Ping-Ponging the Design Share 3 Invite

Design Share 3

When it was time to design a promo graphic for the next Design Share event we thought it would be fun to do a little design ping-pong. Not so much the competitive type like you see on the Layer Tennis website, but a little design back-and-forth sounded like great fun whatever you decide to call it. We didn't have a theme for the event just yet so we decided to play off the number '3' to start generating some ideas.

Ideas for Exploration

  • 3 musketeers
  • 3 stooges
  • 3 French hens
  • Earth as the third planet from the Sun
  • Gemini is the third astrological symbol
  • 3 bears
  • 3 wishes
  • third time is a charm
  • RGB: additive color model
  • see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil
  • Lithium is atomic number 3

Somehow that led to our beloved space monkey. We posted excerpts to our new favorite design playground [Dribbble] along the way.

Round 1
Round 1: Tom

Round 2
Round 2: Blair

Round 3
Round 3: Tom

Round 4
Round 4: Blair

Round 5
Final Round: Tom

And there you have it, another additive design experiment comes together. If you happen to be in the Washington, DC area on June 24, 2010 and would like to attend the event, here's more information. We hope to see you there.

Tom is vice president of design and works in our Falls Church, VA, HQ. He has over two decades of experience as a designer and team coach, and works with clients such as the University of Pennsylvania and The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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