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Design Readings

The Sign Painter

A short film by Dresscode on Mike Langley, sign painter, for Vassilaros & Sons Coffee Co […]

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Watch PBS’ “Off Book” on Typography

Typeface designers Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones outline the importance of selecting the right font to convey a particular feeling. Graphic designer Paula Scher talks about building identity in messaging, while Eddie Opara uses texture to create reaction. Infographic designers Julia Vakser and Deroy Peraza map complicated data sets into digestible imagery, mixing color, graphics and type […]

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Design Innovation Readings

Watch David McCandless’ “Information is Beautiful” talk

At CreativeMornings/London, David Mccandless shares the process behind his stunning visualizations and the role journalism has played in pursuit of beautiful, meaningful data […]

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Inspiration

Remembering Massimo Vignelli

One of the world’s great designers, Massimo Vignelli, is very ill and will be spending his last days at home. His son Luca would like all those for whom Vignelli was either an influence or an inspiration to write him a letter […]

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Watch “Typographic Design in the Digital Domain” with Erik Spiekermann & Elliot Jay Stocks

In this short film Erik Spiekermann talks with Elliot Jay Stocks about how typography is used in the digital domain and what digital designers can learn from traditional print techniques […]

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Inspiration

Ellen Lupton on the important role of design in everyday life

Ellen Lupton, author, educator, curator, and graphic designer speaks about the important role of design in everyday life […]

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Design Inspiration

Massimo Vignelli on Design and Beauty

Graphic design legend Massimo Vignelli speaks about design, beauty, and the education of a designer […]

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Design Readings

Watch Santiago Bustelo’s “On Earning Respect And Doing What We Love” talk at Interaction’14 | IxDA Conference

How can we designers get the professional respect we want? This talk explores several topics and models that can help not only you, but the design community as well, along the way. On earning respect and doing what we love – Interaction South America 2013 from Santiago Bustelo Santiago Bustelo had his first contact with […]