New Year, New Look

Jordan Semar's Blog

Today I’m announcing the complete redesign of both my website and my design blog. I’ve restructured both to highlight the most important content that you want to find. So for my portfolio site, I stuck with the one page design while incorporating new web design standards such as the parallax effect, CSS animations and a […]

Unique Barcode Designs That are out of the Box, Literally

Unique Barcode Designs

As a designer, I love when designers are able to incorporate out-of-the-box ideas into their designs for elements that may not usually have much design influence. Take barcodes for example. Barcodes are almost always simple, vertical lines with varying widths and accompanied by numbers on the bottom. That’s not the case with this set of […]

Mountain Dew Blurs Lines Between Print, TV, and Interactive Advertising

Mountain Dew Advertising Campaign: Paul Rodriguez

Today came across a great piece that covers Mountain Dew’s new advertising campaign that combines print, TV, and interactive aspects. The name of the campaign is “Living Portraits” and the style of the campaign is exactly that. There’s a video shot in slow-mo that gets more complex as it zooms out. There’s no text flying […]