A positive news story about graphic design? Was I dreaming? From the 1976 NBC ‘N’ fiasco to the recent brouhaha over the redesigned Yahoo logo, I’m used to seeing stories in the press that divulge how much companies pay for brand updates that are seen as nonfunctional, dumb, and/or despised by the public. On...
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.
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 decision than choosing your logo design and palette, so colors of major web brands...
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 the reader in and engages them like no other story could, we even share...
In this Imprint series, Sagi Haviv discusses principles of identity design as they manifest in trademarks created by his firm, Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv. This article looks at major global organizations, all of which have women as their focus, and how feminine energy is channeled into their identities.
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.
HOW Design Live created so much buzz on social media before, during and after the show that the creators of this year's event have cultivated 23 of the most insightful sessions and will be providing access to them online at HOW Design University
Studio MPLS recently updated their website with new work, including this comprehensive rebrand for the country of Belize. Via Design Work Life.
Saul Bass designed numerous book covers including Henri's Walk to Paris, a Bass1children's book about a young French boy who wants to visit the city.
Color palette and typography sell this strong identity package for high-end boutique Cocolobo by Anagrama, a branding firm based in Mexico. See more of their work with the brand here.