Blog Out Loud

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Author: Gina Bleedorn

Timeless philosophy on design and translation

Timeless philosophy on design and translation

I continually find inspiration on design in all forms on DesignMind, Frog Design’s robust blog.  This article from last week was worth sharing; an issue our designers face every day… French philosopher and writer Gilles Ménage wrote: “Translations, like women, can be either faithful or beautiful, but not both.”  The article’s author, Andreas Markdalen, goes on [...]

And My Love Affair With Infographics Shall Continue...

And My Love Affair With Infographics Shall Continue…

As my team pokes fun at my ever-passionate excitement around Infographics, I only become ever-more passionate.  Infographics represent the embodiment of design thinking:  Subject matter expertise meets communication design, in a delicately balanced convergence of multiple data points graphically orchestrated to shape a point of view.  The topics can be micro or macro, from trivial [...]

Adrenaline is hiring a Creative Director!

Adrenaline is hiring a Creative Director!

We’re looking for a new Creative Director to join our growing team at our new office in Buckhead.  View the job description here!

Check it out: Pantone's Color of 2013

Check it out: Pantone’s Color of 2013

  http://www.designboom.com/design/pantone-color-of-the-year-2013-emerald/          

How is Facebook addiction affecting our minds?

How is Facebook addiction affecting our minds?

Credit to Mashable. Love this infographic:

Brilliant Strategic Ambush Marketer: Nike takes London 2012

Brilliant Strategic Ambush Marketer: Nike takes London 2012

Nike does it again…they managed to steal the Olympic show without even being an official sponsor. The Flyknit shoe called Volt was the showpiece.  The shoe’s creator Martin Lotti describes the glow-in-the-dark-neon-yellow-green as, “the most-visible color to the human eye.” Per Kent Grayson of Northwestern University: “Nike’s move was really clever. They used marketing assets [...]