COLOR TRENDS FOR 2017

Typography

COLOR TRENDS FOR 2017

This is the first of a series about 2017 design trends—color, typography, and web trends.   Kale is Pantone’s number one color pick for 2017.  Pantone has an impressive history of color influence and prediction. Last year’s color of the year was Rose Quartz and it was seen everywhere from interiors to fashion to web […]

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Printing Guide

Different promotional products depending on what material they are made out, naturally lend themselves to certain print techniques over others. If you have any queries at all about any personalisation techniques, please don’t hesitate to give one of our friendly team a call or an E-mail. Below is an introductory guide into the world or […]

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What Is Typography?

From a descriptive and simplistic point-of-view, typography is the art and technique of arranging type. Most people never think about typography. They don’t understand the psychological effect it has in relation to conveying a message. If you have ever seen the movie, “The Holiday”, then you know that Cameron Diaz’s character, Amanda Woods is a […]

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10 Ways to Improve Typography In Your Designs

Typography is more than just picking a font and a point size from some drop-down menus on your computer. It’s an art and a skill whose history goes back centuries, to the wooden and metal type used with printing presses. And while we can learn from typography’s long legacy, most of us could also use […]

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Communication Arts 2017 Typography Competition

Communication Arts magazine, a professional journal for those involved in visual communications, announces its 7th annual Typography Competition Call for Entries. This juried competition celebrates the best use of typography as the primary visual element in design and advertising, plus new typeface designs, calligraphy and handlettering. Chosen by a jury of leading design professionals, the […]

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Why typography still matters in a digital age: Larry Wilson

We gaze in wonder at the ancient curlicues on the monks’ illuminated manuscripts at the Getty and the Huntington — and try to read the words underneath all that embellishment. Of the hundreds of typefaces that make up our wide world of print today, we may even know the names of a few, and wonder, […]

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top typography resources for inspiration

  Want to learn or hone your skills in the art of typography? Then check out these top online typography resources, where you’ll find tons of advice and inspiration. If you are looking for help with fonts or type, these typography resources are for you. The web is a wonderful thing, brimming with resources and […]

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5 Books for Typography & Lettering Lovers

With the results of Print’s Regional Design Annual and Typography & Lettering Awards on mind, we’ve been hooked on all things lettered—hand lettering, typographic history, shadow type and more. We delved into MyDesignShop on the hunt for some publications and came up with 5 excellent resources for any designer or type aficionado. Check out these gorgeous gems: 5 Books […]

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