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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.

Graphic Design Articles

Design Manual for the Swiss Federal Railways
Design Manual for the Swiss Federal Railways

Read Time: 12 minutes

Published in 1992 and reprinted in 2019 by Lars Müller Publishers, Josef Müller-Brockmann's "Passenger Information System: Design Manual for the Swiss Federal Railways" stands as an important contribution in the world of multilingual visual identity guides for transportation wayfinding and signage systems.

Type on the Vertical (image: examples of increasingly difficult-to-read vertical text)
Type on the Vertical
 20 Questions with Lance Wyman, "Navigating Life" (image: portrait of Lance Wyman)
20 Questions with Lance Wyman, "Navigating Life"

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Lance Wyman’s Proposal for 1976 Bicentennial
Lance Wyman’s Proposal for 1976 Bicentennial

Read Time: 4.5 minutes

This book is a near reproduction of the one-off, leather-bound ‘sketchbook’ that Lance Wyman made to document his design process for the creation of a logo and identity design for the 1976 American Bicentennial celebrations to mark the creation of the USA as an independent republic.

Wayne Hunt's "Waynefinding"
Good-looking Bad Maps
Design To Go
Design To Go—Spain Part II

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New York Asian Film Festival
New York Asian Film Festival
OFFF Festival
OFFF Festival
BRUTAL: Views from Brazil's Concrete Utopia
BRUTAL: Views from Brazil's Concrete Utopia
En-Gulf - Ecopoetics of the Gulf and Bay
En-Gulf—Ecopoetics of the Gulf and Bay

SEGD Talks - Graphic Design videos

Alisa Wolfson - Everything All At Once
Dawn Hancock - Bike Brand -The Divvy Story

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Graphic Design News

Spagnola & Associates Designs Identity for Film at Lincoln Center
Spagnola & Associates Designs Identity for Film at Lincoln Center

Read Time: <1 minute

ArtHouse Design Debuts New Web Presence (image: website on computer and mobile)
ArtHouse Design Debuts New Web Presence

Read Time: <1 minute

With almost 30 years of experience, ArtHouse Design (Denver) is an internationally-recognized branding, placemaking and experiential graphic design firm. Recently ArtHouse announced their new, fully-custom website—designed and built by their own team. They created the new website from scratch, which tells the firm's story clearly, functionally and beautifully with more than 10 new projects, an updated and expanded offering of services, an interactive project map and more award-winning work than ever.