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10 Things to Ask Yourself When Designing Packaging

Last week we talked about why it’s vital to have a well-designed package for your product. We also touched on the importance of process and strategy throughout the design. This week we’re sharing a useful list of 10 things to … Read more…

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The Influence of Graphic Design in Budapest

I recently spent a few weeks in Eastern Europe, visiting Austria, the Czech Republic and Hungary. The trip was filled with inspiring vistas, beautiful countryside palettes, and ancient architectural amazements.

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I’m a female Creative Director. Here’s my 3% story.

I am a creative director. I am female. I am rare. Until recently, I was part of a 3% club. That was the number of female creative directors at U.S. agencies in 2012. The number is now a whopping 11%. … Read more…

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My Design Adventure by Emmy Pellico

In 1988, I worked as a graphic artist for Hanlon Brown Design. Things were a lot different 28 years ago. First of all, there were 4 employees, not 18 as currently employed full-time. Paste-up work was still a reality, copy … Read more…

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1970s POSTER – Useless Facts from 1972

Background The 70s… a period of time that most people associate with “interesting” color palettes, disco, feathered hair, and a departure from the settled times of the past. Being a designer born in the beginning of the 1970s, 1972 specifically, … Read more…

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1960s POSTER – Going Against the Grain

Background I’ve always had an itch for going against the grain and speaking up for what I believe in. The 1960s time period spoke to me because I think back then, there was an air of taking controversial issues head … Read more…

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1950s POSTER – Blue Note Records

Background I have a love of jazz and Blue Note Records album cover artwork. The 1950s were the heyday for jazz and Blue Note Records; and the graphic design of their album covers always had a certain look that embodied … Read more…

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1940s POSTER – Metamorphosis of the Horror Film

 Background As a child, the first things to make me aware of design were the monster magazines that were enjoying the end of their heyday. The boldly painted covers and wildly creative typography drew my eye and inspired me to … Read more…

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Graphic design from the 40s – 80s : Our infographic poster series

The graphic design team at HB Design recently completed a series of infographic posters to hang in our front lobby. I assigned each of the designers a decade, and asked them to design a poster with the following requirements:

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Adventures in Swiss Design

Design. Design is everywhere. It can be found in the mugs from which we drink our morning coffee. It’s evident in the packages we choose at the grocery store. And for me, it influences many aspects of my life. The … Read more…

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