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Critical Thinking: It’s What’s For Dinner

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“He was so fed up with college instructors trying to teach him how to think instead of showing the structure of the subject matter, that he had decided to rebel.”

Posted in Amusement, Book Arts, Color Theory, Copywriting, Course Related, Design Ethics, Actions & Impact, Design History, Design Theory, Drawing, Editorial, Industrial Design, Information, Mad Props, Packaging, Photography, Portfolio Workshop, PrePress, Repost From Cited Source, Space, Typography, User Interface Design, Visual Concepts, Web

It’s Called a Double Bump and It Costs Money

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You cannot use transparency effects to overlay the same spot color unless you are running extra plates of same spot color.

Posted in Education, PrePress, Vocation & Profession

Study Graphic Design! For Free! At Home! In Your Spare Time!

DesignTheory

University has its place, but without self-education we are lost.

Posted in Amusement, Color Theory, Copywriting, Course Related, Design Ethics, Actions & Impact, Design History, Design Theory, Drawing, Editorial, Education, Fiddling & Time Wasters, Mad Props, Packaging, Persons of Interest, Portfolio Workshop, PrePress, Repost From Cited Source, Resources, Scholarship, Space, Stock, Stuff To Do, Technical Geekery, Tutorial, Typography, Useful Code, User Interface Design, Visual Concepts, Vocation & Profession, Web

Case Study: Water Conservation Guide

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It’s a handbook of water management for engineers, architects, and plumbers. And it’s gorgeous!

Posted in Color Theory, Copywriting, Design Ethics, Actions & Impact, Design History, Design Theory, Drawing, PrePress, Repost From Cited Source, Typography, Visual Concepts

Student MetroCard Redesign

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“I found out that spaghetti is surprisingly malleable, but it’s the drying out of the pasta you have to watch out for.”

Posted in Cleverness & Wit, Craftiness, Design Theory, Education, PrePress, Typography, Visual Concepts