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The (Imperfect) Brand Story We Tell

The thought of being vulnerable makes them red in the face. Every image is perfectly posed, perfectly lit, and perfectly filtered. They refuse to show imperfection. Sound like anyone you know? Or perhaps a brand you know? Read more

Saints and symbols: Former church designer has something to say about new LDS logos

Graphic designer Randall Smith shares his opinion on the latest symbol and logo designs recently introduced by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Read more

Modern8 CEO’s journey from working NYC retail trenches to leading a family business

Since Alysha Smith ‘s return to Salt Lake City, she’s evolved the business, started a professional group for women and finds the time for bodybuilding.  Read more

‘Mormon Land’: A graphic designer who worked on a previous church logo evaluates the new symbol and how it measures up

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints unveiled a new symbol last month as part of President Russell M. Nelson’s continuing efforts to emphasize — to insiders and outsiders alike — that the faith is centered on Jesus Christ. Does this logo, from a design perspective, help accomplish that aim? Read more

Lessons from the Front Lines of the Chocolate Wars

It’s iconic—the brown wrapping paper with the crinkly silver foil underneath. The bold condensed type that spells out a name as iconic as the packaging itself: Hershey’s. Plenty of us have a nostalgic remembrance of those chocolate bars, but few of us ever consider the story behind that packaging. Read more

Brand Design Consultancy modern8 Appoints Alysha Smith to CEO

The culmination of a lifetime spent immersed in design and successfully holding leadership positions across various industries, Alysha Smith has been named CEO of acclaimed Utah-based strategic brand design consultancy modern8. Read more

Regional Design Awards Winners 2016: Far West

Randall Smith (creative director), Mike Harris (art director/designer), Kent Carollo (designer); Ritual Chocolate (client) Read more

latest press.

Scroll down to see all things m8 featured in the media.

The (Imperfect) Brand Story We Tell

The thought of being vulnerable makes them red in the face. Every image is perfectly posed, perfectly lit, and perfectly filtered. They refuse to show imperfection. Sound like anyone you know? Or perhaps a brand you know? Read more

Saints and symbols: Former church designer has something to say about new LDS logos

Graphic designer Randall Smith shares his opinion on the latest symbol and logo designs recently introduced by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Read more

Modern8 CEO’s journey from working NYC retail trenches to leading a family business

Since Alysha Smith ‘s return to Salt Lake City, she’s evolved the business, started a professional group for women and finds the time for bodybuilding.  Read more

‘Mormon Land’: A graphic designer who worked on a previous church logo evaluates the new symbol and how it measures up

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints unveiled a new symbol last month as part of President Russell M. Nelson’s continuing efforts to emphasize — to insiders and outsiders alike — that the faith is centered on Jesus Christ. Does this logo, from a design perspective, help accomplish that aim? Read more

Lessons from the Front Lines of the Chocolate Wars

It’s iconic—the brown wrapping paper with the crinkly silver foil underneath. The bold condensed type that spells out a name as iconic as the packaging itself: Hershey’s. Plenty of us have a nostalgic remembrance of those chocolate bars, but few of us ever consider the story behind that packaging. Read more

Brand Design Consultancy modern8 Appoints Alysha Smith to CEO

The culmination of a lifetime spent immersed in design and successfully holding leadership positions across various industries, Alysha Smith has been named CEO of acclaimed Utah-based strategic brand design consultancy modern8. Read more

Regional Design Awards Winners 2016: Far West

Randall Smith (creative director), Mike Harris (art director/designer), Kent Carollo (designer); Ritual Chocolate (client) Read more