Yes, techies, a custom typeface is a good idea

Jan 14, 2019

Custom typefaces often get a bad wrap as the fetishized, self-indulgent projects of “visual designers,” but platforms risk ignoring real metric-moving opportunitie...

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Colophon Foundry’s latest catalog features sharp illustrations by Stefanie Leinhos

Jan 14, 2019

by Matt Alagiah Colophon Foundry, the type foundry with bases in London and Los Angeles, has just released a new catalog presenting six ...

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Did a Publisher Just Build the Future of Retail?

Jan 14, 2019

What New York magazine opening a brick-and-mortar store tells us about the new media business model by Mike Mallazzo Probably like many m...

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Hidden in Plain Sight: How to Choose Your Brand’s Colors

Jan 13, 2019

  Whether you’re branching out from an existing company or launching a startup of your own, understanding the impact that color can have on...

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What Is a Pitch Deck? (And How to Make One)

Jan 13, 2019

It’s a tool that every startup business or entrepreneur needs – a great pitch deck. A pitch deck is a presentation that you’ll use to help explain or showcase your product...

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10 Things Only a Designer Would Notice (And Why They Matter!)

Jan 10, 2019

by Carrie Cousins Don’t think your poor design choices won’t be seen. Keen graphic designers are judging your shortcuts and rolling their eyes. Just because these are thin...

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FIX8 Disrupts The World of Kombucha

Jan 10, 2019

by Casha Doemland What started as an ancient Chinese beverage made from a SCOBY, also known as a disc of yeast and bacteria, has grown into a beloved drink around t...

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8 Signs You Need Extra Graphic Design Training

Jan 06, 2019

The design industry is constantly changing, and even hardworking designers can feel like their portfolio isn’t quite up to scratch. It’s common to feel like you’re movin...

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Optician Sans is a font that completes the eye test chart alphabet

Jan 06, 2019

by Augusta Pownall Creative agency Anti has produced a custom font called Optician Sans by adding to the ten letters used in historic optotype eye test charts.Unlike the Sloan ty...

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47 ‘non-design’ qualities every designer should have

Jan 02, 2019

by FABRICIO TEIXEIRA  Credit: Photo by Joanna Kosinska. Write clear emails Be flexible; briefs change Find problems before they occur Bring energy to...

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