Great creative work is at the heart of what we do here at Coalmarch. We are passionate about design and marketing, and this is where we share that passion. From logo design to integrated marketing campaigns, read about our insights and experiences in the Pick and Axe.
I love a good beer. Aside from drinking it, my wife and I have been brewing it at home for over a decade. In that time it’s been amazing to watch the craft beer industry grow, especially locally. When my good friend told me he was going to start a brewery and asked for my help with their identity, I couldn’t say no. In my 15+ years as... read more
How to make your images Pin-friendly I thought I would share our Pinterest optimization strategy for those of you looking to maximize the shareability and ROI of images on your websites. First of all, why is it even important? Well, for one thing Pinterest is blowing up. The popular social media site launched in March 2010 and currently has over... read more
The best content marketing commercials of 2013 (so far) We’re nearing the halfway point in the year and I thought I would share my thoughts on what I think are some of the year’s best in commercials. Coalmarch isn’t a production company but the fundamentals of marketing remain the same, and these are 10 commercials that I think are getting it... read more
A completely free set of pixel perfect dot and line patterns There are a lot of patterns for Photoshop out there, and I mean a lot. With that being said, the design team here at Coalmarch has sometimes found it difficult to locate a complete set of simple pixel perfect dot and line patterns. This is why I decided to create a universal set and... read more
What happens when you let a designer off the chain? Every once in a while I get an itch that I can't help but scratching. It could be a major brand that I see tons of potential in, like a Stanley Steemer home page refresh from a couple years ago or a local barber shop that I walk by every day. Whatever it is, I see it and all I can think about... read more