We rarely consciously take notice of the swarm of words and letters on buildings or signage anymore. Yet inextricably linked to how we communicate and nearly invisibly infused into our culture is type design. Take a walk down one of the most famous avenues in the world and see an entire new story told by Author Gabriella Garcia as she treats us to a fascinating and thorough review of 13 miles of type faces along Broadway.
Do you feel like people don’t understand you? That your communications was stifled? You never knew what your life was missing until today.
Our 8th annual Chinese New Year bash was wooly and wild. Thanks to all that flocked to our studio to partake. This year we finally managed to find the right balance of General Tsao’s chicken to Dragon Punch and didn’t run out of the latter and have to give out the former on the street at 4am.
Study in the USA provides students around the world with crucial, curated information about American universities and colleges, helping connect them with the programs best suited to them. With a surge in global mobile use, Study in the USA realized they were missing a vital component.
Q&A is psyched to have received a 2015 AVA Gold Award in mobile web design for our work on the Study in the USA mobile website. The AVA Digital Awards recognizes creative excellence in planning, concept, direction, design and production of digital communication. Who are we to argue.
Wendy Q was nominated for the 2014 AIGA Seattle Fellow Award alongside design pals Jeff Barlow, Creative Manager, In-Store Experience at Starbucks Global Creative, Kristine Johnson, Co-Founder and Chief Design Strategist at Cognition Studio and Robynne Raye of Modern Dog. She hopes to one day, be half as accomplished as the honoree, Doug Wadden.
The Davey Awards exclusively honor the “Davids” of creativity, the finest small firms, agencies and companies in the world. David defeated the giant Goliath with a big idea and a little rock—the sort of thing small firms do each year. The annual International Davey Awards honors the achievements of the “Creative Davids” who derive their strength from big ideas, rather than big budgets. With nearly 4,000 entries from across the US and around the world, the Davey Awards honors the finest creative work from the best small firms, agencies and companies worldwide. The Davey Awards is sanctioned and judged by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, an invitation-only body consisting of top-tier professionals from a “Who’s Who” of acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms. For more information, visit www.daveyawards.com and www.aiva.org.
There was a stampede of fun at our annual Chinese New Year party. Q&A rang in the wood horse with tables full of Chinese take out, Dragon Bite Punch and our customary photo booth. This year marked our sixth CNY party celebrating clients, vendors and friends.
For those of you born in 1954, 1966 or 1978, you share this year with:
Genghis Khan; German Chancellor Angela Merkel; French President Francois Hollande; Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and British Prime Minister David Cameron.
According to Feng Shui practitioner, Lai Hon-fai, the year will be favorable for women and the places they govern. Noted Q&A Principal, Wendy Quesinberry, “The year of the horse sounds awesome.”…