RadioLab.

Written by rizen creative on March 14th, 2014 - 3:14pm, 0 comments

During our busy work hours, we sometimes like to tune into RadioLab to zone out and get focused while listening to some pretty cool podcasts. Interviews, stories and scientific research are showcased through video and sound clips, leaving us to learn quite a bit in a pretty short amount of time. So while sketching this [...]

Pencil vs. Mouse.

Written by rizen creative on March 14th, 2014 - 3:14pm, 0 comments

We have been doing a lot of pencil work lately before ever touching our Macs. And honestly, it has been refreshing. The smell of the eraser, the glow of the light table, and the sound of the pencil sharpener has been constant for the last week. Living in that world of lead forced us to [...]

Boise Transit Center.

Written by rizen creative on March 7th, 2014 - 3:14pm, 0 comments

If you know Rizen, then you probably know that we are passionate about quite a few things, but you probablyhear us talk about two things more than anything else… one is our clients, and the other is our city (Boise). So when one of our clients continues to make pushes to make our city a [...]

Don’t bother me, I’m coding.

Written by rizen creative on March 7th, 2014 - 3:14pm, 0 comments

Anyone who has ever looked one line, or a many lines of code in web development understands that it requires a great deal of focus. Keeping that in mind, we try to avoid interrupting our programmer (John Briggs) while he is “in the zone.”
Thankfully, the folks at Fair Goods and designer and hand lettering expert Jessica [...]

2014 Marketing Tactics Survey Results.

Written by rizen creative on February 28th, 2014 - 3:14pm, 0 comments

Our annual Marketing Tactics Survey is complete, and we are ready to share the results!
Much like last year, most companies are beginning the new year with an aggressive marketing approach: 81% plan to increase their overall marketing efforts (a slight increase from 80% last year) and 58% plan to increase their overall marketing spending (down [...]

The future of photography?

Written by rizen creative on February 28th, 2014 - 3:14pm, 0 comments

Recently Google announced that it was producing a 3D smartphone under the name Project Tango. The beta is a collaboration with Matterport, a tech company that makes it possible to experience and understand interior spaces in entirely new ways. The 3D mapping technology would be invaluable for folks in the real estate, construction, hotel and [...]

Offset.com

Written by rizen creative on February 7th, 2014 - 3:14pm, 0 comments

Let’s face it, most stock photography looks like, well… stock photography. Until now. Take a look at the beautiful shots on offset.com.

No Words.

Written by rizen creative on February 7th, 2014 - 3:14pm, 0 comments

By far the best Super Bowl Commercial that you probably didn’t see. Unless of course you live in Savannah Georgia.
This ad truly speaks for itself.

Remarkable Design.

Written by rizen creative on February 7th, 2014 - 3:14pm, 0 comments

The world’s first suspended bicycle roundabout was recently completed in the Netherlands. Not only is this a function bridge structure for bicyclists but it is a truly beautiful piece of architecture. See for yourself HERE.

DEADLINE for 2014 Idaho Marketing Tactics Survey - UPDATE

Written by rizen creative on January 31st, 2014 - 3:14pm, 0 comments

Today is your last chance for submissions to our annual 2014 Idaho Marketing Tactics Survey. Please take 5 minutes of your time to complete it. We would love to hear what you have to say. All of the data acquired in the survey will be kept completely anonymous and we will compile a survey results document [...]