Author Archive | Britt

3 Ideas for Staying Inspired this Winter

It’s almost the end of daylight-savings time! During the colder, shorter days of the winter months, you will be tempted to curl up on the …

6 Cool Graffiti Patterns

A pattern is a risky element to add to a design. If the pattern is too retro, whimsical or futuristic it can pigeonhole an entire …

3 Elements of a Good Marketing Photograph

Designers are commonly asked to “play art director” and select a photo for inclusion on a client’s website, or in a brochure or other marketing …

4 New Graphic Design Books

1. “Helvetica and the New York City Subway System: The True (Maybe) Story,” by Paul Shaw.
Published by: M.I.T. Press, January 2011.…

10 Inspiring Wine Labels

I loved Jennifer Moline’s post featuring beer labels and logos for design inspiration on Feedgrids.com.  While I do think beer is great, I am …

10 Building-Themed Logos

What do these 10 logos all have in common? They all use buildings and architectural imagery in their design. These logos come from many different …

Friday Funnies

It’s Friday. Almost time for the weekend. Enjoy these four fun links. Hey, c’mon, you deserve a few minutes of fun, just for making it …

A Peek Inside 2 Designers’ Home Offices

It’s always fun to get a sneak peek at other designers’ home offices. We ran a similar post back in July, featuring a look at …

Interview: Print and Design Before Computers

I recently came across a quote from renowned graphic designer Milton Glaser: ”The computer is to graphic design what the microwave is to food.”

This quote …

15 Fantastic Fall Images

It’s officially fall! The autumnal equinox was  Sept. 22, and playing off of Jennifer Moline’s post on Feedgrids.com, featuring 15 stunning summer images, here …

6 Inspiring Sculptures for Graphic Designers

Sculpture is a lot like graphic design in its use of scale, negative space, form and line to make a big visual impression.

The use …

Friday Funnies: A Roundup of Internet Humor

It’s the end of the week. Time to reward yourself with some funniness.

In this roundup of internet humor you will find some great comics, …

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