Monthly Archives: November 2011

Drake & Lou Jam Labels
by lauren | Nov 29th, 2011 | Leave a comment
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While perusing The Dieline today, I came across some pretty nice letter pressed labels for Drake & Lou, a small batch jam company.  Their labels were designed by the packaging

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10 Principles of Good Design
by lauren | Nov 29th, 2011 | Leave a comment

Today, Fast Company featured a blog from Suzanne Labarre about Dieter Rams’ design concepts.  A group of young up-and-coming designers interpreted Rams’ design theory through a variety of comical posters. 

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Mistakes Happen – Don’t Let Them Ruin Your Day
by lauren | Nov 22nd, 2011 | Leave a comment

Imagine – You finalized your design, approved the final proof and you anxiously awaited the delivery of your new labels.  They finally arrive and half way through the labeling process

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Is Branding a Lie?
by lauren | Nov 15th, 2011 | Leave a comment

We tweeted an article today from Inc.com entitled “Why the ‘Power of Branding’ Is a Myth”.  The gist of Geoffrey James’ piece is that branding has nothing to do with

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Design Tips from the Occupiers
by lauren | Nov 11th, 2011 | Leave a comment
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I came across an interesting article in today’s Daily Beast about the signs at Occupy Wall Street.  When we think of protests, especially when politically motivated, we usually think of

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