Top 15 Logo Trends for 2016 via LogoLounge, a unique site that explores logo and identity design. Simplicity is king, typography is austere, and the circle is central as screens become smaller and more dominant.
GDUSA’s educated, informed, but admittedly subjective selection of our favorite graphic design schools across the US.
MIchael Lemme is a Designer turned Chief Creative Officer, whose background is equal parts brand strategy, brand identity systems, UX design and marketing.
Douglas Thomas is a graphic designer and type historian who believes that research and strong conceptual thinking create the best design.
SFMOMA has repositioned its brand to reflect the expansion of its physical plant and to express an more open and welcoming attitude.
Chen Design Associates conceptualizes a traditional yet progressive community ethos for Congregation Beth Sholom
This week GDUSA introduces a redesigned website — gdusa.com — which extends and evolves our core identity.
Each year, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, recognizes achievement in American design with its annual National Design Awards program.
Nicte Cuevas is the Principle at Nicte Creative Design, LLC, a design firm committed to helping companies succeed and grow by providing conceptual design that’s acutely in tune with their mission.
Joshua Lepley is an award-winning, multidisciplinary Art + Creative Director whose body of work encompasses branding, graphic, visual and product design.
ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY, SAN FRANCISCO With more than 18,000 students, Academy of Art University is the largest accredited private art and design university in the nation. Founded in 1929, the school offers accredited AA, BA, BFA, B. Arch*, MA, MFA and M. Arch degree programs in 23 areas of study, as well as continuing […]
Our 28th Annual Reader Survey, with notes about frequency, mobile and crowdsourcing, shows a market becoming more hungry and sophisticated.
Guest Post by John Clifford Today, women make up around half of the graphic design profession. This wasn’t always the case. I wrote Graphic Icons: Visionaries who Shaped Modern Graphic Design to highlight the pioneers of the field, from El Lissitzky to Stefan Sagmeister. It surprised me that so many of the historic designers I considered […]
Guest Blog Post by Image Source Interview by John O’Reilly with Boat Magazine Editor Erin Spens Design Week called Boat magazine “One of the most exciting new titles we’ve seen in a while. A brilliant concept and equally brilliant execution.” Creative Review couldn’t resist a seaworthy metaphor in its praise, “Still moving, Boat Magazine continues to be one […]
Guest Blog Post by Daniel Ackerman Upon reading the Welcome Letter entitled “Intelligence Made Visual,” by Gordon Kaye, Publisher of GDUSA, in the 50th Anniversary of the American Graphic Design Awards, which I am published in, I was inspired to write this blog entry which I hope will inspire other young designers. During the long, […]
In our last edition, GDUSA ran its annual Students To Watch feature. The students were so interesting — and so many readers have asked to learn more about the schools which have nurtured them — that we have whipped up a roundup of the institutions represented — as well as a handful of other favorites. […]