Design Education

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Brand Strategy Development

4 Key Benefits to Branding

Designers possess unique ways of thinking, and they have unique problem solving skills that are decidedly different than their more linear, analytical coworkers. This thinking style—sometimes referred to as "design thinking"—includes processes that consider business and audience needs, and allows for iteration and rapid development. Roger Martin, Dean of the Rotman School of Business,...

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4 Strategic Customized Fonts and Typefaces

When approaching the ideation process for brand identity and logo design, one of the most crucial considerations is the typeface selection. What will be of the best use — serif, sans serif, decorative or script? A typeface infuses your design with emotion and meaning, defining your brand’s identity in every medium, from packaging and editorial...

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Wireframes and Prototypes Excerpt

Blogging tools such as WordPress and Drupal are wonderful resources for showcasing portfolios and hosting design business sites. For designers lacking web layout knowledge yet yearning to apply their distinctive creativity to their site’s design, HOW Design University offers an online Wireframing and Prototyping course. UX Design Methods: Wireframes and Prototypes delivers step-by-step instruction on building a website’s structure from...