Category Archives: design

I’m still here…

It has been awhile since I posted anything on my blog. As I have said before Gibbs Design is a part time job for me so I haven’t devoted as much time this past year as I would have liked … Continue reading

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Design with a side of Slaw

I admit it I’m a BBQ-aholic and a sucker for good design. Recently, I have started to combine those two passions and have found they have a lot in common in their methods and approaches. When getting ready to BBQ … Continue reading

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What’s on your shelf?

Recently My wife and I did some rearranging in our game room. We wanted to move some bookshelves around to make some more room and change where the tv was located. This meant removing all the books off the book … Continue reading

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Fly By

One of the many hats I wear at my full time job is a video editor. When we first purchased Final Cut Studio Pro, I played around in it to get a feel for editing and creating special effects. The … Continue reading

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Operation Thanksgiving Turkey – Identity

Project Type: Identity Client: Catchafire for Q Challenge: Create a logo and character to help promote Operation Thanksgiving Turkey (OTT). Solution: One of my hobbies is competition BBQ. The team I’m on does Operation Thanksgiving Turkey each Thanksgiving to help … Continue reading

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Building Creativity

LEGO. Those small blocks our kids leave on the floor so in the middle of the night we step on them with bare feet thus waking the household. Oh, the memories. I grew up with LEGO. Never knew a day … Continue reading

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Design for the Why

Recently I watched a TED video about how great leaders inspire actions. One of the things he said really struck me about advertising. We shouldn’t design for the “what” but for the “why.” I also watched “Art & Copy” which … Continue reading

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Low Country Gold

I’m on a BBQ competition team and every now and than I get to do some design work for it. Recently we decided to custom label a sauce and I designed the label. Projects like this are great, as I … Continue reading

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Lion E-vite

Last year the company I work for full time did an event in Animal Kingdom in Disney World. One of my jobs was to create an e-vite for it to be sent to the clients. After discussing with our event … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

And Happy New Year to all. The final was printed on Curious Metallics galvanised paper.

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