Jessica Helfand is unafraid to question design dogma, pick apart jargon, investigate the motives and impulses of the field. Read a fascinating interview with her from Ken Gordon.
A peek into the early grid systems of layout design in this excerpt from the HOW Design University course, Advanced Layout Design.
Most brand campaigns embody a universally recognized character, many of them based from Jungian psychology. Brand designers and strategists insert common archetypes into a brand’s ethos to create an identity that connects with customers. In Margaret Hartwell’s book, Archetypes in Branding, and in her online course, Strategic Brand Development, she analyzes 60 different common archetypes found in...
Photographer and art director Henry Hargreaves is best known for playing with his food.
Due to its insanely minute detail, engraving remains a little-known process. Here, Nancy Sharon Collins offers up a glossary of print engraving terms.
From portraits to paintings, there have been thousands of beautiful postage stamp designs over the past century. Here are a few iconic examples.
A review of copyright infringements occurring in political campaigns while noting the definition of fair use and how to use it correctly. View copyright infringement and fair use examples from present and past political campaigns.
Explore the fluctuating and curious graphical history of Daylight Savings Time, including propaganda and political cartoons.
Updating resumes and online portfolios should be a routine we all do, rather it’s quarterly, semi-annually or annually. This reference guide to your abilities will make you stand out to potential employers and clients because it showcases how you translate ideas and convey concepts with your designs. A well-curated sample of designs is the...
Explore ghastly and beautiful Edgar Allan Poe illustrations by some of the most renowned artists whose work brought the author and poet's stories to life.