Graphic design uses visual media to communicate ideas. Its primary tools are type, image, space, color, and form, which are combined to communicate messages via visual media including print, television, and websites.
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You’ve always liked the Frutiger typeface. Finally, you can justify buying the complete family—but which one: Frutiger, Frutiger Neue or Frutiger Next? They look the same (well, pretty much) yet each has a different name. So, what’s going on here?
By Allan Haley, author, lecturer and expert on all things typographic
What’s Going On
Thoughts and Opinions
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In this installment of Design To Go, Diane Burk travels to Spain, visiting the beautiful cities of Barcelona and Madrid. The biggest city on the Mediterranean, Barcelona is a cultural, economic, entertainment, educational and tourism center for Southern Europe. Madrid is the capital of Spain and the largest municipality in Spain as a whole—and boasts many of its historic buildings and districts kept intact.
August 2017: Spain Part II
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Seattle is consistently on the list of most bikeable cities in the US. A new guided tour makes it easier for locals, visitors and tourists to explore the city by bicycle: Seattle by Bike. Bike tours like the Emerald City Tour and Lake Union Loop include history and culture, pausing to sample local craft coffee, chocolate, and beer.
Entro is releasing a book titled "Cultivating a Design Legacy: The First 50 Years" that provides an overview of the first combined 50 years of project history of Entro and Gottschalk+Ash Toronto, the stylistic decades that determined the course of Canadian design, the milestones and the influencers that changed the industry significantly.
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