This blog post is going to be the first in a series of posts that share the research we've done on the topic of wine and winery branding over the last couple of years.
This commercial for Quaker Oats ("Wake up, America...") came across my radar today via one of the daily design blogs that I read:
If you're hiding indoors this weekend, trying to beat the heat, here are some interesting links to help you while away the time until it's cool enough to go outside again.
Interesting thoughts from Taxi on selling creative and the relationship between an ad agency and it's clients: www.designtaxi.com/article/100858/How-to-Sell-Creative-Work-to-Clients-Part-2/
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)"
My iMac G5 was recently put out to pasture and I spent two months on a loaner PC laptop (my first Vista experience) while I got the funds together to upgrade to a new iMac. Just this week I started working with a new iMac 24-inch
One of our target markets is the wine industry. The wine industry typically values good design - everything from their branding, labels, and print advertising all the way to their choices of interior design and architecture are often of a high quality. However, we feel that the BC wine industry
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.
We've recently launched our own Hired Guns Creative Facebook Group. Come on over and check out all the Facebooking madness! We'll be updating the group as frequently as we can in order to keep everyone up to date on the activities of Hired Guns Creative.
Welcome to the inagural post on the Hired Guns Creative Blog. This is where Richard, Reed and I will be posting our thoughts about design, programming, web applications, technology, and anything else that we deem blog-worthy.