I’ve posted round 2 of the ongoing business card design challenge, based on the numerous suggestions that were made. Some of them I didn’t think would work, but they did! Some that I thought might work, not so much. That’s why it’s important to try things, and be open to the experience that just might [...]
I put 15 minutes into a design braindump over in my stream-of-consciousness journal, which led to an adaptation of the diagram from the last Groundhog Day resolution review. I’m kind of liking where this is going. I think the finishing touch will be in the use of really amazing business card stock. Not quite settled, [...]
I noticed today that someone had linked to my old graphic design book list, so I spent a bit of time today fixing the typos. This was originally an email reply to a blog reader, I think, that I copy/pasted into my old Wiki. Today, it’s a pretty accurate summary of what I think is [...]
I spent part of Tuesday doing some personal logo work for an upcoming business concept: a brand built around the idea of “functional stationery”. It seems like a more engaging way to describe what I do more tangibly, as people know what both words mean, and I think it leads to conversation that is more [...]
I’m having a pretty good day. I have my checklists from yesterday (which I’ll post soon) and this got me through the morning with less fuss than usual. So I’m feeling ready to take on the first order of business for the day: design a logo. Yeah! Oh wait, I’m stuck. I feel the resistances [...]
John McWade, the publisher of Before and After Magazine, recently posted this video analysis of a logo for a pet sitter. It epitomizes why I recommend his books to everyone starting out in design.