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! [...]

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. [...]

February 8, 2011 – What was your favorite Superbowl Ad?

There were quite a few good (and funny) commercials during the Superbowl but the X Factor Teaser commercial from Fox caught my attention from a design perspective. I admit, I don’t know much about putting a video together and so I found myself immediately mesmorized trying to figure out how they made this happen! I’ll [...]

Ever Dreamed of making Movie Magic?

Face Off, a new Syfy series, immediately caught my attention. I have been amazed, ever since I was a child, with the transforming capability of movie make-up. Syfy gives you the focus of the show in this quote,”Face Off is a competition/elimination series exploring the world of special-effects make-up artists and the unlimited imagination that [...]

January 24, 2011 – You’ll Flip!

I like hamburgers… I love to watch Top Chef… and creative website designs makes me happy…. So I “flipped” when I discovered the website of Atlanta based restaurant, Flip Burger. Top Chef runner up, and Flip Burger creative director, Richard Blais has found a way to create delicious, untraditional/modern, hamburgers, while bold colors and playful [...]

January 17, 2011 – ? of the Day

I’ve seen a lot of daily questions posted on facebook and twitter pages, but I love the way Etsy’s question of the day is unique. Instead of typing out the question, someone on the Etsy staff writes it on a quotation shaped chalkboard and posts the photo. Now that’s thinking outside of… the bubble.

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 [...]

December 9, 2010 – Movie Motion Graphics

One of my favorite animated motion graphic title sequences is from the movie Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. You can view the full sequence here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_bpP9sI72bM. Enjoy!