Beauty AND Brains: Successful Design for B2B
Join Barb Woolley as she explores the balance between content delivery and compelling visual narrative. Barb will provide insights on working effectively with small teams and limited budgets, understanding the symbiotic relationship between an art director and editor, and delivering beautiful pages that serve the reader and keep up with the design zeitgeist.
Constraints: Friend or Foe?
Clients present designers with many limitations. Will these constraints make you a better designer or a bitter designer? The answer may surprise you! Bob sheds light on the real world of design and shows you how to make that world your friend.
Why didn't I think of that?
As creative thinkers we pride ourselves on our ability to generate ideas. Sometimes they just aren't so great...and at times we simply draw a blank. Bob offers up some pointers on how to generate, develop and communicate really good ideas when you need them most.
Graphic Design – Bringing Ideas to Life
It has been said that "graphic designers are the visual ambassadors of ideas: their role is to translate, communicate and occasionally even agitate..." What type of projects are they involved in? How involved is the design process? Follow two case studies and learn how graphic design impacts the world in which we live and how it often affects the choices we make.
Curiosity – The Designer’s Secret Weapon
Bob takes a closer look at curiosity – how it can be nurtured and encouraged rather than feared and under-valued. Bob shows you how to better assess and understand your own curiosity and isolates five areas where improvements will help spur on your own creativity.
Typography in the Key of Life
Typography as a craft has been practiced since Gutenberg’s invention of movable type. Typography, like music, art and architecture, is reflective of the world that surrounds it. As the foundation of graphic design and the concrete form of any language, typography can dance with expression or communicate directly with no frills. In this presentation, Dominic Ayre will talk about his regional and international observations of movements and trends within applied typography.
Upon Further Investigation
No, this webinar series won't help you attract new clients. And it won't improve your profit margin. However, it will remind you that designers see the world differently. Join Bob Hambly R.G.D., Creative Director at Hambly & Woolley, as he rummages around in the intriguing world of design.
Why Are There 284 Holes In My New Shoes?
Bob takes a look at some of the unusual and often functionless design details found in everyday life from areas like fashion, architecture and product design. Gain insights into the history of these design details and why they have remained a part of the design vernacular – even after losing their original purpose.
How to prepare a design portfolio, and YOU!
You’re standing in the lobby of the company that may be a first stop on your exciting career in design. In your hands is the portfolio that will decide whether it’s you or another designer who gets this job. OK... Now rewind. How did you get here? Senior Associate Dominic Ayre offers insights into what principals of studios are looking for in junior designers and their portfolios.
Yellow – The Most Fickle of All Colours
A lover of the colour orange, Bob will venture out of his comfort zone and take a close look at the colour yellow.