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Fair Use or Infringement? A Look at Politics & Copyright

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.

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Corita Kent: 2016 AIGA Medalist

Early in 2016 five names were chosen to represent the field of graphic design. They’re achievements, services and contributions to the field have been beyond exceptional. And for that, they have been honored as AIGA medalists—a tradition that dates back to the 1920s and is considered the most distinguished honor in the field. MEET...

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A Cross-Continental Creative Collaboration

Serendipitous encounters happen all the time on the Internet, and luckily for us, we know of one that set in motion an exemplary creative collaboration. Designer Craig Black, hailing from Scotland, and designer Nicole Phillips of Australia, connected over social media on their love of design and typography. An International Creative Collaboration: Opposites Attract...

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Things You Need to Know Before You Go to HOW Design Live

HOW Design Live is this week. Are you ready?! Pack your bags, charge up your smartphone, grab a fat notebook and a big stack of business cards. It’s showtime! Before you leave for HOW Design Live, here are 5 things you need to know: Pick up your conference badge and materials at the Georgia World...

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Vanessa Dewey on Designing Toy Packaging for Mattel

Vanessa Dewey has accomplished one thing that every inner child dreams about. She works for a toy company. And not only does she work for the toy giant, Mattel, she also designs their packaging. You can practically hear the squeals of delight from her inner child, or at least as I imagine. Confession: my inner...

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Sweepstakes: How to Win at Academic Marketing

Our sister publication, HOW Design, is currently running a giveaway featuring Neenah’s beautiful promotion, How to Win. The promotion highlights exemplary academic marketing. With this promotion, you’ll glean advice on skillful marketing tactics that will help you reach students, parents, alumni and donors. Inside the blue wiro-bound book is a collection of visuals created by Design...

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Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: The Progression of Brian Singer

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...