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Emma Willard’s Maps of Time

ARTICLE SUMERY:  "Emma Willard's Maps of Time" is a look back in time and how one person can influence the design and illustrations of today. Susan Schulman takes a deep dive into Emma Willard's life as a teacher during a time when education was expanding for all...

The best online art galleries for stay-at-home inspiration

ARTICLE SUMMERY: With the COVID-19 virus outbreak and the travel restrictions that comes with it, it also brings something that a lot of us haven't had in a while, free time. "THE BEST ONLINE ART GALLERIES FOR STAY-AT-HOME INSPIRATION" is a great way to view the great...

10 Principles for Ethical UX Designs

ARTICLE SUMMERY: There is a lot of articles out there on dark patterns in UX and how they work, and they are on the rise. In "10 PRINCIPLES FOR ETHICAL UX DESIGNS" Edward R. Murrow is quoted saying “To be persuasive we must be believable; to be believable we must be...

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Emma Willard’s Maps of Time

ARTICLE SUMERY:  "Emma Willard's Maps of Time" is a look back in time and how one person can influence the design and illustrations of today. Susan Schulman takes a deep dive into Emma Willard's life as a teacher during a time when education was expanding for all...

The best online art galleries for stay-at-home inspiration

ARTICLE SUMMERY: With the COVID-19 virus outbreak and the travel restrictions that comes with it, it also brings something that a lot of us haven't had in a while, free time. "THE BEST ONLINE ART GALLERIES FOR STAY-AT-HOME INSPIRATION" is a great way to view the great...

Emma Willard’s Maps of Time

ARTICLE SUMERY:  "Emma Willard's Maps of Time" is a look back in time and how one person can influence the design and illustrations of today. Susan Schulman takes a deep dive into Emma Willard's life as a teacher during a time when education was expanding for all...

The best online art galleries for stay-at-home inspiration

ARTICLE SUMMERY: With the COVID-19 virus outbreak and the travel restrictions that comes with it, it also brings something that a lot of us haven't had in a while, free time. "THE BEST ONLINE ART GALLERIES FOR STAY-AT-HOME INSPIRATION" is a great way to view the great...

10 Principles for Ethical UX Designs

ARTICLE SUMMERY: There is a lot of articles out there on dark patterns in UX and how they work, and they are on the rise. In "10 PRINCIPLES FOR ETHICAL UX DESIGNS" Edward R. Murrow is quoted saying “To be persuasive we must be believable; to be believable we must be...

When cavemen discovered art

ARTICLE SUMMERY: "WHEN CAVEMEN DISCOVERED ART" is where ancient art meets the technology of today. Thanks to Google's Arts and Culture we are now able to enter a virtual recreation of the Chalet Cave in southern France. Users of the Google Arts and Culture app for iOS...

So You Wanna Design for the Movies?

ARTICLE SUMMERY: "SO YOU WANNA DESIGN FOR THE MOVIES?" is a look at Annie Atkins and her career as a graphic designer for movie props. Perrin Drumm's article covers briefly her as a student studying to be a movie director and then Annie's transitioning her interest in...

Paris Museums Put 100,000 Images Online for Unrestricted Public Use

Paris Musées has taken 100,000 Images Online for Unrestricted Public Use from the Paris Museums and made them available to the world. Enjoy some of the greatest works of art ever created here. Take a look and let us know what you think in the comments.

For Decades, Cartographers Have Been Hiding Covert Illustrations Inside of Switzerland’s Official Maps

ARTICLE SUMMERY: Who says illustrators have no sense of humor. "For Decades, Cartographers Have Been Hiding Covert Illustrations Inside of Switzerland’s Official Maps" is a look at that sense of humor from the illustrators of these maps. Zoey Poll takes a look at the...

How to Conduct a SWOT Analysis of Your Brand

ARTICLE SUMMERY: "HOW TO CONDUCT A SWOT ANALYSIS OF YOUR BRAND" by Will Morris is an informative article on how to smooth out and remove some of the obstacles in your path to success. Will Morris does a good job explaining what a SWOT analysis is and the benefits of...

Improving Your Design Eye

ARTICLE SUMMERY: This article by Nicholas Soos is primarily a guide on how to go from amateur designer to a pro designer by developing an eye to see what the public sees and understanding how poor design can change the impression of what they and your clients see....

