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 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 [...]

November 23, 2010 – Creative Typography

Stefanie came across this peaceful and beautiful hand drawn font when checking out an alphabet typography contest on Design Sponge Online the other day. And you thought you were living on the edge by using Comic Sans…

Want a Fresh Look? Change Your Typeface!

Don’t Call It a Comeback…. No, I’m not quoting the awesome LL Cool J song I KNOW all of you have on your iPods. I’m instead talking about the reference to a “typography comeback” in 2010. Whether or not this is actually a “comeback” isn’t the theme for this article but instead I’d like to [...]