If you ever feel like pulling back the curtain on the process of some of the world’s leading creators across multiple industries, do yourself a favor and tune into the Netflix series Abstract: The Art of Design. More specifically, if you want to take a dive into the mind of a Graphic Designer, check out Episode 6. It features the life and work of Paula Scher. Unless you’re a designer or a typophile, you may not know who Paula Scher is, but you most certainly have seen her work. The Public Theater, Citibank and The Highline just to name a few. If you own or owned a vinyl record from the 70s, there’s a good chance she designed the type for it. The thing she’s known for is typography.
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Why are you here? What exactly led you to this tiny speck in the vastness of the internet? Something about this blog post must have piqued your interest somewhere along the way, even if you’re not quite sure what it was.
In 2013, Disney’s Frozen became the highest grossing animated film of all time. Advancements in computer animation have opened the doors for studios like Pixar, DreamWorks, and Disney to become powerhouses in the film and animation industry. But with technology constantly evolving, it begs the question, has traditional, hand-drawn animation become a thing of the past
It’s no surprise for decades the psychology of color has been evident in design. Color plays a significant role in so many marketing touch points including logos, product packaging and website design.
There is a false sense that sticking a photo, any photo, on something gives it more value. We have access to billions of photos with the rise of stock photography. Heck, it can be easy and cheap so why not.
Microsoft Powerpoint and its counterparts are spoken of in hushed whispers among graphic designers.
If you ever come across someone who says they don’t care or have an opinion about logos, call them out immediately because they’re a dirty liar.
Have you ever built a house without a blueprint or better yet without a foundation? I wouldn’t recommend it. Yet, as an art director, I often feel like that is the task at hand when I don’t have a clear idea of what my client’s brand is.
For the record, I HATE EMAILS. Email campaigns are even worse. They’re boring. Stuck in the past. Nothing has really changed. They use old technology. They play by old rules.
I believe in firsts. First to market. First to break a story. First time to do something. It’s good to be first. During this week of Super Bowl hoopla, I’d like recognize the first commercial to launch a marketing and advertising phenomenon: Apple’s 1984.