Design Education

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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...

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Sutnar 24/7

Steven Heller takes a trip to the Czech Republic and pays tribute to the Ladislav Sutnar Faculty of Design and Art at the University of West Bohemia.

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Excerpt: Archetypes & Brand Development Strategies

Margaret Hartwell (@MPHpov on Twitter) is an expert on brand development strategies. Margaret Hartwell is a strategy consultant, coach, educator and writer. Her 20 years of experience chronicle a career of effective brand and business solutions at the intersection of creativity and business. Her work has spanned analysis and research, organizational development, marketing, social...