Open Studio at East Carolina University

In February, four designers from the Creative Strategy and Design team had the privilege to talk with the design students from our alma mater, East Carolina University. We spoke about Red Hat, the work we do, open design principles, the “real world”, and what we’ve learned since graduating college. The main themes of the day

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Designing the open source way

Working at the first billion-dollar open source company has taught me that open is a better way to develop software. Why? Because in the technology industry, change is constant. Think about how rapidly technology has evolved over the years. Fifteen years ago, everyone was excited about satellite radio, and ten years ago people didn’t carry

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2016 Red Hat Summit theme development process: Design concepts (Part 2)

This is the second in a series of 3 blog posts to walk you through our 2016 Red Hat Summit theme process. In this post, we’ll focus on our second phase — design concepts (from inspiration to chosen concept). As described in part 1 of this Summit series, striving to bring the open source mentality

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Red Hat Tower Enclaves

Red Hat’s global headquarters is located in a 19 story building in downtown Raleigh. Before moving into the building, the design team had the opportunity to create large scale wall graphics to adorn the different floors. These graphics present the values of the open source way, such as collaboration, openness, sharing, participation, and meritocracy, all

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The value of an in-house designer

A few years ago, I decided to make the switch from working on the agency side to the client side. To be honest, I was skeptical an in-house designer would be given the same amount of creative opportunities. It felt like I was leaving behind a creative world to go work in a business-focused and

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Red Hat wins big at 2014 MarCom Awards

We’re excited to share that our Marketing Communications team received some great recognition from this year’s MarCom Awards! We received 10 awards, recognizing the premium Red Hat places on creativity and design. Red Hat received several platinum awards as recognition for excellence in terms of quality, creativity and resourcefulness: 2014 Red Hat Summit (Category: Marketing/Promo

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2014 Red Hat North America Partner Conference

The Red Hat North America Partner Conference is our company’s largest hosted partner event. At the conference, technology partners from around North America gather together with the intent of creating stronger relationships with their counterparts. Through these interactions and relationships we learn how to create better solutions for our customers. The messaging, design language and

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