“Bread and Circus” referred to they way the Roman emperor would hand out cheap food and entertainment as a way to gain popularity with the common people. And yet today, it’s this same model that should replace the lingering plague of 30-second TV spots.
Read on to learn more about the talented Designer of the Week Stefanie Brückler and for some serious branding, typography and editorial design inspiration.
Designer of the Week Lauren Dickens declares a "penchant for design things, brand stuff, & good times." You'll see this reflected in her purposeful design.
Michael Dooley offers an overview of the AIGA National Conference and talks with Amy Nicole Schwartz, winner of the Command-X competition.
Margaret Hartwell (@MPHpov on Twitter) is an expert on brand development strategies. Margaret Hartwell is a strategy consultant, coach, educator and writer. Her 20 years of experience chronicle a career of effective brand and business solutions at the intersection of creativity and business. Her work has spanned analysis and research, organizational development, marketing, social...
Michael Dooley looks at the albums, posters and other promotional materials featured in the visual music culture exhibition Revolutions 2: The Art of Music.
Design legend Milton Glaser reflects on his dear friend Massimo Vignelli.
Dooley talks with pop culture archaeologist Warren Dotz, author of books on design artifacts such as packaging labels for firecrackers... and Elephant Love.
If you’ve been captivated by the bold, atmospheric cinematography of Daredevil‘s first season on Netflix, you might want to seek out the similarly stunning comic book version by Alex Maleev. Series executive producer Jeph Loeb credits Maleev as a key visual influence: “With Alex’s art, we looked at that and said ‘that’s the look...
Michael Dooley shares a post-finale essay on advertising for the hit TV series Mad Men.