Design leaders Sagi Haviv, Mona Patel and Magnus Berg—judges of the 2016 HOW International Design Awards—each share three quick design tips.
Where to start with a logo design? Finding inspiration for any design project can be a challenge. Experts weigh-in with advice for jump-starting the creative process when designing logos.
In this excerpt from his course on intellectual property rights, William Borchard explains the difference between inspiration and copyright infringement.
Most typefaces can be divided into four basic groups: those with serifs, those without serifs, scripts and decorative. Such a system can help you identify, combine and choose typefaces.
When you finish high school and have that diploma in hand, you feel as if you can do just about anything. The sky is the limit! You look at every opportunity as an adventure. If you are pursuing a career in graphic design, you must prepare and pack for your journey. There’s the usual...
Check out 10 of HOW's favorite free fonts, and get expert advice on the do's and don'ts of free font downloads.
Web typography, according to Jason Cranford Teague, has made a dramatic change for the better in the past decade. Find out why in "Web Type Revolution." Plus, read about 10 trends in web type.
This helpful list of printing terms is excerpted from Getting It Printed (MyDesignShop.com). Before you dig deeper, it’s important to start by understanding these printing basics. When you’re ready to take your knowledge to the next level, start by exploring HOWDesign.com. Acid free paper: Paper made from pulp containing little to no acid so...
This helpful list of web design terms is excerpted from The Designer’s Web Handbook by Patrick McNeil (MyDesignShop.com). Before you dig deeper, it’s important to start by understanding these web design basics. When you’re ready to take your knowledge to the next level, visit HOWInteractiveDesign.com. Accessibility: Accessibility is the consideration of a website’s usability...
From websites to books to conferences, a noted type expert and educator, Dr. Shelley Gruendler, reveals her favorite resources to transform you from typography novice to pro.