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.
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.
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.