Behind the Design: Amazing Designs, Projects & Designers

HOW editors seek out the latest and greatest design projects from around the globe to showcase. Here, we’ll bring you noteworthy design projects and share the creative concepts and production techniques that make them stand out. It’s a cross-section of creative disciplines, with behind-the-scenes details on how those projects were created. This is also a popular column in HOW magazine.

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The Late Bloomer: Frida Clements

June is Illustrator Appreciation Month in MyDesignShop! Take 20% off illustration books and resources with code SKETCH20 all month long. Editor’s Note: The following article is the third in a month-long series by John Foster about design’s “Late Bloomers.” Read Part 1 and Part 2. The design field, much like all creative industries, is...

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Font Marathon: Creating 2 Typefaces in 72 Hours

Struggle no more with finding the best typeface combinations for your creative projects, and instead utilize the 150 examples provided in Type Teams by Tony Seddon. by Nadine Chahine Monotype’s Font Marathon: A Look Inside the Exhilarating Challenge for Two Typeface Designers to Create Two Typefaces from Scratch in a Matter of Days Designing a...

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Promote Thyself

There is no magic formula to "nailing it" when it comes to self-promotion. Be you. Designer Chad Michael knows exactly who he is and has created what might possibly be the most stunning business card.