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A reader asked for help overcoming creative block. I suggested watching Samsara.
Is it a product or service that we think needs to be in the world, or would we use it ourselves?
There’s never a good reason for designers to call themselves “creatives.”
It doesn’t need to be limited to Virgin, either. Any airline that offers airmiles could team up with a manufacturer of electronic gym equipment.
Brian MacKay-Lyons of MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple has been awarded the 2015 RAIC Gold Medal for his body of architectural work.
I agree that there isn’t a branding process. Branding is too broad a term. But there is a process for designing a brand identity.
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.
This is why Facebook isn’t a good marketing spend.
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.