Interview with a Typographer

While I attended school for Graphic Design I met quite a few unique characters with an array of design talents. Milton Rosado’s skills with typography always dazzled me. I was blown away to find out that not only did Milton draw his own letter forms but he vectored them to make them into digital fonts! [...]

Stock Photography Discount

Here at GDBD we have recently started using BigStockPhoto.com to find and purchase stock photography. BigStock allows you to purchase images at a set price as opposed to other popular stock photography sites that require you to purchase standard amounts of credits which in turn are used to purchase images. BigStock is offering a promotional [...]

Local Business ArtPool Inspires Creatives

Far from boring, ArtPool is a local gallery, vintage boutique and themed event holder. Looking for that perfect custom accessory to add to your collection, a gift for someone who has everything or just a little inspiration? Head down to ArtPool and be ready to be amazed. The walls of the shop are available for [...]

Today Only Vote for the Big Cat Rescue through Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good

“Toyota wants to salute do-gooders by giving 100 cars over 100 days to organizations that could really use a new set of wheels. And voters like you decide who gets a new ride every day.” Today you could help out the kitties at the Big Cat Rescue! Voting takes place through Toyota USA’s Facebook page, [...]

Information Graphics Making a Difference in the World

Oil’d from Chris Harmon on Vimeo. Chris Harmon made this insightful animation using information graphics to educate the public about the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. He focuses on the impact the oil would have made on our planet had the spill not happened. Chris does a beautiful job of pairing numerical [...]

Reasons Not to Date a Graphic Designer

I recently stumbled across a silly but oh-so-true article titled, “50 Reasons Not to Date a Graphic Designer” by a bourbon for silvia. The poster is a rbst remix. While I do not think that all 50 reasons pertain to me or any one designer I know, Silvia definitely hit some right on the nail. [...]

January 12, 2011 – Good Typography is Invisible

When I found this photo, it all clicked. Good typography is invisible to the untrained eye however bad typography is an eye sore. Aside from designers and others in the field, most people do not take notice of typography, unless they see something wrong with it. It is a shame good typography is not more [...]