Feb 14

It’s the dawn of the roaring 20s again. And like the first time around, the 20s are stepping it up. This century’s 20s has user friendliness at the forefront of all graphic and digital design. A little bit different than 100 years ago. So, as we get deeper into the second month of the new decade, we thought it would be a good idea to share a few graphic and digital design trends that we think should be left in the 10s.  

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Jan 17

2019 was an experimental year for ObliqueThe company traveled the world working remotely out of various co-working spaces (12 workspaces on 5 continents, to be exact)While fully immersed in the remote work lifestyle, they met many freelancers across the globe. That is not to say that digital nomadism is synonymous with freelancing. But, while traveling they noticed that freelance talent pools are growing quickly the world over and providing a flexible and viable business model for those who want a less traditional structure  

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Dec 11

Apparently, in 2018 the average American spent about 4 hours online a day, at least according to Nielsen. So that’s at least 4 hours a day per person where you have the chance to woo your customers online. The quickest and most succinct way of doing so is via your creative website design which helps communicate your company branding. We’ve already highlighted ways to improve style, functionality and experience.

So next, we’d like to debunk 5 myths about website design:

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Dec 3

Alright, alright, we know Social Media is old news. You get it; we get it. Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, TikTok, is there anything we missed? We know you know what they are.  

So, have you really thought about how much of your marketing budget is allocated to mobile ads on Social Media? It might be time to think about that. 

 

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Nov 18

In August 2019, Reebok rolled out a really cool campaign.

Their campaign, ‘It’s A Man’s World’, was for a re-release of 3 classic sneaker styles and 2 tee-shirts, and it featured 5 superwomen who are breaking up gender stereotypes in their respective male-dominated industries. But more importantly, ‘It’s A Man’s World’ showcased Reebok’s latest initiative: a creative platform celebrating female empowerment. The message of this campaign honors the zeitgeist of today and is downright empowering. Plus, the 5 women featured are objectively phenomenal.

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Oct 21

Let’s talk e-commerce. This isn’t the most glamorous of topics, but it’s important.  

The booming e-commerce industry highlights the fact that we all want quick, convenient, user-friendly buying options with the ability to transfer funds online. Why? Well, because, how does that saying go? “Time is money and money is time.”  

 

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Sep 23

There are ample brand building tools available to us now, and sometimes choosing the best way to project your brand is difficult. However, as a creative branding agency, we’re here to give you some new innovative ideas.

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Aug 30

Minimalism is having its moment right now. Just like Marie Kondo shaped our closets, we’re going to help you with your website redesign (i.e. your proverbial work closet).  

Here are 10 Tips to keep in mind when trying to create the best Minimalist Design possible.   

 

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Aug 16

You don’t have to be outdoorsy to know what an RV looks like. All you need is experience on an Interstate highway, and we’re almost positive you’ve seen an RV before.  

 Ok. Now, close your eyes and imagine one.  

We’re going to take one guess that the RV you’re picturing has those swoop designs on it and is some very basic color like taupe or brown 

So, how’d we know what was in your head? Part of it is our natural psychic abilities, but the other part of it is that these swoop designs have consistently been the print design on RV campers for the past 20-30 years.  

 

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Aug 5

Things are getting visually repetitive on the internet these days. Some could say, the internet is in the midst of a design dry spell. So, we’d love to help you set yourself apart from the masses! We’re going to give you a shortcut to help narrow down web design choices and give you list of 10 design trends to avoid:  

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