Category Archives: Interactive Media & Graphic Design

Brands

In our continuing discussion about logos, this week we are going to look at branding. Whatis.com describes a brand as “a product, service, or concept that is publicly distinguished from other products, services, or concepts so that it can be … Continue reading

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What should I charge for a logo design?

A lot of students and beginning artists ask “What should I charge for a logo design?” This is one of the most difficult things to judge for an artist. We could spend a little time with the client mulling over … Continue reading

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Logos, brand names, and answers

Everyone probably knows what the 3M name stands for but where did the name IKEA come from? What is the name of the business formerly known as “U-Tote’M”? For an interesting review on the origins of a few company names … Continue reading

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The Importance of Doodling

Jason Santa Maria says, “Sketchbooks are not about being a good artist. They’re about being a good thinker.” This quote and the others throughout this blog come from an article by Alma Hoffmann titled   “I draw pictures all day”. The … Continue reading

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Logos and logo design

Logos are all around us. They embody the entire identity of a company in a simple, recognizable graphic symbol. Sometimes that image is as simple as possible, such as the 3M or Apple logo or very complex such as the … Continue reading

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Globe University Student Videos to Appear in BMW Commercial for “Make a Hero” During 2012 Summer Olympics

The Make a Hero foundation, founded by producer/director Kurt Miller, is partnering with Globe University and Minnesota School of Business students to produce videos highlighting the amazing accomplishments of local challenged athletes. Some of the video footage has been included in … Continue reading

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Five Associate’s Degrees with Payoff Potential

Yahoo Education posted an article about “Five Associate’s Degrees with Payoff Potential” http://education.yahoo.net/articles/associates_degrees_to_earn.htm Number 4 on the list is Graphic Design with a median annual wage of $36,800 . Not bad for a 2-year degree.  And that makes us at … Continue reading

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What does Interactive Media mean?

Our two-year creative program at Globe University/Minnesota School of Business is called Interactive Media and Graphic Design. OK, so everyone gets “graphic design” but what exactly is “interactive media”? According to a white paper found at http://www.atsf.co.uk/atsf/interactive_media.pdf interactive media is … Continue reading

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