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Berkun, Scott. 2008, Making Things Happen (press), O’Reilly, Cambridge.

Berman, David. 2008, Do Good Design (page; review, video), Peachpit Press, Berkeley.

Careri, Francesco. 2003, Walkscapes: Walking As an Aesthetic Practice (synopsis); Gustavo Gili, Barcelona.

Chimero, Frank. 2012, The Shape of Design (website, online, book), Shapco Printing, Minnesota.

Dondis, Donis. 1973, A Primer of Visual Literacy, The MIT Press, Cambridge.

Fletcher, Alan. 2001, The Art of Looking Sideways, Phaidon Press, London.

Frutiger, Adrian. 1989, Signs and Symbols, Studio Editions, London.

Hollis, Richard. 1994, Graphic Design. A Concise History (review), Thames & Hudson, London.

Gibson, David. 2009, The Wayfinding Handbook (intro, page; podcast, review), P.A. Press, New York.

Glaser, Milton. 2008, Drawing is Thinking (interview) Overlook Press, New York.

Grau, Oliver. 2007, MediaArtHistories (page) MIT Press, Cambridge.

Heller, Steven. 2005, The Education of a Graphic Designer (reader), Allworth Press, New York.

Henderson, Linda. 2013, The Fourth Dimension and Non-Euclidean Geometry In Modern Art (review), MIT Press, Cambridge.

Hofmann, Armin. 2001, Graphic Design Manual: Principles and Practice (page), Niggli, Sulgen.

Hora, Mies. 2005, Official Signs and Icons Collection (press, article), Stony Point, New York.

Hyland, A. and Bateman, S. 2011, Symbol (page, launch) Laurence King, London.

Itten, Johannes. 1961, The Art of Color (wiki, review), Reinhold Publishing, New York.

Jubert, Roxanne. 2006, Typography and Graphic Design: From Antiquity to Present, Flammarion, Paris.

Kimberly, Elam. 2001, Geometry of Design, Princeton Architectural Press, New York.

Kuwayama, Yasaburo. 1990, Logotypes of the World (books), North Light, Tokio.

La Grange, Ashley. 1972, Basic Critical Theory for Photographers (contents), Focal Press, Oxford.

Lavin, Maud. 2002, Clean New World (press), MIT Press, Cambridge.

Lawler, Brian. 2005, Official Adobe Print Publishing Guide (page), Adobe Press, Mountain View. 

Lupton, Ellen. 1999, Design Writing Research (overview), Phaidon Press, Boston.

Lupton, Ellen. 2008, Graphic Design, The New Basics (online), Princeton Architectural Press, New York.

Lutz, Edwin G. 1921, Drawing Made Easy (online, .pdf, article), Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York.

Margolin, Victor. 2015, World History of Design (page), Bloomsbury, New York.

Massironi, Manfredo. 2001, The Psychology of Graphic Images: Seeing, Drawing, Communicating (reader), Psychology Press, Alberta.

McDonough, W. and Braungart, M. 2002, Cradle To Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things (synopsis), North Point Press, Berkeley.

Meggs, Philip. 1983, History of Graphic Design, John Wiley and Sons, London.

Mollerup, Per. 2005, Wayshowing (page, toc), Lars Müller, Baden.

Müller-Brockmann, Joseph. 1996, Grid Systems in Graphic Design, Niggli, Sulgen.

Neurath, Otto. 2010, From Hieroglyphics to Isotype: A Visual Autobiography (page), Hyphen Press, London.

Troop, B. and Anchell, S. 1998, The Film Developing Cookbook (reader), Focal Press, London.

Tufte, Edward. 1983, The Visual Display of Quantitative Information (review), Graphics Press, Cheshire.

Spiekermann, Erik. 1993, Stop Stealing Sheep and find out how type works (Chapter III .pdf), Adobe Press, Mountain View.

Vit, Armin. 2009, Graphic Design Referenced (page), Rockport Publisher, New York.

Wozencroft, Jon. 1988, The Graphic Language of Neville Brody, Thames & Hudson, London.

VanderLans, Rudy. 2009, Emigre #70: The Look Back Issue (press), Gingko Press, Berkeley.

Ward, Creig, 2013. Popular Lies About Graphic Design (book, review), Actar, Barcelona.

Young Doyald. 1999, Fonts & Logos – Logotypes & Letterforms (review), Delphi Press, Sherman Oaks.

Eye magazine. London, England: 1990-present.

Emigre magazine. Berkeley, California: 1984-2005.

Design Observer Recommended Books

Textbooks for Graphic Design, Design Educators Sharing & Networking, LinkenIn thread, (forum page).

Typophile Books, online library.


