FOREST THRU THE PINES

Sounding off on marketing ideas, theories and trends.

Top 5 Branding Trends of 2016-17

December 5th, 2016|

Top 5 Branding Trends of 2016-17 by TOM MAY In many ways, the fundamental process of branding is timeless and unchanging. Research your market, come up with a strong idea, generate content that conveys that idea, and then find ways to get those designs in front of the right audience. [...]

25 Awesome T-shirt Designs

November 22nd, 2016|

Awesome T-shirt Designs by DANIEL NELSON Make the world suck less by 55 Hi's Matthew Tapia Fortune Favors the Brave by Damian King Deftones Change hearts. Change minds. Change lives. Save girls in China from gendercide. Not all who wander are lost by Studio Muti The Noisemaker Crew by Hello [...]

Taco Bell Logo Refresh

November 15th, 2016|

Taco Bell reveals new logo by DOM CARTER Popular American fast-food chain Taco Bell has revealed its new logo design this week, which replaces previous branding that has been in place since 1995. Developed by creative consultancy Lippincott and Taco Bell's internal design group, TBD, the revamped logo simplifies existing [...]

7 Ways to Generate New Ideas

November 15th, 2016|

7 Ways to Generate New Ideas by DOM CARTER

Best Job For Your Personality

August 30th, 2016|

Discover the best job for your personality type by CREATIVE BLOQ STAFF Have you every wondered if you're in the right job? Does illustration, web or graphic design really suit your personality? If that's a question you've ever asked yourself, you may well be interested in this insightful infographic from [...]

New Skills in Web Design!

June 17th, 2016|

New Skills in Web Design! By CHRISTOPHER MURPHY Knowing what to focus on in order to stay up to speed with the web can be a challenge. Here are the areas you should be brushing up on. Our industry is evolving at a dizzying rate, and it seems to develop [...]

25 Great New Design Quotes!

June 16th, 2016|

25 Great New Design Quotes!  by DANIEL NELSON  FROM UP NORTH Here’s a new collection of great quotes by some of the most inspirational men and women that ever walked this earth. If you do like them and find them inspirational or helpful in some way, check out the links [...]

Instagram gets a new logo

June 14th, 2016|

Goodbye tiny camera: Instagram gets a new logo by RACHAEL STEVEN Instagram has launched a new look today with a colourful new logo, a streamlined app design and a new set of icons for sister apps Hyperlapse, Boomerang and Layout. The app’s previous logo – a camera with a [...]

Brand Identity

June 14th, 2016|

Brand Identity by DELUXE Beyond just a memorable logo, good branding increases the value of a company, provides employees with direction and motivation, and makes acquiring new customers easier. So what exactly is a brand?  The short answer is: everything. A brand represents the sum of people’s perception of [...]

The Future of Branding is Debranding

June 13th, 2016|

The Future Of Branding Is Debranding by JASMINE DE BRUYCKER Branded content camouflages what companies have been trying to do since time immemorial: Sell you stuff. Here's a better idea. As digital media blunts the impact of advertising, brands are looking for new ways to lure consumers. The latest, [...]