News & Press
Thursday: December 1, 2016 Spark Is Seeking Volunteers Like You
Is there a hot topic you yearn to learn more about? Would you like to meet more industry leaders? Do you like to host parties?
Monday: November 17, 2014 Usability Testing is Crucial to Retaining Website Visitors
Don’t lose valuable website visitors for good because they can’t figure out how to use your site.
Friday: September 19, 2014 Is Your Company Acronym a Puzzle?
Why spelling out your company acronym will help engage website users.
Wednesday: September 25, 2013 Spark Design Professionals Featured in Spoon + Fork's Underscore Matters Video
Watch the Underscore Matters video where Spoon + Fork featured Spark Design Professionals.
Monday: June 3, 2013 2014 Spark Design Professionals Call for Speakers/Event Topics
Do you know a speaker who can share their knowledge with Spark members?
Friday: May 10, 2013 Spark Design Professionals Teams Up with NYCxDESIGN to Celebrate 12-day Inaugural Event
Two interesting must-attend events with special Spark guests.
Wednesday: February 27, 2013 Spark Launches a New Website!
Spark Design Professionals is proud to announce the launch of our new website, designed to further enhance our mission of enlightening design business owners.
Monday: February 25, 2013 Evolving Web Trends: What Designers Need to Know
Matthew Richmond, Executive Creative Director and Developer of The Chopping Block gave Spark members the nuts and bolts on emerging web trends and what we, as designers, should take note of.
Tuesday: August 7, 2012 Spark Roundtable - How to Structure Strategic Partnerships
You're a small design firm and you know you do one thing really well--design. How do you find and maintain these crucial relationships that have the potential to bolster your business?
Sunday: August 5, 2012 A Closer Look at Responsive Web Design
Dan Rodney and Mike Morici from Noble Desktop gave Spark workshop attendees a crash course in responsive web design and described how it affects our process and workflow.
Monday: July 16, 2012 Sparkers Enjoy our Annual Summer Networking Event
A good time was had by all at Spark's annual summer barbecue and networking event.
Saturday: May 19, 2012 Life Beyond Graphic Design? Three Insights From Ex-Graphic Designers
As graphic designers, with our eyes glued to the computer screen and
Tuesday: April 10, 2012 Spark Members Only Event: How to Control Money Conversations with Clients - Illise Benun
Few designers feel completely comfortable talking about money but these are some of the most important conversations we have with our clients.
Saturday: March 3, 2012 Spark Studio Lecture Series - Triboro Design Solutions
Ever wish you were a more efficient designer? Husband and wife team David Heasty and Stefanie Weigler of Triboro would make even the most industrious design firm a little jealous.
Tuesday: January 10, 2012 Spark Speak - Steff Geissbuhler on the Art of Reinvention
Technology, the economy, restlessness--all of these factors prod graphic designers to reinvent themselves.
Thursday: November 10, 2011 The Future of Print
Dwindling print budgets are nothing new to print designers. Whether you view the shift from print to digital as exciting or devastating, ultimately, change is imminent.