In the last few months, my graphic designer, Annie Riker, and I have spoken to hundreds of in-house designers about some of the work we’ve done to improve design at the National Parks Conservation Association, an opportunity that emerged following the response to my article in HOW Magazine, January 2013. One item that got...
Each year, HOW magazine compiles a list of stock-photo and illustration companies to help graphic designers find the best images for their projects.
The Dieline features a curated selection of beautiful, innovative and inspiring package designs. Now, see a roundup of those trending items on HOWDesign.com.
Vivid color trends are back and they’re making a bright statement and creating lasting impressions with an audience. Check out the following techniques for inspiration when creating your next colorful piece.
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.
Type designers are comfortable with the potential and practical use of OpenType features while many graphic designers are still hesitant to use them. Expert Martin Wenzel unlocks the secret life of OpenType Features.
I just got to see an advance copy of “Color Inspirations” by Darius A. Monsef, IV, and wow—you are going to love it. There are over three thousand color combinations in this fat book, organized by color family. The talented contributors over at COLOURlovers.com have come up with these palettes over a period of...
Simple considerations, often going back to the design process, can help take your project to the next level when it comes time for letterpress printing. Kat Feuerstein, founder of Gilah Press + Design, tells designers what to expect when designing for letterpress printing.
Did you know that 80% of a product’s environmental footprint is determined at the design stage?