Articles For Designers No.107

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Articles For Designers No.47

Articles for Designers No.107

Building Blocks of Type
What Young Designers Need to Know About Copyright Law
Ask Build
Design Survival – Custom Typography

This week, Design Observer looks at the lettering of city buildings, James Cartwright provides some insight into copyright law for young designers, Build answers followers questions, and Design Survival offers some advice on custom typography.

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Articles For Designers No.106

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Articles for Designers No.106

Paul Rand: The Last Word
Interview: Michael C. Place, Build
Frank Pick Memorial

Design Survival – Presentations

This week, Design Observer publishes an excerpt of Steven Heller’s afterword from the book Paul Rand: A Designer’s Art, YCN interviews new network member Michael C. Place of Build, Creative Review takes a look at the new Frank Pick commemorative memorial at Piccadilly Circus tube station, and Design Survival offers some advice presenting work.

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Articles For Designers No.93

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Articles for Designers No.93

Passing The Torch
Craft Beer Branding Guide
In Praise Of Slow Design

Design Survival – Social Networks

In this week’s picks Jessica Helfand and Michael Bierut talk about Olympic design and designers, design studio CODO publish an extensive guide to craft beer branding, Design Observer reposts Michael Beirut’s article on slow design from 2006, and Design Survival offers some advice on using social networks.

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Articles For Designers No.92

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Articles for Designers No.92

Logocentrism
Five Museums With Great Graphic Identities
The Font Of Stranger Things

Design Survival – Logo Design

In this week’s picks Jessica Helfand explores the logo-centricity of the mid-twentieth century and in particular, the work of Paul Rand, Koto co-founder and creative director James Greenfield picks his favourite five museum and gallery graphic identities from around the world for Creative Review, Telegraph journalist Alice Vincent looks at the fonts of the 80s, and Design Survival offers some advice on logo design.

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Articles For Designers No.87

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Articles for Designers No.87

The Art Of Punk & Punk Aesthetic
Every One Unique
The Lost World Of Clean Modernism
Design Survival – Logo Design Studio Ed.

In this week’s picks Rick Poyner explores the art of punk for Design Observer, Creative Review looks at how Penguin blended coding and design to revisit Richard Dawkins’ classic texts, Jonathan Jones writes for Eye Magazine on how clarity has become an option, and Design Survival pulls together some tips from studios on designing logos.

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Articles For Designers No.86

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Articles for Designers No.86

Designers Are From Mars, Consumers Want Snickers
Audio: Interview With Armin Vit
Seymour, An Introduction
Design Survival – Custom Typography

In this week’s picks Rob Coke discusses how the British public regularly find design baffling and frivolous, Obsessed with Design interviews Brand New’s Armin Vit, Michael Bierut offers an introduction to commercial artist Seymour Chwast for Design Observer, and Design Survival provides tips to new and aspiring designers on custom typography.

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Articles For Designers No.84

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Articles for Designers No.84

Interview: Milton Glaser
Video: Lance Wyman Offset 2010
Audio: The Good, The Flat, And The Ugly
Design Survival – Research & Strategy

In this week’s picks It’s Nice That talks with American designer Milton Glaser, Lance Wyman’s presentation at 2010’s Offset conference, Jessica Helfland and Michael Bierut dissect the pattern of invective and hyperbole that greets new logos, and Design Survival draws together a variety of tips to help designers with research and strategy.

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Articles For Designers No.78

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Articles for Designers No.78

Chris West on Verbal Branding
The D Word: Close Shave
A-Z living: Alan Kitching
Design Survival – Getting Hired

In this week’s picks, Chris West examines the ‘magic’ of Farrow and Ball’s naming strategy for Creative Review, Steven Heller explores the early packaging of the disposable razor blade industry for Design Observer, The Guardian takes an inside look at typographer Alan Kitching’s home, and Design Survival draws together advice to help new designers get hired.

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