Tag Archives | Graphic Design

Logomatic? Why Custom Graphic Design Beats Automated Tools

Find out why automated logo-making tools aren’t good for business.

Does Technology Zap Creativity?

Find out if your mobile devices and computers are zapping your creativity

Mais oui! Francophile Designs for Bastille Day

Bastille Day is today. It celebrates the storming of the Bastille prison-fortress in Paris by the common people seeking to arm themselves against the power …

Microtrend: Holga photography

It seems like the proliferation of computers and wide-spread access to digital creation has brought on a backlash against art and design that is easily …

Top 7 Ice Cream Brand Logos

Cool off this summer with the top seven ice cream brand logo designs.

It’s in the bag

Tuesday, July 12 is Paper Bag Day. I’d like to think of it as shopping bag day.

And we can thank Margaret E. Knight, who, …

5 Best Cloud Backup and Storage Options for Graphic Designers

Graphic designers can take advantage of these five best cloud services.

Faves of the Renegade Craft Fair

The Renegade Craft  Fair comes to San Francisco this weekend, and I’m very excited about some of the vendors that will be there. A wide …

Why Graphic Designers Should See ‘Beginners’

Mike Mills’ recently released “Beginners” has been buzzed about for its unique storyline of a father coming out as a gay man when he’s in his 70s. But it’s the subplot that should appeal to creative professionals: The septuagenarian’s son is a graphic designer, and the semi-autobiographical film is written and directed by designer Mills.

Wallpaper: It’s Not Your Mother’s Flocked Damask

Wallpaper companies are collaborating with cutting-edge artists and designers to create something fresh.

Shacking Up With Typography

I love typography, and it’s absolutely everywhere in our daily environment. Store Signage, construction-site posters, catalogs, stenciled on sidewalks, book covers, opening credits

Celebrating Americana

As we approach the Fourth of July the proliferation of cheap plastic patriotic objects will hit retail shelves. Don’t get me wrong, I love the …