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Indigo Awards Winner

Indigo Awards Winner

J Drake Graphic Design has won an Indigo Design Bronze Award for The Logo Concept for RVA Ponds & Water Gardens Logo. Only 36 winners were selected  in the Logo Category from submissions around the world. https://www.indigoawards.com/winners The client was...

Ashleigh Axios – Design Exponent

Ashleigh Axios – Design Exponent

Join AIGA Richmond and Ashleigh Axios on April 27th @ 6pm! #ThanksObama Get a behind-the-scenes look at how innovative design and digital strategy happen in-house at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue during the Obama administration. Hear her team’s tactics for tackling limited...

Apple Logo Creator Rob Janoff

Apple Logo Creator Rob Janoff

At a time when design trends and tastes seem to fluctuate with increasing speed, one image has remained remarkably persistent: the Apple logo. Often remixed but never replaced, the symbol has been continuously in use in one form or another since graphic designer Rob...

Ellen Lupton – Design Is Storytelling

Ellen Lupton – Design Is Storytelling

Design is Storytelling Ellen Lupton’s latest book, Design Is Storytelling, shows how designers create compelling experiences that touch people’s minds and emotions. How do we move, act, and respond when we look at a poster, a website, or a road sign? Designers can...

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2018

I was pausing to reflect on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and it occurred to me that I had never listened to or watched the entire I Have A Dream Speech from Washington, DC on August 28, 1963. Thanks to a friend and You Tube here is a digitally remastered version of the...

Graphic Design USA Award Winner 2017

Graphic Design USA Award Winner 2017

Once again this year we have been recognized as having an award winning design for our logo work with Winfree Memorial Baptist Church on the Overflowing Campaign. Credit also goes out to Jason Sigler for designing the original church logo.

Richmond Biz Sense

Richmond Biz Sense

This week in The Pitch: Advertising and Marketing News in Richmond by Jonathan Spiers. J Drake Graphic Design launched a new website for Midlothian real estate agency The Negaard Group as part of a rebranding. The site highlights the agency’s expanded service area. J...

Loved working with John Drake. He is a good listener, and he puts a lot of time and energy into his projects. The process of developing a logo for my new company went very smoothly. He went above and beyond to make sure I was happy with the finished product. Highly recommend him.

Karen Welch

Owner, Plant More Natives

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