diy or hire a professional

diy or hire a professional

In recent weeks, a lot has gone one here for Mr. D Studios. Although most were only small steps, there were a lot of steps taken. but with every step, every change, came more new questions. Being based out of the Greater Pittsburgh, you get to know the general culture...
Mediocrity in Design

Mediocrity in Design

Mediocrity. Hard to not fall into that level, and even harder to break away from it. but Mediocrity can be used to a designers (really anybody’s) advantage. It really all relates to the individual perspective of the person. Mediocre is defined as “of moderate quality;...
Needy Clients and You

Needy Clients and You

Needy Clients and You     Every one of us has encountered the “needy client”. The clients that constantly have changes, new ideas, and other little nit picky things. Those changes that after ten or twelve of theme are ready to snap. If you have had a client like this,...
Communication: Have Patience

Communication: Have Patience

I wanted to share this with everyone since many businesses I work with (both clients and partnerships) do all use the same communication methods.  I know that seems really obvious to most readers but after thinking about it, there maybe things you don’t always...
Statistics VS Data

Statistics VS Data

Aside form my consulting work, I service as the head of corporate design for a large company here in Pennsylvania. I had a discussion with one of my fellow coworkers over a project involving infographics.The “heated discussion” arose when I received stacks of data...
Photoshop: Can But Shouldn't

Photoshop: Can But Shouldn't

Recently I was working with a client, and She requested a clean basic logo for another project. So i did the usual, look up other, made some sketches, and slapped it in illustrator. Done. I got this. Then it happened. She sends me a message along the lines of “My...