Broccoli between your teeth.

Broccoli between your teeth.

Broccoli between your teeth. Recently, I heard a most recognizable description of the fact that we are not fully able to see ourselves through the eyes of others. It is so easy to get convincingly caught in thoughts and viewpoints about “how we are.” Then, when...
When babies leave home…

When babies leave home…

When babies leave home… If any parents are reading this, I am sure you can recognize the feeling of powerlessness that wells up the first time we send a child alone to school, to the first summer job, to studies abroad, or to the military. As soon as our baby is out...
Size matters

Size matters

Size matters I don’t know about you, but I consume social media content mainly on my mobile. A quick check on the internet confirms that I am not the only one. Even if mobile phones have grown in size over the years, they are still undoubtedly much smaller than a...
Too many chefs spoil the broth.

Too many chefs spoil the broth.

Too many chefs spoil the broth. We have the same idiom in Norwegian, but the English version is more accurate. I discovered this when I checked the internet for the accurate meaning of “spoil.” It means to diminish or destroy the value or quality of something, as you...
Why ONE-BIT

Why ONE-BIT

Why ONE-BIT I have written and spoken about the importance of ONE-BIT logos more times than I can remember. You probably don’t either, so let’s venture on a small repetition: What is a ONE-BIT logo? It is a logo that, if necessary, can be rendered in one color only,...
Graphic Design is like a microphone

Graphic Design is like a microphone

Graphic Design is like a microphone These days one can almost be a bit embarrassed to share something on Social Media that is NOT about Ukraina. People paste the Ukrainian flag on the profile images and statements of support, and seriously heavy memes about war hover...
Invitation to a Workshop

Invitation to a Workshop

Invitation to a Workshop About a year ago I launched Broter School of Design. A small but very enthusiastic group of students will shortly finish their “first year in school” and yesterday we had our live “Monthly Graphic Class” for February, only the March one is...
I fell in vectorlove

I fell in vectorlove

I fell in vectorlove I fell in vectorlove Why would you use vector illustrations? And what the heck is a vector, anyway?  There are two ways of making art on a computer; with pixels and with vectors: Pixel-based artwork is built from tiny square points called pixels....
So you won’t have to hire a graphic designer.

So you won’t have to hire a graphic designer.

So you won’t have to hire a graphic designer. Have you ever been in a coaching program for entrepreneurs? I have. Some are very expensive and last for months and years, while some are more reasonable and shorter.All of them follow nearly the same curriculum. We learn...
3 tips for rejuvenating your brand

3 tips for rejuvenating your brand

Happy New Year! It is that time of the year again. With new years resolutions and renewals. Regarding the personal side of these things, most of us are very conscious. We care about our health and how we look. But what about your business? Will it stand a closer look...