Pantone Color of the Year 2019 | Living Coral

January 12, 2019

“An animating and life-affirming coral hue with a golden undertone that energizes and enlivens with a softer edge” – Pantone The ocean –  I enjoy looking at it, I don’t enjoy being in it. Why? Oh you know, it’s the little things – drowning, human filth, mysterious creatures of the deep – that keep me…

Pantone Color of the Year 2018 | Ultra Violet

December 7, 2018

“ultra violet suggests the mysteries of the cosmos…the intrigue of what lies ahead” – Pantone Dig if you will, Ultra Violet – the 2018 Pantone Color of the Year Late to the party? Of course I am, but allow me to amend that statement because – fashionably– late to the party is a bit more…

Pantone Color of the Year 2017 | Greenery

January 31, 2017

  “A refreshing and revitalizing shade, Greenery is symbolic of new BEGINNINGS” – Pantone So fresh, so green…you either love it, or hate it, right? Wrong! Is it possible to loathe a color that is part of our daily lives?  What sort of person finds the color of spring leaves detestable? Bad people, thats who! Alright,…

Black & Decker Rebranding Case Study

April 10, 2016

Ahhhh….rebranding. I’ve said it once, i’ll say it a thousand times; NOTHING gets my little designer’s heart buzzing like a good lookin’ rebrand. Case study for today? The Black & Decker Rebranding adventure of 2014. For those of you in the design know this is not a new development. Black & Decker unveiled their new look…

Poo Pourri Rebranding Case Study

January 28, 2016

I don’t know about you, but I get excited when I see redesigned packaging. REALLY excited…. like being in high school and hearing the last bell of the day on the final day of the school year excitement. What gets me even more hot and bothered is when products that I personally appreciate get a facelift…

Pantone Color of the Year 2016 (Colors, actually!)

December 6, 2015

Ah yes, that highly anticipated announcement creative types the world over have waited anxiously for; the Pantone Color of the Year 2016. Pantone you have done it again, you have managed to disappoint me for the 5th consecutive year. HUZZAH!!!!!!!!!! Well, let me retract that statement and partially re-write: You’ve almost managed to completely disappoint me…