iOS app Android app

Graphic Design

5 Technologies That Are Changing Creative Work

Nalden | Posted 02.12.2016 | Technology
Nalden

Technology has always changed the way we do creative work, and it will continue its impact on creativity long after the technologies we name here are a normal part of everyday life.

Evolving Your Brand? Look Inwards.

Janet Odgis | Posted 02.10.2016 | Business
Janet Odgis

No brand is static. Even if key elements, such as a logo, remain familiar over the course of decades--think of the iconic Nike swoosh, which has been around since the early 1970s--it must still change, even subtly, in order to stay fresh and grow.

What Wednesday's Redeye Cover Art Got Wrong About Gender Neutrality

Alicia Swiz | Posted 01.29.2016 | Chicago
Alicia Swiz

Rather than suggest an overall move towards eliminating male and female identifiers on restrooms, the image does illustrate a very uncomfortable truth in our culture. A truth so deeply embedded in all of our psyches and systems that it is almost impossible to recognize.

Stunning Font Collection Reflects The Fleetingness Of Memory

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 01.29.2016 | Arts

Whether you’ve tried and failed to remember if you turned off the oven in your apartment miles away, or squabbled with a friend over the detail...

6 Must-Have Components to a Powerful Infographic

Matthew Collis | Posted 01.28.2016 | Business
Matthew Collis

An infographic can be a great way to present data or complex information in a simple, easy-to-digest, and fun way.

These Are The Best Presidential Campaign Posters Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Riley Arthur | Posted 01.20.2016 | Politics

Advertising campaigns are a critical part of any successful American presidential election. As you can see below, U.S. presidential races have yi...

Arial again? Limitations That Affect the Brand

Janet Odgis | Posted 01.12.2016 | Business
Janet Odgis

Consistency is the most important thing to a brand. But for large companies (with hundreds or even thousands of employees) brand consistency is a di...

10 Best and Worst Jobs for Work-Life Balance

GOBankingRates | Posted 01.06.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Terence Loose, Contributor In our frenetic and demanding world, achieving work-life balance seems more difficult all the time. And if you're won...

Why I Refuse to Trade my Creativity for Safety

Zoe Strawbridge | Posted 12.14.2015 | Impact
Zoe Strawbridge

Above: Paris American Academy design school, Rue Saint Jacques, Paris I think I always realised that creativity was my "thing" but I never acknowle...

What's Type Have to Do With It?

Janet Odgis | Posted 11.03.2015 | Arts
Janet Odgis

The typefaces you select suggest a lot about your personality; each has a tone and voice and character all its own. The alphabet of each typeface has a distinctive architecture, one that communicates far more than just the basic meaning of words.

Student Public Service Announcements for Safer Neighborhoods

Publicolor | Posted 10.27.2015 | Education
Publicolor

Students participating in Publicolor's Summer Design Studio were asked to design a Public Service Announcement to improve their neighborhood.

Stunning Shakespeare Posters From Around The World Prove The Bard Is Universal

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 10.21.2015 | Arts

A goth-looking, tall-haired fairy in a blood-red dress might not be how you visualized "A Midsummer Night's Dream" when you read it in high school. I...

Crowdsourcing Platforms: A Unique, Cost-Effective Strategy for Start-Up Success

Casey Cavanagh | Posted 10.16.2015 | Business
Casey Cavanagh

When it comes to designing essential brand elements, such as a logo and website, start-ups and small businesses today can either create their own or hire someone to do it for them.

And Here's The Emoji Pantone Mashup You've Been Waiting For

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.07.2015 | Arts

In the realm of aesthetically-inclined pop culture goodies, two forces reign supreme. In one corner of the ring we have the the iconic, little images...

Honest Beer Bottles That Are Tired of Your Nonsense

VinePair | Posted 09.17.2015 | Taste
VinePair

We've heard from the wine bottles, and now it's time for your favorite bottle of brew to tell you how it is - and they're not afraid to tell you how it is.

How To Fall In Love With Letters, According To A Typography Icon

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.11.2015 | Arts

Have you ever fallen in love with a word? Not for its meaning or the way it rolls off your tongue. Not for the idea it communicates or the vision it ...

Stop Complaining About the New Google Logo. (It Has a Story)

Viputheshwar Sitaraman | Posted 09.04.2015 | Technology
Viputheshwar Sitaraman

As a designer, I'll say I love the new Google identity. Key word: identity. Google announced a new brand identity, not a logo! Let me define the difference between those

The Story That Sells Itself

Janet Odgis | Posted 08.10.2015 | Business
Janet Odgis

The idea that marketing your company might be, at root, no different than marketing pasta or detergent or auto insurance might strike you as heresy. Yet the questions a marketer needs to ask in each case are the same.

What Is It Like to Be a Color Blind Designer?

Quora | Posted 08.07.2015 | Technology
Quora

My tl;dr for this is that in the grand scheme of things, making a color choice between a green and brown is the kind of decision we make rarely enough that you can ask for help and it really isn't a big deal.

What Is It Like to Be a Graphic Designer?

Quora | Posted 08.05.2015 | Arts
Quora

It takes a certain kind of person to be a successful graphic designer, especially one who really enjoys doing it and is willing to make a career out of it.

Branding: Familiarity Breeds Contentment

Janet Odgis | Posted 08.03.2015 | Business
Janet Odgis

What's in a name -- and a logo? Plenty. Your company's core identity, for one. Your name and logo (your branding, taken together) represent the first glimpse potential customers get of you, and longtime customers take comfort in the stability and reassurance your branding confers.

Think Design Think

Jens Martin Skibsted | Posted 08.03.2015 | Science
Jens Martin Skibsted

Design negotiates between technology, policy, systems and users. It has become a universal medium for expressing ideas, raising fundamental questions and addressing social challenges.

An Interview With School of Visual Arts' Creativity Master Richard Wilde on His New Book, The Process: A New Foundation in Art and Design

Christopher Lee Nutter | Posted 07.30.2015 | Arts
Christopher Lee Nutter

Disruptive ideas. Innovation. Creativity. These buzz words drive the conversations in branding, business, visual design and the arts. And all three boil down to the same pressing question -- how do you create something new?

Signs You Need to Outsource Your Digital Marketing

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 06.26.2015 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Digital marketing budgets are going through the roof, but do most departments understand how to allocate their money? Not really.

In or Out?

Marcia Liss | Posted 06.20.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

...