Although he readily admits to being blessed in his profession, meeting the appropriate people at the right time, ” Steve Chinhsuan Wang’s career path hasn’t always been easy.Read More →

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This post was originally published on this siteAgainst the grain A One-of-a-Kind Whiskey Experience Editor’s Note: Against the Grain has celebrated some of the best creative ideas in writing paper and packaging since 2009. This year we begin our series on clients whose ideas in paper and print best demonstrate theRead More →

You have probably heard the saying ‘a picture conveys a thousand words.’ You can use this concept to promote the brand image of the products or services you are offering to sell to the public via an eye-catching graphic design of your organization’s logo .Read More →

Edward de Bono quote

The mission for Dr Edward de Bono has to focus on thinking “as a learnable skill, like cooking or skiing.”  Along the way, he has coined the phrase “lateral thinking.” This is an intuitive, unorthodox and mental activity he contrasts with “vertical thinking”, the logical step-by-step, problem-solving style familiar to the Western Cultural tradition.Read More →

Banner for Bailey Street Design

Visual design is at work everywhere around us.  It gives shapes and form to the books we read, the posters we see and the road signs that we pass on the streets.Read More →

Mood Board

Mood boards are design and marketing tools used extensively within the design industry to communicate information visually.Read More →

Bonnard quote

Pierre Bonnard – Colour does not add a pleasant quality to design – it reinforces itRead More →

I remember watching “Vision Quest” at the George Street, Cinemas during a stopover in Sydney travelling home to Canberra from boarding school in Brisbane.  It was released in Australia under the title “Crazy for You”.  It did not rival the box office success of the “Karate Kid” at the time however it was a more accurate picture of teen life.  I remember wanting to see it as I heard that Madonna had a brief appearance singing, “Crazy for You.”Read More →

Amos Roberts Hero Image

Project: Website for Akora Group. Example of production workflow for Bailey Street DesignRead More →

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,Read More →

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street art

An Illustration is like any other form of design. It’s vital that it is consistent. The best way to do this is by creating guidelines across our illustrations Why is it needed? Identifying the core values and a high-level rationale as to why you need illustrations is key to outliningRead More →

TypeTogether is pleased to announce the 4th edition of the Typeface Publishing Incentive program , an initiative aimed at helping promising typeface design students develop their careers. The post Typeface Publishing Incentive program by TypeTogether appeared first on 365typo . Source: Typeface Publishing Incentive program by TypeTogetherRead More →

In a small space, it’s hard enough to find room for a desk, let alone a big desk with drawers and tons of storage space. The good news is, you don’t need a cabinet full of drawers attached to your desk to store all your things—just use the space youRead More →

ATTENTION ALL ENGLISH speakers, you may be misusing the English language without even knowing it.  When you use the word “however” do you mean “nevertheless”? This common mistake and many others are pointed out in this little e-book that I purchased off iTunes for $0.99. Little did I know thatRead More →

River with Yo-Yo Ma quote

What would it mean to argue that creativity is not anything special? It is not uncommon for people to say to me, “How did you ever get that idea?” Without meaning to be glib I say, “step by step” I can see the disappointment in their eyes, they want aRead More →