Jun 08/18

Go Offsite

The Media Partnerships Global Offsite is an annual event hosted by Facebook at their Menlo Park campus and pulls in team members from all over the globe to join together for an entertaining and educational conference. ...

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Apr 11/18

Playlist set to Grindstone: Album cover redesign

Last Friday was another epic Grindstone* and we’re super stoked on the results! Each team member selected an album of their choice to redesign the cover artwork - elevating or reinventing however they pleased! With selections ...

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Jan 19/18

Shifting perceptions with animation

When we were approached about an exciting opportunity to partner with Microsoft Real Estate & Facilities, a new group for us, we jumped on it. They had seen the animated series we created ...

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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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