7 Of The Biggest Lies In Graphic Design | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Even if you don’t know much about graphic design, you can probably throw out a few cocktail-party-worthy truisms: “Comic Sans is just the worst typeface ever.” That statement is irrefutable, right? As unassailable as grass being green, Shakespeare was a genius, and Tina Fey is way funnier than Seth MacFarlane. If you want to come off as a typography dilettante, you might make some seemingly inoffensive remark like, “Well, you can’t go wrong with Helvetica.” And if Craig Ward overheard you, he’d most likely shudder and take a subtle step toward the door. It’s hackneyed statements like these that he tries to dismantle in his pocket-size Popular Lies About Graphic Design.