How do you tell a story in one frame? This was the question posed to our design team in another Chompathon design challenge – to extrapolate what they saw as the essence of a company into one slide. The goal: take a dry page of data about a company—something we often get as a starting […]
In our previous design exercise, the Bluewave creative team played a game of Record Roulette, creating album art with randomly-generated band names, album titles, and images. When sharing our final pieces, Art Director Martin suggested we keep the momentum going and do a Part 2 of this exercise. The plan: In a throwback to music […]
Have you ever been stuck on a layout or logo design and run out of inspiration? Sometimes the best thing to do is to put down your client work and try something fun. This is where the Chompathons come into play! We need to work that creative muscle and keep it toned. Read more about […]
So, as many designers know, sometimes the day to day can be a little… dry. While we take pride in the work we do for our clients, the Bluewave designers came up with a way to exercise their creativity outside of billable work – what we like to call Chompathons! Chompathons are creative exercises intended to […]
In looking for ways to produce visually stunning presentations for clients or end-users, Microsoft PowerPoint can be a design powerhouse. However, most users don’t make the most of PowerPoint’s design capabilities and miss out on the benefits that come with a well-designed template. Office suite’s “power users” – like the expert design team at Bluewave […]
As we wrap up Women’s History Month, the Bluewave team has been focused on how women designers have shaped the creative world—in particular, the idea that good design belongs in everyday life. As Bluewave’s Design Director, Karen Kamberg, says: “[It’s all about]… our ability to take complex ideas and reduce them down to their simplest […]
One of the many reasons Bluewave is excited about our partnership with Nayamode is the incredible strength of the combined services that we are now able to offer our clients. Nayamode’s experience in creating content, web development, tools for apps and mobile, and their deep bench of marketing consultants united with Bluewave’s expertise in visual design, presentations and storytelling lead to a powerful new modern marketing agency.
Here’s the story of how we’ve evolved to bring our customers the most cutting-edge marketing solutions.
Congratulations to Nayamode, named one of the Most Philanthropic companies in Washington state! One more reason why Bluewave is proud to be part of Nayamode now! Fantastic to see Nayamode being recognized again as one of the most ‘giving’ companies in WA state. Congratulations, Team Nayamode for doing well, and doing good! Read the article […]
Today is a red letter day for Nayamode and for me personally. Today, we announce our acquisition of Bluewave, a leading design and visual storytelling firm based out of Silicon Valley, serving some of the most storied names in Tech. Nayamode is over twelve years old and our journey has included acquiring a mobile apps […]
Sometimes presentations that display beautifully on your monitor just don’t look that great when projected. We’ve pulled together some of our best presentation design tips for using graphics, colors, and fonts that will help your presentation look great on the big screen. Graphics Placement: In some venues, sightlines can be obstructed by rows of seats. As a result, […]