What Is Molecular Typography, and Why Is It Experiencing a Resurgence?

ARTICLE SUMMERY: In this article Emily Gosling discusses Molecular Typography and it's history from the view point of the type academics of the day, Aaron Edwards and Charles Harrington. "WHAT IS MOLECULAR TYPOGRAPHY" is a great look at the beginning of Molecular...

Emma Willard’s Maps of Time

ARTICLE SUMERY:  "Emma Willard's Maps of Time" is a look back in time and how one person can influence the design and illustrations of today. Susan Schulman takes a deep dive into Emma Willard's life as a teacher during a time when education was expanding for all...

The best online art galleries for stay-at-home inspiration

ARTICLE SUMMERY: With the COVID-19 virus outbreak and the travel restrictions that comes with it, it also brings something that a lot of us haven't had in a while, free time. "THE BEST ONLINE ART GALLERIES FOR STAY-AT-HOME INSPIRATION" is a great way to view the great...

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Emma Willard’s Maps of Time

ARTICLE SUMERY:  "Emma Willard's Maps of Time" is a look back in time and how one person can influence the design and illustrations of today. Susan Schulman takes a deep dive into Emma Willard's life as a teacher during a time when education was expanding for all...

10 Principles for Ethical UX Designs

ARTICLE SUMMERY: There is a lot of articles out there on dark patterns in UX and how they work, and they are on the rise. In "10 PRINCIPLES FOR ETHICAL UX DESIGNS" Edward R. Murrow is quoted saying “To be persuasive we must be believable; to be believable we must be...

So You Wanna Design for the Movies?

ARTICLE SUMMERY: "SO YOU WANNA DESIGN FOR THE MOVIES?" is a look at Annie Atkins and her career as a graphic designer for movie props. Perrin Drumm's article covers briefly her as a student studying to be a movie director and then Annie's transitioning her interest in...

For Decades, Cartographers Have Been Hiding Covert Illustrations Inside of Switzerland’s Official Maps

ARTICLE SUMMERY: Who says illustrators have no sense of humor. "For Decades, Cartographers Have Been Hiding Covert Illustrations Inside of Switzerland’s Official Maps" is a look at that sense of humor from the illustrators of these maps. Zoey Poll takes a look at the...

Improving Your Design Eye

ARTICLE SUMMERY: This article by Nicholas Soos is primarily a guide on how to go from amateur designer to a pro designer by developing an eye to see what the public sees and understanding how poor design can change the impression of what they and your clients see....

What Is Molecular Typography, and Why Is It Experiencing a Resurgence?

ARTICLE SUMMERY: In this article Emily Gosling discusses Molecular Typography and it's history from the view point of the type academics of the day, Aaron Edwards and Charles Harrington. "WHAT IS MOLECULAR TYPOGRAPHY" is a great look at the beginning of Molecular...

Emma Willard’s Maps of Time

ARTICLE SUMERY:  "Emma Willard's Maps of Time" is a look back in time and how one person can influence the design and illustrations of today. Susan Schulman takes a deep dive into Emma Willard's life as a teacher during a time when education was expanding for all...

10 Principles for Ethical UX Designs

ARTICLE SUMMERY: There is a lot of articles out there on dark patterns in UX and how they work, and they are on the rise. In "10 PRINCIPLES FOR ETHICAL UX DESIGNS" Edward R. Murrow is quoted saying “To be persuasive we must be believable; to be believable we must be...

Improving Your Design Eye

ARTICLE SUMMERY: This article by Nicholas Soos is primarily a guide on how to go from amateur designer to a pro designer by developing an eye to see what the public sees and understanding how poor design can change the impression of what they and your clients see....

What Is Molecular Typography, and Why Is It Experiencing a Resurgence?

ARTICLE SUMMERY: In this article Emily Gosling discusses Molecular Typography and it's history from the view point of the type academics of the day, Aaron Edwards and Charles Harrington. "WHAT IS MOLECULAR TYPOGRAPHY" is a great look at the beginning of Molecular...

Interactive Typography Cheatsheet

Every business has a language all it's own, a jargon, or terminology that eliminates confusion when clarifications are needed to be discussed between two people in the same or related field of work. As graphic designers, clients will possibly call on you to create a...

