Is it that blue’s popularity makes the color a safe choice? Or is it clichéd to use blue in your design or branding?
Lobster’s fantastic usability has become a problem—Lobster has lost its vitality. It has become so popular, people have started to call it “the new Comic Sans,” the opposite of a compliment in the design world.
Andrea Zittel is an American artist who began developing functional objects and experimental living spaces in the 1990s. Her work examines the minimum amount of space required for a person to live comfortably in the most efficient and functional way possible.
Here at Dowitcher Designs we’re fans of the outdoors.
It’s not hard to be, because living in Santa Barbara is like living in nature’s lap. But not everyone has our kind of easy access to bountiful green spaces…
Print may be dead, but business cards sure aren’t. In an era that’s seen a decline in traditional marketing materials like flyers, catalogs, and mailers, business cards remain a surefire way to market yourself. These websites offer unique designs that won’t break your budget.
Jill introduces us to Swiss-born artist Zimoun and his amazing sound sculptures in the first edition of her new blog series – Art Break.
In 2013 a new trend emerged; the flat design. Even though it has been around for some time, it wasn’t until Microsoft adapted this style to their Windows 8 interface that it truly became a dominant trend in the design world.
If you haven’t heard of yarn bombing, don’t worry. These aren’t the kind of bombs that explode – but if they did, they would probably feel pretty cozy!
Heard any good Comic Sans jokes lately? Designer James Victore doesn’t have time to listen to them — he’s much too busy taking other fonts to task.
Victore recently took a “Type Safari,” tooling around Brooklyn and Queens in an old Army Jeep with a camera in tow. In the resulting video, he looks at street type and signage and tries to “figure out what the hell it’s for.”
Last year my spouse and I bought a real fixer-upper of a house, and one aspect of the fixing-up process involves coating every square inch in a fresh layer of paint. So every other weekend we make a trip to Sherwin-Williams for supplies, and every other weekend as we pull past the sign and into the lot I think: what the heck is going on with this logo?