Design in an Era of Globalization Design in an Era of Globalization
Over half of the world’s population has internet access. In 2017, more than 200 million people got their first mobile phones, and with the rapid growth and accessibility to digital communication, user design and experience must take cultural differences into consideration in order to serve global communities. As a creative studio operating in both Tel Aviv, […]read more
Protecting Yourself And Your Business After Dealing With Sexual Harassment Protecting Yourself And Your Business After Dealing With Sexual Harassment
Originally Published on Forbes As an entrepreneur who recently dealt with sexual harassment from a client, I came to realize that threats against my person are inherent threats against my business, too. In recent months, especially in the wake of the #MeToo movement, we have all learned that people don’t “look like” predators. Predatory behavior […]read more
Copywriters & Designers: Who Leads? Copywriters & Designers: Who Leads?
Marketing and branding exist at the intersection of graphic design and copywriting. While the relationship between a graphic designer and a copywriter isn’t always perfect, their marriage can be conducive and even thrive with proper communication and collaboration. It truly thrives on the understanding that everyone has something to offer. Each person brings a skill […]read more
Social Media and Society: To Build and To Brand Social Media and Society: To Build and To Brand
It seems as though we’ve reached a point in society where social media defines the new normal. Whereas once human interactions and experiences drove social media posts, we’re now at a time where social media has become the sole purpose in defining why spaces and places may even exist in the first place. The medium […]read more
To Animate or Not? That is the Question To Animate or Not? That is the Question
We like to move it, move it, but when do you know how much movement (aka animation) is too much for your brand’s website? The use of animation to enhance user experience is a clever tactic to employ, but functional design implies that it should be exactly that – functional. By ensuring your animation is […]read more
How Video Calling Enables International Entrepreneurship How Video Calling Enables International Entrepreneurship
Growing up, visiting my friends and family in Israel came with an overwhelming electricity of seeing each other for the first time in a long time. We would kiss and hug one another, then hold each other at arm’s length, reacquaint ourselves with each other’s faces, discovering new freckles and wrinkles, filling in the blanks […]read more
Going Into Business With Your Best Friend: A Good Idea or Potential Problem? Going Into Business With Your Best Friend: A Good Idea or Potential Problem?
Originally Published on Alley Watch: My best friend and I would lock ourselves in my tiny, yellow room in Brooklyn, sitting on my bed with a hundred pieces of paper around us, quietly and carefully plotting how we would launch our business. This was an exercise we had done several times during the course of […]read more
Debunking the Myth That to Be Successful, You Must Be Mean Debunking the Myth That to Be Successful, You Must Be Mean
On a recent Tuesday, I opened my computer to find a message from a friend, Katherine, who I hadn’t spoken to in a while. The message read: “Hey Emily!! How are you?! It’s been forever! I have a question for you if you feel comfortable sharing, I am looking to start my own design business […]read more