Welcome to the Jungle. It’s a world where unauthorized people do what they want and destroy entire marketing campaigns based on their biases toward color, style, and whatever suits them for a given day. People have a tendency to qualify things without attempting to understand their purpose or audience. If it doesn’t appeal to them, […]
Hello and WelcomeI'm Christopher Gunn and I'm a lover of ideas (or solutions) and their execution in the real world, particularly when those ideas bring amazing results to clients. Great ideas don't just happen, you have to put in the prep work. It takes a solid process to bring out the greatness and that is where I shine. Check out my portfolio below to see how I have helped others.
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Constructive Criticism is a touchy subject and can be difficult to deliver effectively. Some people even question whether or not it has developed into a healthy habit. David Airey, a brand identity designer, has posed the question of whether we should consider a more positive approach to the matter. Here are David Airey’s thoughts on […]
Anything and everything you do has a risk and/or a benefit. Any business consists of a series of weighing risks versus benefits for decisive actions. For a new business owner, this can be a scary reality, but take comfort in the saying that it’s not only okay to fail, it’s necessary for success. In fact, […]
Photo Credit howzey Many of us live our lives like robots; we push our routines and attempt to execute our tasks with rapid precision for long stretches of time. But unlike a robot’s unwavering power source, we neglect a proper boost in energy. Our reserves are replenished by sparse sleep and energy drinks or other […]
Last week we took a trip to the black and white world of Allen Hollingshead and his amazing work, outlook, and general supply list. If you missed this interview with the photo realist, I strongly suggest you check it out. This week I’d like to explore a theme that resonates between Allen’s fidelity to the limited […]
We all know them – the person who hates change so much that they complain about the even the smallest inconveniences. When protocol changes, they panic and complain with pessimistic undertones. Despite their complaints, there is actually something that can be learned from their mindset. If they just shifted their perception slightly and channeled their […]
Christopher Gunn: Hello, Josh. Thanks for taking time to chat with me. I would like to start with your style. This really separates you from a lot of other illustrators. What is your style or styles and what inspired you to move in this direction? Josh Holland: In terms of style(s) I pull inspiration from […]
There is a certain magic with new designers – the ignorance of the rules, the endless motivation, the fearless approach to trying new things – it can make a seasoned designer jealous and yearn for the drive of early career enthusiasm. I like to think of these new designers as noble savages. Civilization Vs the […]
A well-known, international illustrator once told me that the best illustrator he knows does not illustrate for a living – he lays carpet. The carpet-layer tried commercial illustration, but simply could not meet deadlines. Photo Credit Dennis and Aimee Jonez Deadlines can make or break our reputation. If you miss too many of them, the […]
Feature Credit: Affendaddy Do you remember the story about Isaac Newton discovering gravity while sitting under an apple tree? How about Jimi Hendrix scribbling the lyrics to Purple Haze on a napkin? These are just a couple of examples of the Eureka! Moment in action. Don’t be fooled – creative inspiration often wears the guise […]
After last week’s feature of urban style and gritty texture, Josh Holland gave us lots to think about in regards to his work and how our efforts relate to others. If you missed this interview, I highly recommend you check it out. Today I’d like to elaborate on a point Josh made that really hits […]
Photo Credit Jim Roberts An old mentor of mine once told me that an artist is a rare breed of person. You can drop an artist into any job and he will figure it out and excel in it. I don’t think I can build a rocket, fly a helicopter, or translate Korean for NATO, […]