History and Research

The Design Encyclopedia,

History of Graphic Design,

“Twentieth Century Graphic Design Timescape”,

“The Composing Room” Timelines in Context,

“The History of Visual Communication” by E. Ayiter,

Design Observer: About Design and Culture,,

Design Directory by Core77 and BusinessWeek,

“The Visual Telling of Stories” by C. Mullen,

“What is Graphic Design For?” by A. Twemlow,

“Graphic Design & Critical Thinking” by R. Giampietro,

“Ten Graphic Design Paradoxes” by A. Shaughnessy,

The History of Printing,

History of Monoprints and Monotypes,

Russian Constructivism,

Russian Futurism Books,,

Piet Zwart,

Paul Rand,, hall-of-fame,,,

——,; extra,,,,

Herb Lubalin for PBS,

“Jan van Toorn, Critical Practice” by P. Biľak,

Steven Heller‘s Lectures on Design History,

Alki Photostream on Graphic Design History,

Design Is History (The Ethos of a Period),

Avant Garde by Herb Lubalin,

Bob Noorda Obituary,

“Thinking Armin Hofmann” by A. Sadha,

First Things First Manifesto,, wikipedia,,,

Educational Technology Timeline,

Computer History,,


ADAA Adobe Design Achievement Awards,

DWR Designer Notes,

AIGA Design Archive,

AIGA Center For Sustainable Design: Paper and Printing,

SEGD Society for Environmental Graphic Design,

Paper Environmental Impact Calculator,

“Activating Public Spaces With Environmental Graphic Design” by SEGD,

“Applying LEED Principles to Graphic Design” by E. Carr,

“Deconstruction and Graphic Design” by E. Lupton,

“Looking Backwards, Moving Forwards” by M. Johnson,

Modernism wiki,

Paul Klee’s Personal Notebooks,

Sappi Sustainability: “Ideas That Matter”,

Canadian Design Resource,

Dieline Packaging Design Blog,

Lovely Package Forum,

Stafidenios Package Design Case Study,

“Codex Seraphinianus” by L. Serafini,,,

“Evolution of Visual Language” thread,

“Visual Communication: Images with Messages” by P.M. Lester,

“Navigating Today's Signs“ by M. Hora,,

“Symbol Signs” by AIGA,

“Thank You For Not Smoking” article on Signage by R. Caplan,

“Critical Wayfinding” by E. Lupton,

“A Designer By Any Other Name” by Z. Sadokierski,

“Default Systems in Graphic Design” by Giampietro and VanderLans,

“Lessons of Lou Dorfsman; CBS” by M. Bierut,,,

“Essays In Design” by C. Archer,

“Everything Is a Remix” by K. Ferguson,,

“Everything’s Gonna Be Alright (on Greek graphic design)” by Koupantsis and Michalakopoulos,

“Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions” by E.A. Abbott,

“Pictorial Atlas to Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey (1892)”,, .pdf

“The Life of Seoul” by R. Poynor,

“The Evolution of the Logo” by D. Redding,

“Logotype Guide” by K. Woodward,


Letter as Image,

Cover Browser,

The Book Cover Archive,


“Creative Park” Canon Paper Craft,

Design in Britain,

Swiss Graphic Design History at Flickr,

Canadian Graphic Design,

Design Research Society,

Centre du Graphisme d’Échirolles; GDM-2006,

Graphic Dialogue Blog by A. Bennett,

The Visual Dictionary,

The Othmer Library of Chemical History,

The Digital Michelangelo Project,

William Steig Grandfather of Tweet,

Great Buildings Collection,

Graphis Magazine Collection,

Parson Illustration Department Blog,

Cowan Animation and Comic Art Collection,

Motion Graphics at Chiny Blog,


Graffiti Technica 3D,

Wallpaper Design Awards 2008,

Red Dot Design Awards,

Speak Up 100 Top Designs,

Perfume Collection by C. Brosius,

Unusual Business Cards,

“30 Essential PDF Documents for Designers” by A.J. Zinni,

Vintage 78rpm Record Labels by E. Baker,

Vintage Graphics,

Vintage Car Ads,

Street Art and Graffiti,,,,,

“Subway Art 1984” by M. Cooper,

“A Brief History of Graffiti; Research” by S. Jacobson,

“Typography in Art or Art in Typography?” by P. Kalo,

“The Secret Language of Surface and Meaning in Product Design” by G. Holland,

“How Steven Heller Redefined the Design Industry” by M. Aldhahi,

“The Decanter” by W. Landor (designing bottles in the 60s),

“Word It; describe a monthly word” by Speak Up,; wordit

Colophon Magazine Symposium,, report2007.mpg

“Design and Research” by Paul Graham,

“Working With Values” by C. Ta’eed,'eed

“What’s So Funny About Graphic Design/er” by S. Heller,,

“What Do We Call Ourselves Now” by S. Heller,

“Graphic Designer vs. Typographer” thread,

Dexigner Portal,

“Dot Dot Dot” magazine,

“Fab” magazine,

“Progetto grafico” magazine,

“Politic and Type” thread,

“Is Design Political?” by J. Winhall,

“What is a “Responsible” Designer?” by J. Archibald,

What It Takes to Come Up With a Great Idea,

Seeking Inspiration Conference,

Design and the Elastic Mind,

Graphic Design on the Radio,

Creative Review,

Coudal Partners Online Musems List,

Underconsideration by A. Vit,

Media Art Histories Blog,

Icograda Feature,, education

Design Observer -writings-,


Design Principles by Adactio,

Table of Contents for Writing With Images,


<Bitmap> Raster Graphics Image,

Lexicon Wikipédia Summary,

Foundations of :

