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Playful Escapism: The Pantone Spring 2016 Fashion Color Report

It’s that season we love so much: the release of the Pantone Spring 2016 Fashion Color Report. While fashion is the focus, the colors trends are picked up by all creative industries — graphic design, interior design, and fine art, to name a few. This year’s colors range from vibrant to calming, and are non-gender...


6 Techniques for Selling Without Begging

This article was originally featured in HOW’s 2014 Creative Business issue. Find the full issue in MyDesignShop. The problem is clear: You need more business. Not because you aren’t busy, but because then you could be choosier about which clients you work with. But if there’s one thing firm owners and entrepreneurs hate, it...


Eyeballs Galore! Design Army’s Latest Video

Design Army’s latest creative video promotion is a quirky avalanche of eyeballs. Eyeball everything. Eyeball cupcakes, eyeball ping-pong balls, eyeball Halloween costumes and even a dog named Iris. The promotion shows the whimsical story of the eyewear retail store, Georgetown Optician, which consists of a family who loves fashionable eyewear. “The goal of the Georgetown Optician...