The Time and Place to Use Serif and Sans Serif

ARTICLE SUMMERY: Typography can make or break a website, It's that important that we spend the time to learn and to understand how to use typography to enhance our, or our clients message. Lexie Lu has taken the time to help us understand this part of typography and...

How to Conduct a SWOT Analysis of Your Brand

ARTICLE SUMMERY: "HOW TO CONDUCT A SWOT ANALYSIS OF YOUR BRAND" by Will Morris is an informative article on how to smooth out and remove some of the obstacles in your path to success. Will Morris does a good job explaining what a SWOT analysis is and the benefits of...

How Advertising Will Get Way More Personal—and Then Vanish Completely

ARTICLE SUMMERY: "HOW ADVERTISING WILL GET WAY MORE PERSONAL" is a futuristic look into the affects of emerging technologies on advertising and what it means to designers. In this article Peter H. Diamandis, MD takes a look at several items influencing these changes,...

The Evolution of Branding

ARTICLE SUMMERY: In this historical look back at branding, Lexie Lu in her article "The Evolution of Branding" takes an in depth look at branding and the transformation it has made over the decades from the 1940s until today. From magazine and catalog ads to the radio...

Vision 2020: Lead Brands With Meaning

ARTICLE SUMMERY: Dr. Martina Olbertova is right, the world we used to know is changing in front of our eyes, especially the world of marketing. In her article "VISION 2020: LEAD BRANDS WITH MEANING" she discusses how brands used to market themselves and heading in to...

A Simple Guide to Experiential Marketing

ARTICLE SUMMERY: People are so bombarded with ad campaigns coming at them from every direction that they are tuning out all marketing efforts and relegating them to background noise. A SIMPLE GUIDE TO EXPERIENTIAL MARKETING is an article by Will Morris that seeks to...

The Different Types of Advertisement and Their Purpose

ARTICLE SUMMERY: As Lexie Lu points out, "Worldwide spending on advertising is expected to reach over $563 billion this year, representing a 4.4% growth." That's a lot of money. As graphic designers and marketers it is our job to give our clients the most bang...

Is this olive oil fake? IBM will let you check using blockchain

ARTICLE SUMMERY: "IS THIS OLIVE OIL FAKE? IBM WILL LET YOU CHECK USING BLOCKCHAIN" is more about how companies are keeping their brands authentic using blockchain to back up their claim. More and more companies are using blockchain for this purpose and finding...

10 AI Trends Marketers Should Watch for In 2020 [+ Bonus Infographic]

ARTICLE SUMERY: 10 AI TRENDS MARKETERS SHOULD WATCH FOR IN 2020 is a great article on AI and the affect it will have in the coming year. As marketers, advertisers, designers and those of us involved in branding we need to keep up with all the new technology and the...

4 Elements of a Successful Promotional Video

ARTICLE SUMMERY: In this digital age with computers, smart phones and a host of easy to use digital editing programs, making videos is affordable and easier than ever. In his article "4 Ellements of a Successful Promotional Video", Will Morris instructs us on what it...

30 Must Read Articles On Brand Management

ARTICLE SUMMERY: At this time of the year people and businesses like to look at the past in an effort to see the trends of the future. Derrick Daye has done this in his article "30 Must Read Articles On Brand Management" These articles written by Derrick Daye and a...

How to Conduct a SWOT Analysis of Your Brand

ARTICLE SUMMERY: "HOW TO CONDUCT A SWOT ANALYSIS OF YOUR BRAND" by Will Morris is an informative article on how to smooth out and remove some of the obstacles in your path to success. Will Morris does a good job explaining what a SWOT analysis is and the benefits of...

How Advertising Will Get Way More Personal—and Then Vanish Completely

ARTICLE SUMMERY: "HOW ADVERTISING WILL GET WAY MORE PERSONAL" is a futuristic look into the affects of emerging technologies on advertising and what it means to designers. In this article Peter H. Diamandis, MD takes a look at several items influencing these changes,...

The Evolution of Branding

ARTICLE SUMMERY: In this historical look back at branding, Lexie Lu in her article "The Evolution of Branding" takes an in depth look at branding and the transformation it has made over the decades from the 1940s until today. From magazine and catalog ads to the radio...