Author Archives: Jessica Farris

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6 Exquisite Design Book Covers

I’m a sucker for a nice looking book cover design. If you share my passion, you might enjoy perusing this roundup of some of the best book covers from MyDesignShop.com. If you’re keen to take a peek behind the best book covers, you’re in luck because today is Black Friday in July at MyDesignShop.com!...

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Taking Your Responsive Web Design to the Next Level

Learn the latest in interactive design and network with the greatest minds in the interactive world at the HOW Interactive Design Conference. Register here! By now, most interactive designers have tried their hand at responsive web design. Why not take your work to the next level? In Advanced Responsive Web Design Techniques with Brian...

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Final Cut Pro X for Designers: How to Create and Edit Video

Register for the HOW Interactive Design Conference to learn even more about interactive design from renowned industry experts and network with your peers! Learning how to create and edit video can be a great way to expand your design expertise, and it can make for a wonderful addition to your interactive design work. You...

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Damn Good Design Books

Have you created some “damn good” design work with your in-house team? Enter the HOW In-House Design Awards to earn the recognition you deserve! Midsummer is the perfect time for a good read. I’ve been hunting around for some good design books to occupy my spare time, and I ended up finding the perfect...

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6 of Our Favorite Print Magazine Covers

Looking for a fun, fast-paced type creativity course that helps you sharpen your type skills, learn new ways to generate type solutions and unleash your inner type geek?  Better, Faster Type with Denise Bosler is the course for you. With your new skills, maybe your work will be featured on a future cover of...

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3 Common Web Design Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

Help your clients catch up to the digital revolution in the live design tutorial “Are We Approaching Digital All Wrong?” on July 31, 2014 at 1pm ET. Web design expert Paul Boag explores the ways designers are approaching digital design and how we can revise that approach for the better. “A bad website is...

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Intellectual Property Rights for Design: Trademark Laws

Graphic designers need to understand the ins and outs of intellectual property rights, copyright laws and design patents. Intellectual property rights and fair use policies not only help you understand what materials you can use and where, but they also protect your work from infringement by others. Learn all about these legal intricacies in...

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Become a Living Legend: Print’s Legends in Advertising Awards

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a living legend like Alfred E. Newman, David Ogilvy, Mary Wells Lawrence and others? For 75 years, Print has recognized top-notch design work through its Regional Design Annual design competition. Now, Print’s Legends in Advertising Awards recognize the best of the best in advertising design. This advertising design...

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Tools & Tips for Interactive Design

Matthew Richmond’s HOW Design Live session is one of 23 hand-picked by our knowledgeable staff as the cream of the crop from HDL. It’s not too late to experience it: HOW Design Live Online has been extended to June 29! “Because you can, be fearless.” – Matthew Richmond Conference presenter Matthew Richmond joined us...

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Brand Strategy Tips from Marcia Hoeck & Ed Roach

Interested in branding? Download HOW’s Ultimate Brand Strategy Guide for free here.              Conference presenters Marcia Hoeck and Ed Roach joined us for a live chat at HOW Design Live Online on June 10, sharing their insights on brand strategy. As brand strategy veterans and experts, Marcia and Ed work as a team, teaching...