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 | October 13th, 2017|Design|

Google Fonts, a Web Designer’s Best Friend.

We all know when it comes to design... Typography is important. Like REALLY important. Whether you are designing for print or web, figuring out your typographic aesthetic and hierarchy is one of the most important steps to any design. One typographic tool that has been making life easier for designers and developers for as long as I have [...]

By | September 29th, 2017|Design, Web|

Uncreative Thoughts Every Creative Person Thinks

Being creative means feeling like none of your ideas are creative. Seriously, it’s like a rule. Here’s the thing, being creative is harder than one might think. Actually, no… being creative isn’t the hard part; convincing yourself that your idea is creative and good enough is what’s difficult. It’s like no matter what we do [...]

By | August 25th, 2017|Design, Uncategorized|

Web Design Process

Ever wonder what it takes to get a website up and running? Since we just launched our own new website, we thought it would be a great idea to explain the general website design process here at Thunderstruck Design: Initial Consultation At Thunderstruck, all of our projects start with an free initial consultation. Here we [...]

By | July 7th, 2017|Design, Web|

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 | 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 | May 5th, 2017|Design|