Metallic Inks: Eco-Seal of Approval?

Metallic Inks: Eco-Seal of Approval?

There is a lot of buzz floating around in the design world about which printing processes are eco-friendly and which are not. Designers are often faced with the tough decision...
Des10ation: Vitamin Water

Des10ation: Vitamin Water

Pop-up stores seem to be all the rage recently for brands seeking boutique appeal. Glacéau is the latest to launch one in New York for their new line, vitaminwater10 – a drink...
Public Service Advertising

Public Service Advertising

Businesses are pulling out all the stops to distance themselves from the tarnished image of corporations that we all have stuck in our heads. In an age where bad news...
Overthinking It: When Design Misses the Mark

Overthinking It: When Design Misses the Mark

A few weeks ago, Tropicana announced that they are pulling their controversial new packaging that hit the stores earlier this year. When we first saw the redesign, we had the...
Make Your Own Bike Lane

Make Your Own Bike Lane

Many of us in the office have experienced the challenge of riding a bike in the city. Though there has been some progress made to help make bike riding safer...
Are You Too Cool?

Are You Too Cool?

I received this promo in the mail the other day from HSBC. You place it in your freezer for five minutes to determine if your freezer is set too low....
Green Merchandising

Green Merchandising

  Last weekend I stopped by the recently opened Green Depot on the Bowery. The products they sell are similar to those found in most environmentally friendly aisles, ranging from...
MSLK’s Things to Love

MSLK’s Things to Love

We're big fans of Valentine's Day here at MSLK. In keeping with tradition, we're sharing some of our favorite things to set your heart aflutter. Whether you'll be spending the...
You are Cordially Invited to…

You are Cordially Invited to…

  I love this set of  "cordial invitations," designed by Keetra Dean Dixon. The whimsical designs and messaging are helping to remedy my February blues. I would like to receive...
Graphic Design’s 15 Minutes of Fame

Graphic Design’s 15 Minutes of Fame

When it comes to the news, graphic design is usually a behind-the-scenes player. While a lot of design goes into the news, the industry of graphic design rarely makes the...