Tagged: design

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Redesign 101: The Flag of New Zealand

New Zealand needs a new flag. They’ve needed one for years, but the momentum has been growing under the current Prime Minister. The current flag of New Zealand is a colonial ensign that looks...

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Susan Kare: Design Hero

Susan Kare is one of my biggest design heroes. Even if you’ve never heard her name, you’ve probably run across one of her designs. Kare designed, amongst other things, the fonts and icons for...

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Architectural Detail and 3D Printing

Why doesn’t my local grocery store look like the Cathedral of Notre Dame? Or the Sagrada Familia? It sounds like a silly question. The great cathedrals of Europe took centuries to construct and untold...

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#lovewins: Fifty States of Gay

I was driving in my car when the DJ came on the radio to announce the news. In the landmark case of Obergefell vs. Hodges, the US Supreme Court has ruled that state and...

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The Problem with Yellow

I like color, and I use it a lot in my line of work. Most of my art and design work is very colorful, and in my personal life, I wear a lot of...

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Spring 2015 Portfolio

My name is Steve Lovelace, and I am proud to announce the release of my new Spring 2015 Portfolio. If you’re new to this site, allow me to introduce myself. I am a graphic...

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Woot Shirt: Periodic Table of America

I’ve always been a big fan of Woot! Shirts. I own several of them, and I always get compliments on the funny, cute and clever designs. I’ve been wanting to make one of my...

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Radio Websites

Restaurants are notorious for having bad websites. Matthew Inman of The Oatmeal says it better than I ever could. He says there are too many restaurants with flashy websites that try to sell you...

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PowerPoint Sucks

PowerPoint sucks. I can’t be the only one who thinks so. PowerPoint presentations are unpleasant to make and unpleasant to sit through. But what saddens me most is that it doesn’t have to be...

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The New Urbanism in Addison, Texas

Addison, Texas is an affluent suburb just north of Dallas. The city is known for two things: the corporate headquarter buildings all along the Dallas North Tollway, and the plethora of restaurants along Belt...