Design

While graphic designers often get characterized as creatives and free spirits, which I identify as, we also love and strive on organization. I create lists just to cross things off and depend greatly on my phone calendar and reminders to get me through each day. When I decided to study graphic design, I loved the creative freedom I had but often struggled with the “blank canvas” at the beginning of a project and didn’t know where to start. Business owners often go through this same stage when faced with a creative project they need to complete. Luckily, there are graphic...

Wake up, roll out of bed, pour your morning coffee, and get to work! At first, working from home sounded like a dream come true. As a graphic designer I thought it would be easy to transition from working in the office to working remotely, but it has turned out to be a bit more challenging than I thought. An ad in a magazine, working on a project with a coworker, a billboard on the side of the road…I never realized that all the things that happen regularly in my “normal” life are what helps spark my creativity. After just...

At 898 Marketing, we are carrying our growth from 2019 into 2020 with a new crop of interns and a new full-time creative designer. We are excited to have Caitlin Trotta, a Kent State graduate, on board as a member of the 898 Marketing team! As a member of our Fall 2019 Intern Class, Trotta demonstrated a passion and talent for design, and fit in seamlessly with the rest of our team. She will join Jackie DiDomenico in our expanding Creative Design department.   Trotta joins 898 Marketing having graduated from Kent State with a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communications Design,...