Thursday, January 27, 2022
Technical jargon can sometimes get confusing or overwhelming, which is why Canva has come up with a fantastic infographic that uses simple illustrations to explain the 20 most important design principles.
Here's how a simple mark ends up meaning something big as a great logo. Joe Posner, and Michael Bierut (designer of the Hillary Clinton logo) explain.
Our book of the week is none other than Don Norman's The Design of Everyday Things, considered the essential guide to human-centered design.
Whether or not you’re a designer, this exercise will help sharpen your product sense and improve your eye for design.
Looking to improve your graphic design workflow? Look no further than Satori Graphics' useful video. With these six tricks, you are sure to do things quicker, and more efficiently.
What kind of typography trends can we expect to see in 2018? This year is all about big, bold text, hand-drawn letters, custom fonts, retro typefaces, multi-color gradients, and more. New York-based web design agency Branex has come up with a handy infographic that shares some interesting typeface statistics and lists the top 10 typography trends for 2018.

What Makes A Great Logo?

Around us, at any given point, are probably dozens of logos. From the brand on your shoe to the one on your phone, the logos are ever-present. But what differentiates a bad logo from a good one? What about a logo makes it special, effective, and better than the rest?
So you think you have what it takes to design a logo? Oh, I know that feeling. I’ve been there too many times before. And let me tell you it didn’t end well.
In issue 153 of Graphis magazine(1971/72), Stanley Mason wrote a piece titled “How Paul Rand Presents Trade-Mark Designs to Clients”. It shared examples of the short-run booklets Rand used for showcasing his single-option design ideas, along with Rand’s thoughts on logos.
Every designer has encountered some major package design mistakes in their career, so we’ve covered some of the most common (and unfortunate) ones below. Avoiding these common blunders can save your business time, money, and embarrassment later.