Blog Posts - Inspiration

Prior to working at Texas Creative, I worked a retail job. This meant being on my feet for 8 hours or more throughout my day. When I started my new job, let me say, I was quite excited about having a desk and a chair. As an active person, I started wondering about how sitting down all day would affect my health. After some research, which was quite shocking to say the least, the statistics are anything other than positive.
Category: Inspiration
Working at an advertising agency can be an interesting experience for a gal like me, a gal grounded in numbers, statistics, and the bottom line, hidden in an office full of creative minds. Often times I wonder, “Is it possible to transform from the analytical into the world of the imagination?” Working in an agency setting has inspired me to try and change my way of approach at times and try to get inspired in new ways.
I am told on a regular basis by a client or coworker that they are “not creative” as a way to casually dismiss the ideas they have come to me with. It is true that not all ideas work when it gets down to the nitty-gritty of design (i.e. Craft), but the process of sifting through your mental history to conjure an idea is creativity whether you realize it or not.
As we’re all getting settled into January with big hopes and dreams for what 2019 will bring, I’m reminded of the phrase “out with the old, in with the new”. There’s one area in business that statement tends to ring most true come January -- focusing on financials.
What web developer or web UX designer does not love the power and flexibility of CSS to position an element. There are so many approaches available, like flexbox, grids, and columns that automatically adjust layouts. Recently, I made a new friend in the CSS world. I’m proud to share with you, “calc()”.
Learn the difference between "place" and "paste into" and how your work in InDesign can become cleaner, simpler, and more effective.
This activism in advertising is called movement marketing. If you are unsure, here are some questions you can ask yourself when considering if movement marketing is right for your brand.
A quick how to on designing a typeface using an extension called Fontself.
It seems a revolutionary, new management style for business success is unveiled every year. How do you determine which process is truly right for you and your company? 
“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”  C.S.Lewis Fate whispers to the warrior.  “You cannot withstand the storm” and the warrior whispers back “I am the Storm” I AM THE STORM – I found strength in this quote during the past year.  Having cancer and working full time has many times been an uphill battle; however, with a strong support system, you can, as I did, Withstand This STORM and come out the other side to the magic word “Remission”.

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