As a designer, I have made my shares of mistakes. Like most people, I do not like hearing criticism. I realise that most of us make mistakes from time to time, carelessly or irresponsibly. Whatever the reason it will be often noticed and commented on. In our daily lives, the way one reacts to criticism is extremely important. I discovered a short essay by William Wallace Rose who was an American Unitarian minister who wrote a syndicated newspaper column.
Everyone loves to receive recognition, Although most people will not admit it up front. As I have been reading my morning Feedly content I noticed that a lot of the content that I was receiving were posts identifying the winners of design and industry awards. I have organised and curated the winners of international photography and design competitions.
Without further adieu the winner is:
Simon is a Sydney based digital designer. He is the Director of a boutique digital design studio, Bailey Street Design located in the vibrant inner west suburb of Newtown. Simon studied graphic design at Shillington College and specialises in web design for small and medium size businesses. Simon and his
I have lived in the inner west for over 20 years. Living in the city I have learned to pay attention to what is happening on the walls, fences and facades, light poles, shop windows, abandoned lots. The city is overwhelmed with the texture it does not have clear boundaries other than those that we impose. This is a selection of some of the textures that I see everyday bounded by the dimensions of my camera.
Sunday comics bring back the joy of my childhood. No fictional stories delight and held the interest and loyalty of so many people for so long week after week, 52 times a year.
You may not consider the comics great literature, but they must have something to hold so many people for so long.
Italics are probably the most common form of typographic emphasis and is used in both text and display settings. True-drawn italics are usually a unique and separate design from their Roman brethren. Aldus Manutius, a commercial printer, was looking for a way to fit more type onto a page and to reduce the price of his low-cost editions.