Music industry planned to kill vinyl records with CDs, forcing us all to buy new equipment and put our music collections back in place. It was stupid: after all, the labels were owned, and the electronics were made. But you know, the best plans are broken, etc. According to NielsenRead More →

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Type family example

Designer Steve Matteson is a Louisville, Colorado designer who manages a global Monotype team. He has designed corporate faces for Android, Citrix, Microsoft, Nextel and Xbox for more than 25 years in the company. Steve often researches and lectures on the work of typographer Frederic Goudy and has, among manyRead More →

Examples of a selection of typefaces

Since type is measured and described in a language unique to the printed word, basic typographical terms need to be recognised and understood. Typeface: the design of a single set of letterforms, numerals and punctuation marks together with consistent visual links. Designs of types such as Arial or Palantino areRead More →

Muhammad Ali is one of the most legendary athletes of our time. The Greatest of All Time was a fighter both in and out of the ring, championing all his life for causes he believed in. Absolutely unrelenting in the face of adversity, he lived true to the TAG HeuerRead More →

typography and design

  Typographic design skills give the designer, who develops an appreciation for the subtler points, a wealth of satisfaction. There are few aspects of the profession of graphic design that provide more opportunity to apply creative skills. It calls for judgment and ingenuity constantly, and every application of the skillsRead More →

As typography developed the need for Unicial Script arose as the letters were always changed and improved, and it was necessary for a script to be written faster. Uncial Script The solution was an Uncial script that saw the first lower case (small letters) appear. The writing surface also improved,Read More →

Small poster colour printed on beige cardboard. Sketch of a small girl dressed in a blue pinafore posting a letter at a red post box on a blue and yellow ground.Read More →

It is a reflection, a critique of the “consumerist spirit” that usually invades us at this time of year. Students have interspersed concepts that represent some of the humanistic values ​​related to Christmas along with the word “BUY.” Christmas consumerism is critiqued through the lighting of La Pedrera. One ofRead More →

Publishing is the process of getting the author’s story out of her or his head and into the hands of a reader. Zoe Sadokierski Authors don’t write books, they write manuscripts. Publishing is the process of getting an author’s manuscript into the hands of a reader, by materialising it –Read More →

The sweeping mid-century ranch home of Ellen and Jace in Southeast Portland is vintage in the most authentic way — it’s filled with real handmade pieces that have been saved from a bunch of different family members! If the couch and chairs in the living room, the bench at theRead More →

Nordcham Vietnam announced the official implementation of a new logo. They have changed their logo in partnership with Doodle Brands, “to reflect who we are today and to symbolize our dynamic future,” says Nordcham in Vietnam. The new logo not only has Nordic values but also captures how we workRead More →

The letter case is a subtle change to a brand name, i.e. whether a brand name appears in all lowercase or uppercase letters. Research published in the Journal of Retailing suggests whether a designer chooses uppercase or lowercase letters significantly impacts a customers response to a brand. However, the impactRead More →

A stunning new series by French photographers Sébastien Tixier and Raphaël Bourelly. Taking its name from a style of painting that pays tribute to the path of mountains and water (immobility and motion), “Shan Shui” offers two perspectives on the same territory. Source: “Shan Shui” by Sébastien Tixier & Raphaël BourellyRead More →

Alvarado illustration in Inked Magazine February 2017

I love this illustration I found in an old Inked Magazine.Read More →

The world is standing on its toes, trying to see the truth.  It is safe to say when you want to fool the world, tell the truth.  Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it.  It has been said, a truth that is told with bad intentRead More →

Healing a universal need.  Read More →

This mural always seems to have a car parked in front of it.  I took this early the other day on a walk with Toby.Read More →

1930 Bride traced from 1930 Chicago Tribune

I sourced this illustration from the Chicago Sunday Tribune dated March 2nd 1930 which I transformed into a shape using Adobe Capture on my iPhone.  Read More →

It can be easy to simply accept algorithms as indisputable mathematic truths. After all, who wants to spend their spare time deconstructing complex equations? But make no mistake: algorithms are limited tools for understanding the world, frequently as flawed and biased as the humans who create and interpret them. Source:Read More →