As a history nerd, I simply cannot resist going down the rabbit hole of the history behind great design. I found myself studying advertising design in HOW U’s online course, which discusses the history of advertising during the World War I era—which in turn piqued my interest. I decided to dig further into this era of advertising. One...
To celebrate the RDA being open to students for the first time in our 36-year history, here are 11 brilliant designs.
Two creative business experts experts share insights and advice about the state of the economy, the industry and prospects for designers.
The geometric patterns found in mosques are stunningly beautiful and intricate. View some of the historic, beautiful mosques and see the evolution of geometric shapes incorporated into their religious decoration.
Kelly Munson, a mono creative & University of Minnesota Designer in Residence, answers important design questions related to education, career & community.
Hand-Lettering Experiments – Textures is the latest workshop from HOW Design University and Type Camp. As a fun, creative way to exercise creativity and typography, this workshop will inspire you in your latest type projects. Integrate textures and analog designs into your work today. This workshop is currently in session and is open until...
Steven Heller takes a look at 2016, and decides that 2017 must be all about a new era of typographic education.
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...
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.