Expert tips for creating on-brand logos that inform and captivate

Canva

It’s the face of the company, and graphic designers are tasked with creating logos that are both captivating to potential customers, as well as informative of the business. You need a logo that gives as much information as possible through a visual aid.

Lyon Arabic is the new counterpart of a Commercial Type favourite, informed by Naskh and Nastaliq scripts

Its Nice That

When Wael Morcos and Khajag Apelian met while studying graphic design, they quickly realised the importance of developing Arabic fonts.

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UN turns to graphic designers to spread information on coronavirus

Design Week

For more information and details on how to enter, head to the website. The post UN turns to graphic designers to spread information on coronavirus appeared first on Design Week.

Kristine Kawakubo presents ideas and information through unconventional book design

Its Nice That

When we first came across the Edinburgh-based graphic designer last year, we were wowed by her unique handmade books. One year on, she continues to challenge our preconceived notions of book design both conceptually and technically. Read more

These Viral Visual Explanations Are Spreading Information About COVID-19 Extremely Effectively

Design You Trust

This animation shows how the exponential spread of the virus can be slowed by simple measures such as working at home and not attending barbecues.

What obsolete computer punch cards reveal about the history of information design in today's era of unseen data

Creative Boom

While we now see data as something almost metaphysical – based in unseen clouds or faraway, seen-but-not discussed servers, it used to be far more obvious to the naked eye. As designer and publisher Patrick Fry puts it, "Data used to be physical".

Bedow celebrates awkward teenage-hood in smart type designs informed by its 'refined design process'

Creative Boom

Both typefaces are "informed by its refined design process", according to the studio. While many of us turned 15 years-old by necking illicitly procured Blue WKD and being sick on yourself etc.,

30 Gorgeous Examples of Korean Graphic Design

Inspiration Feed

There’s something absolutely fascinating about the Korean culture. It has taken over the entire world, with Korean pop stars, Korean makeup, Korean fashion, and everything else Korean dominating the scene everywhere you look.

Visual Mapping – The Elements of Information Visualization

Interaction Design Foundation

Information visualization requires mapping data in a visual or occasionally auditory format for the user of the visualization. The curve informs the mind, awakens the imagination, convinces.”

Lumi ID Brings Packaging Details To Consumers, Including Sustainability Information

The Die Line

Want to cram a little more information about a product onto a piece of packaging but don't have space for it? Well, there's an ID for that

User Goals and How They Influence Information Design Decisions

Interaction Design Foundation

As an information designer, your main aim is to help people understand the world better. Your duty as a designer is to translate this data into relevant information for users. If you should fail to, though, the danger of information anxiety will arise.

Information Overload, Why it Matters and How to Combat It

Interaction Design Foundation

Designers often need to convey information to the users of their designs. Specialists in information visualization design in particular find themselves presenting data over and over again to their users. Brief History of Information OverloadThe term “information overload” w

Top 15 Brochure Designs for your Business Inspiration

Inspiration Feed

When starting a business, meeting clients is an important part of the job. The impression we create on their minds about our business is crucial in gaining their trust. Once trust is built a relationship is formed.

4 Visual Ways to Attract New Customers to a Trade Show

Inspiration Feed

Whether you’re a keynote speaker, an exhibitor, or an attendee, conferences, and trade shows are great places to make new connections and meet potential customers. But standing out in a sea of companies isn’t easy.

Follow These 14 Rules to Design a Great Logo

Inspiration Feed

From McDonald’s Golden Arches to Nike’s swoosh, the world’s largest brands take good care of their logos. For many of us, the iconic logos instantly connect our minds to a product or service without the need to check its name.…

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The Heart of the Matter, Information Architecture in the Mobile Age

Interaction Design Foundation

In general terms the way you design information architecture (IA) for the mobile environment is very similar to the way that you design the IA for the desktop. Content is the key ingredient in so many user experiences. So how does it change when it comes to planning a mobile user experience?

We Regret To Inform You That Lace Men’s Shorts Are Here For The Summer

Design You Trust

Sometimes, it seems like the entire purpose of the Internet is for companies to push ludicrous products on an unsuspecting public in the name of “fashion”, and then for sites like ours to make fun of those products. We’re sorry to tell you that this item of men’s fashion now exists.

A Collection of Inspiring Sitemaps and User Flow Maps

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Information Architecture by Kellyn Loehr. Inspiration Information Architecture UX Deliverables Web Design InspirationAll websites should start with a good plan. Focussing on the design process first may be common for smaller sites.

How to Launch Your Blog or Portfolio in 2020 (3,500+ Word Start to Finish Guide)

Inspiration Feed

The graphic design industry is tough. No matter where you go, you’ll see amazing talent through the work of other designers in the field.

