Overall education is more important than ever as the lines between the studio and the classroom, the office and the academy, continue to blur. That's why it's important to do your research when seeking a great design school. GDUSA has offered some help with this great article Highest Honors: 2015 Top Design Schools
My alma mater College for Creative Studies is front and center on the list.
Graphic Design USA's report is intended to bring awareness to happenings in the identity design field.
Now more than ever we look to children and adolescents for insight into what will become the next big thing. And a recent Pew Research Center report indicates that 91 percent of teenagers access information online through mobile devices. So if we are paying attention to this demographic, as history tells us we should, it’s no wonder that designs continue to bend to the parameters of small, mobile canvases. And what about the Apple Watch?
Norway has now overhauled the look of its passport that has a surprise feature on the inside. When the passport is held under a UV light, a scene of the Norwegian landscape turns from day to night, revealing swirls meant to evoke the spectacular northern lights as hidden text appears.
The winning design from Neue Design Studio was chosen through a design competition held by the country’s national police, who wanted to update the security features of its passport.
Shutterstock's Global Design Trends 2014
Shutterstock is sharing design-trend data. They used data from our 350 million all-time downloads to explore recent and emerging trends from around the world.
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