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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Magazines worth reading

As a designer, I'm always looking for good sources of inspiration. Lately I've been seeing quite a few well-designed, and stunningly beautiful magazines that have caught my attention. These design publications have the added challenge of ...

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Jun 06/13

Throwback Thursday: Digital Options for Vintage Methods

I think it's safe to say, creative types often look to the past for inspiration. Back in the day, artists, designers, and photographers applied various techniques and employed a slew of instruments for their craft. Whether ...

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Dec 21/12

Countdown to 2013: Traina's Endless Summer Calendar Giveaway

With Christmas just days away and 2013 fast approaching, we're setting our sights to the year ahead. ... ...

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Dec 21/12

Countdown to 2013: Traina’s Endless Summer Calendar Giveaway

With Christmas just days away and 2013 fast approaching, we're setting our sights to the year ahead. ... ...

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Oct 24/11

Great Ecology Identity Development

Designing logos is one of the more challenging and rewarding services that we provide. Challenging in the sense that we dig deep into our clients' business and culture to better grasp their world, and also because ...

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Oct 24/11

Hotel de France

It's not too often that we get to design a vintage luggage label. Here’s a fun project that came through the door a few weeks ago. ... ...

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