Blog categories: Typography

Good Design Tells a Story

Good Design Tells a Story

Design is an important tool in communication. How something is set out on a page, the colours used, the symbolism it evokes all help to create a powerful and unique message. Sometimes that message is intended to be flippant, or ephemeral, but at other times the message of a design is required to be lasting, driving home consciousness of a serious issue with a power beyond words.

So it is with a flag recently designed for the...

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Posted on: 15/11/2016   Categories: UX, Web Design, Typography, Branding

Movers

Movers

Ask any graphic designer what typeface they admire and you are likely to be in for a long reply. The design of an alphabet, like any visual design - fashion, architecture, product - is appreciated on the grounds of taste, association and functionality. There is everyday typography, loved for its utility and simplicity, which you will find in the body text of any print. Then there are your display types, which are intended to entice the reader closer. This typography...

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Posted on: 30/03/2016   Categories: Web Design, Typography, Branding

The Importance & Love of Typography!

The Importance & Love of Typography!

Typography is a wondrous thing, it has many uses from conveying ideas to becoming an idea in itself. Words are just letters that fall into place to create meaning and without meaning words are useless. This is why typography is key to any letters, words or ligatures. Type can generate its own meanings and connotations - it is in essence a form of expression.

 

Typography can help...

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Posted on: 02/02/2016   Categories: Typography

5 Things That Will Make or Break Your Website

5 Things That Will Make or Break Your Website

The options when it comes to designing the layout and functionality of your website are endless. With emergence of new technology and advanced techniques you are able to create all manner of weird and wonderful designs.

But just because you can doesn’t mean you should. Sometimes simpler is better. Here are 5 things that can make or break your website.

 

1. Confusing Navigation

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Posted on: 30/07/2014   Categories: Search Engine Optimisation, UX, Web Design, Typography

Why Good Typography Matters

Why Good Typography Matters

One of the first things every designer should invest time in is understanding how important typography can be. Whether it’s for a single logo or a 100 page brochure, correct typography is a fundamental aspect of all good design.

Once they have grasped this importance, they’ll then spend the rest of their careers trying to explain it to clients! 

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Posted on: 17/07/2014   Categories: Just for Fun, UX, Web Design, Business, Typography

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