New studio, fresh perspectiveJoanna Giansanti
Confession: Working out of my home for 15 years was starting to drive me a little nuts. So this spring, I started sharing a studio with a photographer friend at the Delavan Center.
When to say yes to pro bono workJoanna Giansanti
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?
Is pursuit of perfection ruining your momentum?Joanna Giansanti
In print design, a job doesn’t go to print until it’s as close to perfection as possible. In web design, 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 […]
GiansantiDesign earns American Graphic Design AwardJoanna Giansanti
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.
“And the best part—our pieces always look amazing when they deliver!”Joanna Giansanti
“With information that is constantly in flux, ever-tightening project timelines, and a growing number of contributing editors, a marketing publication for my organization tends to very quickly take on a life of its own. Luckily, Joanna isn’t put off by any of this,
Welcome to giansantidesign.com 3.0!Joanna Giansanti
RIP version 2.0. Only a handful of people ever saw the beta site, but once 2.0 was ready to launch, it hit me that the static, portfolio site didn’t have much energy or allow me to interact with users. Enter this new WordPress site and suddenly everything feels right again.
“Almost [actually] cut my hair”Joanna Giansanti
Happened 3 years ago. A major benefit of the new site is that when potential clients meet me for the first time, they are no longer surprised to see that I really have short hair now.