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1000 Dog Portraits

Design & Illustration

"I am thrilled to write about the production and compilation of a project that combines two things I love: illustration and dogs.

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Author: Robynne Raye

Topics: Branding Identity, Pattern & Palette, Random

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Definition & Function

TYPE IN CONTEXT

Studying typography starts with abcs.

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Author: Kristin Cullen

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The Apple Store Challenge

See how much Mark Malkoff gets away with

The folks working in the Apple stores are so nice .

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Topic: Branding Identity

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In Combination: on typefaces

Starting out, begin with one quality typeface.

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Poster of the Week ... sort of: The National Poster Retrospecticus Hits the Road

A massive collection of hand-printed gig-posters is hitting the road this Spring! The National Poster Retrospecticus showcases over 90 of the most prominent poster designers in the country.

Topics: Handmade, Interactive Design, Professional Development, Self-Promotion

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Expert Eyes: Steve Heller

Steve Heller discusses the current state of design ("We're living in an ecclectic moment stylistically"), technology's effect on the field, and much more in this video interview.

Topic: Profiles

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School Days: CASE STUDY:GAIL ANDERSON

I started teaching while I was still in my twenties, and wasn't much older than the continuing ed students in my first class.

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Animal Magic: Redcat Theater

"As designers, we're tempted to make everything look wonderful, and most of the time we do, but sometimes it's best to leave a logo alone," Sean Adams says.

Topic: Branding Identity

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Unplug from the matrix: Eric Hines, Honest Bros.

"Not designing on a machine keeps us creative.

Topics: Random, Studio Secrets

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Costume National

Costume National is the fruit of the influence of Japan on Italy, of the Japanese bath of purification, of the bustle of the Italian street.

Topics: Fashion, Profiles

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Motorway Signs: Selected by monika parrinder

There's an oft-quoted motorway sign that when heading out of London on the M1, simply points north.

Topic: Environmental Design

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Be a Lover of Books: Thoughts on Books

Book design places a unique set of demands on a graphic designer, asking simultaneously for a deep level of engagement as well as a surprising degree of restraint, along with substantive technical skills.

Topic: Profiles