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MILTON GLASER TAKES ON GLOBAL WARMING

We just came across the identity that world-famous designer Milton Glaser has created to bring awareness to the issue of global warming. His message is that "It’s Not Warming. It’s Dying.", which is paired with this circular mark composed of green and black. Check out the site created for the global warming button campaign that he put together as well here.

ICONIC: The World of Digital Doodles

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An icon system can either “make or break” a brand and how it is read by viewers and consumers alike. Eye-catching icons can quickly draw a viewer into a space or begin to read content on your site that they might have overlooked if no imagery was there to grab their attention. Check out our fun infographic that we put together that highlights some key points to consider when developing iconography and how these can really add clarity, depth and bring your product to life!

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Elements of Design Short

Happy Monday everyone! We came across this really great short (created by Matt Greenwood) about the main elements that make up design as a profession. It’s simple, clever and entertaining to watch. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

WHOA!

If you haven’t seen OK Go’s latest ”video masterpiece” for "The Writing’s On the Wall" than you have to check it out. This one is truly amazing and makes you keep saying how did they think of that! Hope you enjoy it as much as we did and we can’t wait to see what they will create next!

KARA WALKER’S “A SUBTLETY”

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If you are free one of the next few weekends coming up, make sure to stop by and check out Kara Walker’s large-scale installation piece at Brooklyn’s legendary Domino Sugar Factory. Read more about the exhibit and see the process video here.

FRIDAY VIDEO FIND: FONT MEN

Happy Friday everyone! Check out this trailer we came across (shot & produced by Dress Code) for a short documentary about type masters Jonathan Hoe­fler and Tobias Frere-Jones who ran the most successful type design studio in the world. Enjoy!

TEMPLATES vs. CUSTOM: THE RAGING DEBATE

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Stock website templates seem to be everywhere these days! Readily available for lower and lower costs, they’re driving the debate of whether or not it’s hurting the design industry and the careers of coders and designers alike. We broke it down with the PROS and CONS of templated designs and added our two cents to the debate at hand.

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