Design and Production: Resources & Process of Designing

Understanding printing and production processes is a crucial part of being a graphic designer. Read case studies and expert advice to help solve workflow issues and make maximum use of creative elements like paper, type and imagery. Plus, learn about new printing techniques and color trends that can enhance your design projects.

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Responsive Design Best Practices

Creating a responsive website is not a simple project—and it’s a never-ending project to boot. A popular site requires constant maintenance and updates. For a high-performing site, it’s critical to create the design around the content, which is, of course, the most important element of the website. The designer must decide the best way...

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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Asking the Right Questions: Crafting a Report Checklist

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...

Stock Image Index

Each year, HOW magazine compiles a list of stock-photo and illustration companies to help graphic designers find the best images for their projects.