  Design and Print Production,

  Web Design,

  Video Design and Production,

“Why Design” the Design Process by AIGA,,

“Graphic Design, The New Basics” by E. Lupton,,

Semiotics by M. Rogal,, terms

Semiotics by M. Ryder,

“Pierce’s Semiotics” by N. Everaert-Desmedt,

“Elements of Semiology” by R. Barthes,

“Abduction and Design” by S. Zingale,

“Design as Translation Activity: a Semiotic Overview” by S. Zingale,

“Semiotics for Beginners” by D. Chandler,,

“Semiotics handout” by A. Segalini,

“A Semiotic Approach to Communication Design” by H.J. Ehses,

“What Semiotic for Design?” by S. Zingale,

Semiotics Tutorial on Signs and Language,

“Design, Not Art” by E. Spiekermann,,

“The Designer as Author” by M. Rock,

“On Image and Form” by L. Szabó,

“On Clients” by M. Bierut,,

“Carta del Progetto Grafico”,

“What is a Print?”,

“Good Designers Redesign, Great Designers Realign” by C. Moll,, web-skills.pdf

“Form and Content” by P. Rand,,

“Rhetoric in Graphic Design” (Master Thesis) by B. Emanuel,

“Free Lessons in Graphic Design Theory” by D. Outlaw,

“Clean Up Your Mess: A Guide to Visual Design for Everyone” by D. Higginbotham,

“Figure-Ground” by J. Peist,

“The Symbol-using Animal” by K. Burke,

“Milton Glaser Draws and Lectures” by C. Coy,,,

“Milton Glaser on Design Ethics” interview by DLB,

“Why Graphic Designers Should Learn to Draw” by D. Bonneville,

“Essai d’Anatomie (1745)” by G. D’Agoty,'anatomie,

“The Print Clock: A Method for Dating Early Books and Prints” by S.B. Hedges,

Handbook of Japanese Printmaking Technique,

“How To Do Silkscreen Printing” by P. Lüriso, pp. 96-103,,

Silkscreen Printing Instructions,,; apparatus

Silkscreening Bus Roller Curtain at CTA Skokie Shops (1954),

Hirschvogel’s Geometria 1543,

Prepress Standard by Sappi,

Comp (Comprehensive Artwork or Composite Design),,

Packaging Gateway Glossary,

Technical Brochures,

Kodak Printing Guide,

DotType Guide,

Mundi Design,

Max Bruinsma at Eye,

Signs and Symbols Resources,

Symbolism Dictionary,

“De humana physiognomia” by G.B. della Porta,

“Lucy Vallely Makes a Skateboard” by P. Schmitt,

“Alphabet” by T. Girvin,

ISO Standard Paper Sizes,,,,

“Symbols to Help, ISO/TC 145” by B. Gray,

Technical Drawing,, disegno_tecnico

“The Elements of Typographic Style Applied to the Web” by R. Rutter,

   “Web Typography Sucks” by R. Rutter & M. Boulton,

“What Is Digital Cinema?” by L. Manovich,

“What the Font You Choose Says About You” by Bennett and Black,

“Type x-Height and Descenders” by J. George,

File Format Info,,

PNG (Portable Network Graphics) format,,


“Should I Subset Fonts When Making a PDF?” by E. Bruno,

Basic Design Tips,

Graphic Design Basics,

“Design Theory/Movements Book” thread,

Gestalt Psychology,

“Negative Space” by J. Cass,

“The Content of Form” by J.P. De Gregorio,

“Emotion” by R. De Sousa,

“The Incredible Way Your Brain ‘Sees’ a Logo” by K. Taylor,

“Synesthesia” by R. Cytowic,

The Synesthetic Experience,


Significato dei Simboli e Simbolismo,

Icon Analysis,

“Signographie as a Subject in its Own Right” by A. Stotzner,,

“Towards Relational Design” by A. Blauvelt,,

“An Essay Towards a New Theory of Vision” by G. Berkeley,

Proxemics,, comunicazione-non-verbale

Ergonomics Human Centered Design,

Isotype Institute by O./M. Neurath,, article by P. Rotha,

“Signs and Pictograms” by J.P. De Gregorio,

“Pictograms” by G. Arntz,,

“Digitalising Hand-Drawn Images” by V. Glitschka,

Stripe Generator,

Flags of the World,,

“Framework of Product Experience” by Desmet and Hekkert,

“The Data-Pixel Approach To Improving User Experience (Realigning, Not Redesigning)” by R. van der Merwe,

“Default Systems in Graphic Design” by R. Giampietro,

MAM by S. Malinowski,

“The Importance of Design and its Circumspect Practice” by J. Frascara,

“The Perils of Teaching Graphic Design In the Land of the Shapeshifters” by E. Ayter:

“What to Draw and How to Draw It” by E.G. Lutz (1913),, .pdf,

“How to Draw For the Movies” by ———— (1918),, .pdf

“Drawing Made Easy” by ———— (1921),, .pdf

“What's Up With Knowledge?”,

“Nine Reflections of Graphic Designers” by K. van der Waarde:

ADF (Anti Design Festival) Manifesto,

The Grid

Grid (Page Layout) definition,

“Grid Principles” by E. Lupton,

“The Golden Section Family” by M. Reynolds,

Golden Ratio, phi,,,

“Golden Section Illustration” by I. Gulkov,

“The 892 Ways to partition a 3x4 Grid” by T. Gaskin,,,

“David Colley Speaks About Grid Systems”,

“Typography Is a Grid” by A. Froshaug,

The Art of The Grid,,

The Grid System,,,,

“Baseline Grid in InDesign” thread,,

“Grids Are Good” by M. Boulton,

“Simple Steps to Designing Grid Systems” by M. Boulton,

“Grids as Interfaces” by C. van den Heuvel,

“Designing & Thinking with Grids” by B Sitek,

“The Vignelli Canon” by M. Vignelli,,

“Michelangelo Buonarroti, A Representation of the Golden Ratio” by D. de Campos et al.,,

