Drumroll Please

Written by MODintelechy / Studio Culture

The results are in! For what? Austin Chronicle’s “Best of Austin” 2010 Congratulations to our friends at Mandarin Flower Co for the “Most Fabulous Floral Arrangements”!! The Review: “Sumptuous calla lilies become tutu chandeliers for the ballet fete! Lavish orchids for the Hispana Leadership Summit gala! Bamboo and ginger for the Austin Bar Association’s gala!…

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3 Steps to Killer Design.

Written by MODintelechy / Design

Inspired by Penguin Books cover designer Coralie Bickford-Smith‘s “motivational” poster [yes we know there’s no picture here…don’t worry, keep reading on and you’ll see it soon ;)], we thought we’d talk about three ways to ensure you’re developing phenomenal designs. To create something meaningful, keep in mind 3 BIG ideas. Have a Plan Look for…

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Don't Miss a Beat

Written by MODintelechy / Uncategorized

With summer finally starting to chill out a bit (or did we just dream that it was in the 80s last week??) people are starting to come out of hibernation.  Is it odd that in the south we hibernate through the heat not the cold? Anyway, with this influx of people out around town, we…

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The Importance of Being a "Team Player"

Written by MODintelechy / Uncategorized

AIGA had a great post last week about the necessity of getting along with your team as an essential function of a good designer. In fact, having been labeled as someone who CAN’T get along with others can throw your experience and career potential in the trash… “When a person is vetted for a new…

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Boosting Creative Energy

Written by MODintelechy / Uncategorized

It’s the end of the week, and the anticipation of weekend plans has everyone abuzz around the office. At first we thought it was just us, but a Health.com study confirms it…this anticipation of a mental break actually helps us work better.  It’s like we’re adrenaline junkies and every hour has us working more intensely…

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The Key to Happy Clients

Written by MODintelechy / Marketing

Relationships Alright, all you commitment-phobics out there calm down, we’re not about to have a DTR with you. What we are going to do is stress the importance of building relationships with clients and prospects alike. Let’s break it down… Why It’s Important to Foster Good Client Relationships 1.  Studies show that negative experiences are…

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What Twitter Teaches Us

Written by MODintelechy / Technology

{that we already knew, but are now forced to apply on a daily basis} Even though the results released this week by Mashable show that an astounding 0% of Americans would be willing to pay for Twitter, It has become an integral part of our daily routine, and thus important to know what effect it’s having…

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5 Tips for Strategic Design

Written by MODintelechy / Design

We were fascinated this morning by an article all about one designer’s [Eddie Jabbour] development process in creating a much more easily understood NY Subway Map, and it had us thinking… Many of the factors that were important to Jabbour in developing that map are applicable to advertising design as well. Of course we then had…

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What's in a Photograph?

Written by MODintelechy / Marketing

Today Bryant is joining us from Bryant Hill Media to share some knowledge about the art of the photograph. We loved chatting with him… and not only does he offer great insight, he knows what he’s talking about [you’ll soon see some samples and agree]. And now it’s time to give Bryant the floor, so…

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Lazy Americans

Written by MODintelechy / Uncategorized

That’s right, I said it. Americans are being lazy. What else is new? But you might be surprised about what, in particular, we’ve been lax about. Creativity. A recent newsweek articlereports that since 1990, creativity scores have been dropping in the US, and for which age group? Children of all people. Children are NOT creative?…

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