Well it’s happening again. A new logo has been released into the wild and the lions are having a field day. With the advent of the State of Tennessee releasing their new logo and the ensuing media storm that followed it reminded me of a blog post I wrote a while back. So welcome to my version of Throwback […]
I’m not sure where it started, but I remember trying to get into the Sopranos midway through it’s run. I tuned in and was expecting to be immediately hooked. But coming in mid-way made it hard to connect emotionally with the characters and story. And because I had no affection for the show I noticed […]
Five things every design student should know coming out of school (but probably won’t get taught) It’s a wonderful new advertising world. Advertising agency shows like Mad Men keep the art school humming with hopeful young minds, flooding out the doors with some truly amazing ways to approach creative problem solving. It’s just that often, […]
written by Steve Barker I admit it: I’ve been in the business a while. I have to fight the “we did it different back in my day” attitude on a regular basis. It’s just a matter of fact that everything we do, and have done for my whole career, morphs into something else every other […]
Apple vs Samsung! Microsoft buys Nokia! The tech press and blogosphere has had a great time blaming, praising, and falling all over itself to report the race called the “smartphone wars”. The fun part has been watching the tech companies jockey for position in this arena. And the most interesting one to watch has been Apple.
Written by Steve Barker OK, I admit it. I’m a fan-boy. Used to be, if you were a Star Trek fan, a Trekkie, you were a bit of a social outcast. (Of course having your wedding in full Klingon regalia and in their native tongue will still qualify you for that.) But something has changed […]