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Color Theory Refresher

An excerpt from the HOW Design University course "Color Theory in Graphic Design." Read a quick refresher on color theory.

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Do You See What I See? The Illusion of Typeface Mechanics

After 24 years in the type business, Tobias Frere-Jones founded his own practice this January, Frere-Jones Type, where he has kept busy working on new releases and commissioned work. Although Frere-Jones’ business is new, it’s built on a stellar, longstanding reputation forged working with clients like The Wall Street Journal, Martha Stewart Living and...

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7 Excellent Things to Do in Chicago During HOW Design Live

What with more than 100 sessions, a better-than-ever Exhibit Hall, and plenty of activities before and after the regular conference day, it’s hard to imagine having much downtime during HOW Design Live this May 4 – 8. But we will be in Chicago, after all, a city laden with art and architecture, a city...

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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:...

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9 Creative Resources for Illustrators

Looking for creative resources to improve the success of your freelance illustration business? In her Interactive Business Development Bootcamp, Ilise Benun teaches you how to position your creative services to attract the right interactive clients. Illustration is one of the most versatile forms of design and graphic design work, allowing visual artists and creatives...