Graphic design will save the world right after rock and roll, does.

-David Carson

 

Social-Isn’t-Enough-You-Need-A-Website

Social-Isn’t-Enough-You-Need-A-Website

Why Social Is Not a Substitute for a Website Social media creates visibility, but a professional website builds relationships—and sales. If you’re using social media to demonstrate expertise and encourage an audience to engage with your business, you’re off to a great...

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Ten Graphic Design Quotes To Live By

http://gdusa.com/blog/10-design-quotes-to-live-by There are three responses to a piece of design — yes, no, and WOW! WOW is the one to aim for. – Milton Glaser It’s through mistakes that you actually can grow. You have to get bad in order to get good. — Paula Scher...

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The Pitch: Advertising and marketing news for 7.15.20

The Pitch: Advertising and marketing news for 7.15.20

J Drake Graphic Design is developing a website for N.W. Martin & Bros., a commercial roofing firm in Richmond. J Drake is designing a logo and brand collateral for Whatever Vibe, a Florida-based outdoor clothing company, and it was awarded an American Web Design...

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Stand against racism. Black Lives Matter.

Stand against racism. Black Lives Matter.

J Drake Graphic Design stands against racism, and with the Black community. We stand against not just individual acts of hate — like the murder of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and so many others — but the systems of oppression and inequity that allow...

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Virtual Happy Hour

Virtual Happy Hour

Just because we're social distancing doesn't mean we have to party alone. Let's stay together, VIRTUALLY! Join AIGA RVA for a live concert from the comfort of your home. Featuring live music from Richmond-based bands, Third Rail and The Fredds! In partnership with the...

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The Pitch: Advertising and Marketing News 4.28.2020

The Pitch: Advertising and Marketing News 4.28.2020

J Drake Graphic Design added Mosquito Hunters of Chesterfield-West as a client. Work will include social media strategy and paid online advertising. The agency finished a new website for Team Quinn VA, a local nonprofit serving Virginia ALS patients and their...

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Hermes Creative Awards Winner

Hermes Creative Awards Winner

We are please to announce that our very own website design has been selected as a 2020 Hermes Creative Awards Gold Winner! https://enter.hermesawards.com/entry/j-drake-graphic-design-website-design/

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Marketing Tips For Your Business During COVID-19

Marketing Tips For Your Business During COVID-19

This is being reprinted with permission from my friend David Saunders, the Chief Idea Officer at Madison + Main. I look forward to his industry insight and musings every Friday afternoon! The Weekly Report for April 3, 2020 Hey folks, It’s a scary time for all of us....

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Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Dear Richmond Friends and Family: In recent weeks, we have all closely monitored the developments related to the coronavirus (COVID-19). We are watching with empathy as communities around the world work to slow further transmission. We know that the collective choices...

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