Essential Web Technologies to Learn (2018 Edition)

Becoming a web developer is easy, so they say. What most people feeding you that line neglect to mention is that while almost anyone can be a web developer, not everyone using that title is good at web development. All of us must make a start somewhere, and if you’re just getting started in your … Continue reading Essential Web Technologies to Learn (2018 Edition)

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Gebr. Müller Luckenwalde letterhead, 1930

Contributed by Florian Hardwig License: All Rights Reserved . The subject of this episode of the Weekly Invoice series is technically not a proper invoice, but an order confirmation. It was sent in 1930 (although the form was apparently printed already in the 1920s) by Gebr. Source: Gebr. Müller Luckenwalde letterhead, 1930

Glyphs – Road to International Understanding

Glyphs rise above language and culture Glyphs are the graphical symbols that are more or less universally used. Typical are the plus and the minus signs in mathematics.  Margaret Mead, the American Anthropologist, suggested them as a means of a new international language.  As a "Graphic Designer," I like the particular meaning of Glyph as a … Continue reading Glyphs – Road to International Understanding

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ISOTYPE – An International Graphic Language

  Isotype is a system of symbols that was an effort to create an international graphic language to make pictorial statistics accessible to a mass audience. The icons and symbols that are used on computers, phones and tablets all pay homage to those pictograms that were first designed during the 1920's for Isotype. A Visual … Continue reading ISOTYPE – An International Graphic Language