Graphic Designer: the logical artist

Alana Lemke Creative, Design, graphic design, Marketing

We are all familiar with the theory that states each side (left/right) of our brain is responsible for different functions or thinking, and that individuals may be more dominant in one of these. Those considered “left-brained” might make great lawyers, accountants or engineers. We can thank this left side for strengths such as: Language Math Analytical Thinking Logic and Reasoning …

Creative Collaboration In The Office

Creative Collaboration In The Office

Brian Town Blogging, Michigan Creative

“Look behind any creative success story and you’ll usually find a great team, a group of passionate people who raised each other’s game.” (Christian Jarrett) Creative collaboration in the office here at Michigan Creative is key and I really don’t think I could find a more perfect quote to describe this company if I tried! By this point, I’m sure …

Designing A Client's Idea

Designing a Client’s Idea

Siobhan Findlay Blogging, Design

There are opinionated clients, clients who aren’t really sure what they want, design savvy clients, and many other types of clients. Your job as a designer is to give all types of clients a finished design that is both functional and visually pleasing. Sometimes this is really easy, but other times working with a client is a challenge. While it …


Finding Creativity

Siobhan Findlay Blogging, Creative

What’s your trade? Graphic design, video production, photography, public relations, education, engineering? Regardless of what career path you follow, creativity is needed; whether it be coming up with a new way to teach your first graders, or creating a full length feature film. Creativity involves gathering inspiration from your past experience and knowledge, and making something completely new. We all …

Myths Of Graphic Design

Myths of Graphic Design

Michigan Creative Blogging, graphic design

Graphic designers are often faced with many false ideas surrounding the profession. Most people seem to have some sort of preconceived false outlook on what the job actually is and the responsibilities that it carries. In this post I will be talking about a few of these many different myths of graphic design. One of the most common myths that …

Myths Of Graphic Design

The Basics of Graphic Design

Siobhan Findlay Blogging, graphic design

In order to better understand the basics of graphic design, it’s best to first know the definition. Graphic design is defined by as “the art or profession of visual communication that combines images, words, and ideas to convey information to an audience, especially to produce a specific effect”. The definition starts off as describing graphic design as an art. …