Tag: design

The Benefits of DBA Marketing Part 1: What is DBA Marketing

by Shevy S.

Marketing is the foundation for business development and finding ways to combine the two seamlessly is key to successfully running a company that is constantly growing. In this blog series, “The Benefits of DBA Marketing,” we will discuss how Marstudio,[…]

When a PowerPoint Presentation Is Your Big Chance, Take a Visual Cue

by Sam R.

The fundamental problem with sales and marketing presentations is that most companies focus on writing a PowerPoint (or other software) presentation. For a presentation to be effective and memorable, however, the focus has to be on the person presenting.

What Microsoft PowerPoint Was Created to Do

Microsoft developed PowerPoint in the computer age to replace projected film slides and transparencies.[…]

How We Design Impactful, Branded, Product Packaging

by MaSara M.

Every designer has a “first love.” For me, packaging design will always have a special place in my heart. My admiration for product packaging began in design school and still interests me today. What I love most is not only how much it challenges us as designers,[…]

How to Use Consumer Personas to Identify your Target Market

by Marstudio Inc.

Imagine an Olympic archer lining up to shoot, bow and arrow ready with no bull’s-eye in sight. No way of measuring success, accuracy, or skill. That would take away a lot of the excitement from the sport. Archery without a bull’s-eye as the goal is similar to marketing without a target market.[…]

Why the Extensive Brand Identity Process Is Essential for ROI

by Sam R.

The other day I saw a post on Facebook that threw me. A company was searching for a designer to “quickly whip up a few logos.” No.

Time and thoughtfulness go into creating a brand identity – the logo and everything else that tells a company’s story.[…]

Enhesa: Simplifying Complicated Corporate Messages

by Marstudio Inc.

Enhesa is a leading environmental, health, and safety consulting firm, providing EHS regulatory compliance assurance support to businesses worldwide. Marstudio has had the pleasure of rebranding Enhesa, and collaborating with their organization on multiple marketing and web presence strategies. Enhesa needed a cohesive brand image,[…]

The Making of “A Spring in South Langland” Book Cover

by Sam R.

Even though we have all heard the expression “don’t judge a book by its cover,” we were smart enough to know that everyone does anyway. With this knowledge in hand, we knew what our first step was when author Barry Thomas came to us looking to give his book A Spring in South Langland new life.[…]

Make Your Brand Stand Out with Unique Typeface Design

by Sam R.

Top companies often commission a custom-designed font for their brands – think Kellogg’s cereal boxes, for example (Kellogg’s Sans font). An experienced graphic designer who understands your business strategy can create a new typeface or modify an existing font to help distinguish your brand.[…]

IN & OUT Design Trends for 2016

by Sam R.

We always keep a close eye on the latest web design trends, and this year has been no exception. As we move into 2016, there are a number of trends we’ve seen build momentum, while others have fizzled out. There are also a number of hot trends in 2015 that will continue to gain strength in the new year.[…]