Designers Roberto Blake and Jim Krause are on to something. They both passionately pursue photography as a side to their graphic design projects, and they advocate for other designers to pursue it as well. In fact, in Krause’s online course, Creative Exercises for Designers, he instructs students to experiment with photography as a way to...
We've all seen Gary Hustwit's iconic film "Helvetica," but what other movies for designers are out there? Check out a few of our favorites.
Relying on design clichés—the established visual and behavioral patterns we’ve developed over the history of design—can help us move faster.
Microcontent is the new buzzword in the design and marketing circles. But what exactly is it? For the context of design, it’s short, concise visuals primarily used for social media marketing that delivers a call-to-action or a noteworthy fact. Lemonly, a visual design firm based in South Dakota, creates engaging microcontent all the time...
Nasdaq's Director of UX, Aaron Irizarry, shares his journey from designer to design manager in this HOW Design Live Podcast. Listen here.
Is your LinkedIn profile attracting the right clients for you or your firm? And do you even know what makes a good LinkedIn profile for designers and agency owners?
The key to success in ad design is participation-oriented messages, known as pull advertising, which engage audiences in dynamic, out-of-the-box ways.
Stephan Ango, who is the co-founder and Chief Product Officer of Lumi, shares how and when he realized design was a profession.
Since we resided in caves, we relied on symbols and imagery to communicate. We still depend on visuals to quickly transmit information, however, instead of painting on hard, dusty cave walls we are now communicating information through data visualizations and infographics. HOW Design University would like to help artists design beautiful infographics for the...
Designing a product label? This infographic created by UK label printing company FastLabels serves as an in-depth guide to the process.