An excerpt from the HOW Design University course "Color Theory in Graphic Design." Read a quick refresher on color theory.
The SVA Department of Design Research, Writing & Criticism recently opened "Exploding Footnotes: Design Research in Action."
This summer there are three SVA NYC classes to recommend. [Full disclosure: I’m highly prejudiced towards them.] Two are residencies and one is online only. Design education is moving in some interesting direction and residencies and distance learning are increasingly good alternatives for professionals who cannot afford longer commitments. 1. DIGITAL PORTFOLIO DESIGN taught...
Steven Heller discusses the fifth edition of Becoming A Graphic And Digital Designer—updated for the modern creative professional.
J.J. Sedelmaier presents his compendium of Avengers comic book covers.
Designer Bill Gardners shares how LogoLounge creates their annual logo trends report. View the HOW Design Live presentation on the trend report process.
Designer Jim Krause finessed his graphic design process, illustration and photography skills during his decades of experience in the design arena. He produces stellar logo design, illustration and other design projects for a myriad of clients, both small and large. Some of his past work includes creating designs for Microsoft, Kodak and Levi Strauss. A multidisciplinary...
For many designers, the fear of presenting your work to a client can make or break the deal. With some good advice and lots of practice, you can conquer the fear and win more clients
J.J. Sedelmaier explores the book Ludwig Hohlwein, a collection of poster designs by the artist published in Berlin in 1926.
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,...