At Maga, we utilize Pantone colors in what often seems like an infinite number of ways — throughout the development of style guides, inspiration for design, as a method for ensuring consistency or to facilitate the communication of certain elements. As a result, I was excited to stumble across yet another use of the famous color system: the development of Pantone recipes.
Last night, as I enjoyed Harris Teeter’s finest crab legs (in honor of the Baltimore Ravens) and a room chilled Heineken, or 2, (in honor of Holland) I began to think about design and the effect it must have on the Super Bowl.
Graphic recorders are an increasingly in demand field. They assist in the ability of employees to recall main ideas from meetings and draw connections between thoughts. Continue reading The Debate: A Graphic Facilitation Session
Color plays a large part in how we think about and view everything in our world. Continue reading Psychology of Color
The reason that people like, make that LOVE something, and they aren’t really even sure why … that’s design. It is so funny to me that from the moment we had a mouse driven Mac 1 in 1984 to the multi-color iMACs 15 years later, the basic recipe of very clean, intuitive and highly professional design and its ensuing revenue generation has not been a focus for more companies. One really can’t look at the sea of PC laptops in their shades of dull gray and black, compared to the unibody machined aluminum of the MacBook, and not quickly conclude which product has more design dollars built in as a percentage of product cost.