Vanessa Reece Griffin

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How to impress by creating a website with great typography

When you are working on a website, you’re aware that great typography helps to create a message, keeps viewers engaged and adds to your design.There …

Typography

10 logo design trends that will dominate 2018

The logo design industry is changing at a lightning-fast speed. What was trendy five years ago may not even ring a bell today. As methods of attracting customers become more effective, logo design must keep up the pace. New ideas develop so fast, designers have a hard time following …

Online Newood calligraphy fountain pen review

<b>A little bit of</b> <b>history</b> <b></b>Online may be a bit of an unlikely name for a company which sells analogue tools digitally, but it’s working well enough for …

How brands can embrace Pantone's Colour of the Year 2018

Goodbye Greenery, hello Ultra Violet - otherwise known as 18-3838. Pantone, the global colour institute, has announced its Colour of the Year and …

Watch: Chermayeff Geismar Reflect On 60 Years Of Logo Design Experience

Video screenshot via Dress Code<p><b>Following the</b> passing of Ivan Chermayeff, New York-based Dress Code has released an exclusive interview with the …

The Styled Edit – Handwritten Script Font

The Styled Edit, an elegant, handwritten script font designed and published by Gulya Ju of studio Peach Creme.Here comes a stylish script font with a …

Typography

11 Tips for Successfully Working with a Cover Designer

Joel Friedlander gives you his best practices for working with a cover designer.<p>Publishing professionals advise self-publishers to focus on editing …

Foodie Matches Anything Edible with Its Perfect Pantone Swatch

Food and design go together more often than we think. Lucy Litman shows us how both literal and delicious this can be with her #pantoneposts project. The premise is simple yet visually striking—and it’ll probably make you hungry. Using Pantone swatches, Litman matches the colorful squares with …

Swatch

We Can Teach Design Better.

<i>Paul Finn from Central St. Martins shares his approach to teaching graphic design and typography.</i><p><i>Paul Finn is the Platform Leader in Information &</i> …

Top 5 Graphic Design Trends in 2018

The design scene is about to look a lot more interesting with new graphic design trends that push the boundaries of the digital/print medium. Explore …

Portfolio applications

Designing Wind

Notes on Designing and Producing the Typeface Wind Hansje van Halem is a graphic designer who works with type. She blurs the boundaries between type …

Typography

Trade Gothic Display Font Family

Trade Gothic Display, a lively and compelling font family from Monotype.Published by foundry Monotype in 2017, the Trade Gothic Display font family …

Typography

Key Graphic Design Trends That Designers Should Look Out For In 2018

Images via Shutterstock<p><b>Out with the old, in with the new</b>—here comes the annual lookout summarizing upcoming graphic design trends that creatives …

The Secret To Great Logos, From The Gurus Of Corporate Branding

“Symbols don’t make clear what you do; it makes it clear who you are.”<p>This year the inimitable branding firm Chermayeff Geismar & Haviv celebrates its 60th anniversary. Over the past six decades, these godfathers of corporate graphic design created logos for PBS, MoMA, PanAm, NBC, Chase, and more. …

Boisterous and Blazing

The 1967 “Summer of Love” in San Francisco ushered in a wave of music lovers, rock bands, and graphic artists. Psychedelia drifted through the air …

Awesome 80s Typography with The Sonnyfive

I am a fan of the 80s, I believe everybody must know by now but it's always good to remind you all about that. It explains why I will always post …

The Future of Web Typography: CSS Fonts Level 4

Web fonts helped to breathe life into designs, helping us avoid the system defaults so widely used during the early days of web design. With so many …

Web Development

Week van het Gents 2017

<b>Monosans</b> in use for the Week van het Gents event poster by Belgian design bureau Pjotr. Illustration by Jan Van Der Veken.<p>Week van het Gents is a …

Typography

Abduzeedo's Best of 2017: our 80 most popular articles of the year - Part II

We are about less than 3 weeks before the end of the year, we decided to make our year in review for you guys. We feel now would be the best time …