Author Archives: Guest Contributor

Tower of Babble: The Emoji Paradox

This article was originally featured in Print’s Fall Issue, the Text Issue. Find it in MyDesignShop.  Contributed by Zoe Mendelson Decoding the failed set of files we don’t want to admit we use every day. The BBC recently called emoji the UK’s fastest-growing language. But is emoji a language? Language hinges on a convention...

A Brief History of Automotive Marketing

by Jon Mowat The methods for marketing cars have changed dramatically over the past 120 years. It all began with very simple black and white adverts, produced soon after motor vehicles were invented. These days, we’re bombarded from all angles with slick videos, flashy print ads and more online content than we could ever possibly...