The Greatest Manhattan Grid,

Hashgrid Tool,

“Moleskine Templates” by R. Graves,

Paper Browser,

“Establishing Your Grid In Photoshop” by S. Schoeffel,

Sketching, Wireframing and Note-Taking Templates,

“Grids For Sketching” by B. Martineau,

“iAd Wireframe Stencils” by S. Boms,

“Can the Grid Really Be Broken” thread,


ECI European Color Initiative,

“Color in Motion” by C. Cortés,

“Bibliografía del Color” by J.L. Caivano,

“Colour Wheels, Charts, and Tables Through History”,

“Understanding Color” by G.D. Bouton,

Color Space,

“RGB CMYK Workflow” by M. Kramer,

“RGB/CMYK Illustration” by A. Segalini,,

“Colour Spaces” by R.G. Kuehni,

“Colour Theory” by J. Medlej,

“Colour Theory” by J. Scruggs,

“Photoshop Tutorials & Colour Management” by TPS,

Compedium for Digital Photography by ECI,

Electromagnetic Spectrum and Wavelengths,,,

Colour Management in Output Printing Profiling,

Spot Colours and Process Colours,,

“Color Science” by D. Bruton,

Color Wheels Are Wrong? How Color Vision Actually Works” by J. Cohen,

“A Brief History of the Color Wheel” by C. Budrick,

Color Scheme Designer,

ColorSchemer Studio,

ColorConverter by M. Boscarol,,

Color Contrast and Dimension,

The History of Colour Systems,


CIE Lab and LCH,,,

HSL and HSV,,,

LaCie Introduction to Understanding Color,

LaCie Hardware & Human Factors Influence Color Management,

LaCie Color Spaces & Color Translation,

LaCie Basics on ICC Color Management Systems,

“Adventures in HSV Space” by D. Cardani,

“Color Theory and Chaos” by W. Goethe et al.,, lasalle, wittgenstein

”Colour Spaces: Perceptual, Historical and Applicational” by M. Tkalčič,

“Color Perception and the Hard Copy Proof” by D. Landon,

“Basic Color Terms; Are They For Real?” by T. Tanner,, paper

“Color Strategy” by J. Bredenfoerder,

“Made in the Shade” by E. Konigsberg,

“How To Measure Gray Scale for Primers” thread,

“Grey Illusion” by E. Adelson,

“The Blue and the Green Spiral Illusion” by A. Kitaoka,

“Eyescapes” by Rankin,

“Color Space: Printing a CMYK Image with a Laser A3” thread,

“How Do Colors Affect Purchases” by KISSmetrics,

“Reading Through Colour: How To Reduce Reading Difficulty, Eye Strain and Headaches” by A. Wilkins,

