You’ve no doubt heard a version of the phrase “You are your own worst critic.” Dove soaps capitalized on that concept with a beautifully executed campaign. Ogilvy & Mather Agency hired a forensic sketch artist to illustrate that fact and give some insight into how we view ourselves.
Believe it or not, it’s not as simple as just picking a font and hoping for the best. I’ve worked with some of the most meticulous and experienced type setters around, and there is a definite science to the art of typography. Treating type like an object of design (as opposed to treating it like […]
I recently came across this website that is a fabulous resource for freelancers and creatives looking for high quality, well-paid projects. I’ve done the rounds in the online community and have at one time or another had profiles on various websites to boost the numbers of incoming gigs. But my general experience was that the […]
I was having a discussion with a vendor today that I work with quite often and use as a resource for programming on web projects. He said the following to me, “You are one of the best designers I’ve ever worked with, and I’ve been working in this industry for about 20 years. You’re in […]
I thought I’d post a little something about me so anyone who was interested could get an idea of my training and background. I was born and raised in South Africa. After graduating high school with a focus on fine arts as my choice of studies, I enrolled in a newly emerging multimedia program with […]
I recently received this little piece of good news. Apparently I’m rated in the top 1% most endorsed for Graphic Design in the United States on Linkedin.
In 1968 American Airlines got themselves a new logo, courtesy of the designer Massimo Vignelli. Not since then have they updated their look, but American recently announced their new logo, and plane designs. FutureBrand handled the overhaul and personally I think it looks really cool. Clean, modern, fresh. It’s good design. It’s funny what your […]
Some web companies build you a website and send you on your way, telling you “Good luck with your new website!” or even worse, they trap you into an monthly retainer payment to update your site’s content. Not us. Our policy is a bit different. Once we launch a site, we’ll provide free training (if […]
Logos and branding are super important to a company, large or small, because it’s the first thing a customer sees. It’s your brand. Your identity. It’s your name for Pete’s sake. Of course it’s important. So why would you not devote the appropriate amount of energy into getting your brand presented the way it should […]
Here are a few good reviews we’ve received from happy clients. “I love my website! I always get a wonderful response from fans and it’s given me a useful tool to keep them updated on my latest projects.” – John Travolta “21TOWIN has been very helpful in updating my site and keeping it current and […]