We've been invited to give a talk at the Victoria PechaKucha Night on Thursday, November 25th. PechaKucha Night was devised in Tokyo in February 2003 as an event for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public. We went to the last one in August and were quite impressed. It was a great place to meet young, interesting people and see them give their presentations in the trademark 20x20 format: 20 slides in 20 minutes. Our very own Creative Director, Richard Hatter, is presenting.
Why would I design my own logo?
Everyone who has started a new business runs into this question in one form or another:
How do I make my business distinctive and attractive to customers?
Like many web developers out there I strive to stay on top of developments in the industry. I love my RSS reader dearly. But now that I'm spending much of my time running the business - as opposed to before we started HG and I spent most of my time in production - I'm finding it difficult to stay on top of my bookmarks. By the end of each week I have a set of 8 or 10 tabs open in Safari that I've kept open all week... been meaning to read them... just didn't have/find/make the time. I've got folders upon folders of "Read This Stuff" or "Bookmark Cleanup" or "Ideas for (x, y, z)"
As many of you may know, we were recently featured on Smashing Magazine's 'Drawing Inspiration From Creative Logos' for the design of the logo for The Alliance for Arts and Culture. We are deeply honoured by the recognition. We worked closely with AAC to achieve
Wine label design is something that we've been interested in for a long time now. We've recently embarked on our first wine label design project and so we've been doing a bit of research. I wanted to share with you some of the better wine label designs that I've found recently.