14 Years of Mdesign and Oktoberfest

Mdesign has been working with the Oktoberfest at Tempe Town Lake since 1999. That's 14 years of flyers, event programs, website updates, signs, banners and more. We've been at it through changes with the event management, event name changes, … [Read more...]

Password resets coming for all hosted accounts

One of the services Mdesign offers is web hosting. Recently, there have been password incursions on accounts one a server in the data center where we host. One compromised account had over 10,000 spam emails a minute going out! Not only does this jam … [Read more...]

Space – the Final Frontier

"There's room for more copy in there, let's fill it up." I thought I'd put together an example of why less can be more  - and why every square pica of an advertisement doesn't need to be filled up. Adverts are expensive, and there is so much to … [Read more...]

Print Design

The National Warbird Operators Conference focuses on the exchange of ideas and information concerning the safe operation and restoration of warbird aircraft. Mdesign provides a unique, themed design showcasing different aircraft which is used in … [Read more...]

Web Development

The design and development of the Clearwing site presented unique challenges; First, present a large amount of information cleanly and concisely.  Second, showcase the client's high quality photos and third, put it all together with a user friendly … [Read more...]


Jumpgel had an innovative product but no identity, Mdesign was called upon to give the brand a fun and unique style. We first started with a hand-illustrated mascot and a color scheme.  From there, we worked closely with Jumpgel to create a brand … [Read more...]

Blue Lakes

Use lap as chair and give attitude give attitude but run in circles. … [Read more...]


Stretch chase mice. Shake treat. … [Read more...]


Sun bathe claw drapes and chase imaginary bugs. … [Read more...]

Ranting about branding

A client recently asked me to redesign a logo, and I started thinking about how just having a logo in place doesn't necessarily mean that you have your brand wrapped up. The following is the result of a few emails back and forth between me and a … [Read more...]