Visual Language

[Design Story] How Samsung Mobile’s New Visual Language Creates a Unified Experience

Visual language can be interpreted as a social act. It must have traditional elements of communication, as well as an expression of identity. Samsung …

Graphic Design

Split to Survive in Embers of Mirrim, Out May 23rd on PS4

Embers of Mirrim began as a simple idea. What if a player had the ability to switch back and forth between classic platforming and twin stick …

Gaming

Adana Twins: All Night

Contributed by EGYD<i><br>License: All Rights Reserved.</i> <br>EGYD designed the visual identity for Adana Twins’ international event series “All Night” by …

Typography

6 WAYS TO TELL YOUR BRAND STORY IN ANY PIECE OF CONTENT

<i>This article originally appeared on Column Five.</i><p>Content marketing is one of the best ways to tell your brand story. But many marketers are confused …

Branding

Have we entered the era of bad graphic design?

The first few months of 2017 have seen albums released from some of the biggest names in pop, rock and hip-hop. While most of these artists will be …

Graphic Design

Alice Lee

Inclusiveness in illustration<p>WordPress.com: Designing an inclusive illustration brand<p>Quick scenario: You're on your phone, going through the …

Design

A wolf in Ferrari’s clothing

The only thing Ferrari about this concept car is the logo on the front and back!Not many designers exercise the right to say “Hey, let’s just …

Concept Cars

'GNOG' PS4 Review: You'll get lost in its stunningly designed, mini, magical worlds

<i>GNOG</i>is a brand-new puzzle game out for PS4 that's designed to envelop you in its gorgeous, colorful, diorama-like worlds. Each level takes place …

Gaming

Artifice, Artifact: The Landscape of the Constructed Digital Environment

Artifice, Artifact: The Landscape of the Constructed Digital Environment<p>Abstract<p>Abstract:<p>THE AUTHOR DESCRIBES FOUR APPROACHES TO THE CONFIGURATION OF …

Johns Hopkins University

Explore how to analyze data through the customer’s eyes

The rise of communication through visual content has been one of the most phenomenal changes inspired by pervasive access to the Internet and the …

11 ways to create better logos

Making a logo should be a process of reduction (but not always simplicity), underpinned by a clarity of purpose and a conviction in execution.<p>My …

Logo Design

Samsung launches emoji-based Wemogee chat app for people unable to express their thoughts

It should have become clear by now for smartphone and even PC users that emojis are more than a passing fad. They’re here to stay, expand in scope, …

Technology

Designers (Mostly) Love HuffPost’s Bold Redesign

The design, with a logo done in collaboration with the creative strategy firm Work-Order, is a grown-up vision of tabloid journalism.<p>The <i>Huffington Post</i> unveiled a bold redesign this week, the first in the publication’s 12-year history. Gone are the skeuomorphic newspaper format, the oddly formal …

Identity

The Importance Of Representing Diversity In Visual Communications

If we look back over the last 20 years, the monumental changes in our society, and subsequently culture, are clear to see. Developments in technology have enabled us to connect with people across the world, expanding our networks and creating a global neighbourhood. Diversity is present in every …

Diversity

Music in Motion: On 'Jazz as Visual Language'

A "jazz studies" scholar looks at jazz as integral to and informed by film and television depictions of the music and its methods.Jazz is, arguably, …

Jazz

From efficient to best

<b>Passenger centric mindset</b><p>For several years running, Oslo Gardemoen Airport (OSL) has been awarded the most efficient and punctual airport in Europe. …

Customer Experience

Drawing Attention Through Color in Web Design

You're reading Drawing Attention Through Color in Web Design, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

Digital Design

Pictograph-based Disaster Communication with Deaf Communities

Interviews with Deaf Communities in Cebu City, Philippines<p>After reaching out to low-literate communities in rural and urban Sri Lanka, we addressed …

Sri Lanka

6 Ways to Tell Your Brand Story In Any Piece of Content

Content marketing is one of the best ways to tell your brand story. But many marketers are confused about what that actually means. Here, we break …

Branding

The Most Exciting Design Systems Are Boring

We’re building another enterprise design system, and we’re super-excited to make it boring.<p>Brad Frost, Dan Mall, and I have just begun helping a big …

UX Design

Job listing: deputy Snapchat editor

Jobs at The EconomistJob listing: deputy Snapchat editor<p>Help shape what The Economist looks and feels like for new audiences<p>Mar 31st 2017<p><b>Deputy</b> …

Snapchat

Pen & Paper: Face

Displaying his unique ironic and erotic visual language.<p>For our latest installment of <i>Pen & Paper</i>, we met up with Japanese artist Face to uncover the artist’s unique ironic and erotic visual language. Collaborating with HUMAN MADE and having his work featured in BRUTUS and SNEEZE magazine, Face …

Artists

Hijab or hoodie? Laval woman feels HSBC Canada pictogram needs clarifying

Murielle Salari’s husband couldn’t quite tell how he felt about it at first — other than it seeming a little odd — so he pulled out his phone, …

Canadian News

'Crisp and fresh' packaging for Vocation Brewery's new Pilsners

Food

David Choong Lee Crafts Lush, Abstract Worlds in New Mixed-Media Works

Korea-born artist David Choong Lee made a notable shift from realism to abstraction in recent years, his new work containing lush, vibrant landscapes …

Artists

Visualizing Node-Link Graphs

<i>An essay on how to make graphs of collaboration easier to understand. Topics include creating a visual graph language as well as utilizing the third</i> …

Data Visualization

Design Better Cards

The component that symbolizes the web<p><b>Summary:</b> <i>The card component is a preview of more detailed content a user sees when actioned. It has become a</i> …

Web Design

Samsung’s innovative desktop mega-tablet!

Samsung doesn’t believe in small screens. In fact, the only reason we carry 7-inch screens in our pockets today is only because Samsung created a …

Samsung

The Palace of Champions – The Dizzying, Whirling and Claustrophobic Visual Language of Henriette Valium

A long overdue compilation of work from this vital figure in Canadian indie comics.<p>Henriette Valium, aka Patrick Henley, is recognised as one of the …

Badiucao: Challenging China With Political Cartoons

How one artist pushes back.

China