Posts About Design

The Art of Simplicity

by Kyle Floyd

In an art gallery, it’s not uncommon to hear “I could have done that.” You may have even said it yourself. I’ll admit to having had the thought once or twice! And the truth in many instances is yes, you very well could have done that. But art isn't always about effort or skill — art is about expression.

Manufacturing a Powerful Brand Image

by Kyle Floyd

MKT Fastening is a manufacturer of American-made construction anchors and fasteners. Stone Ward worked with the over 100-year-old company to modernize an existing logo, create a new visual design system, and to communicate a more sophisticated brand message that better reflects their position as a leader in quality and craftsmanship.

Creating A Safer World Through DNA

by Tom Lillig

It’s rare that Stone Ward gets to work with a client that has the potential to create a safer world. However, ANDE is one of those clients. ANDE is a Massachusetts-based company that is a leader in the Rapid DNA analysis category. The conventional approach to human DNA identification requires weeks or months of work by highly skilled technicians using sophisticated equipment which is operated and maintained in a lab.

Bill Brookshire Inducted Into Leadership Greater Little Rock

by Megan Golden

Each year, hundreds apply but few are selected to participate in Leadership Greater Little Rock. We are happy to announce that one of our own, Bill Brookshire, Creative Director, will be inducted today into the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Greater Little Rock class.

U.S. Soccer and Stone Ward Create Gold-Medal Social Media Graphics

by Tom Lillig

This month, while the world turns its attention to the big games, the Stone Ward team turns its focus to supporting client U.S. Soccer as the Women’s National Team seeks to make history in Brazil. The Stone Ward Chicago team will be creating social media content and graphics throughout the entire month to engage and excite the millions of social media fans of U.S. Soccer across the country.

Skilled Trades: A Different Path to Success

by Lindsey Ingram

“The ability to make things is fundamental to the ability to innovate things over the long term.”

- Willy Smith, Harvard Business School and co-author of
Producing Prosperity: Why America Needs a Manufacturing Renaissance

Inspiration from Elsewhere II

by Kyle Floyd

Back away from your desk. Slowly…..back….away. It’s time for a second installment of “Inspiration from Elsewhere,” my own little way of:

a) Inspiring you to think differently

b) Justifying my time spend surfing the web

Upon Further Review: One Show Interactive Awards, 1996

by Jeremy Harper

“The One Show’s first interactive category was introduced in 1996. Images of the home page with access to the web site address open a window to cyberspace that may well predict the future for the new advertising medium.” – The One Show, Vol. 18\

SXSW 2015: Innovation Propaganda

by Kyle Floyd

It’s been an amazing week here at SXSW, inspiration on every corner. I’ll leave you with some fun visuals from the presenter of one of my last sessions, Hugh McLeod, Creative Director of GapingVoid. One of Hugh’s talents is brining the entrepreneurial experience to life through art.

SXSW 2015: The Rise of the GIF, the Strategy of BuzzFeed

by Kyle Floyd

Before giving you a recap of two of the sessions I attended today, I wanted everyone to see the real SXSW experience: standing  in line. See anyone you know?

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SXSW 2015: Drones, Crazy Helmets & Stilts

by Kyle Floyd

SXSW can be overwhelming. With more than 20 different options every single hour, for every session you get into, you’re bummed about the other ones what you’re missing! But I digress, here a few of the sessions I attended today:

SXSW 2015: Prototyping the User Experience

by Emily Reeves

Packed house for the "UX Prototyping Tools" session at SXSW. Packed house for the “UX Prototyping Tools” session at SXSW.

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