10 Essential To-Dos For All Fashion Designers

Jay Calderin is an instructor at the School of Fashion Design in Boston, Founder and Executive Director of Boston Fashion Week, and the author of several books including The Fashion…

Campaign Logos And What They Tell Us About Their Candidates

The 2016 Political campaigns have been unleashed—mostly a sea of Republican hopefuls—and so have some pretty awful campaign logos. Here, three designers—Tan Le, Noreen Morioka, and Felix Sockwell—weigh in on…

The Importance of Design Details: Findlay Hats

There are few things I enjoy more than small business, hats, and the Northwest. So I was very stoked to discover a little brand in my backyard that combines all three.…

Hyphenation Dos and Don’ts

Hyphenation is a common occurrence in typography, especially in narrow columns of type. This “necessary evil” is used to create better looking, tighter rags in non-aligned margins, as well as…

Branding a Bakery: A Logo Case Study

Entrepreneur and baker du jour Jason Sigala wanted to open his own bakery in Southern California, offering quality, old-fashioned American desserts made from scratch. He wanted his shop’s branding to…

9 Necessary Newsletters To Stay Current On Type News

It’s important for every designer to stay current on new typeface designs, new features, as well as what’s trending – all of which can contribute to keeping one’s work fresh,…

5 Drawing Exercises To Learn How To Draw Perspective

Jorge Paricio is an adjunct professor of Industrial Design at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), and author of Perspective Sketching, Freehand and Digital Drawing Techniques for Artists &…