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.
Updating resumes and online portfolios should be a routine we all do, rather it’s quarterly, semi-annually or annually. This reference guide to your abilities will make you stand out to potential employers and clients because it showcases how you translate ideas and convey concepts with your designs. A well-curated sample of designs is the...
On Nov. 12 I will be the host for a wonderful array of talks on the state of design books: DESIGNERS & BOOKS FESTIVAL: ONSTAGE & OFFSTAGE.
The number one essential thing to keep in mind when selecting the best web fonts is scalability. Pay attention to when the fonts scale to either a smaller or larger size for different screen sizes that the fonts remain legible. That’s pro-tip number one. However, there are other crucial considerations to keep in mind...
Lettering artist Xandra Zamora teaches brush-lettering step-by-step in two online workshops. Watch her pen the foundations of brush letter strokes in this excerpt from the brush lettering workshop.
Designer Bill Gardner shares how LogoLounge creates its annual logo trends report. Watch the HOW Design Live video for all the details!
Steven Heller talks illustration with Douglas B. Dowd of the The Dowd Modern Graphic History Library at Washington University in St. Louis.
The history of illustration was once a topic rarely discussed in critical and academic circles. But today, that's finally changing.