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When the client’s design vision isn’t 20/20

There are times we, as designers, must gently push a client in the right direction in regards to their design. There are other times when we might shove. And then there are other times when we simply raise the white flag. The profile in today’s blog took some gentle pushing, but resulted in a really...

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Somewhere Over the Rainbow

I started doing business as a graphic designer in 1979. The photo above is me at my drawing table around that time. However, Willis Design Studios did not always carry that moniker. In the beginning it was called…wait for it… Rainbow Graphics. The hippies claimed the rainbow as one of their symbols long before the...

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