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In uncertain times, designers weigh what jobs to take.

Welcome to our new column that turns an eye on the styles and graphic trends you’re seeing everywhere

Designers are mourning the passing of Wim Crouwel, the celebrated Dutch graphic designer who, in word and deed, championed the idea that creating clear, straightforward communications is the profes

But as Wade + Leta learned, there are a few things they need to know to get those fla$hy brand jobs

The first word of this sentence is a little different than the rest — it begins with a capital letter.

Think of it as Material Design for data visualization.

Eligible candidates must hold a teaching or research position (full-time faculty or teaching adjuncts) at an accredited college or university who offers education in communication design or related

What’s the role of a designer in AI?

An inside look at how Giorgia Lupi became the firm’s 24th partner

ORIGINALFRESH The Grand Summit Beijing is the third shop Drawing Architecture Studio (DAS) designed for this juice brand.

More designers + illustrators are moving to the Indian city—here’s what your life might look like if you joined them.

'A quien corresponda' is an exhibition at the Kirkland Gallery at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard, which emerges as a call within another.

Snøhetta’s Martin Gran on how graphic design should co-exist with other disciplines

Helvetica is one of the most popular typefaces on the planet. Here’s why Monotype decided to remake it.

The author of a new dictionary of typefaces explains the origins of some of the best-known type–and their lesser-known namesakes.

Design leaders at Microsoft, Google, Ideo, Pentagram, Gensler, and more weigh in.

Cadbury’s fight over 2865c raises many questions, like can a company own a Pantone color?

Designers have never been more in demand. But when you’re just starting out, how do you identify the right opportunity?

Type designers at Hoefler & Co. created the novelty gift item as a send-up of type abusers and snobby designers alike.

Readers are more likely to believe the content of text when the layout and text quality is easy to understand.

How these curbside canvases came to be, according to the men who make them.

The fields of graphic design and semiotics are inextricably linked.

Sean Adams, Ping Zhu, Arianna Orland, Zak Kyes, and Mac Premo share the most embarrassing moments of their careers.

A collection of dataviz caveats by data-to-viz.com

Oslo’s Good Type hints it might be flexibility, versatility + charity

While it’s generally accepted that Chicagoans care and know about the city’s treasure trove of architecture, recognition for its leadership in the other design disciplines—environmental, industrial

Refinery29’s Art Director Isabel Castillo Guijarro Has Some Advice.

Klim designed Geograph to live across the media company’s magazine, TV channel, and website.

Named Cereal, the font has big ambitions from its scrappy beginnings.

Musings on everything from lucky breaks to the current state of design, the limitations of graphic design as self-expression, and a hell of a lot more.

The celebrated American graphic designer Milton Glaser has compiled a book of over 400 of his posters from the last six decades.

Designers have a responsibility to develop greater accessibility, whether physically or mentally, in tactile, visual, and aural ways.

Milton Glaser debuted three new works in 276 New York City subway stations.

Venice? Chicago? Lisbon? Seoul? Architecture biennials, biennales, triennials, and triennales have become a vital part of the culture of modern architecture.

What do these terms mean anyway? The most simple explanation is: a typeface is what you see, a font is what you use. 

An attempt to building a font database with opentype.js

Once “typographically promiscuous,” Bierut has a simple method for selecting typefaces–as detailed in this exclusive excerpt from his forthcoming book “Now You See It and Other Essays on Design."

Companies from Best Buy to Forever 21 use Futura, but probably not the original. That’s because it has been endlessly reimagined, imitated, and blatantly ripped off.

Watch this interview with Massimo Vignelli. You won't be able to help yourself as you listen to his beautifully constructed thoughts about design, success and his career.

Conceived and curated by designer, podcaster, and brand strategist Debbie Millman, this exhibition is an attempt to organize, express, translate and reflect both how we live in language and ho

Transit nerds have a new must-read book.

Many—and you know who you are—are extraodinarily creative and active in the later ages, sometimes doing the best work of your lives.

Research is redefining what "good design" means.

“They either communicate well on the different levels intended or they can be visual gibberish.”

Who really made the first design of Futura? 

Could this reissue, an artifact of the past, become a symbol of U.S. designers in support of the environment?

In the 1970s, good design became federal policy.

In a new film, famous Canadian designers from the '60s and '70s will finally get their due.

The board of AIGA/NY is turning Citizen! Designer! Now! into an ongoing initiative.

Vignelli died in 2014, but his extensive body of work continues to fuel a passion in designers and design enthusiasts. 

Pantone describes it as a "reassuring . . . life-affirming color." It also looks like the nuclear isotope in The Simpsons.

Google and AIGA are pleased to announce the first annual Design Census—an open and collaborative resource for understanding the complex economic, social, and cultural factors shaping the desi

In 1989, Apple hired Thomas Rickner to do something revolutionary: put print-quality typefaces on every computer.

The infographic outlines some of the main features to look out for if you’re selecting an accessible font.

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