Today, March 8, marks International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate achievements women have made in culture, society, politics, and economics. A day to celebrate their genius, beauty, and wit. This day is also a call for action to lessen the disparity in gender equality—individuals and organizations all over the world are doing their part to rally for equal rights. Here at Tremendousness, we want to mark this special day by celebrating some of our favorite women as queens in the fields they excelled at, because after all, a queen is always a woman and women are always queens.
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…or a practical package of postcards?
You get to decide! Well, you get to decide only if you were lucky enough to receive these in a care package we recently sent out to some of our favorite publications.
Here’s our take on last night’s U.S. presidential debate. This is all in the candidates’ own words. And the moderators’. And the citizens’.
The first half of this year we went months with our heads down, cranking out new work with great clients—but it’s time to start sharing these projects.
We feel very lucky to be able to work with such a variety of clients doing interesting and important things. Here are few recent case studies.
This year’s judges awarded our Gateway Arch poster and our work on the AIGA 20 Show branding.
St. Louis’ Forest Park Forever wanted an information-filled graphic to compel supporters to donate or to become a full member. Because of our love for (and proximity to—we’re just a block away) Forest Park, we didn’t want to address this in a typical, boring “by-the-numbers” infographic approach.
Tremendous things are in store for you!
This is the Gateway Arch’s story—told in words and pictures as a beautiful, info-packed, five-color, 24×36 inch poster. Buy one today!
It takes a lot of sweat, a lot of time, often a lot of money, and possibly some blood and tears, but most every project eventually reaches that home stretch where you’re just about ready to deliver the final to the customer / printer / manufacturer / whatever. But are you really ready? Below is a checklist to go over after you hit “Save” for the last time—but before you hit “Send.”
This is where a project comes to life—where the content and layout meet color, style, and typography.
So what’s a blueprint? It’s basically the design without the design. Well, to be specific, it’s the design without the final illustration and typography. That means we’ve got the content, the visual concepts, and the layout.
With a general idea of what we wanted to say about the Gateway Arch—and specifically to get a good deal of discrete, lesser-known facts into the piece—we began doing rough napkin sketches.
In many ways, this is the most difficult part of a project. We can design, we can draw, we can write. But what do we know about arches, architecture, or anything? Not much, so let’s do some research.
When you visit St. Louis’s Gateway Arch, which turns 50 this year, and you walk up to its broad metal base you can’t help but be struck by just how huge it is and by how incredibly solid it looks. It’s as if it were always there, and some days it seems like you could stare at it for just as long.
But then you get to go inside it. To see what’s under the skin and behind the scenes. And that’s just what we’re going to do here over the next several weeks—go inside the making of an informational poster and give a peek into our process.
When I graduated college with my degree in graphic design, I figured I was steaming headlong into a world of logos, posters, and tri-fold brochures. But I discovered there was another way to go—a road less traveled.
Even more so in our fast-paced, FoMO, digital age, it’s nice to grab a book, sit back, and enjoy (and/or learn). It’s especially satisfying when you actually know the author.
Everyone’s got their favorite apps. Some are just fun, some are good n’ useful—and some are absolutely essential. As a living, breathing human being and an owner of a creative business, here are some iOS apps I’d rather not live without.
Tremendousness is hiring. Here are a few dead simple tips to help designers stand out in a crowd.
We are tremendously happy, proud, excited, and relieved to hit “Publish” on our new site—one that better showcases our work, our people, and our beliefs.
What happens when a bunch of strangers get together for a weekend of pro bono design jamming? This.
This is our third and final video in a series of TED-Ed lessons focused on our internal organs.
I have little idea what to expect. But it sounds like a fantastic way to spend a few days—a bunch of designers in a giant, beautiful lakeside house.
We were asked to create the identity and materials for AIGA STL’s 20 Show—Saint Louis’ annual celebration of great design work. Here’s the story behind the brand.