Jennifer Broderick

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Take A Peek Inside A Hidden Graphic Design Museum In New York City

<b>You would probably</b> know about the world famous museums in New York City, including the revered Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)—but did you know that …

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How to design a poster using Adobe InDesign

Although often seen as primarily a page layout tool, Adobe InDesign is a great program to use when designing a poster. It's true that Illustrator can …

They’re not fonts!

It seems that just about everyone is using the word “font?” when they are referring to a typeface. “Fonts” and “typefaces” are different things. …

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An Insightful Look At The Design Process Of The Penguin Group Logo Over 77 Years

Samples of the design concepts<p><b>The Penguin Book</b> is no stranger to many, boosting a collection of classic titles that were iconic to our childhood. …

Pentagram’s New Music Video Is An Ode To ’90s Graphic Design

To score his first solo album, Jesse Hackett fished a Yamaha PSR-110 keyboard out of a trash heap. The keyboard’s low-fi, precanned sounds inspired his first single, “The Dump Run,” and also the song’s music video–the first music video ever produced by Pentagram London.<p>“The a-ha moment came when …

If You Love That Font So Much, Why Don't You Date It?

If I were going to date a typeface, it would probably be something like Franklin Gothic bold condensed. The font is undeniably masculine—sans-serif, …

Typography

Should You Be Brave with Your Typography? Ask Mr. Robot. — SitePoint

About five years ago Julian Hansen published a brilliant flowchart poster called 'So You Need a Typeface'. Answer a series of simple 'yes/no' …

How to Use the Golden Ratio to Create Gorgeous Graphic Designs

Want to be on the same creative level as Leonardo Da Vinci, Salvador Dali and the designers of the Parthenon? They all have one simple concept in …

Visual Design

The Worst Possible Name For Your Brand And Three Things You Can Learn From It

Rob Meyerson Contributor<p>Rob Meyerson is a San Francisco-based brand strategist and namer with experience ranging from startups to the Fortune 100.<p>Let’s say you want to come up with a great brand name for a new beverage brand you’re launching. You know what consumers are looking for, and you’re the …

The Biggest Trends And Influences Of Logo Design in 2015

Naive<p><b>LogoLounge’s 2015</b> logo trend report reveals the biggest visual styles and influences of iconography, and how the advent of new digital devices …

Graphic Design

10 Commandments of Typography - Westamerica Communications

Originally posted by Fontyou.<p>Credit to Diane Pellotieri for illustrations, writer Valentine Proust, and Fontyou<p><b>Typography needs moral but mostly</b> …

Typography

The Incredible Pencraft of Jake Weidmann, the World’s Youngest Master Penman | Colossal

<p>When in school, artist and penman Jake Weidmann watched as his classmates typed their notes in laptops. Weidmann instead took the old-fashioned …

What The Word "Branding" Really Means

Have you ever wondered why companies are willing to pay literally millions of dollars to “brand” or “re-brand” their company?<p><b>First, lets get some</b> …

Graphic Design

See Gorgeously Illustrated Depictions Of Fonts As People

The font you choose to convey your words also conveys a lot about you, in and of itself. Are you a Times New Roman kind of person: sleek, professional, and perhaps a tad stiff? Or are you more of a Comic Sans man, a total clown or maybe someone who just discovered the concept of irony like two …

TASCHEN's 'Logo Modernism' Is the Definitive Guide to Modern Trademarks

A valuable resource for all the budding graphic designers out there.<p>Logo design is without a doubt the most difficult branch of graphic design, whereby the entire identity and value structure of a company must be condensed into a single representative symbol, which must also be impactful enough to …

The evolution of 12 classic logos

Click image to enlarge<p>An iconic brand is universally recognised because it has the ability to stay relevant over time. Many of the world's biggest …

Surface Pattern Design Guild

SPDG is a community of professionals in the textile, surface, and pattern design industry.<br>We are a 100% volunteer run, not-for-profit organization …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Kerning Like a Designer

<i>Have you ever looked at a word or phrase you’re typesetting and something just looked off about it?</i>It might just be a kerning problem. Kerning refers …

Chip Kidd: The Man Behind the Book Cover

Great graphic designers aren’t created overnight. Between natural talent and a strong, artistic vision, becoming the best in the graphic design …

15 Little Confessions of Graphic Designers You’d Never Expect

From using editing shortcuts to preferring taboo styles, these graphic designers reveal their dirty little secrets. Find out their 15 worst skeletons …

5 essential cover design tips

Designing a successful magazine cover is a tricky business. It's the part of any magazine that the most amount of time is dedicated to, not to …

12 Awesome Hand Lettering Tutorial Videos for Beginners

In the midst of digital design, an ancient form of art has reemerged and is taking the world by storm. Hand lettering has become a favorite among …

New book is a typographical treat for designers

Lawrence King's latest creative title is a typographic treat for designers and typophiles alike. Type: New Perspectives in Typography takes an A-Z …

An "Underutilized Design History Resource:" The Times' 129 Years' Worth of Vintage Advertisements

The part of "Mad Men" that you rarely saw: The actual work<p>It's ironic that most of us will spend all day trying to avoid modern-day advertisements, …

The Lost Apple Logo You’ve Never Seen

A digital archeologist uncovers a rare prototype logo between Apple’s weirdly ornate first logo and the rainbow logo we grew up with.<p>Popularly, most people think of Apple as only ever having one logo (albeit one that has come in many shades, colors, and textures), from the Apple II to the iPad Pro. …

Book Design by Wang Zhi Hong

Book Covers<p>I’m highly impressed by Wang Zhi Hong‘s creativity and graphic skills. This is just a small selection of book covers, designed by Wang Zhi …

A 21-year-old artist is using her body as a canvas, and the internet has fallen in love

Steel has been drawing for as long as she can remember, and started doodling on herself during class in high school.<p>"I didn't want to draw all over my notes," Steel tells INSIDER. "So the next available canvas was me."<p>She started getting serious attention for her body art during her first year at …