I love reading about artists like Myrna Keliher — artists who care about the craft, and challenge themselves with the monumental task of visualizing words and messages through typography. (more…)
When I first saw Uber’s new rebrand I was instantly teleported by to the 1968 Typography class and discussions of the Bauhaus and Swiss design. Such a new thing rekindling half-century design! (more…)
Change your password now. Seriously. The cybercrime industry has become so sophisticated they can run as many as 40-million tests per second on your password! This is bad. (more…)
Are you waiting? How does it make you feel? Do you feel like you are accomplishing something? Good. That’s exactly what the web designers want you to think. (more…)
Here’s an idea : if you know your customer’s bank account amount and activities, you are better able to set your prices. If they have a lot, and they spend a lot, then they’ve got the cash to pay your highest rates. If they don’t have much, give’em the low rate to entice buying! Welcome to the future!
Yesterday, someone on Facebook pointed out an article on CNN that related to a discussion thread. I thought I’d take a look. I usually try my best to avoid sites like CNN, FOX, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes and the likes because they are so bloated, slow loading and so loaded with predators, stalkers and spam.
ONE OF THE NICE THINGS ABOUT RETIREMENT is getting rid of the publishing pressure, and being able to have a little time to discover new talents both in the art and design worlds as well as journalism, cinematography and so froth. Bénédicte Rousseau is a new rising star with her head on straight and she provides us with some essential tips about collaboration . . . give her a read: (more…)
As a youngster, Justin considered himself an artist, “Yeah when I was a kid I used to draw stuff all the time.” And as he grew, so did his love for art, design, and music. (more…)
The Type Directors Club is honored to announce that the TDC Medal is being presented to UK typographer Dr. Fiona Ross, who has been responsible for some of the world’s most influential typefaces for over five decades.
Ross is the thirty-first recipient of the TDC Medal, which was first awarded to Hermann Zapf in 1967 to honor his contributions to typography. Ross joins a prestigious list of medalists that include Paul Rand, Matthew Carter, Erik Spiekermann, Adrian Frutiger, Gerrit Noordzij, Paula Scher, Louise Fili, Ed Benguiat, Matthew Carter, and most recently, Gerard Unger.
John Battelle has written a most thoughtful essay on the GDPR that opens questions that, so far, nobody wants to answer. (more…)