Meet Designer of the Week Galen Smith, a lover of graphic design history, ephemera and visual weirdness in the world around us. You may recognize his beautiful graphic design work from the 2015 Regional Design Annual, in which Smith was recognized as representing the top talent from the NYC region. [View all of the 2015 RDA winners online, and if you want to see...
Check out this extraordinarily detailed packaging and playing card design by Stranger & Stranger.
"Outstanding.” “Innovative.” “Surprisingly different.” This is how Dr. Shelley Gruendler, founder of TypeCamp, describes this year’s Type & Lettering Award winners. View them here!
Nancy Sharon Collins discusses the history of color matching systems, including the development of universal color matching languages.
A recent Wonder Woman cover by Neal Adams has drawn criticism for its steamy and perhaps less-than-empowering depiction of the protagonist. Michael Dooley and Arlen Schumer weigh in.
In an homage to National Parks and the WPA posters of the 1930s, designer JP Boneyard has created the Fifty-Nine Parks Poster Series.
Humbly labeling his upbringing and early adult years as average, Brian Singer’s accomplishments as a designer are anything but. His transition from a shiftless teenager to an bold design leader started during his college years. Let’s dig into his transformative journey from average kid to a design brand manager at Pinterest: A Student with a...
Nathaniel Axios on the importance of mentorship in design, staying relevant as a designer and what to do when you're feeling "stuck."
This "fun" design for Fun Fun Fun Fest earned Best of Region for the Southwest in the 2015 Regional Design Annual. The deadline for the 2016 competition is March 4!
Michael Dooley looks at illustrations and editorial design in Duke Magazine, the first "Playboy" for black Americans.