German-born, Tschichold is one of the most outstanding and influential typographers of the 20th century, He cleared away the old typography of pre-1925 and made room for a modern, structured and regulated new typography. His work is characterised by rigorous structure, asymmetrical placement of contrasting elements, and layouts based on horizontal and vertical underlying grids.
The Bezier Curve is the mathematics behind the “Pen Tool” a graphic designer’s primary drawing tool. A Bezier Curve is a curved line in which its shape is defined by a mathematical equation. They are used in vector applications such as Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop as well as InDesign and Quark Express. It consists of two anchor points and levers that control the angle at which the curves leaves the end points. Without Bezier curves it would be almost impossible to produce the multitude of unique and beautiful designs.
The colour red is the colour that attracts attention, excites curiosity and arouses to action. Red is psychologically stimulating, and it can be used to increase blood circulation. Representing passion and power, red is the colour that will attract the most attention. The color red is the colour of fire and blood, so it is associated with danger, war, energy strength, determination desire, and love.
All across the world, large companies are making investments in logo redesigns. At first blush, this may seem like nothing more than simple housekeeping. Every brand should update its identity with time. Brands like Airbnb, Spotify, Google and Pinterest have greatly simplified their logos in recent years.
The peace symbol just celebrated its 60th birthday, but it had better not be thinking about retiring. Now that Putin has announced Russia has “invincible” new designs for nuclear weapons, including a nuclear underwater drone, we are going to need what that symbol represents more than ever. Growing up, Read
Colour, the indispensable tool of designers worldwide can also help you organise everything from the office to the home.
From time to time we all have a difficult time organising some important part of our lives — our filing cabinets, our schedules, email, or any number of elements at home or at work.
Colour may be the solution! Organising with colour can help streamline your routine, improve your productivity and save time. Colour coded systems of organising are up to four times faster than conventional methods. As a result colour coding will make your job and lives easier, decrease stress and increase our self-confidence.
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.
I discovered this layout of travel industry logos in the French Travel Magazine. A well-balanced example of how to layout logos. Sometimes as a designer I am required to include the logos of business partners, associations, sponsorship etc. The most difficult aspect of creating a layout or display or logo
The London Underground is the world’s oldest subway, most people know it colloquially as the Tube. An engineering marvel and just as almost as famous is the map. The Tube map is instantly recognisable all over the world. It is a simple and elegant diagram of the 400-kilometre subway network. It is considered by many as one of the great images of the 20th century.
A monogram is a single symbol made up of one or more letters. Every aspect of an individual’s taste and fancy can be accommodated with a monogram. Monograms differ significantly, and there are of a great variety of design. There are so many different types and combinations of the same letters that no two persons with the same initials need to have the same monogram.