Drops

An epic tale of deception, stolen artwork, and crappy logos

What Kind of Logo Do You Get for $5?   Note: this…






What Kind of Logo Do You Get for $5?

 

Note: this is a condensed version/follow-up of The $5 Logo. If you like this article, check out the original to get the full story, including design reviews of each logos and a very passionate comment thread.

In the past couple years, demand for good design has risen tremendously, and designer salaries in the Bay Area now routinely break the 6-figures barrier.

Behind the like

Ever since Facebook installed the ‘like’ feature, seeming like you care about…






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.

You can attest to this: Like us on Facebook here! Wasn’t that easy? Now you’ll end up with magnificent infographics floating in your news stream every-now-and-then.

WTF

Where, O fonts, are thy sting?

There was a time when the study and practice of typography was…






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.