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Dieter Ram’s 10 principles of good design

Often times in graphic design, we need to look outside of our industry to find inspiration. I was doing some reading recently and stumbled across the words of Dieter Ram. Dieter Ram is an industrial designer and has spent most of his life creating some truly iconic designs for electronics, furniture, and other household items, but [...]

By | 2018-01-26T16:33:10+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Design, Web|

5 rules for logo design

Logos are some of our favorite projects to work on. They allow us to learn about our clients, build a visual identity for their message and cater their website and additional materials around that identity so that they all mesh together as a consistent idea. I thought it might be helpful to go over a [...]

By | 2017-10-13T16:12:47+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Design|

Find your voice

Working here at Thunderstruck Design, I love when a branding project comes through the door. Sometimes when I meet with a client, they think that their brand begins and ends with their logo. Although the logo is our first step in visually presenting the brand, it is just one piece of a much larger puzzle. [...]

By | 2017-06-16T16:06:30+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Design|

Design History – NASA

When I was kid, I was obsessed with 2 things; monkeys and space. Since I couldn’t become a monkey, I figured an astronaut was the next best thing. Luckily I found common ground for both interests in NASA. Obviously the astronaut plan didn’t pan out, but I still have an appreciation for their logo, which [...]

By | 2017-06-15T11:01:48+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Design|