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Nov 08/17

Dedicated to the deck

Traina recently had a unique opportunity to collaborate with world-famous craft brewery Ballast Point on three custom-illustrated skate decks. Each deck explored a unique flavor and style to complement their existing brand.

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Oct 06/17

San Diego Gulls: Reimagined

We here at Traina are passionate about our beautiful city and our local sports teams. As an expression of that passion, we took it upon ourselves to reimagine the brand identity for one of our favorite ...

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Sep 26/17

Out of this world creative

At some point, most of us have dreamt of becoming an astronaut or going to space camp. And that dream was the inspiration for a recent concept that we developed with the Cloud and Enterprise team ...

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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 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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Mar 15/16

Traina strikes gold at the ADDYs

Our "Salud!" letterpress coasters took home a gold ADDY at this year's San Diego American Advertising Awards, and we couldn't be more thrilled. Masterfully printed by Daniel at Clove St. Press, the set features eight coasters ...

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Dec 21/15

Happy Holidays from your designated designers

It's that time of year again! Our tradition of over-the-top holiday mailers continues this year with Salud!—a collection of seven lovingly hand-crafted letterpress coasters. Each coaster features a custom illustration inspired by our favorite drinks, like ...

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Oct 07/15

Introducing Grindstone

If you follow us on Facebook and Instagram, you may have seen or heard about Grindstone. On the last Friday of each month, the Traina Crew takes a break from client projects, puts their ...

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Mar 09/15

San Diego surf spots t-shirt

Winter brings some of the best waves to Southern California and the designers here at Traina are headed out to their favorite local surf spots. In preparation for the killer swells, and with some help from ...

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Dec 15/14

Destination San Diego calendar

It's that time of year again, time when our design aficionados from San Diego to Seattle anxiously await the arrival of the Traina holiday mailer. This year we went with a twist on a classic, the ...

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