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Creative Micro-Entrepreneurship In Practice: Exploring Digital Tools For Small Creative Businesses, Olivia Messina Apr 2018

Creative Micro-Entrepreneurship In Practice: Exploring Digital Tools For Small Creative Businesses, Olivia Messina

Honors Scholar Theses

For the scope of this thesis, my focus is on independently owned businesses

run by “creative micro-entrepreneurs.” I’m using this term, coined by the digital

selling platform Etsy, to encompass artists, craftspeople, and others who sell artistic

goods and services they have made themselves. In addition to being part of this

community personally, I also think that it is important for these small businesses to

have the resources they need to thrive in our rapidly changing economy. Selling

online, clothing & accessories businesses, and cooking & baking businesses are

among the top 5 “side hustles” for Millennials, making creative small businesses ...


Creative Advertising Portfolio, Hayley E. Sunderman May 2017

Creative Advertising Portfolio, Hayley E. Sunderman

Senior Honors Projects, 2010-current

Since I was a young child, all I wanted was to draw and write. I would compose entire binders of my artwork, as well as Microsoft Word documents of the beginnings of mystery novels. As I grew older, I let my self-doubt take over and I convinced myself that I was not talented enough to pursue any type of creative career path. I came into college as a Marketing major knowing that my future career options would be fairly vast. During my junior year, I realized my strong desire to work in creative advertising. Graphic design, copywriting, photography, videography, and ...


Branding Yourself As An Artist, Jaelynn Burkamper Jan 2017

Branding Yourself As An Artist, Jaelynn Burkamper

Honors Theses at the University of Iowa

In creative industries, it is no longer enough to have an extensive and impressive resume and cover letter. Employers now hope to find sources of creativity in everything a candidate does, including their portfolio and one’s personal brand as reflected through social media accounts and professional websites. Through my honors research I will investigate what makes a strong personal brand and how to use social media to promote oneself as an artist. By conducting research on other artist’s personal brands I was able to create a list of strengths and weaknesses to consider in creating my own personal ...


Retirement Reboot: A Website Redesign, Christina Gillen Dec 2016

Retirement Reboot: A Website Redesign, Christina Gillen

Honors Projects

A website could be created with the latest technology, but after a few years it will still need to be updated. This is what happened to Swanton Health Care and Retirement Center’s website. This project is designed to remedy the problem by creating an entirely new website with updated content, images, and interactive features to bring Swanton Health Care’s online presence back to life.


Westwood Interior Company Limited Brand Identity Project, Peter Dee Jan 2010

Westwood Interior Company Limited Brand Identity Project, Peter Dee

Other resources

Westwood Interior Company Limited design and manufacture high quality handmade wood interiors in Ireland. Westwood Interior required a modern logo using natural colours and imagery.

Peter Dee - Strategic Design and Marketing Consultant, was responsible for the design and development of the brand identity for the Westwood Interior Company which was used on business cards, letterhead, signage and e-Commerce website.

Westwood Interior have earned a reputation for a high level of service and attention to detail. An established team of skilled craftsmen pride themselves in creating bespoke wood interiors that combine the very best in modern technology with the highest levels ...


Farrell’S Nursery Company Limited Brand Identity Project, Peter Dee Jan 2010

Farrell’S Nursery Company Limited Brand Identity Project, Peter Dee

Other resources

Peter Dee - Strategic Design and Marketing Consultant, was responsible for the design and development of the brand identity for the Farrell’s Nursery Company which was used on business cards, letterhead, signage and website.

Farrell’s unique plant nursery is always full of fresh ideas, inspiring plants and solutions for every garden. You'll find an extensive range of plants and people who provide expert advice and a range of associated services at all times of the year.


The True Colors Of Trademark Law: Green-Lighting A Red Tide Of Anti Competition Blues, Ann Bartow Jan 2008

The True Colors Of Trademark Law: Green-Lighting A Red Tide Of Anti Competition Blues, Ann Bartow

Law Faculty Scholarship

The elevation of color to stand-alone trademark status illustrates the unbounded nature of trademarks within the judicial consciousness. The availability of color-alone marks also facilitates the commoditization of color in ways that complicate the development and distribution of products and services that use color for multiple purposes conterminously. The economic case for color-alone trademarks is severely undermined by careful observation of the ways that colors are actually deployed in commerce, which makes it clear that the trademarks of multiple goods and services can utilize the same color to telegraph the same message without confusing anyone or diluting the commercial power ...


The Blinds Shop Company Limited Brand Identity Project, Peter Dee Jan 2008

The Blinds Shop Company Limited Brand Identity Project, Peter Dee

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The Blinds Shop offers made to measure window blinds catering to all markets across Ireland. The Blinds Shop required a clean, bold and modern logo using fresh colours and imagery.

Peter Dee - Strategic Design and Marketing Consultant, was responsible for the design and development of the brand identity for the The Blinds Shop Company Limited which was used on business cards, letterhead, promotional information, uniforms, advertising and e-Commerce website.

The Blinds Shop is a retailer of made to measure window blinds catering to both the domestic and commercial market within the Dublin area. Blinds are made to the highest specifications ...


"American Fasions For American Women:" Cultivating Ready-To-Wear Designers, 1910-1920, Jean L. Parsons, Sara Brubacher Nov 2004

"American Fasions For American Women:" Cultivating Ready-To-Wear Designers, 1910-1920, Jean L. Parsons, Sara Brubacher

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Conference Proceedings and Presentations

The purpose of this essay is to examine the earliest development of an American design presence in the fashion industry and to analyze methods used by the industry to develop and support its own unique creative talents.