Learning to Listen

Learning to Listen

Header image: logo design is about 10% design skill, 30% design knowledge, and 60% listening to what your client is (and isn’t) telling you. Our logo design process for Redfish was a good example of giving your client more to talk about if they don’t really have a distinct idea in mind.   I am […]

The Printer’s Guide to Design – Starters

The Printer’s Guide to Design – Starters

Header image: Getting your piece set up correctly from the beginning makes all the difference in the world. If you’ve got your sizing, pagination, layout, folding schemes, colors, etc. all in place before you send it over to the printer, the odds of your work coming off the press looking perfect increase exponentially. Here, we’ve […]

How to Invest in the Right Things

How to Invest in the Right Things

Header image: Our recent social media post featured a work-in-progress commission for someone that really loves Mumford & Sons. In their song Awake My Soul, they sing the line found on the image – a line that I believe has resonated with many people in the years since the song’s release. Where you invest your […]

The Power of Reciprocity

The Power of Reciprocity

Header image: Isn’t it amazing how a simple note can really change your mood? We featured this one on our Instagram because we have have a weakness for print – but there are literally thousands of ways to give back to the people you value. rec·i·proc·i·ty Noun – the practice of exchanging things with others for […]

Getting Started

Getting Started

Header image: my first round of Antares logos, which some may recognize and which were retired after only a few short months of use when I finally took the hint because I got tired of people saying, “oh, it’s some kind of fox?”   Make no mistake – I am fully aware that this post […]

Welcome to Antares!

Welcome to Antares!