Published on April 7th, 2008 || 3 Excellent Comments
David Airey’s newest blog Logo Design Love has been featuring various logos from many lesser-known blogs in his Logo Design Love Awards. I am happy to announce that my personal logo was nominated for this week’s competition. You can vote for me here.
Published on April 4th, 2008 || 4 Excellent Comments
After generating so much interest with my first type exercise, John at i Love Typography asked me to put together regular exercises for the readers of his blog. I believe he will be turning it into a contest, so if you would like to participate, visit iLT for contest rules. As for me, I’m really excited about […]
Published on April 2nd, 2008 || Leave Your Thoughts
My main side job is designing for the local swing dance groups. Consequently, I constantly look through vintage and vintage inspired posters for inspiration. Today, I ran across these two posters for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
The poster on the left caught my eye while I was searching for cabaret posters on Google Images. The hand-drawn […]
Published on March 26th, 2008 || 10 Excellent Comments
A few people have inquired about the font I chose for my personal logo. When I first chose the font, I selected it because it felt like me. Could I be any more ambiguous?
When I was searching for the perfect font for my logo, I wanted something inviting, somewhat feminine and dealt with the negative […]
Published on March 20th, 2008 || 30 Excellent Comments
The fifth project in Designing with Type is to explore the expressive quality of words through typography. I remember doing this project on several occasions while I was attending the Art Institute of Phoenix, but this time around, I gave myself greater parameters.
I limited myself to the five classic typefaces the book discussed in […]
Published on March 18th, 2008 || 3 Excellent Comments
I have been feeling sick for about a week and a half now. Over the weekend my immune system finally said, “You win!” Consequently, the couch became my constant companion except for my short trip to the bookstore for some new design books.
I could probably vent for an entire blog entry about how poorly designed […]
Published on March 13th, 2008 || 6 Excellent Comments
Recently, I offered to design promotional materials for the
Published on March 11th, 2008 || 4 Excellent Comments
If you visit Eugene, Oregon’s City Council website, you are greeted with “Welcome to the City of Eugene World’s Greatest City of the Arts & Outdoors.” That slogan makes me laugh for several reasons. A declaration of being the “World’s Greatest” anything is absurd and subjective, but most of all because the slogan is supposed […]
Published on March 5th, 2008 || 4 Excellent Comments
It has been bugging me for months that my permalinks said very little about what they were linking to. Prior to today, my links looked like this:
You know you want to click on that. I bet you are thinking right now, “What will I find if I click on that link?” Are you brave enough […]
Published on February 27th, 2008 || 1 Excellent Comment
At Monaco, I constantly design rally applications. An RV rally is a gathering of coach owners for a few days of entertainment, RV related vendors, and time to socialize with each other.
Every rally has its own theme, though the event rarely sticks to the theme. My latest application calls the event a masquerade ball. I […]