Tag Archives | Graphic Design

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 …

HOW Design Live Recap: iPad Giveaways, Design Marketplace and More!

With more than 2,500 people in attendance, HOW Design Live 2011 in Chicago this past weekend offered graphic artists the opportunity to learn, network and even win iPads. PsPrint was there – in the booth, in the classrooms and even at the microphone.

How to Make a Better Green Lantern

You know what would have made the “Green Lantern” movie work? If the main character had been a graphic designer rather than a fighter pilot.

The 8 Best Photos of 2011 … so far

The best photos of 2011 … so far. Any of these could inspire great graphic design, and any could serve as critical elements of your designs.

Inspired by a Master: Picasso

With multiple Picasso exhibits going on this summer in San Francisco it seemed like a good time to delve into his body of work and …

Logo Reboot: The San Francisco Giants Edition

Ever get the feeling your logo could use some freshening up? Maybe it was done a long time ago, by somebody’s talented nephew. Maybe it’s …

5 Fantastic Folklore Designs

Amazing illustrations of famous American folk heroes and villains.

Dazzling Designs for Dad

These amazing automobile paintings by master painter Gary Whinn are perfect for Dad.

5 Unique Father’s Day Gifts from the Family

Not sure what to get Dad for Father’s Day? If he’s into graphic design, try one of these gems.