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Category: Graphic Design Industry News

A Short History of Postcard Design from Japanese Prints to Cheeky British Seaside Postcards and Beyond

Postcards have been a popular mode of communication since the late 1800’s. See how they’ve developed and evolved as a means for artists, illustrators, and designers to create artwork.…

Discover the Centuries Old Fonts You are Still Using Today

The following fonts are close derivations of the original punch cut letterforms and print press font styles that fed printing presses in the 14th Century and beyond. When you next use these fonts, I hope they give you the added sense of tradition and history that these beautiful letters bring to your designs and messages.…

Logo Re-branding Review – The Biggest Companies Who Re-branded in 2012

2012 was the year of major brand redesign. Some of the worlds biggest brands like eBay and Microsoft ditched their familiar images for straighter, simpler, and more serious versions of their previous looks. In this post we will review some of these logo designs and track the overall trend of a cleaner and more graphically adaptable brand that company’s are taking through-the-line.…

Connecticut graphic design firm wins award for postcard direct mail campaign

Elements LLC, a graphic design and marketing firm based out of New Haven, Connecticut, is a recent recipient of the American Graphic Design award presented by Graphic Design USA. The award was in recognition of the company's "Stone for Every Season" direct mail postcard campaign for Connecticut Stone Supplies, a…