I’m willing to bet that when most people think of stock images, they don't have a ‘stand alone’ picture in mind. Rather than something you might frame on your wall, stock is surely more about basic, safe and often mundane subjects.
Although some designers “make it” in the design industry without a degree, the majority of us aren’t born with that special balance of talent and luck. No matter your skill level, getting your education is something that will benefit you greatly.
Amongst the buzz of gold medals, world records, and outstanding athleticism is the controversy over the London 2012 Olympic logo. This jagged and modern design has received more confusion and distaste than acceptance.
At NoD, our definition of ‘summer reading’ does not rely on Oprah’s Book Club nor the current 3-part novel everyone is raving about; or refusing to pick up. Our summer reads are inspired by our hunger for design.
In the era of social media and interconnectivity, it is easy to think you are always connected. Regardless of the all technology in everyday life, there is still a need for adding a personal touch, such as a business card, to your networking strategy.
You may remember a previous article, Evolution of the dot Com, we posted this past December that outlined the then upcoming release of gTLDs by ICANN, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. It has begun.
While doomsayers speak of the print industry being pushed to extinction, innovative company Layar has taken revitalization of the medium their own hands. Committed to "make the print world clickable," Layar is bringing print to life.
As online design has continued to grow over the past decade (an estimated 72% of graphic designers are now also involved in aspects of Web design) the American Web Design Awards has made its way into the limelight.