Sep 16/14

Job Hunting Tips for Entry Level Designers

I recently successfully filled a junior position here at Traina Design, and I came away from the interviewing experience with a few tips I’d like share with designers who are in search for the perfect (or ...

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Jun 16/14

Calligraphy 101

My fascination with lettering and all things type began before I can remember. I find something very satisfying about handwritten text that can’t be replicated on a computer. My appreciation for this art form inspired me ...

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May 23/14

"Creativity is contagious, pass it on"

Pulling inspiration from Albert Einstein, we’ve compiled a short list of design-centric quotes to ignite artistry and discussion. If you don't see your favorite design quote here, share it with us on our

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May 23/14

“Creativity is contagious, pass it on”

Pulling inspiration from Albert Einstein, we’ve compiled a short list of design-centric quotes to ignite artistry and discussion. If you don't see your favorite design quote here, share it with us on our

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Getting to Know Your Coworkers: Why Design?

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People interact with their co-workers on a daily basis without ever knowing what events or choices lead them to their selected career paths. You may sit next to ...

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Feb 28/14

Love & Branding

Successful branding is a lot like love. When you love someone, you show them. It’s a time old tale of actions speaking louder than words. Prove to me that you love me, that you're worth believing ...

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Feb 28/14

Love & Branding

Successful branding is a lot like love. When you love someone, you show them. It’s a time old tale of actions speaking louder than words. Prove to me that you love me, that you're worth believing ...

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Feb 11/14

Typographic Tourettes

There are some curious things about graphic designers that you may never find out until you've lived with one. For example, we're prone to making senseless purchases just because we love the packaging. I had to ...

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Jan 10/14

The Elephant is the Elephant in the Room

We all know the idiom about the elephant in the room. You know, the obvious truth that is either being ignored or going unaddressed? Well, it seems that the elephants themselves are the elephant in the ...

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Magazines worth reading

As a designer, I'm always looking for good sources of inspiration. Lately I've been seeing quite a few well-designed, and stunningly beautiful magazines that have caught my attention. These design publications have the added challenge of ...

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