In conjunction with this week’s MacWorld Expo, Linotype has released the latest version of their widely lauded font management application, FontExplorer X. The newly rechristened “FontExplorer X Pro 2.0″ now features CS4 auto-activation and connectivity with the equally new FontExplorer X Server, but unfortunately for current users the formerly freeware app is now going to [...]
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About two weeks ago, I rushed around to prep some entries for the AIGA’s 365: AIGA Annual Design Competition 27, only to discover half way through the online submission process that it was going to cost me $35 per entry. Now, entry fees for design competitions are pretty standard, and had I read the 32-page [...]
What I want to know is who the f*ck approved _this_ monstrosity. Some Creative Director out there heard the phrase “let’s put human eyes on a dog” and actually thought it was a good idea? I can totally imagine having a nightmare in which evil mandogs with human eyes roam the earth lusting for [...]
I hate the mentality that the logo is the most important thing on the page. And I’m not just saying that as a whiny designer who doesn’t want you to ruin his art with your evil corporate devil mark.
Your brand is more than a logo. Everything about a piece of communication should be defined by [...]
The word is addictive, motherfuckers. Not addicting. Just like effective, reactive, responsive, et al. I’m sure I misuse words as well, and I’m not going to start lecturing people about things like nauseous vs. nauseated (the later is the correct one, by the way) but come on. Addicting? YOU ALL KNOW IT’S WRONG SO STOP [...]