BP-Hero
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 30/17

Traina’s top ten retro wrappers

We at Traina are passionate about design and our holidays. To get in the spirit of Halloween this year, we thought it would be fun to look back on some of our favorite retro candy packaging ...

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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 30/17

The camera you need is already in your pocket.

Every day is filled with countless opportunities to capture awe-inspiring images. It doesn’t matter where you are. You don’t need a model on the other end of your lens or to travel to the ends of ...

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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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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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Contagious
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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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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