Ever since Facebook installed the ‘like’ feature, seeming like you care about what your friends say and think has never been so easy. Just kidding. The Like button was an ingenious idea to quickly and easily get people involved with interesting posts and organizations.
There was a time when the study and practice of typography was a true science and art. Today, anyone can download fonts, make them bold, change the size of characters, and so on within seconds thanks to most software programs. With that comes a hodgepodge of type that doesn’t always accurately reflect a brand’s promise nor does it always work cohesively with the psychological reactions consumers have to it. Read more…
About this presentation
We all have an idea we’ve been meaning to execute on, but how can we really make it happen? In this highly original, all-ages talk, illustrator Rilla Alexander walks us through this classic creative struggle by sharing the story of Sozi – an adorable character who walks us through the arc of an idea. She daydreams, she procrastinates, she sets deadlines, she gets tempted by new ideas, she buckles down and works hard – and finally – she realizes “Her Idea.”
About Rilla Alexander
Rilla Alexander is an Australian-born Berlin-based designer and illustrator. Her cast of creatures dance across Madrid’s Museo del Prado’s ceramics and stationery products, populate Swiss Credit Cards for Cornér Bank and sleep on the walls of Hotel Fox in Copenhagen (where she replaced the bed with a tent).As a member of design collective Rinzen, she has published several books exploring the creative process. The felt-covered book Neighbourhoodfeatured the collaborative efforts of over 30 artists reworking and remaking hand-made toys in a sequence that stretched across the world.
Her all-ages picture book, Her Idea, was launched with an exhibition at Colette in Paris — and tells the tale of her alter-ego Sozi and her quest to make ideas happen.
Right vs Left side of the human brain in terms of Logic vs Creativity Read more…
First opened in 1969 in Columbus, Ohio, Wendy’s is the third largest quick-service hamburger company in the world, with more than 6,500 franchise and company restaurants in the U.S. and 27 other countries.
How often does the social media monster swallow you whole?
Summer’s last stand. As we watch the warm days by the pool and weekends on the beach wane, I hope you took a moment to take a look around and let your surroundings change you. Even just a little.
Because color is one of the main visual communicators, we associate feelings with colors. More so than any other element of design.
Finding a proper designer is not always an easy task. With so many computer users who can cut and paste, you’re likely to find more than a few who just don’t have the skills to back up their claims.
Well, here is a list from Mr. Airey to help put in focus what is is you should be looking for. Read more…