The deadline for the 2017 Regional Design Awards is April 3. Enter now!
Though we can’t believe it’s already April, those of us at HOW think there’s something special about the beginning of a new month. Maybe it’s because that’s when we get to share with you HOW art director Adam Ladd’s curated list of inspiring websites (and the occasional app). The sites found below will be of particular interest to designers and creatives like yourself, with this month’s selection featuring a curated catalog of logos, an archive of Italian graphic design, a color-matching game and more.
Top 10 Websites for Designers: April 2017
A nicely curated catalog of logos in their black-and-white form.
2. Relativity of Time
Futuramo presents an animated timeline pondering what could be accomplished in certain timeframes.
3. This is Bears Ears
With immersive video, Patagonia opens up their site for this national monument.
4. Black In History
Large, sepia-toned photos and nice typography set the stage.
5. Archivio Grafica Italiana
For some visual inspiration, take a look at this archive of Italian graphic design.
6. NASA Image and Video Library
Simply a great collection and resource of images and video from NASA.
7. Joe Coleman
The restrained appearance and copywriting wit brings this all together as you move the slider.
8. Brand New
This popular logo and brand identity review site has been redesigned. Check out this post for a behind-the-scenes look at the rationale.
9. Color—Method of Action
Challenge yourself with this color-matching game.
10. Johnson Banks
This brand design firm showcases their work with a unique, multi-tier scrolling effect.
Enter the PRINT Regional Design Awards—now open to both pros and students—for a chance to have your work published, win a pass to HOW Design Live, and more. 2017 Judges: Aaron Draplin / Jessica Hische / Pum Lefebure / Ellen Lupton / Eddie Opara / Paula Scher. Student work judges: PRINT editorial & creative director Debbie Millman and PRINT editor-in-chief Zachary Petit.