design and programming industry through my career. However, one of my favorite people is a fellow by the name of Mitchell Russell. Mitch and I met in Canada years ago when I was producing audio commercials and designing print ads for an advertising agency.…

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Communication, Customer Service, Difficult Client, Graphic Design, Graphic Design General, honesty, lies, Logo Design, Tips & Tricks, Uncategorized

Do It Now Instead Of Later

As a graphic designer who cares about customer service and sales (yes, I care about sales and appreciate the effort it takes) my feeling on tasks at hand has always been to “do it right now”. Regardless of what you may be working on at the time you should always be flexible to handle an emergency, or even a small…

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Bad Employer, Communication, Graphic Design, Graphic Design General, honesty, Job Search, lies, Sabbatical, Time Off, Tips & Tricks, Uncategorized

Oh The Web We Weave When We Deceive…

I’ve been lucky to only work for four companies in my professional career as a graphic designer and creative individual (and one of them is my own freelance outfit). The most recent company I work for I only joined a few months ago and I love it. Therefore, in over 22 years, just three actual corporations have had me as…

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Custom Exhibit, Graphic Design, Graphic Design General, Large Format Graphics, Prepress, Silicone Edge Graphics, Trade Show Displays

Area Exhibits & Alaska Airlines Custom Exhibit Success

When standards meet innovation, your custom exhibit can be unlike anything else. I was recently honored to be a very small part of the Alaska Airlines custom exhibit completed by AREA Exhibit Design & Build in Seattle, WA. The island exhibit in question is a true custom from start to finish with a mixture of both industry standard elements as…

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