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 …

Good Grief! ‘Peanuts’ Celebrates 60 Years

“Good grief!” I can’t believe that it’s been 60 years since “Peanuts,” the original cartoon turned comic, debuted. On Oct. 2, 1950, the world was …

Celebrating Polish Artists

October is national Polish American Heritage month, and in celebrating this unique nationality’s contributions, I have to recognize their wonderful works of art. Some of …

10 Hilarious Celebrity Caricatures

Caricatures represent some of my favorite artwork. It might be easy to consider caricatures frivolous; however, the best caricatures are exemplary examples of graphic design …

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 …

Soleful Art

If there is one thing cooler than art, it’s art you can wear. These eye-catching designs that decorate tennis shoes of all brands have created …