Designers are often offered pro bono work, but when should we accept it? It’s no secret that I love Twitter, Instagram, and Central New York. Saying yes to an opportunity to do a little pro bono design for this year’s #ShowUsCNY14 event was a no brainer for me.
But what about those times when the answer isn’t so clear? Read more
The pursuit of perfection can get in the way of good design. With print, a job doesn’t go to print until it’s as close to perfection as possible. With web, it’s acceptable—almost the norm—to launch then tweak. If something doesn’t perform as expected, you can change it.
It’s one of the hardest things for me to wrap my head around when I do web work since I come from the world of print. Read more
Graphic Design USA magazine recently recognized GiansantiDesign with a 2010 American Graphic Design Award. Capturing the honor was GiansantiDesign’s identity design for Pulse Fitness Studio.