2011 Design Trends & Discoveries

Last year I did a round up of 2010 Predictions of Design. This year I am going to write about design trends that I have been seeing and recent discoveries that I found worthy to share. \n\n\n1. Fonts for Websites: Probably the #1 complaint of web designers is being forced to use web-safe fonts in… Read more »

2011 Oscar Posters Review

The Oscars are upon us once again. So as I did last year, here is a review of the 2011 Oscar nominees’ posters. Movie posters are an excellent marketing tool. They serve as a visual explanation of what the movie is about and can sometimes make or break a viewer’s decision to go and see… Read more »

Best Logo Design of 2010

Here are the awards for best logos of 2010:\n\n“Look what design can do for you” Award\nArtyarns: A re-designed Artyarns logo came to light from it’s participation in American Express’s Project RE:Brand, where three small businesses were paired with a design firm in order to re-brand their company. Not unlike what we do here at Blue… Read more »

Comedy Central Rebrands

Last  week, Comedy Central announced that they would be launching a new logo in January 2011. Launched in 1989 by Time Warner, Comedy Central was the first cable channel dedicated wholly to comedy-based  programming. It’s popularity and presence has grown from small time cable channel to being one of the most recognized cable stations on… Read more »

Dear Bravo

I have always been a fan of your channel. Particularly because you produce shows that are based on people doing what they are passionate about in a creative and interesting way. This includes shows that are focused on culinary arts (Top Chef, Top Chef Masters, Chef Academy), fashion design (Project Runway, Launch My Line), styling… Read more »

Growing as a Designer – 10 Things I’ve Learned

We have been talking a lot about growth here at Blue Daring. It’s the theme of our latest campaign. This got me thinking about my own growth as a design professional and the different phases my career has taken in the past decade. Looking back, the choice to become a designer was easy, I knew… Read more »


A few weeks ago I finally found the time to watch the movie Logorama, an entertaining 16-minute animated film, that is entirely made up of 2,500 different brand logos, icons and mascots. This came out last year and garnered an award at the Cannes Film Festival and later won the Academy Award this year for… Read more »