“Display Tech: LCD vs. Plasma” by T. Penner,

CLM Breezeware Color Lifecycle Management,

Truelight Colour Management by FilmLight,,

Light Tests,



Colour Confidence Shop,

Colour Order Systems in Art and Science,


Typography and Color,

Pigments Through the Ages,

Terres et Couleurs,

“Le Corbusier’s True Colors” by KT Color:,

Auto Color Library,

Cobalt Blue,

Atona Measure (Altona Test Suit),

Subtractive Color,

Color Specimen,

Color Theory for Digital Displays,

Colore Online,

System Brunner Proof Zebrastip,


Pantone Color Chart,

Pantone Color Bridge CMYK,,

Pantone Fashion Color Report Spring 2014,,

Pantone Mind-Blowing Color Competition,

“Convert CMYK Swatches to Pantone Numbers in Illustrator” by S. Ármannsson,

Web 4096 Color Wheel,

Color Scheme Generator,


Color Name,

Web Color Palette Generator,


Random Colour,

Color Matching Game,

“Rich Black vs. Plain Black” by D. van Holten,

“InDesign Black Output on PDF Export” thread,

Full Color Screen Printing with Photoshop,


Xoki ‘A Moment of Silence’,

Optical Movement Illusions,

Felice Varini Opticals,

Achromatic Phenomena,

“Shape+Color” by J. Elder,

“Color Chart, Color Field” by L. Skeegan,

“Color Conversion and Ink Management” Adobe Acrobat,

“The Evolution of Color Vision” by M. Rowe,

“The Evolution of the Human Eye” by S.D. Pitman,, müller-cells.jpg

“Eye, Brain, and Vision” by D. Hubel,

“Light and Low Vision” by E. Kitchel,

“Why Are People Drawn to Glossy Things” thread,

“Color For Dummies” by A. Chrisnadhi,

CCS Color and Materials Design MFA,

Color Wheels and Information Design,

Traditional Japanese Color () Names,

ColorMunki Spectrophotometer,

Konica Spectrophotometer CM-5,,

“Color Picker Pen” by J. Park,

“Accurate Color Measurement Protects Brand Identity” by L. Carulli,

“Colour” at the BROADer Issue,

GWG Digital Photography Specification,,

HP Online Color Thesaurus,

Lab Color Space,

Artwork Color Analytics,

Cromalin Process,

Ozalid Process,

Kris Color Stripes,


Vischeck and Daltonize,

Wayfinding and Signage

Wayfinding News,

“Thank You For Not Smoking” article on Signage by R. Caplan,

“Wayfinding” by K. Brandon,

“Wayfinding Systems” by L. Wyman,

“Books on Signage and Wayfinding” by R. Herrmann,

“Wayfinding Handbook” by D. Gibson,,,

“Wayfinding: Negotiating Complex Spaces” by L.T. Pham and E. Dane,

“Critical Wayfinding” by E. Lupton,

“Places Need Signs” by R. Waller,

“British Motorway Signage System” by Kinneir and Calvert,,

“Councils UK Urged to Remove Unnecessary Street Signs” by BBC News,

“London’s New Walking Wayfinding Maps” by D. Reid,

“The London Tube Map For a Multiscreen World” by J. Pavlus,,

“NYC Parks” by Pentagram,

“With No Display Map at Penn Station, Amtrak Misses an Opportunity” by A. Bernstein,

“Extraordinary Stories About Ordinary Things” by C. Bennes,

“Designing The Ultimate Wayfinding Typeface” by R. Herrmann,

“EGD Students Design Dynamic Airport Signage” by SEGD #8.25,

Eye Catch Signs Tactile Maps,

Curbside Haiku NYC Street Signs:, @facebook

“What‘s Your Signage” by SBDC,

“On Visiting a Warship / 防衛庁の公式ホームページが頭おかしい” by Japanese Ministry of Defence,

“Symbol Signs” by AIGA,

Sign Design Society,

Wayfinding News,

Book Design

“On Book Design” by R. Hendel,

“Book Typography” by Mitchell and Wightman,

“Text Principles” by E. Lupton,

“Explorations in Typography” by de Bartolo and Spiekermann,

“The Dire State of Book Typography” thread,

Tips for Top Type,,

Canons of Page Construction,

“The Golden Section Family” by M. Reynolds,

Golden Ratio, phi,,,

“Golden Section Illustration” by I. Gulkov,

“Book Design Pt.1” by J.D. Berry,

“Book Design Pt.2” by J.D. Berry,

“When Books Are Designed To Be Read” by P. Shaw,

“Incremental Leading” by M. Boulton,

“Typesetting Tables at 24ways” by M. Boulton,

“Type That Keeps the Beat” thread,

“Break Up Big Blocks Text” thread,

Typeface Paring i.e. Mixing Type,,,,

“Type Connection” Paring Game by A. Seltzer,

“Choosing a Font for Book Design” thread,

   “Font for Multilingual Books” thread,

   “Top Ten Typefaces Used by Book Design Winners” by S. Coles,

“Paragraph Rules” by Y. Peters,

“An Interview with Jim Felici” by F. Romano,

“Designers Discuss InDesign Typography Tips” by P. Cady,

“Kerning Features in QuarkXPress and InDesign” by I. Strizver,

“Justification Advice in InDesign” thread,

“2 1/2 lc Alphabets; 75 to 80 Characters per Line” by W. Berkson,

“Choose a Comfortable Measure (Line Lenght)” by R. Bringhurst,,

“Consistent Correlation Between Book Page and Type Area” by J. Tschichold,

“Typesetting Mysteries Demystified” by I. Strizver,

“Book Interior Design” by D. Margulis,

Recto and Verso,

“Balancing Typeface Legibility and Economy” by V. Gaultney,, principles

Edward Tufte - “Ask E.T.”,

“The Power of a Limited Palette” by C. Bickford-Smith,

“Book Art & History” by C. Knops,

“Roycroft’s Journey” by E. Carter (Dædalus, Virginia),

“How to Write a Book Proposal” by E. Lupton,

“Oddest Book Titles” by A. Flood,

“Word Spacing in InDesign” thread,,

“Digital Is Not an Excuse for Bad Typography” by R. Fink,

“Islands of Thought in Macrotypography (Linespaces vs. Indents)” by N. Ford,

MA Book Design University of Reading,

Joe Kral's Book Collection,

The Designer’s Review of Books,, @apolaine

Old-Timey Paperback Book Covers,

Book Covers Blog by C. Papasadero,

NYTimes Book Design Review,

Book Covers by David Pearson Design,

Brian Dettmer Book Art,

Octavo Editions,

Pagehand Word Processor,

Book Scanner ScanRobot by Treventus Mechatronics,

Books About Watermarks by Oak Knoll,

Checklist of Aldine (Aldus Manutius) Editions Owned by BYU,

“A Tribute to the Printer Aldus Manutius, and the Roots of the Paperback” by J. Schuessler,

The Typographic Mind,


“¿Conoces el BOOK?” by PopularLibros,

DTP Tutorials,

DTP Forum,

Prepress Forum,

Book Design Tips,

InDesign Scripts by T. Silkjaer,

Quite Imposing Guide 1.2,

“Page Maker Past, Present, and Future (A Brief History of Publishing)” by P. Adams,,

