Dick's Soapbox: News and views you can use. — The Studio

When rebranding makes you feel all warm inside

By: Dick

People often ask how creativity happens. So we brought along our paparazzi crew to capture behind-the-scenes images of a design project in action for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. It’s the first in a series we’re calling Chronology of Craft. read more

Food Snobs Unite

By: Tom, Dick & Harry

Chicago is home to food snobs of every stripe — from cheese connoisseurs to locally grown produce fanatics. Up until now, they’ve indulged in their obsession apart from one another. Artizone, Chicago’s one-stop online shop for all the... read more.

The Utility Player

By: Megan O.

It’s no secret: the competition for aspiring college graduates increases exponentially every year, forcing them to be innovative when looking for jobs. We’ve all heard of the prospective entry-level account-service intern who cleverly designed... read more.

It’s Not Magic. It’s Design.

By: Tom

It happens all the time. I look down at a batch of headlines I’ve written and, in the starkness of a Word doc, they just sit there…kind of limp and lifeless. A big batch of ‘meh’. I sheepishly send a few of the slightly less... read more.

Who Says an Art Director Can’t Be Colorblind?

By: Tom

Editor’s note: Nate Brown, an art director at Tom, Dick & Harry, is colorblind. This may seem like an insurmountable hurdle for someone whose livelihood depends on an astute sense of color. But Nate not only manages, he produces some of the... read more.