On font pairing in logo design

Lately I’ve been receiving emails from designer’s and students asking for my personal critique on an identity design project they’re working on. Many of the emails are typically based around the question: “What font looks better?” or “Do you think a heavy typeface or light typeface would better fit the mark?” The posed questions had...

Sweet Tweets: Design Resources of the Week #31

Sweet Tweets is a weekend feature to The Design Cubicle highlighting some of my favorite, and other Twitterer’s design-related links discovered via Twitter throughout the work week – because having resources and staying up-to-date is important in growth and development. Week of 1-11-10: Design blogs you should be following on Twitter “With the vast majority...

Success Story: Information Product Design and Graphic Design for Kendall SummerHawk

I have to be honest, at Bourn Creative we were so excited to start working with Millionaire Marketing Coach Kendall SummerHawk on her design projects. (I had been following Kendall and her work off and on since early 2009 and had heard wonderful things about her!) We jumped right in with the design of four...

Designing with content in mind

Last week I read an article titled “If Content is Really King, Then What Is Design?” Not only did this article inspire a ‘Self-Expression Fridays‘ poster design, but it also had me thinking: If content is king, what can the design do to compliment the “king,” or in this articles case, the content? If what...