Toot! Toot!*:
Create Magazine quotes designer and
author Jeff Fisher on education options

Jeff Fisher, the Engineer of Creative Identity for the Portland-based Jeff Fisher LogoMotives is quoted in the January/ February 2008 issue of the industry journal Create Magazine. The veteran graphic designer is one of several industry professionals cited in regards to design education options for the article Art School vs. The Real World, from Dave Willmer of The Creative Group. The piece is part of the publication's annual Learn special section; a "guide to education for the creative mind." The feature includes information about a wide variety of design and art schools throughout the U.S.

In concluding his comments, Fisher addresses graduating design students with; "when you walk out of your school for the last time, degree in hand, your design education may truly begin."

Create Magazine provides creative professionals with an insider's perspective on the people, news, trends and events that influence the local advertising, design, printing, photography, film & video, animation and new media industries. Published in five regional editions, the publications has approximately 45,000 readers nationwide.

The Create Magazine web presence provides creative individuals with additional pertinent news, the opportunity to post an online portfolio, industry blogs, a job board, networking opportunities through a community forum and more.

Jeff Fisher has received nearly 575 regional, national and international graphic design awards for his logo and corporate identity efforts. His work is featured in nearly 100 books on the design of logos, the business of graphic design, and small business marketing.

Fisher is a member of the HOW Magazine Editorial Advisory Board, the HOW Design Conference Advisory Council and the UCDA Designer Magazine Editorial Advisory Board. His new book, Identity Crisis!: 50 Redesigns That Transformed Stale Identities into Successful Brands, was recently released by HOW Books. His first volume, The Savvy Designer’s Guide to Success, appeared on bookstore shelves in late 2004.

(* If I don’t "toot!" my own horn, no one else will.)

© 2008 Jeff Fisher LogoMotives

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