Graphic Design

Brand Identity for Master Padilla Auditorium

There are so many ways to find inspiration, especially when it comes to brand identity. Fau Giménez shows us that really well by the super clever use …

Design

Franco Grignani’s paintings reveal a hidden side of the graphic design legend

Everyone owns a Franco Grignani design – he’s the man behind the iconic Woolmark logo. A forefather of visual communication, and a successful graphic designer and art director, (notably at <i>Pubblicità in Italia</i>, an annual on Italian graphic design, where he worked for 26 years) Grignani was both a …

Design

How to Use the Principle of Contrast in Graphic Design

01<p>of 06<p>How Contrast Works<p>Contrast is one the principles of design. Contrast occurs when two elements are different. The greater the difference the …

Digital Design

“No More War” poster

Contributed by Stephen Coles<i><br>Image: Alan Peckolick, Teaching Type to Talk, 2013. License: All Rights Reserved.</i> <br>Alan Peckolick, Teaching Type to Talk, …

Typography

A Guide to Graphic Design Basic Elements

Graphic design is the process and art of combining text and graphics to communicate an effective message in the design of websites, logos, graphics, …

Design

The Polish Short Film catalog

Contributed by Stephen Coles<i><br>Alan Peckolick, Teaching Type to Talk, 2013. License: All Rights Reserved.</i> <br>For the brochure for a Polish short-film …

Typography

One-Trick Pony album art and movie poster

Contributed by Stephen Coles<i><br>Source: https://lpcover.wordpress.com License: All Rights Reserved.</i> <br>Alan Peckolick, Teaching Type to Talk, 2013:I …

Typography

Feature | Modernist cottage industry

Winter 2017<p>Modernist cottage industry<p>For more than a decade, Ruth Artmonsky has been publishing modest, readable books about design and illustration …

Design

A graphic designer is responding perfectly to people's requests to improve their photos

<b>We've all wished we could change one tiny thing about a photo to make it perfect - and this is where graphic designer James Fridman steps in.</b><p>Fridman …

Design

The Trial by Franz Kafka, Vintage Books

Photo(s) by “Steve” on Flickr.<i><br>Source: https://www.flickr.com Uploaded to Flickr by Steve and tagged with “novelgothic”.</i> <br>Vintage Books V-484, 1969. …

Typography

10 Tips On Typography in Web Design

Communication plays a vital role in design —it’s essential to establish a clear connection between the website and user and to help your users …

Typography

10 best graphic design tools for June

We have a cracking selection of new tools for graphic designers in this month’s round up. From the new iPad Pro to a wildly discounted collection of …

Design

11 design Instagram accounts to follow right now

Feast your eyes<p>It’s a fact of life for the visually inclined: You can never follow enough cool accounts on Instagram, especially those unexpected gems that show you the designed world in fresh ways. We’ve already shared dozens of accounts that cater to lovers of architecture, traditional design, …

Architecture

Design Collection – Brochure Print Templates

Design collection, a highly professional set of Adobe InDesign templates consisting of a design proposal brochure, one resume, a cover letter, a …

Graphics

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Inspiration

What Makes a Great Tour Poster

<i>Master designers reveal why certain gig posters stand the test of time.</i><p>Concert posters have a big job to do. They act as a calling card and a sly …

Design

Nice Package: Reanimator Coffee Roasters In Philadelphia

Some of our favorite designs are minimal, direct, and wear a splash of color. Check out Reanimator Coffee Roasters new look and you’ll find that it’s …

Coffee

Bring me sunshine: the designers being briefed to create a happier planet

From the Guatemalan town painting itself in bright colours to Norway’s 10-year plan to banish belching exhaust fumes, the London Design Biennale is celebrating ideas that put a smile on everyone’s face<p>This week saw the publication of the 2017 Global Emotions Report, an ambitious survey of the …

Stefan Sagmeister

Senior Brand Designer

Join the Strava Design team<p>You should apply here!<p>Strava is composed of dedicated, fun individuals, unified by our mission to build the most engaged …

Design

Is Your Email Font Making You Look Like A Sociopath?

Nobody but designers ares about font choices, right? Wrong. Kelly Scott argues on Jezebel.com that your email font choice could be making you look …

Typography

Cash in as a freelancer with the latest Computer Arts

Ask any freelancer what their biggest worry is, and it’s likely to involve money. How do you decide what to charge for your talents when you're first …

Design

Joe Orton: Dangerous Collage

Defaced cover, <i>The Three Faces of Eve</i>. Joe Orton, c.1960. © Islington Local History Centre and Museum<p>Several years ago, Jessica Helfand posed the …

Design

Les Copains d’abord bar-restaurant

Contributed by Martin LAVIELLE<i><br>License: All Rights Reserved.</i> <br>business card / carte de visite<i><br>Les Copains d’abord</i> is a new bar-restaurant, based at the …

Typography

6 Essential Steps to Creating Your Own Startup Logo

Everyone tells you that you need a startup logo, but nobody tells you how to make one. They just throw you to the metaphorical wolves, leaving you to …

Design

New 'responsive' Google Font can shapeshift to match any design

Google Fonts is getting more customizable and interactive. The company has updated its collection with its very first ‘parametric’ font – a new typographic technology that makes it easy for designers to tweak and modify the format of virtually any typeface.<p>Developed in collaboration between …

Typography

5 Affordable Graphic Design Programs to Make Your Creations Pop

You know how good cookies taste so much better when you’ve made them yourself? It’s just so satisfying–especially when other people like them too.<p>The …

Graphics

Graphic Design Festival Scotland identity

Graphic Design Festival Scotland returns to Glasgow in October with a week of hands-on creative workshops, exhibitions, film screenings and a one-day …

Design

Veerle's Blog

A meticulously curated place of repose, a wellspring of inspiration<p>Nurture your creativity! Please sit back and soak in all the design goodness I …

Design

True Print: Breaking Letterpress Rules

<i>Love letterpress and all things type-related? Learn the basics of creating your own typeface with the Type Camp + HOWU course Typography 101:</i> …

Typography