I was creating linocuts the other day with a friend from design school, and of course the conversation swung toward design, and how the generic role of “designer” is shifting to specialities within design – visual, graphic, interaction, web etc, and how our training as classical graphic designers influences how … Read the rest
We’ve recently started developing iPad apps and I realized that iPhone stencils won’t exactly do the trick when creating Omnigraffle mockups. I found a set of iPad stencils, created by the super freaking awesome designers at iA, and free to download here. They weren’t kidding when they said you … Read the rest
I’ve been reading Mashable for quite some time – if I need info on how to build something or want to read about what’s going on beyond my Twitter feed, it’s there for me. Ahh…Mashable doesn’t disappoint today. If you’ve ever been in a design bind, want to cut the … Read the rest
Designing pictograms…easy, right?
I’m one of those odd people who will walk by an unusual pictogram on a sign – not thinking “Wow, they’ve got live eels in there” but “Now I wonder how long it took some poor designer to come up with that? How many iterations did they … Read the rest