Color is the love and bane of many designers. Color is antagonized over and perfected. The differences between RGB, CMYK, and PMS all thought through with great care. A good designer knows how to pick color. They know the ins and outs of creating fantastic palettes that draw the eye, evoke emotions, and convert the […]
Apple’s unveiling of the much-anticipated iOS7 has brought forth a slew of commentary from all around the web. From Erik Spiekermann’s violent dislike for the use of Helvetica Thin to Khoi Vinh of Subtraction’s more moderate and reserved wait-and-see attitude no one can keep their mouth shut about this particular Apple release—including me. So the […]
Know Your Dashes Nothing annoys a graphic designer more (other than, perhaps, the use of double spaces at the start of a sentence) than the improper use of hyphens, en-dashes, and em-dashes. In fact, many people including those working in the field of graphic design, marketing, and advertising forget—or never learn—the finer differences between these […]
A little Valentine’s day dip into lettering with one of my favorite RuPaul quotes of all time.
Funny and thoughtful, I am really in love with these fantastic comic strips. head on over to http://thoughtballoonhelium.blogspot.com/ to see more! And look below for a couple of my favorites. These comics seem to cover everything from art and design to mathematics and politics. Give your left and right brain a proper massage as you […]
I nearly peed my panties… It’s funny because it’s true!
Over the past few years a plethora of online time wasters have popped up all over the internet. here are 10 of the best time wasting, brain shriveling, games for the design inclined. #1 Kern Type #2 Shape Type #3 The Brand Quiz #4 What type are you #5 TypeWar #6 BrandWashed #7 Kill Comic Sans […]
Three desktop wallpapers made by me. Click to view full size image.