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March 5, 2013

Higher Learning: What I tell people at parties about online design education.

I think it's because we have our own bus service that I am often asked about where I work when I am at parties.

Topics: Topics: Design Reference, Interactive Design, Professional Development, Random

February 25, 2013

Playing With Type: Ampersand Love

I don't know a designer that doesn't love the juiciest of glyphs, the ampersand.

Topics: Topics: Design Reference, Handmade, Type

February 19, 2013

Design Change: Say what?

When did we start talking in jargon? For me, it was probably around 2008, when words and phrases typically reserved for MBAs started finding their ways into the mouths of designers.

Topics: Topics: Design Reference, Random

February 14, 2013

Higher Learning: What makes a designer want to be a design teacher?

Ironically, most design teachers become teachers because they are practicing designers who've either been invited to teach or have sought out teaching as way of giving back to their profession.

Topics: Topics: Design Reference, Professional Development, Profiles

February 7, 2013

Higher Learning: A great idea that just might go up in smoke, which may not be so bad after all.

Important ideas, especially ones that invite social and cultural change, often ignite controversy.

Topics: Topics: Branding Identity, Design Reference, Professional Development, Random

February 5, 2013

Nexus: Web Font Dossier

A wealth of type choices exist for use online so you can go beyond web safe fonts like Verdana and Georgia.

Topics: Topics: Design Reference, Interactive Design, Layouts, Type

January 29, 2013

Sister Raye: How I Got My Interview With Surfboard Artist Martin Worthington

Back in the mid '70s, champion Australian surfer Terry Fitzgerald teamed up with artist Martin Worthington.

Topics: Topics: Color, Design Reference, Handmade, Pattern & Palette, Profiles

January 25, 2013

Friday Feast: Lisbeth Svarling

Lisbeth Svärling is a freelance illustrator and cartoonist, living in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Topics: Topics: Design Reference, Handmade, Layouts, Professional Development, Profiles