Episodes

March 16, 2021

What the Font!?! Designers against designers abusing trendy fonts.

Has Comic Sans been replaced? A font is one of the most important part of a designers world and can either help or hurt a brand! …

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March 9, 2021

Logo Review - The New Kia logo - 5,000 years in the making

Can a brand be stronger than it's logo? The Kia brand was once known as a budget friendly car. From it's ads, to it's logos, no o…

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March 1, 2021

Things to never say to a graphic designer

Whether completely innocent, ignorance or downright disrespectful, graphic designers hear the most incredible things. Making ligh…

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Feb. 16, 2021

Why hire a Graphic Designer - there's now an App for that!

Who needs a designer anymore - there's an app for that! Did you ever notice how everywhere you look, there is software trying to …

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Feb. 4, 2021

Logo Review - The New GM logo - what were they thinking?

Is it Dope or Nope? In this first Logo review, the guys rant on the new General Motors logo (spoiler alert - what the heck?). Dis…

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Jan. 12, 2021

2021 Brand & Logo design trends will DAMAGE your Brand

A new year ushers in good wishes, new goals, and lists of New Brand & Logo design trends to follow. But wait, we've barely implem…

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Dec. 29, 2020

Damn - people don't even read anymore! Copywriting tips that will kee…

Forget bounce rates or page breaks, people aren't even reading anymore! Whether it's a website, social post, ad or sales sheet, p…

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Dec. 21, 2020

The Christmas Brand & Generic Secular Winter Holiday Design Fails (ak…

The holidays are a time for food, family, ugly Christmas sweaters, tacky Christmas decorations and presents from if not Santa, th…

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Dec. 14, 2020

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication: how to transform your bran…

Why do people add unnecessary complexity to design solutions? Yet complex solutions often fail to get the results your technology…

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Dec. 7, 2020

User Testing works & will save your business - so why don't more do i…

Have you ever been so sure of an idea, only to find out the customer doesn't like it? Or how some crazy start up ideas receive mi…

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Dec. 2, 2020

The Secret to becoming an Overnight Success!

Do you ever wonder how other companies become overnight success stories while you feel like you're on a never ending hamster whee…

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Nov. 25, 2020

Keep it stupid simple: design, business, life

Confucius says: Life is simple. It's people who make it complicated. Why do great ideas start off simple - and end up a mess! In …

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Nov. 20, 2020

Generalist or Specialist - who has the real value.

Have you ever wondered if specializing in your design, marketing or branding career will pay off? Are you more valuable as a spec…

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Nov. 16, 2020

Good artists copy. Great artists steal.

Have you ever struggled with coming up with an original idea, and feel that you are cheating by looking at other peoples work for…

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Nov. 2, 2020

Don't fear the WhiteSpace

Whitespace defenders - UNITE! Make the logo bigger! Add a button there! How about a starburst there! Use that blank space. More M…

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Oct. 1, 2020

Stop overanalyzing - why good enough IS good enough!

Have you ever had a customer who initially loved what you pitched them, but returned the next day with so much feedback it's as t…

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Sept. 27, 2020

Logo Envy - how to avoid it by charging MORE for your work!

Have you ever looked at someone else's logo on social media and wondered why your logos don't ever look like that? The Angry Desi…

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Sept. 20, 2020

The arrogant, pretentious, egotistical designers we all secretly hate

We all know them, but do we really like them? We find them in Graphic design, Web design, Logo design, and UX design. Sometimes t…

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