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Image of the Day, 11/21/13: 50th Birthday Invite

The Print Celebrates Design Competition 2013 is the first ever Print competition focused on all things festive! Join the party and submit your 2013 designs today! Carla Cobas uses strong, simple design and clever illustration in this collection of invitations …

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To Abstract Or Not Abstract?

Sagi Haviv explores his firm’s past in pioneering the abstract logo and discusses whether or not to implement abstract concepts. To illustrate his point, he takes you behind the scenes of bold identity projects, such as Conservation International (shown above).

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Brand Identity Examples: Paul Rand Sketches NeXT

It’s odd to think that one of the greatest graphic designers would advocate the need to explain his work, but that’s one of the tenets that Paul Rand advocated as part of the process and one that he felt was perhaps the most difficult for designers.

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The Science, Business and Voodoo of Color in Marketing

Color persuades—this we know for sure. So studying color in marketing, the ultimate persuasion business, seems ripe for fascinating insights. Here’s a dive into some of the latest research on the topic. I can’t think of a longer-lasting, higher-stakes design …

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Print’s October 2013 Issue

Behind every graphic design is the heart and soul of a great story. In this issue of Print Magazine, we look at storytelling from every angle, from an authentic narrative that sets a brand apart to interactive storytelling that brings …

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Image of the Day, July 11, 2013

Packaging and brand identity for Stoats, a Scottish oats company by Robot Food. Check out more examples and a review of the direction on BP&O.