As a subject, color is emotional, turbulent, “hot.” (Don’t believe me? Two posts’ worth of hotheaded quotes by famous people about color should help you revise your opinion in a hurry.) That’s why – paradoxically – it thrills me to consider the flipside of color: its coolly abstracted life as a mere data-point. In...
This post explores the many contradictory meanings of the color green, from poison to nature, from luck to its opposite.
The bold new Criterion Designs coffee table-sized hardcover includes video packaging designs that are a joy to behold. Michael Dooley explores.
Whether you're a newcomer to the world of hand lettering or you're an old pro, you'll love the resources in the Perfect Pen Hand Lettering Kit.
Michael Dooley talks with Mike Salisbury, the art director behind the iconic album cover that distinguished the King of Pop from the rest of the Jackson 5.
Learn how to write a creative brief and perfect your business strategy with the Develop a Winning Creative Strategy Ultimate Collection. See what’s inside. “Every project starts with a creative brief. But very few projects end up with exceptional results. Why?” So begins the new 25min documentary Briefly, just released online. It’s the...
In this issue, we celebrate design without borders - from the calligraphic graffiti climbing a mosque in Tunisia to design born from the Cuban Revolution, the power of international design refuses to be ignored.
Another well-designed World Cup project, this one a collaboration between Hey and Studio DBD. The book project contains facts about players from each of the 32 teams playing in the 2014 games, and the book, as well as prints are available for purchase at Twenty Twenty Two. Check out more images here.
"Undefined by Design," a gallery show at Lorimoto curated by Brian LaRossa, explores the relationship between contemporary art and design.
Jude Stewart recaps color and fashion trends for spring 2014—from chilly pastels to graphic B&W and Radiant Orchid, Pantone's Color of the Year.