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A master in his craft, Mike Heist is responsible for the bending of some of Portland’s most iconic neon signage.
Creating a collection of typefaces based on the handwriting of homeless people.
As a graphic designer, what are your initial business costs and annual outgoings?
I asked a few talented designers if there are any apps that help them with their design work.
After four or five years using my old custom theme it was time for an update.
The three day event is returning to Dublin on March 6th-8th, 2015.
Tony Spaeth’s site was one of the first that inspired me to build my own.
These “winter road fashion” print ads for Lassa caught my eye.
Look for typefaces designed by the same designer or created during the same era.
The second part in the Q&A series.
A lot of what’s sent isn’t worth sharing, but other things are…
…when advertising wasn’t about paid celebrity endorsements, effects and decoration…
“…if you simply appreciate wit and style, you’ll enjoy this book.”
Do you believe there is a factor that leads a designer to be successful?
Deiter Steffmann’s type collection of Blackletter is free to download.
If I misunderstood any of your questions, feel free to pull me up in the comments.
I’ve got six copies of the new Logo Design Love book to give away.
OPENING is a beautifully immersive audio visual recording.
Worth thinking about before spending time or money on your Facebook page.
Photo by zeevveez
Undoubtedly a photographer’s paradise.
I had the pleasure of sitting on the judging panel for the Hiiibrand Awards.
“But what do you show in your book? Well, show some experimentation.”
Here’s some good career advice from Moving Brands’ CEO Matt Heinl.
The second edition of Logo Design Love is at the printers.
Graphic Advocacy is a collection of empathetic and visually compelling messages for our time.
G . F Smith’s Portrait of a Company just came in the post.
Despite the mixed reviews I’ve read, there’s something about the imai house I find appealing.
“A design ‘strategy’ is often little more than a plan of action to hoodwink customers.”
But over time I learned how to choose clients more wisely…
A good lesson, from Chermayeff & Geismar’s 2011 book Identify.