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Jun 08/17

Astropad Studio

As a graphic designer who loves to draw, I’ve always wanted the ability to run Adobe Photoshop right on my digital tablet. I’ve always found the idea of sketching into a Photoshop document very fascinating and ...

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May 10/17

Dear Kerri

Dear Kerri: My CEO is a visionary leader, but also a heavily opinionated one. What’s the most effective way to present work to upper management, and at what point should I get them involved?

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May 04/17

Grindstone or die

In the mid 1970’s Southern California was hit with a serious drought that led to hot days, brown grass, dried up water hoses and drained pools. The streets were no longer flooded with kids running through ...

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Apr 28/17

Everything I know about leading a design team, I learned from coaching

I’ve always loved sports. I grew up playing football, basketball, ran track, and played college volleyball. After college, I got into coaching at the high school level and even ran my own club teams for a ...

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Apr 11/17

Our team is growing

Traina recently added a powerful new weapon to its digital arsenal. World class interactive designer, comic book aficionado and heavy metal enthusiast, Leo Rabelo has joined the crew as our Interactive Design Director.

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Apr 04/17

Dear Kerri

Dear Kerri: I just can’t decide. Should I use stock or invest in original photography? Which do you recommend? ... ...

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2017 Addys
Mar 16/17

Traina strikes gold (again!) at the 2017 ADDYs

We’re thrilled to announce that it was another winning year for Traina at the San Diego American Advertising Awards. ... ...

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Mar 10/17

Contagious

Each day, billions of people all across the globe are constantly communicating, interacting, and sharing. About 2.3 billion of them are doing it via social media. ... ...

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Feb 14/17

Dear Kerri

Dear Kerri: I’ve heard horror stories of clients burning out their agency partner, and want to avoid making that same mistake. Could you give me some tips?
–Client-side Newbie ... ...

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Jan 27/17

The importance of color

At the heart of a great image are composition and story. Once the image is taken, and the moment has passed — what's the next step? For me personally, it's always color. Color is one of the ...

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