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An Very Animated Valentine’s Day – VDAY Email Designs

Posted: February 14th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: accessories, bath & body, fashion, holiday, illustrative | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Valentine's Day Animated Emails

I’ve never seen so many animated emails for one occasion before, I wonder whats the thinking behind that. From the subtle to the extreme, here are a few that stood out: Read the rest of this entry »


You Got Me At Super-Duper-Cute-Groundhog-Picture: Old Navy’s Groundhog Day Email Design

Posted: February 2nd, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: fashion, holiday | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Old Navy's Groundhog Day Email Design Preview

A email from another one of my favorite (email design) brands: Old Navy. Here’s their Groundhog Day Email titled “Groundhog Day Gift! Take 15% Off Today Only.” First of all, they were the only company Read the rest of this entry »


Hippo Humor: Trader Joe’s We Scream for Ice Cream Email

Posted: August 30th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: food, humor | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Trader Joe's Ice Cream Email Design - Thumbnail

It’s been sizzling up here for the last couple of weeks in Southern California, thought I’d attest to that through some splendid email design. See Trader Joe’s “We All Scream for Ice Cream” email blast, comprised of the weird, awesome, and Comic Sans. As one of my favorite “neighborhood markets”, Trader Joe’s email designs don’t disappoint either. READ MORE…


Contrast and Montage: Sephora’s “The Big Reveal”

Posted: June 11th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: bath & body, social media | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Sephora's The Big Reveal

Sephora’s “The Big Reveal” email, titled “Look inside…”. What tantalizing title and what pictures shiny products I want to purchase immediately. As I’ve mentioned before in the Why Reviews Help post, consumers are paying a lot more attention to what their fellow shoppers are recommending. This email combines that human element with a large impactful montage READ MORE…


Top 4 Picks for the Memorial Day Weekend Sale Email

Posted: May 28th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: holiday | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Happy Memorial Day, Inbox Junky Fans! I’ve always found designing emails for holidays like Memorial Day, President’s Day, and Fourth of July to be a huge challenge. The patriotic color and themes pose a huge restriction on the imagery an email designer is able to use. It’s all about finding that tiny sliver of overlap where the brand and the theme speaks the same visual language. Here are my top 4 picks for this holiday weekend… READ MORE…