Design Resources & Online Design Education

We know a thing or two about design, so we’ve worked hard to bring you an online design education experience. Browse below for articles and other design resources that can help you learn graphic design skills, from beginner to advanced, and help you stay abreast on news and trends designers need to know. Be sure to visit our sister sites: HOW Design University for the best way to learn web design, marketing, typography skills and more through online graphic design courses and tutorials, and HOW Interactive Design for a regular flow of expert advice regarding interactive and web design.

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Back to School: 8 Upcoming Online Design Courses

Here at HOW, we’re so excited about the Back to School season that we’re offering select graphic design courses for half price with the purchase of one of our September courses. Whether you’re looking to perfect your typography technique, learn to design a book cover, or hone your interactive design skills in preparation for...

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Summer Lull = Time to Improve Your Proposals?

If you’re experiencing a little “summer slowdown,” please don’t use it as an opportunity to panic. Instead, use the little August lull to work “on” your business instead of “in” your business. Let’s start with your proposals — I’ll be they can use some improvement. Well, I have the perfect solution to that problem: Monday,...

Type Foundry Index

Each year, HOW magazine creates the type index, a list of type foundries to help graphic designers like you find the best fonts for their projects.

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Online Branding: Creative Strategy in Web Design

Rub elbows with the greatest names in web design and get all of the latest tools and tips for online branding and creative strategy in web design at the HOW Interactive Design Conference. The following piece on online branding is an excerpt from the first lesson of Dave Holston’s HOW Design University course, Managing...

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6 Ways to Experience the Magic of HOW Design Live Online

Last week, I told you about the magical things that are happening at HOW Design Live Online. Attendees can experience a full 23 hours of HOW Design Live online from absolutely anywhere with an Internet connection. Plus, you can chat with your favorite presenters in live chat sessions throughout the two-week event! This week, I...