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Card Game Design: Creative Clash on Kickstarter

If your work day is anything like mine, it can often feel like you’re trapped in a never-ending game of Life. Projects come in late, contributors struggle to contact sources, the templates are inconsistent and the computer is running slower than molasses. Do not pass go! Do not collect $200! Thankfully, Ryan Martin and...


HOW Design Live Speaker Frank Baseman On Design Lessons

The older I get, and the longer I work in the graphic design profession, the more I come to realize that “plum jobs”—those projects that one can only dream about—don’t come around every day. This may seem very obvious, but the further one gets from design school—where at times the only creative restriction on...

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Infographic Design and the Office Mousepad

Tired of mouse pads that just sit there, not filling you mind with tasty trivia nuggets? So starts one of the most fun holiday-time gifts the HOW staff received this season. While I would normally insist that the delicate art of mouse pad design went out of fashion in the late ’90s, this mouse...

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Deal of the Week: Damn Good Design

Top graphic designers share their all-time best work in Damn Good, a new book from HOW.  Damn Good features a bold range of design work spanning 35 countries and multiple disciplines, including print design, logo design, identity design, package design, interactive design and more. Authors Jason Adam and Tim Lapetino are partners at Hexanine, a design...


Designer’s Self-Promo Lands him TV Cameo

Designer Ty Mattson, creator of the LOST poster series, found similar inspiration in Showtime's Dexter. The poster designs he created went viral and attracted big buzz. So much that Mattson found himself rubbing elbows with Michael C. Hall.