Category Archives: Theory

Related to the theory of design and/or visual communication.

Trends in logo design: 2013.

Trends in logo design: 2013. Logo Lounge is a fascinating resource for designers. Here, you’ll find popular trends in logo design identified, making it a lot easier to walk the line between an innovative approach and a crowd-pleasing style. About

Trends in logo design: 2013.

Trends in logo design: 2013. Logo Lounge is a fascinating resource for designers. Here, you’ll find popular trends in logo design identified, making it a lot easier to walk the line between an innovative approach and a crowd-pleasing style. About

Dieter Rams’ 10 principles of good design.

Dieter Rams’ 10 principles of good design. So far, my design career has been somewhat unorthodox. My last internship was with Forest City Enterprises; as part of their HR department, I helped create materials to encourage FC associates to use

Dieter Rams’ 10 principles of good design.

Dieter Rams’ 10 principles of good design. So far, my design career has been somewhat unorthodox. My last internship was with Forest City Enterprises; as part of their HR department, I helped create materials to encourage FC associates to use

Von Glitschka tutorials on Lynda.com.

Von Glitschka tutorials on Lynda.com. I’ve been looking into Von a little bit since Jenn Visocky-O’Grady mentioned him in class. He’s written a book titled ‘Vector Basic Training’ (which has some impressive customer review scores on Amazon) which I think

Von Glitschka tutorials on Lynda.com.

Von Glitschka tutorials on Lynda.com. I’ve been looking into Von a little bit since Jenn Visocky-O’Grady mentioned him in class. He’s written a book titled ‘Vector Basic Training’ (which has some impressive customer review scores on Amazon) which I think

On the value of negative space.

On the value of negative space. Here’s a pretty great blog post on the power of properly-used negative space in design. From what I notice, the sophisticated use of unadulterated negative space is the easiest way to distinguish the work

On the value of negative space.

On the value of negative space. Here’s a pretty great blog post on the power of properly-used negative space in design. From what I notice, the sophisticated use of unadulterated negative space is the easiest way to distinguish the work

Which fonts for what?

Which fonts for what? Here’s an interesting guide to font selection I found. While earning my psychology degree, I did a bit of research into empirical studies of typefaces and how well they represent brands. Short answer here is, its

Which fonts for what?

Which fonts for what? Here’s an interesting guide to font selection I found. While earning my psychology degree, I did a bit of research into empirical studies of typefaces and how well they represent brands. Short answer here is, its

Gestalt Theory and visual communication.

“If you’ve ever wondered why some design approaches seem more coherent, connected or unified than others, it may be because the designer has used the Gestalt principles to help bring together their design elements.” While studying cognitive psychology at CSU,

Gestalt Theory and visual communication.

“If you’ve ever wondered why some design approaches seem more coherent, connected or unified than others, it may be because the designer has used the Gestalt principles to help bring together their design elements.” While studying cognitive psychology at CSU,