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FIFA 13 Marketing Launch

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Today Emily and I talked about the recent launch of the new FIFA 13 soccer video game and the excitement around what I call the “Cult of FIFA.” WFE Interview: Tom Lillig FIFA 13 from Stone Ward on Vimeo. Here are a couple of spots from the campaign that we discuss:

Broadcast Production: Safety is No Accident

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  With all the moving parts, people and equipment on a production set, staying safe is extremely important. Today I talked to Emily about some of the safety standards on a broadcast production set. Listen to our discussion below, or subscribe to our podcast in iTunes.  

Backgrounds and Bugs

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Drawing inspiration from the cicada when designing tiling graphics for the web. I first read about this idea about a year ago, in this Design Festival article. In the article, the author proposed a technique for creating repeating backgrounds that avoid the monotony and repetition of the standard web page tiled background image. The first… Read more >>

Don’t Change My Logo

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I am a designer. This means I notice typefaces on restaurant menus. It means I’m usually asked to take the pictures at family gatherings. It means I sometimes shake my head when I see a poorly-designed “garage sale” or “lost dog” flyer posted in my neighborhood. (Make the picture of the dog BIG, people!) These… Read more >>

The Twitter Commandments

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by Jeremy Harper “We have to be on Twitter!” is a common exclamation uttered among the stewards of brands.  The validity of this statement is still up for debate. Personally, I believe that some brands need to be on Twitter, and some do not. But those who do should be aware of the atmosphere they… Read more >>