Dribbble.com was kind enough to choose one of our projects to feature on their blog, Dribbble Replay: http://blog.dribbble.com/2015/04/07/replay.html We’re so happy that we want to share the love with a giveaway of one (1) Dribbble invitation to a talented designer out there looking to join us in the Dribbble community. If you haven’t yet checked out Dribbble and are in the design industry, it’s time to take a look. Their motto “to improve and simplify… Read more »
I’m pleased to be asked to be on the judging panel for the 2015 R.G.D. Student Awards. This is a great opportunity for college and university students in graphic design, branding and advertising programs to get recognition, one of eleven $1000 awards, and ignite their careers before even leaving the formal classroom setting. If you’re a student or a recent grad, enter your work by May 8th, 2015. Enter the RGD Student Awards to win… Read more »
We’re happy to announce that Van De Vooren won the bronze trophy for Branding and Logo Redesign at the 20th Annual Summit International Awards. The award was given for our work on Big Fish Consulting. Take a look at the project here: http://www.vandevooren.ca/portfolio/bigfish-brand-bundle/
When the Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario (R.G.D.) asked us if they could feature our work in their monthly publication, we were thrilled. It was a pleasure to work with the R.G.D. on the case study of how we rebranded of the Canadian Dental Association’s key publication. Take a look at the featured case study at: http://www.rgd.ca/community/case-studies/news_post/839.php
Did you know that the design of a brand and its logo is main reason that people choose a product or service, on average, three times more often than their competitors? When your logo and brand are this important to your company’s success, it’s vital that they are done right, enabling you to enjoy the increased profit and loyal clientele they will bring. So, what is the right price, and how do you get the… Read more »
It’s incredible what some strong graphic and colouring technique, an eye for detail, and a lot of time can do. Some of these photographs look like they could have been taken yesterday.
We’ve seen quite the movement to minimalism over the last couple of years. Shiny buttons have yielded for simplified gradients and flat colour. Shaping has also become minimalistic which is evident in the popularity around simplified logos. Even general shaping in graphic design has taken a turn towards clean geometry. This is every designer’s dream since it allows for proper use of whitespace, and delicate yet strategic typography selection. But, there’s only so much of… Read more »
We’re always on the hunt for new and beautiful fonts.
When they’re free, it’s even better!
Here’s some of our favourite free fonts for the professional (or aspiring) graphic designer. Not all of the font weights are available for each one.
Baron is an free uppercase display typeface inspired by the classic sans serif font familes. This typeface is, because of his… Read more »