Mock Up Artist – Toy Industry – DOE

December 5th, 2016 | by admin | published in Design

Exciting toy brand is seeking a freelance Mock-Up Artist to join their team in Irvine, CA. Ideal candidates are energetic individuals that will support the development of samples for packaging and product. Responsibilities/Requirements: Create product and packaging mock ups File and organize project folders Keep mock up area stocked and organized Highly detail oriented and […]

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3 Habits That Will Keep Your Ideas Fresh

February 25th, 2016 | by Joanna McCoy | published in Creative Space, Design, Features

  Believe it or not, “aha” moments are fairly rare – even for the most talented creatives. The good news? You don’t need to be a creative genius to come up with winning ideas – in fact, anyone can become an idea machine. “The fact is, almost all of the research [on creativity] shows that […]

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5 Resume Tips for Creatives

February 22nd, 2016 | by Joanna McCoy | published in Career Growth, Creative Space, Design

The work experience of a creative can be hard to document on a single sheet of paper. You’ve probably created multiple projects outside of your 9-5 job and don’t know how to, or if you should document those on your resume. It’s a tough line to walk because you not only want to show how much […]

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5 Design Jobs to Expect in the Future

February 16th, 2016 | by Joanna McCoy | published in Career Growth, Design

Design has evolved from a purely aesthetic industry to an industry with a responsibility to solve everyday problems. “Over the next five years, design as a profession will continue to evolve into a hybrid industry that is considered as much technical as it is creative,” Dave Miller, recruiter at design consultancy Artefact said in a recent article […]

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5 Ways to Use Design Principles to Find Work/Life Balance

February 9th, 2016 | by Joanna McCoy | published in Career Growth, Design, Productivity, Useful Resources

  At recent creative conference OFFSET London, Creative Director Vince Frost presented the intriguing question: “Why don’t more designers and illustrators design their own lives?”  Designers dedicate most of their lives to client briefs, so what’s to stop them from using design principles to get the most out of life? As Frost continues, “[Life] is […]

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Can Design Change The World?

July 24th, 2015 | by Carly Kinnan | published in Creative Space, Design, Features

  You can’t go through your day without coming into contact with design. Design is the bed you sleep in, the chair you eat lunch in, the computer you type on, the webpages you browse, the clothes you wear, the car you drive… well, you get the picture. None of those things and more would […]

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Check Out This Search Engine Made Just For Designers

July 17th, 2015 | by admin | published in Creative Space, Design

Excerpt by Jackie Dove at The Next Web: Crayon, a design search engine aimed at discovering image concepts for marketing campaigns, today launched its new mobile platform, following a two-month beta period. The Crayon platform currently hosts some 13.7 million marketing designs, with 500,000 added each day. All the designs are chosen, filtered and ranked programmatically by crawling the Web […]

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What Makes An Iconic Bottle?

June 5th, 2015 | by admin | published in Creative Space, Design

Excerpt from The Drum: So distinctive it can be recognised in the dark or lying broken on the ground. That was the brief that led to the creation of the iconic contour Coke bottle, and few would argue that it fails to fulfill its remit. But what other bottles could you identify, emptied of their contents […]

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Become A Design Rock Star With These 3 Strategies

May 19th, 2015 | by admin | published in Creative Space, Design, Productivity, Useful Resources

Excerpt by Will Gibbons at Creative Bloq: I work in industrial design. But whatever your discipline, for those starting out, design can be daunting. Fortunately, with a little strategy, we can clear the debris from the road to becoming an elite designer, making those skills much more attainable. Here are three ways to get there […]

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Helvetica’s New Look

April 17th, 2015 | by admin | published in Design, Features

    Imagine if, due to some fluke in the development of projection technology, The Empire Strikes Back had only been shown in a couple of movie theaters. Imagine it fading into obscurity and existing for decades as nothing more than a cult film, a historical footnote, an object of fascination among serious movie buffs. […]

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