Award Winning Package Design

Kiwi Creative Scores Big at Package Design Awards

Kudos to the creative team here at Kiwi Creative who scored big at yet another design competition. This time, we took home three honors in the 2016 GDUSA American Package Design Awards in the music and entertainment category for our client Shadow Mountain Records.

Brands We Love (and Hate)

Brands We Love (and Hate)

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we asked the folks around the office which businesses they consider their branding soulmates…and which ones they want to break up with.

Best NFL Logo Design

The Best Logos in the NFL

The Super Bowl is this weekend and we are “super” excited about the commercials (of course!), the food, the halftime show and—oh yeah—the game, too. To gear up for for Super Bowl 50, here are Kiwi Creative’s picks for the top five most awesome NFL logos.

5 Free WordPress Plugins You Should Be Using

5 Free WordPress Plugins You Should Be Using

Anyone who has worked on a WordPress website knows there are thousands of free plugins available. The bad news? Most of them are total crap. However, there are a few free WordPress plugins that stand above the crowd and offer awesome functionality on par with that of a paid plugin. Here are my top five choices for free plugins you should be using on your WordPress website.

Color Basics for Branding: Color Palettes

Color Basics for Branding — Part #2: Color Palettes

Good graphic designers don’t pick colors just because they’re “pretty.” They know that the color palette used in a company’s branding and marketing plays a direct role in how consumers think and act by evoking an emotional response; therefore, it’s important to put aside personal preference and select colors that will convey the unique value of your company to your specific target audience.

Presents for graphic designers

Holiday Gift Guide: Designer Edition 2015

Ho-Ho…Oh No! Struggling to find the perfect holiday gift for that special creative person in your life? Here are a few of our favorite present picks to make this the best holiday ever. EVER!

Graphic design acronyms

Say What? Deciphering Graphic Design Acronyms

Confused by all of those crazy acronyms your graphic designer uses? We’re here to translate so you can communicate with confidence the next time he/she tells you “the JPG is CMYK, but it’s still FPO because the DPI isn’t high enough for print.”

2016 Pantone Color of the Year

2016 Pantone Color of the Year Predictions

{singing} It’s the most wonderful time of the year…

No, we’re not talking about Christmas…it’s almost time for Pantone to release their 2016 Color of the Year! In case they’re still debating between different swatches, here’s what we think they should choose: