Resources

History of Graphic Design

Ross | September 19th, 2008

For anyone interested in learning about the history of graphic design, here’s a nice site I found a few days ago that does a nice job covering the basics. It includes a pictorial history of graphic design and is a nice, easy read.

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Creativity + Technology in Chicago

Angeline | September 12th, 2008

The crowdSPRING crew has the honor of attending WIRED NextFest 2008‘s opening event in two weeks. The festival, which will be held in Chicago’s Millennium Park from September 27th – October 12th, features innovative exhibits that bridge design and technology together. Here are some great exhibits that will be on display throughout the upcoming weeks: […]

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Introducing crowdSPRING Pro

Ross and Mike | September 8th, 2008

Today, we launch crowdSPRING Pro. We launched crowdSPRING this past May in part to enable buyers to leverage a global network of creative talent. In our first 110 days, over 600 buyers from 30 countries have posted projects on crowdSPRING. But, we also understood that to build a successful creative marketplace, we would first need […]

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Creative Font Design: FontStruct

Ross | July 8th, 2008

There are usually two elements to a logo design – images and letters. Some logos contain only one of these elements – the Apple logo, for example (image), or Coca-Cola (letters). Except for companies whose marks (Nike, Apple) have gained prominence to stand on their own, a large percentage of logos are composed of both […]

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Disruptive-sourcing

Mike | June 12th, 2008

crowdSPRING is an unusual way of sourcing creative services. We are working to create a new model, one that seeks to deconstruct and disrupt the traditional process and showcase the talents of an under-served, underdog community of creatives. In addition to the many experienced, highly trained professionals that populate our site, we are proud that […]

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Protecting Your Creative Works

Ross | March 20th, 2008

The Internet has changed our lives. It has also made it easier to copy, distribute and profit from someone else’s creativity. Although people know that taking someone’s iPOD without permission is theft, many people forget that taking an article, graphic, logo design, illustration or photograph found on the Internet, without the permission of the author, […]

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