by Scott de Fasselle
A well-timed graphic with a specific audience can produce results.
On Friday, December 5th, 2014, the Kirtland Hornets were playing in their fourth consecutive state championship game. Since I went to high school there (years ago), and have a passion for sports, I knew I wanted to design something to honor the school and my old hometown.
Continue reading How One Tweet Far Exceeded My Expectations
By Craig de Fasselle
After years of telling clients they should have a responsive website, Blitz Media Design has finally practiced what we preach with this launch of our own mobile-friendly site.
The old platitude “the cobbler’s children have no shoes” is a common saying among designers and other professionals. Many of us are too busy to practice what we preach within our own fields–that’s been true of Blitz until now. Continue reading Responsive Website – The Cobbler’s Child Gets New Shoes
By Craig de Fasselle
We’ve all heard the old line that a camel is a horse designed by committee. Truth be told, designers would rather not deal with committees, and this post was initially heading in a “why you should avoid it” direction. Why—this classic YouTube video is a great example of how design by committee can go horribly wrong.
Designing the Stop Sign
But since it’s a fact of life for designers, is there a way to make design by committee work? It’s understandable that organizations want to empower their people and seek their involvement. Designers want to encourage client feedback, and we want our clients to be pleased with the result. Continue reading Making Design by Committee Work
Truly successful web design projects are a collaboration of your product/services expertise with our design and usability expertise.
As The Client, trying to find a template or create your own design using PowerPoint won’t help us as much as providing information on your organization’s strengths and specific goals for the website. Successful web projects tend to break down to the following division of responsibilities: Continue reading The Web Design Project – Who Does What?
A logo’s purpose is to visually identify a company.
For example, think of Target, Nike, and Apple. Their logos instantly come to mind. All three companies have successfully created strong logos that represent their companies. Continue reading The purpose of logos
Intended for clients, this blog will make suggestions on social media, web development, content management systems, graphic design, logos and corporate ID, and marketing. We will refrain from any techno-speak–this blog will be about current and potential clients.
We hope you will find our posts helpful and thought-provoking.