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Monthly Archives: November 2011

A snap shot of a stranger’s life

I’ve never enjoyed researching for a paper…until now. Photojournalism is used to visualize what can’t be easily put into words. It removes us from our comfort zone, and really see what’s going on in the world around us. This project especially stood out to me not only for its technical aesthetic, but most of all […]

The Importance of Good Photography

Although most of us are graphic designers, it is extremely important that we recognize good photography when we see it. Most of what we design has to either work well with photography or include photographs in some way. Although the type might be treated well and the color choices are appropriate, if the pictures are […]

A Business Card You’re not Going to Forget

The design firm, Heads of State, was asked by Print Magazine to create the perfect business card, and I have to say, I really love it. Italicized text is usually already interesting in itself because of the diagonals within it that the eyes move along and follow. However, the italicized text in this case has […]

Webfonts made Easy!

When I first began learning web design, I have to admit that I was a little depressed. I thought that I was limited to using only a few very restrictive and basic typefaces. Little did I know that the variety of fonts available to web designers is almost as vast and numerous as those open […]