5 Great Upcoming Art Competitions

When you do wonderful work, it’s nice to hear the praises of amateurs or those clients of yours that are clueless as to how to …

Best Design-to-CMS Template Automated Software

When it comes to web design, most graphic designers today create the designs using Photoshop or Illustrator and then send them on to programmers to …

7 Political Logos: What’s Your Vote?

Election time is upon us (aren’t you tired of seeing the commercials already?!), and with every election comes the need for graphic promotional material.  This …

How to Throw a Spooktacular Halloween Party

October is my favorite month of the year – the weather is changing, and it’s time to curl up indoors with Halloween DIY projects. Someone …

Fall into the Gap Logo Debate

Few logo redesigns have created such a furor as Gap’s, which was unveiled last week. To catch up, Gap rolled out a redesigned …

7 Places in New York Every Designer Should Visit

Planning a trip to New York – the city or the state – can be daunting because there is simply so much to see and …

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.…

5 Cruisin’ Car Tutorials

I always say that a graphic artist is needed for every profession.  When thinking of potential clients, consider the automotive industry.  Concept cars, promotional advertisement …