Tag Archives: graphic design

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Design for Good: Sappi’s Ideas that Matter

In the upcoming issue of HOW (coming soon, check back October 1 on My Design Shop), I wrote a piece about some kick-ass designers who are doing amazing projects to benefit their local communities. One quote from Matchstic’s Blake Howard really struck me: “Designers are visionaries, idealists and purists; we tend to see a...

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Graphic Design News: July 13–31

Here’s some recent graphic design news you may have missed: VSA Partners Think Green VSA Partners was tasked with creating Sappi Fine Paper North America‘s latest eQ Journal, “Rethinking Recycling.” The fifth volume of the publication focuses on sustainability issues and practices. Some of the topics covered in “Rethinking Recycling” include, recycling municipal solid...

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Graphic Design News: June 21–28

Here’s some graphic design news you may have missed: Booz Digital and Leagas Delaney Partner to Help Companies with Branding Booz & Company‘s digital solutions arm, Booz Digital, and brand and advertising agency Leagas Delaney have announced a new partnership. Both companies saw a need within the industry to help businesses reimagine their brands...

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Graphic Design News: June 7-20

Here’s some graphic design news you may have missed:  Mohawk Live App Launches Paper manufacturer Mohawk announced the launch of its new mobile app, Mohawk Live. Available for Android and Apple iOS devices, the app is designed to bring printed materials to life using HP Aurasma augmented reality technology. It works like this: users...

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Responsive Design: A Web Design Game-Changer

One of the hottest buzzwords on the web has been “responsive design.” (Sometimes referred to as adaptive design or progressive enhancement, ultimately it all means the same thing.) At its core, responsive design is the process of adapting a design to match the environment of the user. This means styling a site one way...

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Graphic Design News: May 16-June 6

Here’s a recap of the industry news you may have missed: Adobe Acquires Ideacodes On May 28, Adobe Systems announced it had acquired Ideacodes, a San Francisco-based creative consultancy specializing in design and user experience for a variety of digital products. The new acquisition comes on the heels of Adobe’s announcement that it will...