Graphic Design

Smart Advertisements that Make You Laugh

Smart Advertisements that Make You Laugh 150 150 adminxs

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Smart Advertisements

We can’t seem to get enough of cleverly designed advertisements, particularly those that deliver messages with a keen sense of humor, or convey ideas in ways we never expected. These should make you chuckle…they did for us. For the mid-afternoon surfers, here’s something light to digest.

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The Inside Details on Package Design – by Orange County Graphic Design firm Urban Geko

The Inside Details on Package Design – by Orange County Graphic Design firm Urban Geko 150 150 adminxs

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The Inside Details on Package Design

Many people underestimate the importance of package design when they are trying to grow their brand or promote their company. Packaging is much more than a simple box that a product is shipped in. The packaging of a product is the main introduction to the customer. “The look and feel of product packaging can leave a lasting impression that influences a customer’s opinion of the overall product,” adds Orange County graphic design firm guru  Reza.

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Best Advertisements of All Time

Best Advertisements of All Time 150 150 adminxs

Eye-Catching Advertisements That Make You Look Twice

It’s no secret; every business owner wants their company to be profitable. Having a unique marketing campaign can help propell this. Thats where our graphic design orange county california company Urban Geko steps in. We create unique designs that make heads turn.

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Understanding Color

Understanding Color 870 350 adminxs

No matter what project you are working on it is very important for every designer to understand color. Using the right colors in your design can make it stand out among the rest, but using the wrong colors can ruin it. Color has the ability to evoke reactions in people, so understanding it is beneficial before you start designing. Your graphic design team has put together a few of the basics to give you a better understanding of color.

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How to boost your creativity

How to boost your creativity 870 350 adminxs

A common desire of a graphic designer is to be more creative. The more creative you are the better ideas you will come up with and the better your designs will be. Sometimes it may seem as though creative ideas come to others more easily than others. In actuality there are a few techniques that you can do in order to stimulate your mind, which can in turn boost your creativity. read more

Make your design shine – 5 simple elements

Make your design shine – 5 simple elements 870 350 adminxs

Make Your Design Shine – 5 Simple Elements!

Have you ever heard someone say that there is something missing within your design? Your “design approach” whether print or web, is key to the final outcome. Some designs grab your attention in a positive way, while others tend to go unnoticed. Our Orange County graphic design team has put together a few tips on what you can do to give your design that extra “shine” that it is missing.

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Effective Layouts

Effective Layouts 150 150 adminxs

A layout is the placement of content, graphics, and images on a page. No matter if you are working on a print publication, presentation, or website, the layout is one of the most important elements as an effective design will grab a readers attention. If the layout does not showcase the important elements first, you are more likely to confuse the reader. read more

Programs a graphic designer cannot live without

Programs a graphic designer cannot live without 150 150 adminxs

Graphic software is essential to any graphic designer’s success. Among these some of the most popular Adobe programs include InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. Each program is designed for a different purpose, but designers are constantly working will all three. Our team has put together brief overview of each of these programs to give you a better understanding on the difference between them. read more

Insight into a designers mind

Insight into a designers mind 150 150 adminxs

When you begin a project, the opportunities seem endless. As designers, we design with a purpose. That purpose is to solve a problem through design. We look at the problem and fill our pages with color, shapes, type, and even images trying to come up with something that will speak the viewer. We don’t just design; we transform ideas into visual masterpieces for the world to enjoy. read more

It's Time for Graphic Designers to Take the LEED

It's Time for Graphic Designers to Take the LEED 150 150 adminxs


If you’ve ever dealt with an architect or interior designer in recent years, chances are you’ve heard the term LEED floating around. Now, just what exactly is LEED? It stands for Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design and is internationally recognized as an eco-friendly building certification system. The third-party verification confirms that a building or community was designed to improve metrics such as: energy saving, water efficiency, CO2 emission reduction and indoor environmental quality. read more