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14 Practical Strategies for Developing Creative Solutions

Wow the client with unexpected design concepts

1. Introduction (1:01)

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction (1:01) 1:01 FREE!
  2. Design Concept and Brief (6:29) 6:29 FREE!
  3. Refining the Visual Message (11:03) 11:03 FREE!
  4. Public Interaction with Brands (3:02) 3:02 FREE!
  5. Power Brainstorming (3:11) 3:11 FREE!
  6. Dictionary as Design Tool (5:01) 5:01 FREE!
  7. Universally Memorable Design (3:19) 3:19 FREE!
  8. The Traveling Idea (3:16) 3:16 FREE!
  9. Sketching Techniques and Getting Back on Track (6:22) 6:22 FREE!
  10. If All Else Fails (6:09) 6:09 FREE!
  11. Conclusion (:23) :23 FREE!

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Wow the client with unexpected design concepts. Jonathan Gouthier's suggestions will help you jump-start or redirect a stalled development process, and arrive at creative solutions that reflect your design sensibility as well as your client's unique needs.

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Jonathan J. Gouthier
In George Bernard Shaw's book Revolutionists Handbook it is stated, "The more things change, the more they stay the same." It is not that Jonathan Gouthier is starting a revolution, but the way this designer views the challenges in brand design has and so has his company. Gouthier marches in as WITH creative, LLC merged from his original studio Gouthier Design now with an interactive and strategy arm. WITH is built on the concept that creativity can help businesses grow and change the landscape of corporate communications.

Gouthier continues to collaborate with clients in his specialty of brand image development. Jonathan's work has been featured in numerous international publications and exhibitions, most recently included in the Best of Self-Promotion Design and the Asia-Pacific Almanac 5 being released in 2009. He has been a noted educator and speaker with recent seminars offered at HOW Design Conference 2009, TypeCon 2009 and Industry Heros Week at Miami Ad School.

Jonathan's intrigue with cultural influences, visuals, typography and their affect on a person's decision making are the tools that he assembles together and collaborates with his clients to create their true story. The imagery and its visual voice can enhance or detract from society and its perceptions of organizations. These journeys that are created by Gouthier WITH his clients produce results and justifiably can be termed beautiful.