Who says a sole-proprietor can’t offer full service?

By Kim Kalisik | Jul 31, 2009

I recently stumbled across an old blog post that kind of ruffled my feathers. It was the blog of an unnamed advertising agency stating that they were “swimming in the same stream” as this “new breed” of single-owner graphic design studios. They were complaining that any agency with staff couldn’t compete against these sole-proprietorships with […]

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Recent work by Blue Turtle Graphics

By Kim Kalisik | Jul 20, 2009


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5 Tips for print designers who want to be web designers

By Kim Kalisik | Jul 7, 2009

About a year ago, when I started my company, Blue Turtle Graphics, I decided I wanted to offer web design services for my clients in addition to logo design and print design (stationery, advertisements, brochures, etc.). The only problem was, that for the past 13 years I had been designing for print not web. At […]

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Web Designer? or Web Programmer?

By Kim Kalisik | Dec 16, 2008

I stumbled across this old post in “Rants” on Bittbox the other day and thought that Jay Hilgert has some great points about the differences between web designers and web programmers. You can read his whole post here . He mentions in his article how the two are completely different animals, one requiring a design […]

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8 Tips for a Powerful Logo

By Kim Kalisik | Dec 14, 2008

  Memorable. Will future clients remember your logo and associate it with your business? Effective without color. Does your logo work as well in black & white, as in color? Simple and clean style. There’s a lot to be said for simplicity in design. Scalable. Does your logo look equally good on your business card […]

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