You’ve been there, sitting in front of your computer—late at night, maybe—with a hard deadline looming and the as-yet unfulfilled promise of three layout options hanging over your head. You need some inspiration, perhaps served with a side of distraction.
Here are five fantastic web sites that I’ve turned to for ideas, and, diversion.
There’s a new Helvetica!
Helvetica’s been redesigned!
Your favorite typeface just became obsolete!
As I’ve touched on in at least one previous post, any time a graphic design story makes the major news outlets, I cheer a little. When Helvetica, one of the world’s most ubiquitous and recognizable typefaces, gets an update– well, it should […]
2019 arrives with two overreaching design trends on the horizon, seemingly at odds with each other: bold experimentation and risk-taking on the one hand, and a continued reliance on—and evolution of—historic design elements on the other. This year should be a particularly interesting one for graphic design, with one foot in the future and one […]
It’s not every day that graphic design makes the front page, at least at least not as the topic for discussion.
Uber’s made the news again recently, with yet another new logo—their fourth in recent years. Dunkin’ Donuts just announced that they are dropping “Donuts” from their well-known logo. Even the Ad Council replaced its […]
A little over a year ago, we gave our predictions for the graphic design trends we thought would go big in 2017. So, just how accurate was our crystal ball?
Illustration would return in a big way: true
Our designer Ryan (who wrote this piece!) works with at least two large firms who’ve hired illustrators for […]