Searching For Images to Use For Your Site? Read This First

Posted on June 2, 2017 in Design

As designers, we know that finding the perfect image is key. The right photo can be the focal point for your work, get you more clicks, and inspire other aspects of the design. While it may be tempting to do a quick Google search and grab the first image that catches your eye, we’re here […]

Links Bridge Vineyards Wine Packaging and Label Design

Posted on May 4, 2017 in Featured Projects

Our friends at Links Bridge Vineyards recently asked us to redesign the packaging for both their Classic and Reserve wine series–each showcasing very special illustrations. Joan Cartier, coowner and talented artist, created two beautiful etchings of Old Links Bridge, which is near their vineyard. For the Classic series the Octavo Designs team proposed showcasing Joan’s […]

Manhattan Men’s Grooming Lounge Identity and Branding

Posted on April 25, 2017 in Design, Featured Projects

New York New York Salon and Day Spa in Frederick, Maryland recently announced the expansion of their business to include men’s grooming services. The Octavo Designs team was thrilled when they were asked to take on this identity and branding project to give Manhattan Men’s Grooming Lounge a distinctive character that would appeal to their […]

Freight Dog Hauling

Posted on April 11, 2017 in Design, Featured Projects

An identity project that gets to include the client’s pet is a win for us. Mark Neal, founder of Freight Dog Hauling, asked us to include his German Shepherd, Scout, in his company’s brand development. Mark’s dog is his co-captain and navigator in his business. Our team wanted to create an identity suite that not […]

Your Website Launched—Now What?

Posted on May 11, 2016 in WordPress

Launching your website is a really exciting time—it’s a big deal! What’s also a big deal, though, is what happens after launch day. While you probably wish people would magically flock to your site—and we get that—we’ve come up with a list of 8 crucial post-launch tips that will help make the magic happen.