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Off the Grid explores how a mixture of cultures informed historical Belgian design

Its Nice That

Sara De Bondt’s exhibition examines an often overlooked design community.

How To Manage Inspiration Overload

Telepathy

In fact, the internet is uniting us like never before: it’s giving us all information overload. There are a lot of methods to manage this information and I may have tried them all, so in this post we’ll walk through the options I’ve explored. The information is constant.

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How to Make an Effective Business Signage in 6 Steps

Inspiration Feed

Does your business even exist if you don’t have signage? For the vast majority of people and potential clients probably not. Having signage that embodies the philosophy and ideas behind your business is nowadays a must.

14 Photographer Presentation Folders for Your Design Inspiration

Inspiration Feed

Photographers have a lot of information to share outside of their photos. Whether it’s examples of their work, service menus, or the final images of an event, they should present it in an organized way that best represents their brand.…

10 Tips for a Smart & Attractive Website

Inspiration Feed

No one’s perfect. No website’s perfect, either. Face it: no matter how comfortable you are in your own skin, you’ve caught yourself gazing longingly at the reflection in the mirror, wondering what it would take to change things for the… Blogging Design 10 better 10 experience 10 improvement 10 tips to improve your english 8 web design basics ????? ????????

30 Fantastic Examples of Cookie Packaging Design

Inspiration Feed

Food is definitely one of the easiest things to market. As one of the most basic needs of humans, it is something that has the ability to sell itself.

Interior Design: What Makes it So Important?

Inspiration Feed

The interior design relates not just to the physical appearance of the house but also to how it played a decisive role in its functionality.

What are The Best Vintage Party Dresses to Buy Online?

Inspiration Feed

Vintage Party collection is available at a reasonable price range for the interested ladies who are searching for the best stuff and to meet with their expectations through proper resources.

What is Creativity?

Inspiration Feed

When talking about creativity, it has become common to associate it with art, creative writing, and music. Although this idea is partly correct, limiting it to only these three areas is certainly erroneous.

Observing the Overlooked with Joost Stokhof

Ape on the Moon

Information Graphics Linear Illustration Pens and Markers Sketchbooks drawing Joost Stokhof notebooks Observational drawing reportageFor Joost Stokhof , the process for creating his intricate, finely detailed illustrations starts with a keen eye and considered observation.

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Old Bulgarian Lottery Tickets Were Winning at Design

Designer Daily

I couldn’t find much information about these lottery tickets from communist Bulgaria, but the design alone makes it worth sharing here. Heavily inspired by Russian constructivism, these tickets are an amazing display of great layouts produced with abstract shapes only.

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5 Kinds of Image File Formats (And Their Use)

Inspiration Feed

An image is an image, right? Wrong. Your image can have more letters after its file name than someone who’s spent years in higher education.

Understanding Different Image Formats and Their Proper Use

Inspiration Feed

An image is an image, right? Wrong. Your image can have more letters after its file name than someone who’s spent years in higher education.

Studio Bennü's bold identity for Critics' Club helps to champion art and culture for all

Creative Boom

While the social media strategy "celebrates people's reviews through quotes and informs through the imagery of art and events

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The Chinese Type Archive

Communication Arts

Synoptic Office’s site informs visitors on its research into Chinese typography, characteristics and resources. Article

Art project funds 100,000 meals for migrant workers

Creative Boom

Find more information at The Plated Project , where you can also "Buy a plate to fill a plate". Over 140 million people have lost their jobs in India due to the Covid-19 pandemic, most of whom are daily wage labourers and migrant workers.

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Explore Muge’s unique approach to large format photography based on ancient Chinese philosophy

Its Nice That

The acclaimed Chinese photographer talks us through his ongoing series informed by the philosopher and writer Lao Tze’s “theory of nature" Work

Surrealism, Bjork and alcohol felts collide in Jimy De Haese’s dreamy illustrations

Its Nice That

The Strasbourg-based illustrator thinks back to an unsettling recurring dream he had as a child to inform his illusory illustrations. Read more

InHouse Records launches a weekly magazine for prison inmates during the lockdown

Its Nice That

With an aim to inspire and inform current prisoners, the world’s first fully functioning record label that operates inside the prison system has launched a print publication.

Myth Busters: A design project by Barcelona's Velkro to beat misinformation on Covid-19

Creative Boom

It's no wonder people are feeling confused, but it's important that we don't spread rumours and get our information from a credible source.". With this campaign, Eva and Patricia want to help people navigate the flood of information and distinguish facts from myths.

PC World launches new branding, created by FutureBrand

Creative Boom

Not only does this ensure everyone has the latest and most up-to-date information, but it's also a living site, updated and strengthened with each new challenge as the new branding is rolled out," says FutureBrand.

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