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Written By Jamie Resch

The Importance of The Design of Your Workplace

Your office is a reflection of who you are and how you work. That’s why we, at Hitcents, are emphatic about maintaining a fun environment that’s also conducive to creative productivity. When the stresses of work become a little overwhelming and we need to take a break, we can head to the café for a game of ping pong, or out on the balcony to watch the Hot Rods warm up for their next big game. If we&...

July 29, 2014
design
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Written By Luis Munoz

7 Ways to Boost Creativity

A light sparks and a glimmer of an idea flashes before your eyes. It’s that burst of inspiration that you wanted. Creativity is its own unique creature—ephemeral, often appearing at its own time and, frustratingly, sometimes disappearing just when you need it most. But if creativity doesn’t come to you naturally or easily, you don’t have to idly wait for the moment to arrive. There’s more...

July 15, 2014
creativity / design
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Written By Adam Diestelkamp

App Design

App design is an exciting process to be part of and has been a highlight for me while working at Hitcents. Designing mobile apps should be more than just slapping a slick interface on a set of controls but a process that explores the user experience. Part of what makes designing apps a neat experience is the process and each designer will have their own approach to app design. One designer's workflow may not work ...

December 18, 2012
design / app development / creativity
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Written By Adam Diestelkamp

The Evolution of a Logo

Getting to create a logo is not only a rewarding experience, but serves as one of the most important elements of a brand. It is just a small, sometimes very simple design, but it is an icon that represents the whole company.Thousands, in some cases, millions and billions of dollars are represented by just that one small combination of shape and color. Even the simplest of logos may undergo many revisions as various id...

September 03, 2011
design / creativity
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Written By Adam Diestelkamp

Typography

Typography, simply put, is the manipulation of type and letterforms, and it is an essential part of all design. In the past, the tools to manipulate and create type were limited and painstakingly slow. However, today these tools are available to the masses, opening up worlds of opportunity, but at the same time, cheapening the art of typography. The skillful use of typography can set a design on the next level, and &n...

June 17, 2011
design
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Written By Joe Tudor

Creativity is not Divine

Creativity is a skill that we all desperately need in order to excel. Are you one of the many individuals that believe in the false mindset that you aren’t creative? I think we can do better than that. It’s true that some people have a little more imagination than others, but the good news is creativity is a trade that can be attained if you are willing to put in the time, enthusiasm, and effort.

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March 23, 2011
creativity / design
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Written By Hitcents

Gift Ideas for the Graphic Designer in Your Life – Part 2

Are you looking for the perfect gift for that graphic designer in your life? We know – you have no clue where to start (because, really - they are a little, ummm, eccentric...) Well, the designers at Hitcents are sharing their letter to Santa with you, to give you a little direction!Dear Santa,We have been very good this year. We haven't used Comic Sans, Papyrus, or Curlz fonts at all! We have tried to K.I.S.S. (Keep ...

December 09, 2010
creativity / design
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Written By Hitcents Staff

Gift Ideas for the Graphic Designer in Your Life – Part 1

Are you looking for the perfect gift for that graphic designer in your life? We know – you have no clue where to start (because, really - they are a little, ummm, eccentric...) Well, the designers at Hitcents are sharing their letter to Santa with you, to give you a little direction!Dear Santa,We have been very good this year. We haven't used Comic Sans, Papyrus, or Curlz fonts at all! We have tried to K.I.S.S. (Keep ...

December 09, 2010
creativity / design
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