At some point, it happens to just about everyone who wants to use a digital image in print: The photo or graphic that looks perfectly fine on your screen becomes blurry, pixelated, or just plain bad once it’s on paper. What’s the deal?
Just like you wouldn’t dream of building a house without consulting with an architect, an engineer and a contractor, your brand deserves the same expert attention. You gotta start with a plan that you can build from.
Rolla is all about fitness in action. That’s why Rolla’s owner came to Chalkbox. He wanted us to design posters that moved potential clients to engage. In order for their service offering to stand out they needed something bold, exciting, inviting, and accessible.
You’ve probably heard the following concept: What you don’t know isn’t necessarily the problem. It’s what you don’t know you don’t know.
You might already know the difference between a logo and a brand. You might also be surprised at how many of our clients and potential clients don’t.
CoActiveSoft provides solutions for Home Service Providers. Starting up with on-the-cheap branding can handicap a new business—customers and investors may simply not come knocking. They knew this and wanted to start out with branding that looked professional and credible and left no room for doubt. Chalkbox developed this colorful, clean, and professional brand to represent their good work and high-quality service.
Owner Tiffany was opening a retail boutique in Seattle’s Madrona neighborhood, serving up hand-made goods from makers around the world. Her audience needed her brand to be contemporary, with a strong nod to hand-made goods. The completed work refers to patterns, shapes, and colors found in handmade ironwork, jewelry, and other intricate, decorative items.
Successful design begins with questions and communication between the you (client) and your designer. Typically, this takes the form of a creative brief, where designer and client meet to define the design problem, reveal project critical details, outline goals, and discuss the scope of work to be done. This initial conversation sets the stage for a successful project, but an ongoing and effective feedback loop between client and designer is equally important.
Cobalt Construction is a different kind of remodeling contractor: large enough to complete projects effectively and efficiently (and with stunning results), but small enough to build the personal relationships with clients that so often are lacking in the construction business.