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Graphic Design

'Comic Papyrus' Is Basically Your Biggest Typographic Nightmare Come True

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.15.2014 | Arts

What's the most hated font in the world? Most of you would probably answer: Comic Sans. A fair guess, given the sheer amount of CS-hating that exi...

Hanukah Swastika Gift Wrap Dilemma: What it Teaches About Race

Khanh Ho | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics
Khanh Ho

So as I see it, if you are trying to get rid of this symbol, you need to recognize that it is not something from the outside that must be extinguished and pushed away. Rather, it is at the heart of our own culture.

Learn This Boomer's Very Sensible Career Reinvention Secret

John Tarnoff | Posted 11.25.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

To reinvent ourselves, we are well served to draw from our unique personal reflections and perspective on the world as a way of distinguishing ourselves in this new phase of our lives.

The California College of the Arts Gets Elemental at Nightlife

JD Beltran | Posted 11.13.2014 | San Francisco
JD Beltran

Walk into, "All is Not Lost," a 25 foot high inflatable iceberg by artist/designers Raphael Ajl, Brooke Francesi, Aaron Levin, Rob Sieg, and Lake Buc...

5 Ways You Can Earn a Passive Income on the Internet

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 11.12.2014 | Technology
Alex Ivanovs

Ever since the web became a thing, one of the hottest discussion topics has been "how to make money online", a phrase that you and your friends have seen at least a couple of thousand times, if not a little more.

15 Free Fonts That Harken Back To Vintage Typography

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.07.2014 | Arts

According to poet and designer Robert Bringhurst, "Typography is the craft of endowing human language with a durable visual form." From the storie...

5 Great Online Tools for Creating Infographics

Randy Krum | Posted 12.10.2014 | Technology
Randy Krum

These new tools are vector graphics applications that run in your browser as a replacement for using an expensive professional desktop application like Adobe Illustrator to put your infographic design together.

The Next Big (Small) Thing for #TheStitch...

Matt Pipkin | Posted 12.02.2014 | Impact
Matt Pipkin

While sharing about BLVR's investment in us, I shared my personal story of being sexually abused by a family friend when I was six, keeping it secret until after graduating college, and about the heavy toll it took on my life.

It's Time to Reimagine School Information

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 11.17.2014 | Education
Tom Vander Ark

By John Bailey and Tom Vander Ark "Let me Google that." "Google" has become a universal term for finding information online, and was officially reco...

Meet One Of The Real 'Mad Men,' 1950s Ad Artist Mac Conner

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.10.2014 | Arts

Thanks in large part to Matthew Weiner and his penchant for the 1960s, the glorious graphic design of post-war America has been resurrected. "Mad Men"...

Most Of The Pics In Ikea's Catalog Are Computer Generated

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 10.30.2014 | Business

Some of those picturesque still-life scenes in Ikea catalogs aren’t real. Up to 75 percent of the Ikea products are computer-generated images, ac...

Legendary Graphic Designer Milton Glaser On Why Retirement Is A Conspiracy

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.30.2014 | Arts

"You're 85 years old," HuffPost Live's Ricky Camilleri says, a touch incredulously, to the famous graphic designer Milton Glaser. "Don't rub it in...

Judging a Book By Its Cover

Patrick Myles | Posted 10.21.2014 | Arts
Patrick Myles

Despite the popularity and convenience of the Kindle, there is still a demand and desire for the physical book.

Changing the Dimensions of Architecture

Patrick Myles | Posted 10.18.2014 | Arts
Patrick Myles

I'm not an architect but I specialize in representing architecture on the printed page. I'm a graphic designer and magazine art director, and a great deal of my work involves translating 3 dimensional structures into a 2 dimensional format either on paper or via a computer screen.

6 Key Logo Design Factors for Good Branding

Ian Mills | Posted 10.15.2014 | Small Business
Ian Mills

Your logo is the visual symbol of your brand. It encapsulates your identity and creates a sense of trust and familiarity in the minds of your audience.

The 4 Elements of Timeless Logo Design

Bianca Rothschild | Posted 09.03.2014 | Small Business
Bianca Rothschild

Designing an effective, timeless logo when you first start your business is time and money well spent. Besides you will want to still be in love with it in five years time. The strongest logo designs are often simple and classy.

Buckle Up -- Things Are Getting Real With #TheStitch!

Matt Pipkin | Posted 09.01.2014 | Impact
Matt Pipkin

You know those seasons in life that you look back on and think, "Whew, those were some amazing times!"? Well, that's how we're going to look back on what's happening right now.

How to Rebrand Your Company: 6 Questions you Need to Ask Yourself

William A. Beachy | Posted 08.18.2014 | Small Business
William A. Beachy

Rebranding your company is a natural occurrence as a company grows and changes. Rebranding can be an uplifting results-driving transformation or a complete disaster for your business.

13 Essential Questions to Ask When Hiring a Web Design Company

William A. Beachy | Posted 08.11.2014 | Small Business
William A. Beachy

Before you settle on a website development firm, make sure you know what you're getting into! I highly recommend asking an exhaustive list of questions to each firm you're considering working with.

8 Best Tips for Working With Graphic Designers

Ian Mills | Posted 08.10.2014 | Small Business
Ian Mills

From working extensively on both sides of the fence I have put together the following eight tips to help make the process a lot smoother and to give the client insight into how they can contribute to a successful outcome.

Here Are Some Very, Very, Very Minimalist Movie Posters

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.10.2014 | Arts

Don't get us wrong, we've seen many a minimalist movie poster. There's something undeniably alluring about seeing your favorite, action-packed, romanc...

Great Design Made to Measure: Books, Dead or Alive?

Ken Carbone | Posted 08.06.2014 | Arts
Ken Carbone

J. Abbott Miller, a partner in the international design consultancy, Pentagram, specializes in exhibit, interactive and identity design. He has also designed numerous books for world-class cultural institutions.

This Pen Can Draw Every Single Color In The World

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.08.2014 | Arts

This itty bitty, little pen can draw 16 MILLION colors.

'Signs Of The Near Future' Tumblr Reveals A Truly Sci-Fi Tomorrow

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.20.2014 | Arts

"I've been an innovation fan since... ever," Argentina-based designer Fernando Barbella mused in an email exchange with HuffPost. "New materials, mash...

Sleek Cut Paper Illustrations Will Bring Out The Minimalist In You

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.18.2014 | Arts

Whether your artistic inclinations lead toward fine arts or arts and crafts, we expect you'll get quite a thrill from artist Eiko Ojala's cut paper il...