• AAD511 Communications Lab,  Events

    Listen, we need to talk….

    Now that I’ve caught your attention! I would like to invite you to a seminar that focuses exclusively on the creative industries. 2020 has been a rough time for many of us, and all of them have lost inspiration or ability to make art. So, through this seminar, I hope your artistic senses will tingle and inspire you to create something out of this world!

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  • AAD511 Communications Lab,  Inspiration

    How Storytelling Turned Dollar Shave Club into a Billion Dollar-Company

    Dollar Shave Club is an American company that offers razors and other personal shaving products to customers by mail. It provides razor blades on a monthly basis and offers other shaving products for home delivery. The company has transformed over the years and has one of the most common yet great business models I’ve seen so far.

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  • AAD511 Communications Lab,  Graphic Design,  Inspiration

    Why Visual Brand Identity is the Key To Your Success

    Branding and visual identity are everywhere. Look closely, and you’ll see them on blogs, food labels, and all kinds of ads. Also, personal objects such as papers and business cards, have some sort of identification. The essence of visual brand identity design is to tell the story of a brand in a way that builds trust, recognition and enthusiasm.

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  • AAD511 Communications Lab,  Inspiration

    Kintsugi: The Art of Embracing Flaws

    Kintsugi is a Japanese art of putting pieces of broken pottery back together with gold — built on the assertion that one can make an even better, more beautiful piece of art by accepting flaws and imperfections. Every break is unique, and instead of repairing an item like a new one, the 400-year-old technique actually highlights the “scars” as part of the design. Use this as a metaphor for restoring ourselves teaches us an essential lesson: sometimes in the process of repairing things that have broken down, we actually create something more unique, beautiful and resilient. The video by Goodful below shows the art and origin of Kintsugi. aaa I…

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  • AAD511 Communications Lab,  Inspiration

    Artist on the Rise: Jithin James

    Jithin James is a creative innovator, street photography enthusiast and illustration expert. He is 26 years old, born and raised in Kerala, India. Kerala is known for beautiful greenery, beaches, mountains, hill station etc. which has played a huge part in his design journey. Jordan Grimmer, Alena Tkach, Joey Chou are some of his design inspiration and he follows them religiously. Jithin is also fond of sci-fi movies. Some of his favorites include Avengers: Infinity War, Blade Runner, Star Wars etc.

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  • Graphic Design

    How to Change Eye Color in Photoshop

    In this post, I will show you how to change eye color in Photoshop using a Hue/Saturation adjustment layer. I’m going to do some basic color changes in Photoshop and this method won’t just look good, it’s also efficient and completely non-destructive. Ok, enough horn tooting, lets get started.

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  • Inspiration

    What is Colour Theory?

    Colour plays a crucial role in design and life. It can draw attention to an image, evoke a certain feeling or emotion, even communicate something important without using words at all. So how do we know which colours look good together and which ones don’t??. The answer is simple Colour Theory.

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