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Face It – It’s in the Type

Creating a mood or portraying a message through design can be complicated. Often, what the design needs is less; is needs to be simple. In order to achieve simple and effective design typography should be considered carefully.

History of typography

The body isn’t the only thing you can study anatomy of…

TypeTalk: The Anatomy of a Character – CreativePro.com

TypeTalk is a regular blog on typography. Post your questions and comments by clicking on the Comments icon above. Q. Why should I care what the names are for parts of a character? Does it really matter? A.

Using type to portray a message

25 Clever Logos Of Common Verbs You Use Every Day

Following up to the previously published 25 adjective logo collection, Spanish designer Lucas Gil-Turner has created a series of impressive logos for the 25 most commonly used verbs in the Oxford English Dictionary. The list was released by Oxford University Press researchers after the analysis of over a billion words.

Mixing fonts is very effective when used properly…

The Art of Mixing Typefaces – Webmag.co | Digital Resources for Net Professionals

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My personal favourite…

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Be mindful when choosing typeface, they’ll make or break you’re design.

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Branding For Success

When we recognize a company, without the actually name of the company, through style and colour that company has been successfully branded. How does a company develop consistency and avoid being associated with non-related ideas or inaccurately representing their core values? Establishing a identity of a product or company through carefully designed branding plays an important role in how to appeal to a certain audience and deliver a certain message.

Below are creative and interesting examples of how design and branding can impact how a company represents themselves.

WELL COFFEE

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Ena Skin Care Branding and Packaging by Ortolan

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Les Pianos Publics Branding by Simon Laliberte

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Soul Spice Brand Spice Branding and Packaging by Studio Grau

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Tips for branding your company can be found here…

9 Principles For Great Branding By Design | Fast Company

We all know great design has a critical role to play in building a great brand. But how do we go about making that happen?

Good design builds good branding.