This is a good post on the basics of trademarks by Linda Joy Kattwinkel (via AIGA CPM). There is a marked difference between copyrights and trademarks, and all designers should be well aware of the implications of each. From the article: “Unlike copyright, ownership of a trademark is not about who created the mark. Trademark […]
The folks at Walmart are getting ready to bust out their new logo in the Fall – which unsurprisingly is just as bad as the service in their stores. Seriously? This is all they could come up with?
A very fun little quiz for you font aficionados out there. I got a 32/34 — bummer.
A little bit ago I posted about SoDA but I did not know exactly what the program was and I have yet to receive any updates on it. Today, I decided to follow-up and see if I could gain any more knowledge on this new organization – and trusty ol’ Google didn’t disappoint – granted […]
As I’m sure is the case with many people in my field (interactive media), I constantly get the feeling that my skill set is quickly becoming obsolete. With every passing day it seems like new technologies emerge and there are people all over the world pushing the boundaries of interactivity to a new level. So […]
I just got back from visiting my brother in Los Angeles and had the opportunity to go to the Getty Center to check it out. This impressive structure was designed by Richard Meier, one of America’s most prominent architects. After a quick walk through the structure (we weren’t able to spend much time there) you […]
As some of you may know, I have been involved almost exclusively in Interactive Design for the past two and half years. In that time, I have unavoidably run across some very useful tips that have affected how I approach designing everything I touch â€”Â whether print or interactive. I believe these little nuggets of […]
The good folks at A List Apart are conducting a web design survey for 2007. This kind of thing is good to do often so everyone can get a good idea of where the industry is at and more importantly, where it might be going. So take a minute and fill it out!
I have just had the opportunity to review some student portfolios at the Twin Cities AIGA Portfolio One-on-One event. In doing so, I was inspired to come up with a list of tips for anyone presenting their portfolio. As you can well imagine, everyone has their own preferences, but perhaps these can give you some ideas: