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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4 Copywriting Tools for Graphic Designers

Graphic designers increasingly need to add copywriting to their skillset. While the design itself sends a message, it needs to be coupled with verbal communication to enforce the content and meaning. Graphic Designer and Illustrator Denise Bosler is an expert at merging visual and verbal communication. She’s offering her copywriting in design knowledge to...

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Take a Design Course Online: 12 Courses Starting in October

This is the perfect time to learn a new skill or expand on your existing knowledge by taking a design course online. Brush up on your web design skills, learn how to create motion graphics, or tackle typography in one of the courses available at HOW Design University—HOW’s virtual university—taught by esteemed designers who...

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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.