Mag+ “Reading Magazines on Handheld Digital Devices” by Bonnier and BERG,

Flipboard for iPad,

Calaméo Publisher and Browser,

Kindle II,,,

“Networked Optimization” by S. Lorusso and S. Schmieg,

A Look at the New Digital Version of Wired Magazine,

“Unbound [eBook] Pages” by J.D. Berry,,

“Why E-Books Look So Ugly” thread,,

“Is the Future of the Book Digital” thread,

“Introducing the Book (from ‘Øystein & Meg’)” by NRK,,, @zarius, @facebook-ieu-vcd

“The Transition from Printed to Electronic Book” by ONP,

“Books In the Age of the iPad” by C. Mod,, @facebook

“Hack the Cover” by C. Mod,,

“The Reading Brain in the Digital Age, Science of Paper versus Screens” by F. Jabr,

“What Amazon’s e-Book Strategy Means” by C. Stross:

“Students Demonstrate Innovative iPad Book Page Flip” by K. Hodgkins,

POD/ODB, OnDemand-Books,,,,,

Risograph Zine:,

“The Reinvention of Print, One App at a Time” by C. Warren,

“History, Digitized (and Abridged)” by K. Hafner,

“The Future of the Future of the Book” by S. Heller,

“Faber Finds Generative Book Covers” by G. Lucas,

“Typography Is About Reading – And So Are e-Books” by P. Luna,

“What Is Reading? An Excerpt from Reading for Understanding” by C. Cziko et ali,

“The Solid Form of Language” review by J.D. Berry,

“Music and Early Language Acquisition” by R. Slevc et ali,

“Introducing the Book (and the book-Book)“ by NRK & IKEA,,,, post

“Friends Make Books” by J. Miceli,

Twitter Book by Ether Press,

ILAB League of Antiquarian Booksellers,

SHARP Society of Authorshio, Reading and Publishing,


Bookshelf Porn,

Book News,

P-DPA (Post-Digital Publishing Archive),



Philobiblon Tutorials,

Book Binding Introduction,

Wilsey Rare Books Glossary,

Talas Bookbinding,

Japanese Bookbinding,,

Encuadernacion de Libros,

Bookbinding Hand Sewn,, lesson-two, lesson-three, lesson-four

Alternative Bookbinding,,

Support and Tutorials

Adobe Products,, exchange, brilliant; CS,

Adobe Support,

Adobe Apps Explained,


InDesign Movies & Sound,

Media Training UK Courses,

Vector Editor Online,


DTP Tools,

DTP Basics,

Designer’s Toolkit,

PDF Standards,

Certified PDF,

Image Resolution,

Folding Terms,

Quite PDF Editing Plug-ins,

Quite Imposing Guide 1.2,


Design Applications,

GraphicConverter Tutorials,

Multimedia Download Help Centre,

MPEG Streamclip,

Perian QuickTime Component,

How To Take a Screenshot,

“Ten Best Practices for Designing Mobile Websites” by A. Henderson,

“The Edge of Flash” by R. Ford,

Flash Players,,

“OpenType Glossary” by J.F. Porchez,

“Perfectly-sized Web Graphics” by M. Golding,

“Pro Blog Design” by M. Martin,

“iAd Wireframe Stencils” by S. Boms,

“Exporting a Flash Flipbook from InDesign CS5” by D. Bricker,

“Automatic Page Numbering” by I. Strizver,

“15 Tips To Choose a Good Text Type” by J.P. De Gregorio,

Lynda Online Training Library,


IconFinder Collection,

“Perspective in Icon Design” by V. Tran,

Icon Builder,

Icon Buffet,

Rendering Tutorial,

Illustrator Techniques,

Illustration Tutorials by J. Medley,

Illustrator Packaging Plug-ins,,



Photoshop Brushes,,,

Photoshop Filters and Effects,,,

Photoshop Practical Web Interface Design,

FontShop CS Photoshop Plugin,

True Grit Texture Supply,

Abduzeedo Tuesday Total Textures,

“Paper Prototyping Helper Kit” by D. Travis,

“Photoshop Tips and Techniques” by R. Brown,

“Tips for Designing Presentations” by J. Johnson,

Permament Press Filter,,

Photoshop CS3 and Lightroom,

Photoshop CC 2015,,,

Floyd-Steinberg Dithering,–steinberg-dithering,

Curvy Cross Color Processing in Photoshop,

Free Photo Editing Programs,

Graphic Design Directories,

Wacom Bamboo Tablet,,

IRISnotes Digital Pen,


Art Director Toolkit,

10 Essential Free E-Books for Web Designers,

Vinyl Cutting and Sign Making,,

CNC Wood Carving Machine Tools and Tips,

Designer Today,

Wpshower Wordpress Themes,

Banner Sizes Standards,

W3 School Web Building Tutorials,

Open Source Web Design,


OS X Features and Shortcuts,,

Technical Writing

David McMurrey,

Nicolas Negroponte,

“Printing Primer DTP Glossary” by H. Budgett,, dtp-glossary.pdf

Comp (Comprehensive),

Advertising Glossary by M.J. Motto,

Glossary by Artic Paper,, artic-glossary.pdf

Glossary by Environmental Paper Network,

“What Is Software For; Magic Ink” by B. Victor,, guide.pdf

Web Acronyms,

Review: Adobe InDesign CS2,

Online Portfolio Tidbits,

“Doodles, Drafts, and Designs: Industrial Drawings from the Smithsonian”,

“How (Not) to Write Like a Designer” by Core77,,

“Grammar of Comic-book Typography” by N. Piekos,,

“About Digital Comics” by Y. Bigerel,

Crayola Raw Materials Test Data Sheet,

QR-Code (Quick Response Code) wiki,,

“Bar Coding” by J. Rongitsch,,, universal-product-code

“What do Prototypes Prototype?” by Houde and Hill,

“Industry Trends in Prototyping” by D. Cronin,

“The Importance of Prototyping” thread,

“Money-saving Questions to Ask Before Printing Promotional Material” by D. Airey,

