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Marc Edwards Vector Icon Speedruns

Part of the fun of being a designer is learning new things and it’s amazing what one can learn just from watching another designer work. While it’s hard to get time to visit someone’s studio, watching them work online is the next best thing. I spent an afternoon watching these Illustrator icon speed runs by […]

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Inspiration: Vintage Logos

A collection of vintage logos found on Flickr

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Make Good Font Choices

With all the apps available, it’s easier than ever to do your own social media posts and make them eye catching. It’s also pretty easy to make them horrible as well. Here’s a little help from the folks at Adobe to help you make better font choices.

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For the Love of Logos

I found logobook.com¬†yesterday in some random feed, or maybe it was Twitter. Great search functions built in, but more importantly you can browse by designer, business, shapes and country. Yeah, who needs Trademarks & Symbols Vol I & II now? Well, actually, I would like a copy, so if you know where I can get […]

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Creative Lessons

So many creative lessons in this short video. Get out and live. Constraints feed creativity. Imperfections add beauty.

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Designers Pick Best & Worst of Political Logos

Political campaign design is a tricky thing; there are a lot of limitations ( “What shade of red, white & blue do you like, sir?” ) and a wide array of things to convey over a wide range of media ( yard signs anyone? ). Politics aside, the Obama logo was the most memorable as […]

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Creating Something Timeless (Tedx Talks)

Creating an environment that fosters innovation.

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Andy Warhol’s Jazz Album Covers

When I think Andy Warhol album covers, I think the Rolling Stones & Lou Reed. However, before he was famous, Andy Warhol made his living as a graphic artist and produced quite a few Jazz album covers. Submitted for your inspiration is a small galley of them over at Dangerous Minds. link:¬†Dangerous Minds | The […]

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Lobby Card Design

We saw this great lobby advertisement for the new Muppets Most Wanted movie. I thought it was a genius idea. Lots of people take photos of themselves goofing around with these posters, so Disney took advantage and designed this one so you could walk in and actually join the characters in the picture. Pretty cool […]

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Mobile apps for quick creativity on the go

I’ve discovered a lot of fun apps over the past year that allow anyone to quickly take a photo and tweak it subtly or twist it into something that barely resembles the original. I’ve had a lot of fun with most of them and have even used some of the images in professional web design […]

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It’s better to look good than to feel good

Photographer Peter Hurley shows us how to look awesome in a photo.

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