William Dwiggins – Typographer and all-rounder

William Addison Dwiggins was an American type designer and typographer.  He was well rounded and was loved for his prolific work as an illustrator, book designer, type designer, playwright, (puppets) and author. Dwiggins was born in Martinsville, Ohio in 1880, he had studied East in Chicago, and then he moved to Boston.  Between the years … Continue reading William Dwiggins – Typographer and all-rounder

West Side Story – Saul Bass opening and closing titles.

Saul Bass Born May 8, 1920 Known for Graphic Design, title designer, film director Awards Academy Award, Best Documentary   Opening Titles The opening title sequence of West Side Story is breathtaking in its elegance and simplicity. Saul Bass, their Creator, was a master he carries the audience forward with what ostensibly are just graphic … Continue reading West Side Story – Saul Bass opening and closing titles.

Tutorial 2: Smart Folders in Font Book

This tutorial is about how to create Smart Folders in the Font Book application on your Mac. The Font Book application lets you install, remove, view, organise, validate, enable, and disable fonts. Fonts are the different styles of type that your Mac is going to use to display and print text. You can access and … Continue reading Tutorial 2: Smart Folders in Font Book

Street Art on Street View – Newtown & Surrounds

GOOGLE STREET VIEW is an excellent way in which to find street art.  I also believe that the camera is placed a little higher than one can get standing in the street allowing a different perspective in which to view them. If you would like a hand with a design project, please Get in Touch. Simon … Continue reading Street Art on Street View – Newtown & Surrounds

5 Tips for Creativity

While everyone is born with an inexhaustible well of creativity, many of us lose the ability to use this gift because we no longer practice it.  Exceptionally creative individuals are not necessarily smarter in fact research suggests that they do not score higher on intelligence tests.  Creative adults are curious, energetic, spontaneous, independent, individualistic and uninhibited. … Continue reading 5 Tips for Creativity

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Photography in web design.

Photography has become a key feature in web design. The quality of the photography can make or break the design. Good quality photography engages visitors bringing them in and encouraging them to stay on the site longer. It is essential if you want to look professional and create a great experience for the user. Quality … Continue reading Photography in web design.