“Software Design and Industrial Design Are the Same Damn Thing” by D. Knemeyer,

“Adobe Photoshop® Touch Tablet Review” by L. Spradin,

“Photoshop Manipulations in Journalism” at E. Tufte,

“Federal Courts Move to Require PDF/A for E-Filing” by E. Svenson,,,

“Glossary of Internet and Web Jargon” by UC Berkeley, 

“Masters of Editorialism” by M. Bruinsma,

“Three Typefaces for Mathematics” by D. Rhatigan,

“The Complex Geometry of Islamic Design” by E. Broug,

Paper.js Vector Graphic Scripting,

“Typography For Lawyers” thread,

“Ethics in Graphic Design” by E. Kane,, @linkedin, research, @livingprinciples

Standards of Professional Practice by AIGA,

AIGA Design Business and Ethics,

Information Design

Dedicated Linkography,


Corporate Identity Viewpoints by W. Olins,

Corporate Identity Catalogue,

Identyworks Articles by T. Spaeth,,

Brand Namig Guides,,

Tagline Guru,

The Identity Archives Project,

Brands of The World References,


Duffy & Partners,,,

Tom Asacker,

“Branding & Visual Studies: Foundations and Research” by R. Giampietro,

“How Dieter Rams Made Braun Look Cool” by A. Rawsthorn,

“Typefaces For Corporate Design” by Smashing Editorial,

“Accurate Color Measurement Protects Brand Identity” by L. Carulli,

“Unnatural and Uncomfortable” by W. Novosedlik,

Yale University Printer Office,,,

Logo Resources,, logo-resources, siahdesign, creativity, vectortuts


Logo Design Love by David Airey,,

LogoLounge Trends, 

All The Logos,


Creative Logos From Logofaves,,

“Logotypes: a Simple Word is All it Takes” thread,

“10 Steps to Great Logo Designs”, by D. Airey,

“Logo, Bullshit & Co., Inc.” by O. Reichstein,

“60 Typefaces For Corporate Design” by V. Friedman,

Unusual Business Cards,


“Olympic Logo Design Through the Ages” by M. Glaser,

UK Tate Gallery Logo Design,

Country Brands of Today’s and Tomorrow’s,

A Brand for London,

“Sweden Typeface” by S. Hattenbach (Söderhavet),,

BOSCH by Schwartzco Inc.,

United Airlines,

Dropbox Branding Guidelines,

eBay introduces a new logo:

“Are Restaurant Menus Designed to Make You Spend More?” thread,

MIT 2011 New Logo,

“Pirelli Logo” by J. McSeveney,

NASA Graphics Standards Manual 1976,, 

“Why You Care That IKEA Adopted Verdana” by C. Rugen,

“USA TODAY for Tomorrow” by A. Vit,

“Redesign TCHO Chocolate” by Edenpiekermann,

“A Century of US Candy Bars” by D. Grager,

“Type Directors Club 58 Identity” by P. Scher,

“Wikipedia New Concept” by Moving Brands,

Science Museum Identity,

Ten Handwritten Logos,

Evolution of Tech Companies’ Logos,

Evolution of Car Logos,

Automakers Logos Evolution,,

Extraverage Logo Selection 2002-2007,

“The Best and Worst Identities of 2012” by A. Vit,

Popular Airline Logos,

USA Political Election Logos 2008-1960,

Dutch Government Corporate Typeface Rijksoverheid,,

London Transport,,,,

Starbucks Style Guide,

Lingo App UI Design Library Organizer,

Swisscom Design Solution,,

Swiss National Bank (SNB) Competition Results,,

American Airlines New Identity,,

Audi Corporate Typeface,

$ Redesign,,,

Vintage Logos by A. Hallmundur,

Vintage Logos by E. Carl,

Osocio Social Advertising Campaigns,

“Wine and Spirits Label Designs” by J. Jelev,,, @behance

“The AVATAR Brand of James Cameron” by T. Girvin,

“I Hear You Like Tomato Soup” by W. MacFarland,

“Characters Are More Important Than Jokes”, by W.B. Watterson,

“Ziegler Family Newsletter” by N. Ziegler,

“The Human Slouch Towards Narrative” by B. Hughes,

Debut Design “Encore”,

“Rhythm Logo” by UC.DOD,

“What‘s Your Signage” by SBDC,

“Simple Sketches“ by T. Girvin,




Podge Peers, 

Jack Yan,


Moving Brands,

Fonts In Use,

Eray Makal’s Bookmarks,

IKEA ‘Find Your Style’ Tool,

IBM Plex,,


Brand New at UnderConsideration by A. Vit,,

Poster, Ads, Covers, Stamps, and Other Collections

Poster Design Pool,

I Believe in Advertising,

Print’s Guide to Posters:

