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How to Convey Your Aesthetic Preferences

You’ve just started working with a designer and they’ve asked you to describe your style. “Flannel shirts” and “pretty things” are not acceptable answers, but you’re not a designer, that’s why you hired one! In this article I’m going to attempt to bridge the communication gap between you (super talented business owner) and me (design […]

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10 Must Know Graphic Design Tricks

At Mtn. Dog Media we put an enormous amount of emphasis on our individual learning goals. We believe that in order to best serve our clients we need to continuously push ourselves to increase our knowledge and skills. For a month, I focused exclusively on increasing my capabilities as a graphic designer. I spent five intimate hours with Justin […]

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Khaled Allen Logo & Branding

Khaled Allen came to Mtn. Dog Media in the spring of 2015 by way of our mutual friends at Fuse Co-Working Space in Boulder. His highly successful blog, Warrior Spirit, has helped Khaled gain traction as a unique business and leadership mentor. His consultation strategies help individuals use their leadership positions improve the world around them. For this […]

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Mtn. Dog Media’s Five Favorite Logos

Logo design is one of my favorite aspects of being a graphic designer! They are so intensely personal to their owners, yet universally appealing. Logos are simple, powerful icons that allow us to recognize brands and businesses that we cherish (and one’s we avoid). As the lead graphic designer at Mtn. Dog Media, my logo design process […]

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Boulder Valley Nutrition Logo & Branding Project

Lindsey Oliver, of Boulder Valley Nutrition, came to Mtn. Dog Media in spring of 2015 looking to develop her brand and website. Boulder Valley Nutrition, Lindsey’s nutrition consulting business, is already penetrating Front Range kitchens with actionable programs and information. Mtn. Dog Media was excited to have the opportunity to graphically develop the Boulder Valley […]

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