Design Influences: Josef Müller-Brockmann

Thalia Kalodimos Sr. Writer, Producer

LeBron James makes it look so easy. (Okay, Stephen Curry might have made it look even easier at this year’s NBA finals.) They fly though the air, with the greatest of ease, and get middle schoolers and middle agers all


Design Influences: Massimo Vignelli

Thalia Kalodimos Sr. Writer, Producer

Kerry Grady descends from a family tree that is a colorful mixture of Irish, German, Welch and Dutch ancestors. But his “Design DNA” is more defined: American, Swiss and definitely a dash of Italian. (This is Part 2 in our


Logos, Logotypes, Symbols, Signatures, and Monograms

Kerry Grady Founder, Design Principal

There’s a lot of confusion when it comes to the differences between logos, logotypes, symbols, signatures and monograms. While many brand and marketing experts have a basic understanding of the nuances within the definitive applications of brand identity, most non-designers


Design Influences: Paul Rand

Thalia Kalodimos Sr. Writer, Producer

It’s like a scene from a movie, or soft drink commercial: young kid from anywhere, Iowa, stumbles upon his superstar idol. Superstar takes a liking to the kid… gives him inspiring advice he’ll never forget (or maybe throws him a


Mission Control from Richard Branson

Thalia Kalodimos Sr. Writer, Producer

As puts it: “A company’s mission statement is a constant reminder to its employees of why the company exists and what the founders envisioned when they put their fame and fortune at risk to breathe life into their dreams.”


First Impressions

Thalia Kalodimos Sr. Writer, Producer

You just interviewed someone (and you can’t help but notice) they have a pierced tongue. Maybe you think that: “They are so fearless, adventurous, creative”; “The experience must have been incredibly painful, and tooth brushing might be just as bad”; or, “This person


Pt. 2: Insight from a Digital Native.

Thalia Kalodimos Sr. Writer, Producer

The discussion with Grady Campbell Web Designer/Developer, Zeno Shin, continues…   *Q: So many companies invested in websites built in Flash—possibly before they realized its future limitations. Why should they get an HTML5 makeover?   The main advantage HTML5 has over


The Digital Brain

Thalia Kalodimos Sr. Writer, Producer

How many emails have you read today? How many texts? Tweets? Roll in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal online. You say you’re not guilty? In a Buzzfeed report, the average Android Locket app user checked their phone around 110


“HTML is My First Language.” Insight from a Digital Native.

Thalia Kalodimos Sr. Writer, Producer

He has an X-Men moniker, a Hollister look and he can’t even imagine a disadvantaged world that existed “B.A.”–Before Apple—(because he didn’t.) He is Zeno Shin, new Grady Campbell Web Designer/Developer. You might say Zeno is the tech progeny of