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May 21, 2018

Photoshop vs. Design: An epic battle over your marketing

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“Can you turn those into triangles?” I’ve been asked this question, or something very similar, innumerable times while doing client work. Questions of the form, “can you [insert technical request here]?” are not easily answered, because answering them simply and honestly paints a picture so woefully incomplete it is almost dishonest. Because the short answer […]

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April 30, 2018

Signs it’s time for a rebrand

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It’s not always easy to tell if rebranding makes sense. Of course, if it is easy to tell, then you should do it immediately. Say, for instance, you never actually had your logo or branding professionally done. Or the only version of your logo that you know of is sitting in a Word document (this is more […]

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April 12, 2018

Why High Quality Logo Design Doesn’t Cost $50

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If you perform a Google search for “cheap logo design,” the first result you’ll get is from a service called Fiverr, wherein you can find myriad vendors purporting to provide quality logo design for as little as $5. That’s right. Five bucks. So for the price of a few McCheezburgers, your business could have a […]

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April 11, 2018

Spring Cleaning: A Look Back at Awesome Things

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Spring is a great time to look forward. To clean and prepare for the rest of the year. To pull the cover off your air condenser, and to take the bikes down from the garage ceiling. In Spring, however, we also find ourselves looking back and reflecting. As we wake up from the winter chill, […]

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February 5, 2018

Logo Design Trends to Avoid in 2018

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Whether you’re rebranding what you’ve got or starting up a new company or organization from scratch, here are 4 logo trends to avoid. Watch the video below Random Letter Customizations Everyone wants their logo to be unique, and it’s certainly valuable to stand out from the crowd. However, if you’re thinking that chopping up the […]

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January 22, 2018

How I Work: Philip Hetue, Lead Designer

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Position Lead Designer One word that best describes how you work Slowly Intentionally Current mobile device iPhone 5s Current computer Macbook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013) What apps, software, or tools can’t you live without? Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, git, grunt, iTerm, Sublime Text, MAMP, Google Chrome. And Spotify or some other way […]

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December 1, 2017

Fa La Long with Backflip on 25 Days To Christmas

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Today we’re embarking upon a social media challenge of epic proportions. Watch the video, read the rules, and start sharing! The Prizes A sweet gift basket with our favorite food and drinks for the holiday season Backflip will donate $100 to a pre-approved charity of your choosing Some sweet Backflip schwag  The Rules Interact with […]

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