Congratulations to Ken Carbone and Leslie Smolan Named New AIGA Medalists!

We are pleased to share the news that Visual Marketing contributors, Kenneth Carbone and Leslie Smolan partners of Carbone Smolan Agency (CSA), are recipients of the prestigious 2014 AIGA Medal, the highest honor of the design profession. Representing a broad range of design disciplines including branding, interaction design and design education, together the 2014 recipients collectively exemplify the legacy of visual communications and the impact of design.

“I am thrilled and humbled to be included in such an esteemed group of design heroes, mentors and friends,” shares Co-Founder and Chief Creative Director Ken Carbone. “It is a career milestone that recognizes decades of hard work. And, to share this moment with Leslie makes the Medal even more memorable.”

5 Ways to Customize Your Client Holiday Gifts

This time of year, you want to show your appreciation for your clients, and so you send a gift. There are ample companies that offer you the opportunity to customize corporate gifts, helping your logo stand out in the minds of your clients. Here are some unique ideas.

1. Say it Sweetly

Who doesn’t like receiving a box of brownies or other holiday treats? Take this customary gift a step further and enhance it with your company logo on the tin or box. Fairytale Brownies is one of many companies that lets you put your logo on the box or in the card. [Read more…]