“History is a really important part of type design. Nobody in our profession who is alive today can deny its influence on her or his design.”
Announcing the winners of Communication Arts' Design Annual 2015: Our distinguished panel of jurors selected 153 winning projects from 4083 entries.
Dive for the Osprey, created by ad agency Dunn&Co., features a noir-style mystery containing hidden clues for ... more dunn-co.com
After designing for Rolling Stone and theater, Gail Anderson is building her vocabulary once again.
Sci-fi movies are predicting the future of user interfaces with eerie accuracy, reported by Yolanda Zappaterra.
"When you're under 40, buying a life insurance policy may seem about as practical as buying a Humvee, and financial ... more
IDEO (San Francisco, CA), design firm
MassMutual/Society of Grownups, clients
Saint 252 packaging Collaborating with Switzerland-based Humbel Distillery to synthesize taste and ... more
Charles Schwab commercial To encourage younger generations of financial investors to ask questions, ... more
LG Ultra 4D HK print ads To promote LG Electronics’ new Ultra HD 4K television, creative agency ... more
Bluebeard Coffee Roasters identity and packaging In a region of the United States notorious for its ... more
Fibonacci’s Wine packaging A group of young winemakers in northeastern Italy, Spinefrasse produces ... more
Caitlin Workman Designer / Kansas City, Missouri “We live, work and play in an increasingly dynamic and ... more
Note to clients: your logotype is not a story.
Jonathan Cude on why resilience is the most important characteristic to succeed in advertising.
Adam Silver on designing honestly for the web.
Copyranter Mark Duffy has seven new names for “advertising.”
Jerry Cao asks: is web design becoming irrelevant?
The Passable Designer: breathtakingly honest coverage of the world’s least self-absorbed industry.
UX legend Alan Cooper on the much-rumored death of the design firm.
Digital dieting: what it means for brands and designers.
Neither East nor West: Justin Zhuang on rethinking Chinese design today.
Michael Bierut’s advice on how to avoid the obvious.
Chapin Clark on why brands should be against “Logo-Rrhea.”
Video: Subtlety in Type, Jessica Hische’s presentation at Adobe MAX.
Parul Sehgal asks, is cultural appropriation always wrong?
Ellen Himelfarb says Memphis may still be huge right now, but what’s next?
Why web design is not boring and how to keep it this way.
Design in the age of the consumer.
FontPath: locate, sort, adjust, re-size, customize and compare 35,000+ fonts.
Ruth Graham on the unbearable loneliness of creative work.
New software sifts photos for the most clickable.
Brian Hoff Design answers the question “how do you find work?”