Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Michael Johnson develops the ultimate step-by-step visual guide to creating a successful brand, using contemporary brand identities as prototypes. Our book of the week is Branding In Five and a Half Steps. Take a look here.
Most cities have brands. New York has a blocky typographic logo. Philadelphia’s logo is a graphic of the Liberty Bell, with the slogan “Life, liberty, and you.” But Gainesville, Florida, has gone in the opposite direction with its new identity: debranding, rather than rebranding.
Ready for a good listen? A great podcast can provide inspiration as well as a mental break while you work or relax. There’s no shortage of outstanding podcasts for designers and creatives, covering web design, creative life, and much more!
First Lady of the United States Melania Trump personally designed the "clean-lined" logo that fronts her Be Best initiative, according to news reports.
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.
Recent project by Tomo Kihara shows the power design can have in inciting deliberation, and helping the homeless. Read more about the curious and creative project here.
Designing a new logo is harder than it looks. Even when designers come up with something they have never seen before it does not necessarily mean their design is entirely original.
This month, DesignBro is collaborating with craft brewers and beer lovers alike to discover the world of craft beer and how it overlaps with the world of design.
We present our book of the week: Susan Weinschenk's collection of 100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People.
You’ve probably never heard of Will Burtin, a German information designer who pioneered human-centered design principles before they were a buzzword. Now, a new book about Burtin’s work hopes to give him his due.