Editor’s Picks


Design Philosophy: Find Your Inner Buddha

HOW Design Live—in Chicago this May 4 – 8—is all about collective wisdom shared. From speakers sharing their expertise with attendees to attendees sharing theirs with one another. That’s why we’ve compiled 101 Inspiring Ideas for Creative Professionals in Design, Branding & Marketing, an exclusive free e-book featuring words of wisdom from a selection...

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3 Tips for Making Your Pitch to Attend HOW Design Live

Anyone who’s been to a HOW Design conference will tell you it’s an incredible, inspiring experience. But if you’re going to ask your employer to pick up the tab, you have to make a bold case for attending. So here’s a bit of tactical advice on getting your manager to send you to HOW Design Live:...


The Explosive Hand Lettering Rebellion

A stealthy resurgence happening in the design world. Hand lettering is not-so-quietly making a colossal comeback, exploding into the forefront of design.


Graphic Content: An Interview with Brian Singer

Take a second and think of the rock stars of design--who pops into your head? Stefan Sagmeister? Debbie Millman? Aaron Draplin? James Victore? What if you could hear their stories? What if you could laugh with them and learn from them? Well here's your chance! Graphic Content author Brian Singer sits down with PRINT...


10 Brand-Centric Website Designs

Great website design entails more than a uploading a vibrant layout, inserting dynamic features and typing in code. The most effective and admired website designs stem from forward thinking about brand strategy, color theory, copywriting, determining a target audience and devising a social media marketing plan. Website Designs that Beautifully Bolster Brand Recognition: View the...


10 Inspiring Advertising Designs

Advertising designs showcase graphic design’s power. The ability to encourage people to buy a product, attend an event, or to change a previously-held perception through one graphic design creation is simply astounding. Creating great advertisement copy involves interdisciplinary approaches in both visual and verbal communication—branding, typography, images, contrast, unity and hierarchy intertwined to deliver a...


4 Advanced Responsive Web Design Techniques

Explore the latest design trends and network with the greatest minds in the design world at HOW Design Live 2015. Register here! By now, most interactive designers have tried their hand at responsive web design. Why not take your work to the next level? In Advanced Responsive Web Design Techniques with Brian Wood, you’ll...


10 Real-World Lettering Designs

Cool lettering designs explored by Graphic Designers Steven Heller and Gail Anderson in their book, The Typographic Universe: Letterforms Found in Nature, the Built World and Human Imagination.