Entries Tagged as 'Graphic Design'

Eye Candy is Good

April 23rd, 2009 · 2 Comments

Do you think eye candy belongs on a web site or other user interfaces, or is it just marketing polish?  Stephen P. Anderson covers this question in an excellent article titled In Defense of Eye Candy.  He (correctly) suggests that visual stimulus is more than just a clever gimmick.  Here’s an excerpt: Below is a […]

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Tags: Graphic Design · Reading · Typography

IKEA Floorplan Ads

April 5th, 2009 · No Comments

A combination of two of my favorite things: typography and architecture. This is why despite poor quality furniture I continue to love IKEA. (via I Love Typography)

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Tags: Architecture · Graphic Design · Typography

Untangling the Financial Crisis

April 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

Unfortunately though the current financial fiasco is affecting nearly everyone, most people truly have no idea why we’re in this situation.  It is at times like these when good design, both visually and in terms of clarity of communication, is required most.  This presentation by Jonathan Jarvis is a perfect example of information done right. […]

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Tags: Graphic Design

Fake Album Art

February 27th, 2009 · No Comments

This is an internet meme I’ve seen passed around on Facebook, but since it’s design related I figured I’d post here.  I used to be a graphic designer in a previous life and I still like to exercise the skill whenever I can.  Usually I don’t respond to this chain mail type spam, but this […]

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Tags: Graphic Design