Design News

Stay abreast of the latest trends and persons of interest in the graphic, web design industry. We aim to provide you with design news tidbits throughout the week, whether it be amazing projects that come across our desk, design exhibits you must know about or sources of inspiration. We’ve got you covered.

We’re SO Ready for HOW Design Live!

Here at conference HQ, we're pumped for the amazing HOW Design Live experience we’ve worked for months to create for you. As you’re preparing for HOW Design Live next week, here a few tips and reminders.

sporting-kansas-city-2018-campaign

The Rise of Sporting KC’s In-House Design

Chad Reynolds remembers when he alone signified the entire creative department for the Major League Soccer (MLS) club in Kansas City. Now, as the creative director with a marketing department of 17, Sporting Kansas City has one of the most robust, vibrant and forward-thinking in-house creative teams in the league.

4 Gorgeous Typography-Heavy Design Portfolios

Tobias van Schneider sees hundreds of design portfolios each month thanks to his work with Semplice, a portfolio builder made by designers for designers. Occasionally, a designer surprises him by using typography in a unique way—to display not only their work, but their personality. These four portfolios do just that.

What’s YOUR HOW Design Live?

With a smorgasbord of sessions at HOW Design Live—and with the conference less than two weeks away—it's time to plan out your customized agenda, and we're here to help!

Designers Lead the Charge in the Retail Revolution

What role does printed collateral play in the midst of current retail trends? Find out through this exploration of Neenah Paper's CLASSIC® Retail Revolution promotion, which features a dozen examples of printed materials that can help boost retail sales in the luxury market.