This infographic was shared via the UB Design Group. It offers some great pointers for student and reinforces out in-class lecture, Introduction to Typography. Explore more visuals like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually.
We’re in the home stretch, and everyone in class has a blog where they post and share design projects. So, I’m not posting as much student work here. This past week, we learned some of the basics of using Adobe Illustrator and I asked the students to create typographic treatments of some of the fundamental quotations … More another typographic exercise
While I composed this week’s reading quiz, I decided to ask my students what they thought a popular graphic design phrase means to them. I also made it a status update. My smart-patootie friends on Facebook decided that they would respond to this too. Bauhaus, oh Arthur…
We’ve pretty much reached the halfway point of the semester and will be working with magazine spreads in the next big assignment- That will take us right into the mid-semester break. My very talented students will get a well-deserved week long break. Although we’re designing for the Rolling Stone target audience, these examples offer some … More Inspiration: Magazine Spreads
Brand is the “name, term, design, symbol, or any other feature that identifies one seller’s product distinct from those of other sellers.” First, branding was adopted to distinguish one herd of cattle from another by means of a distinctive symbol burned into the animal’s hide with a hot iron stamp and was subsequently used in … More Identity Packages & Branding
The business card is the cornerstone of the professional identity package.Business cards are cards bearing business information about a company or individual. They are shared during formal introductions as a convenience and a memory aid. A business card typically includes the giver’s name, company or business affiliation (usually with a logo) and contact information such … More Business Card Mockups