The Gig Poster Designer is one of Designs most creative, and consistently underpaid, children. The mere mention of a “budget” gets most of them snickering, however their creativity seems to blossom in such restricted situations. Continue reading The Art of The Concert Poster
The past reaches out to the present, and what better to touch upon than the modern movie poster! These examples of classy treatments of newer movies just beg to be framed. Feel like getting your hands on one? Many are available for purchase. Go to the bottom of the page and click the name of the movie for the link. Or you can go straight to the source for many of these by looking for Monster Gallery on Etsy.
All my readers recognize, and hopefully accept, my preoccupation with infographics. Overused, maybe. Wonderful? Definitely!
Beyond their obvious appeal, they have an uncanny ability to communicate information effectively. Humans are very visually oriented creatures so images are going to carry more weight with us than tons of copy. Continue reading More On Infographics
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But when it comes to type-focused layouts, many fall short. Many designers have issues using type as an actual graphic element rather than just punctuation for the rest of the layout.
Steph from the Web Urbanist pinpoints some great packaging projects that emphasize that all important element… type.
A friend of mine sent me this link to the 50 Things Every Graphic Design Student Should Know. Has some great stuff in it though I don’t agree with all of it. Thank you to Jamie Wieck for compiling them.
p.s. There is a lot of other cool stuff on his site as well.