Web Design Marketing Podcast EP 5 – Competitive Analysis

This is one of the key elements to a successful web campaign, yet so few people actually do it! One of the first principals in marketing is a method in which you figure out your placement in the market, figuring out your placement is achieved by examining your competitors and seeing what you provide […]

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Breaking the Grid in Design???

Blue Flavor has an interesting blog post on designing with out a grid. Very good read, and while I tend to stick pretty strict to grids, sometimes they can confine your thought and design process. There have been a few instances where I designed with out a grid, and afterwards cleaned up the margins by […]

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What the newspapers missed, and you might too

My company, 3.7 Designs had the fortune of getting a few mentions and the logo published in the local newspaper. Our initial impression of the article was that it would be a discussion of the collaboration that occurs between the companies in our office, however they instead chose to focus on the “cost savings” of […]

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Ann Arbor Art Fair? Can It Teach Me Anything?

Ann Arbor — The “Mini New York”. To say that Ann Arbor puts a great deal of emphasis on it’s “rich culture” is speaking mildly. While I end up driving out to many other cities in Michigan and Ohio, I have yet to come across one that has as many art galleries, unique restaurants, and […]

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