Category Archives: News

Final Presentation for Art Education PhD Class

Japanese Bookbinding (Tutorial)

See it live and in person tomorrow (Thursday) at the final day of the D3Expo! You’re all invited to this free event. Download PDF here. #d3expo

Animating a Red Carpet Scene (Tutorial)

Download the PDF here!

Michael Bierut Talks Logo Design on 99 Percent Invisible

Graphic design peeps! Roman Mars interviews Michael Bierut on logo design! Great interview covering political logos, simplicity and meaning in logo design, some logos Bierut designed horribly, and some he absolutely raves about. Check out this cool episode:

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Illustrator Workshop on Sept. 30, 2016

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iTunes Terms and Conditions as a Graphic Novel

In the “you gotta see it to believe it” category, Robert Sikoryak’s graphic novel adaptation of the complete and unabridged iTunes Terms and Conditions legal document. Each day, he adds a new page in the style of a different well-known cartoonist or illustrator. A cartoon Steve Jobs is the hero of this adventure. I’m waiting for the part that says the software is not allowed to be used in the operations of nuclear facilities–I’m not kidding, Check it out!

Post card of the 150 Most Influential Women in Graphic Design

Su Matthews Hale, the current president of the AIGA, and the 5th woman to hold that position in its 100+ year history, designed a postcard spotlighting the 150 most influential women in graphic design–great role models and inspiration for young women (and men, too!) entering this field.

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Sites Mentioned in this Week’s RWD Podcast

I just found a new (new to me) podcast all about Responsive Web Design from the developer who coined the term–Ethan Marcotte–and the author of Content Strategy for Mobile–Karen McGrane.
Sites mentioned in this week’s episode:

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Analytics.USA.gov
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GitHub

Introductory Issues of Popular Comic Book Superheroes

Searching for Action Comics, No. 1–the issue that introduced us to Superman? How about Detective Comics, No. 27, and the premiere of Batman? Maybe you’re in the mood for Tales of Suspense, No. 39 (the origin of Iron Man). Read them all online at Reading-Room.net!

Kentucky Fried Comics

KFC has posted an online comic teaming Colonel Sanders with Flash and other DC superheroes fighting the evil Colonel Sunder, a cheap knock-off of the real deal inventor of Kentucky Fried Chicken.

The Colonel of Two Worlds