Steven Heller discusses his path to becoming a "design writer," and proposes an essay challenge.
Barbs, beaks, brackets, bowls: Baffled by typography terms? You're not alone. Here, we break down the field's most essential definitions.
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.
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...
Looking for typography inspiration and tips? Jim Krause shows you how to create energetic type in this excerpt from his Type Idea Index.
Sign painter Mike Meyer is bringing his hand-lettering workshop to New York. The event will give participants a chance to learn from one of the masters, with brushes, paint and lettering.
Valley Vista is a new gallery exhibition at California State University, Northridge—one that reaches beyond all the shallow regional stereotypes.
Color is critical to any successful design project, yet nailing the ideal color palette for a project is notoriously tough. Learning about color theory is a great way to perfect your use of color in your design work. We’re thrilled to announce that one of our prestigious contributing writers, Jude Stewart, is teaching an...
Are you considering getting your MFA in graphic design? Don't miss this roundup of programs around the U.S., including PRATT's Communication Design program.
Back to School Sale: When you purchase any HOW U course beginning in September, you’ll get a code for 50% off ANY course—but you must use the code by September 15.