Rooted in community-based participation, Placemaking is how we collectively shape our public realm to maximize shared value. Placemaking facilitates creative patterns of activities and connections (cultural, economic, social, ecological) that define a place and support its ongoing evolution. An effective Placemaking process capitalizes on a local community’s assets, inspiration, and potential.
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As a designer, you’ll often have a great concept for a project, but the cost of commissioning the illustrator will be beyond your or your client's budget. The idea of using stock art might seem off-putting, because there’s always a sense of diluting your creativity by using work not created specifically for the brief.
Mike Parker who helped popularise the typeface Helvetica died this week. You won't find a graphic designer who isn't familiar with it. Why is that, asks David Airey. (Helvetica: How did one typeface conquer the world?
If you're the world's oldest and most respected auction house, who do you go to when you're looking for a comprehensive rebrand? Probably to one of the world's most respected design consultancies. In the case of Sotheby's ...
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“ The barcode is one of the most unexplored designs right after QR code, due to the misconception that the design is immutable and just plain boring to look at. Fact of the matter is, not only can their lines be twisted for creative purposes, but when it’s treated equally with ... Continue reading »”
Via Reload Design Agency, Cambridge
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sb dbbbl1 620x465 20 Photo Industry Logos. Photography is very popular and more people are able to afford buying cameras or just using their mobile phones to take pictures. There is a big business around photography and ...
Olive Garden has a plan to win back customers: a new logo and yet more menu changes. In a call with analysts on Monday, executives at Darden Restaurants Inc. expressed confidence they could bring about a "brand renaissance" at the Italian chain with a new look and updated menu that presented food with "flair and sophistication."
Logo Design Fonts | Your choice of fonts plays a crucial role in your brand’s logo design and overall brand identity, especially in word mark logo design... (Logo Design Fonts | How to Choose the Best #Typeface for Your Logo...
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