Graphic design will save the world right after rock and roll, does.

-David Carson

 

Welcome to the JDWD blog, where we share news, resources, and ideas on design – and other stuff we find interesting!

A Manifesto — 2020 Edition

A Manifesto — 2020 Edition

A Manifesto — 2020 Edition We, the undersigned, are designers who have been raised in a world in which we put profit over people and the planet in an attempt to grease the wheels of capitalism and keep the machine running. Our time and energy are increasingly used to...

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Social-Isn’t-Enough-You-Need-A-Website

Social-Isn’t-Enough-You-Need-A-Website

Why Social Is Not a Substitute for a Website Social media creates visibility, but a professional website builds relationships—and sales. If you’re using social media to demonstrate expertise and encourage an audience to engage with your business, you’re off to a great...

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Ten Graphic Design Quotes To Live By

http://gdusa.com/blog/10-design-quotes-to-live-by There are three responses to a piece of design — yes, no, and WOW! WOW is the one to aim for. – Milton Glaser It’s through mistakes that you actually can grow. You have to get bad in order to get good. — Paula Scher...

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The Pitch: Advertising and marketing news for 7.15.20

The Pitch: Advertising and marketing news for 7.15.20

J Drake Graphic Design is developing a website for N.W. Martin & Bros., a commercial roofing firm in Richmond. J Drake is designing a logo and brand collateral for Whatever Vibe, a Florida-based outdoor clothing company, and it was awarded an American Web Design...

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Stand against racism. Black Lives Matter.

Stand against racism. Black Lives Matter.

J Drake Graphic Design stands against racism, and with the Black community. We stand against not just individual acts of hate — like the murder of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and so many others — but the systems of oppression and inequity that allow...

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