DIY Search Engine Optimization vs. Professional SEO

Taken from email to Monita Lawing SEO is a huge endeavor, so full analytics on a set of 10-15 keywords/terms would be $1,500. Most of this fee is for the analysis and recommendations for the keywords. It would also include placing those words in meaningful titles, descriptions, headlines, alt image tags and so forth throughout…

Craft Beer Logo Design Exhibit at Hickory Museum of Art

Beer-Type Logos Art Museum Exhibit

HICKORY, NC BEER-TYPE LOGOS Dates: June 17 – September 17, 2017 Entrance Gallery – Hickory Museum of Art Hickory, North Carolina graphic designer Matt Everley challenged himself to create 52 brewery/beer logos in one year, each using a different typeface. The font itself became the driving factor for each logo design. His small, one-off type…

Hickory NC Graphic Designer Wins National Design Awards

HICKORY, NC          Matt Everley, of Hickory-based graphic design studio m.e.designlab, was recently selected as a winner for three 2016 American Graphic Design Award by a nationwide panel of judges. The awards recognize excellence in communication and graphic design. The competition was presented by Graphic Design USA Magazine. A highly selective 15% of the 10,000+ entries…

DIY Craft Beer Cap Pallet Map

DIY Craft beer cap pallet map

Tutorial: How to Craft a Unique Map from Pallet Wood and Beer Caps Looking to design something creative with all those craft beer caps and scrap pieces of pallet wood you’ve been saving? How about a map of the good ole USA! By now you may have figured out I’m a craft beer junkie. I…

Beer-Type Logos: Brewery-style logo designs created from font names

Beer-Type Logos

1 year. 52 logos. Holy crap. Beer-Type Logos is a personal graphic design project where I have challenged myself to create 52 logos—1 logo per week for the entire year of 2015—that use a different font to create a unique brewery or beer logo. The idea for beertypelogos.com was born from the many taphandle graphics…