DLS Design Marks 25th Anniversary

DLS Design. 25 years of web and graphic design.

DLS Design, a New York based website and branding design studio, announces our 25th Anniversary! We wish to thank many wonderful employees, vendors and co-contractors, who have helped us create a number of stunning projects: websites, logos and other assets for our clients. And of course we wish to thank these clients – several hundred … Read more

Suddenly, your website is dangerous.

Websites that purchased “SSL Certificates” from GoDaddy and several other vendors may have been in for a rude surprise over the last week: a sudden warning that their website was unsafe, or trying to “steal your personal or financial information”! It turns out this was almost certainly the result of poor coordination between GoDaddy and … Read more

David Schiffer speaks on ADA panel (Zoomed, of course).

On March 23, 2021, I was an invited speaker on a Zoom call sponsored by the Media Law Research Center (MLRC). The topic was “Website and Other Media Design to Comply With the ADA and Other Laws and Regulations”. I spoke about the brass tacks of ADA integration in web design — how we look … Read more

Mind your ADA P’s and Q’s

The Americans With Disabilities Act, or ADA, has received a lot of attention this year, its 30th anniversary. It covers things like access to buildings and offices, which need to be accessible by people, whatever their limitations. On the Internet, websites also need to be usable: for people with a visual limitations, diminished motor skills, … Read more

Ed Benguiat, Man of a Thousand [Type] Faces, 1924-2020

Ed Benguiat

Saddened to hear of the passing of one of my design heroes, Ed Benguiat, man of a thousand typefaces. Ed was my teacher at SVA right when the Benguiat typeface was published. The purpose of the class was to sketch typefaces recognizably and quickly for ad layouts. Computers replaced this art. I became hooked on … Read more

Managing Your Law Firm’s Website During the COVID-19 Crisis

DLS Design, law firm website services, COVID-19

The COVID-19 epidemic has caused widespread misfortune and destruction. It is likely that people and businesses will be turning to law firms for many types of assistance. DLS Design specializes in websites and other communications for law firms. We are able to act quickly, to help firms put out a new message whenever necessary. Thus … Read more

DLS Design: Working in the Time of the COVID-19 Virus

DLS Design is open and conducting business during the COVID-19 emergency. Like many others, we are observing the COVID-19 crisis with great concern, and also noting some areas for cautious optimism. DLS Design is receiving all calls and emails, designing and updating websites and handling other projects, including assisting clients with their own COVID-19 updates … Read more

“Clayro” Website Launch Coincides with Honor for Lawyer

Clayman & Rosenberg website designed by DLS Design, New York

DLS just completed the new website for Clayman & Rosenberg, a New York criminal defense firm. The project is an encore for DLS. We designed the firm’s initial site years ago, and they returned as a client after a hiatus of several years. C&R has participated in many of this generation’s high-profile cases. One of … Read more

Law Firm’s Milestones Trigger New Logo

Shapiro Arato Bach logo

DLS has worked with the litigation law firm now known as Shapiro Arato Bach as they reached their 10-year anniversary, and previously, through several partnership changes that updated the name. The current logo is an outgrowth of our 2015 work, which featured two facing initials. Our challenge was to keep the graceful flow of the … Read more

DLS Design Wins Bronze Summit Award for Architectural Consultant Logo

Balansett logo

DLS Design won a Bronze Award in the Logo Redesign category of the 2018 Summit Creative Awards Competition. We created a new logo, website and marketing materials for Balansett, a consulting practice that helps organizations realize the full potential of their interior spaces. Read more about the logo here. About the Awards The Summit International … Read more

New Website? Avoid the Domain-Hell of a Cheap-O Registrar

What happens when you use a cheap registrar.

Your website is so closely tied in with your business that it almost IS your business. Whether you’ve had the luck to find a great domain, or simply came up with a basic, but suitable one, it will now take on its own life as a digital asset. So where do you register it? Why … Read more

DLS Design Wins Silver Summit Award for Law Firm Rebrand

Grossberg Yochelson Fox & Beyda logo

DLS Design won a Silver Award in the Campaign Redesign/Rebrand category of the 2016 Summit Creative Award Competition. We created a new logo, website and marketing materials for the Washington D.C. law firm Grossberg Yochelson Fox & Beyda. A law firm handling commercial real estate, GYFB is closely involved in what happens on the streets of DC; the logo … Read more

DLS Design a Winner in American Graphic Design Awards

Zuckert Scoutt Rasenbarg logo by DLS Design

DLS Design was selected as a winner in the 2014 American Graphic Design Awards. The winning piece was a logo we created for Washington DC law firm Zuckert Scoutt & Rasenberger. The logo, which was designed to invoke both the letter Z and aviation, was applied to the firm’s website and printed materials. The firm … Read more