News & Journal

16 Secrets to the Perfect Thanksgiving

Carolyn Pikoulas

Just in time for your Thanksgiving feast, our team has compiled a list of 16 secrets to having the perfect Thanksgiving. Here's our expert advice: 1. Stephanie:Use vanilla extract when you're making pumpkin pie (nutmeg is overrated). 2. Jamie:Watch the special Brad Pitt Thanksgiving episode of...
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Wilmington Design Co. Wins Five National Design Awards

Jayson Conway

Wilmington Design Co. is a five-time winner in Graphic Design USA's 2015 American Graphic Design Awards for our print and online creative work for local clients including Visit Leland, Towne Toys, and Blake Farm.This is the third consecutive year Wilmington Design Co. has been...
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Be the Master of Your Click...

Matt Morin

Budgeting for 2016 or planning for the holiday rush? Now is the time to review your digital marketing plan. Well known for our design and web development projects, many of our clients continue their relationship with us on a monthly basis to promote...
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Creating a Caricature...

Carolyn Pikoulas

Ever wondered how we create our infamous caricatures? Let us take you on a time lapse video tour that begins with a hand drawn sketch and ends with the well known faces you may have seen on our website and business cards. Here's a quick...
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Exploring the role of color in logo design.

Bill Hunter

How important are the colors that you choose for your company logo/brand? To help answer that question, a Brazilian graphic designer named Paula RĂºpolo, came up with an interesting idea: what would brand identities (logos) look like if their colors were swapped with those of...
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"Marsala" Named 2015 Pantone Color of the Year

When you think of the word "Marsala" what is the first thing that comes to mind? Is it Chicken (Marsala)? Is it a Sicilian wine? Both are true, but in the world of Graphic Design, Marsala is strictly a color of awesomeness. There are many...
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Pay to Play on Social

Social users have begun noticing a trend: paid advertisements on their beloved social apps. Now, more than ever, small businesses can benefit from paying to advertise on social engines such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Not sure you want to bite? Recently on Facebook...
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Recent WDC Promotions

Space is Necessary for Growth The first half of 2015 is on track to be the largest year to date for Wilmington Design Company. To accomidate, we are expanding the structural footprint of our Wrightsville Avenue building.. We've added over 1,000 square feet of space...
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Say "YES!" to a Better Inbox Experience...

Bill Hunter

Email is typically a service that is easily overlooked. It's not as glamorous as a newly designed logo or website. But when you think about it, email has really become a very critical piece to any business. You use it to communicate with your...
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WDC Wins Four Design Awards In National Competition

Bill Hunter

Wilmington Design Company brought home four prestigious awards in the 2014 American Graphic Design Awards. We received recognition for our graphic work for: REDIX - Tailgate Prize Pack Giveaway (pictured below) Atlantic Animal Hospital - Pet Rock C.A.R.E event poster Design Workshop - direct mail postcard Cape Fear...
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