Polish Posters,,

Swiss Posters,

Dutch Poster Museum,,

Russian Logvin,

Soviet Posters,

Ukraine 4th Block,,

Chinese Posters,

Cuban Posters,,

Persian Posters,

Spanish Civil War Propaganda,

Puerto Rico 1952-85 in Posters,

Iranian GDS,,

ADS of The World Archive,

Taiwan Award 2007,

Kemistry Gallery,

Chicago International Poster Biennal,

Good 50x70,

Autism Poster Contest,,

Postposter פוסט-פוסטר,

International Typographic Style Posters,

Vintage Poster Dealers Association,, IVPDA show,

Vintage Poster Mania,

Vintage American Magazine Cover and Advertising Illustrations,

Vintage French Magazine Covers,

Vintage Italian Movie Ads,

Vintage Ad Browser,

Vintage Postage Stamps,

Spaghetti Western Posters,

Drink Labels,

Minimalist Posters Explain Complex Philosophical Concepts,

Communication Arts 55th Illustration Annual,

“Berthold Wolpe, the Designer Behind Faber & Faber’s Distinctive Book Covers,

Chromeography Logos and Lettering,

Milwaukee Bus Passes 1930–1979,

USPS Industrial Design Stamps,,

International Poster Collection at CSU,

Classic Posters,

19thc Shipping Posters,

Grayspace Poster Gallery,

World of Playing Cards,

“Psychedelic Poster Pioneer Wes Wilson” by B. Marks,

“Illustrations of Italo Calvino Classics” by Y. Nascimbene,

“World Baseball Classic” by F. Zorzi,,

“Characters For an Epic Tale” by T. Gauld,,

“English Hot Spring Manners” by A. Akcasu,

Barewalls Posters and Art Prints,

Pictures On the Walls,


AllPosters Store,

The Graphic Imperative 1965-2005,

Poster Designers,

Pierpaolo Vetta,

Jordan Michael Gray,

U.S. and Canadian Advertisements 1911-1955,

NYC Subway in the 80s,

Polish Maps 1950s-70s,

Show Us Your Type (Type and Cities),

Pulp Fiction Covers,,

Penguin Canadians Book Series,

“Great Food” Penguin Series by C. Bickford-Smith and S. Raw,

“Let’s Design a Book Cover” by T. Gauld,

Eye Covers,

Domus Magazine Cover Database,

Life Magazine Covers,

Typographische Monatsblätter Covers 1960-1990,

Graphis Annuals ’57/58,

Olympic Posters,

Typographic Verses From the Bible,

Fukuda 76 Designers,

Citroen 2cv Brochures,

Food Flags,

Eurobest Creative Advertising Awards,

Old-Timey Paperback Book Covers,

Book Covers Blog by C. Papasadero,

50 Watts Book Covers Collection,

The Evolution of Apple Ads:

Lyrics and Type,

LP Cover Lover,

Reggae Poster Contest,

Vintage 78rpm Record Labels by E. Baker,

Brand Name Pencils,

“Pencil Sculptures” of D. Getty,,

“Pencil Hero: Henry Petroski“ by Pencilrevolution,

“No Smoking Sign Library” by D. Eatock,

“Anatomy of Toys Prints” by J. Freeny,

“Charlatan, Martyr, Hustler” by J. Roth,

“AIDS Graffiti” ad by TBWA Paris,, aids-graffiti.mp4,

“Slogan For the Early 21st Century” by D, Coupland,

“Soviet-era Erotic Alphabet Book 1910” by R. Wolfe,, post

Sony Music Timeline,

Jazz Posters,

Methane Studios,

Crack Press,

Beer Labels,,

“Fruit Stickers” by D. DeSandro,

Jacqueline Casey Posters,

Woodcut Posters by B. Aubry,

Cuatro Cosas Blog,

Faces in Places,

Tasarım Alaturka,

“NY Times Opinion illustrations”,

Dust-to-Digital Multimedia,, victrola-favorites

“I Am Not an Artist” Animated GIF Paranoia,

Viñetas Stickers Collection,

“Ron Paul’s Graphics Revolution” by S. Heller,

“Ludwig Hohlwein 1874-1949” by P. Giambarba,

“Charles Addams: Master of the Macabre” 1953 magazine article,

“Obey Plagiarist Shepard Fairey” by M. Vallen,

“Italian Communication Campaigns (Health and Social),

“Universal Declaration of Human Rights” by Pirtle Design,

“The Big New Yorker Book of Dogs” @brainpicker,

“Susan Sontag’s Insights on Love” by W. MacNaughton:

“Apple Long Copy Ads” by N. Asbury,,

Posters Layout Guidelines,

Canva Brochures Templates,

Stamp and Label Group,

Fruit and Vegetable Crate Labels,

Matchbox Vintage Labels,,

Popular Science Vintage Ads,

Card Collectors Database,

Virtual Shoe Museum,

Mexican 50-60s Readers Digest ads,

Civil War Resources,

Ilustração Portuguesa,

Tropical 1950s Retro Type Inspiration,

“A Trip to Europe, 1963” by S. Coles,

Olay Ad Blog,

Way Shape Form ; Design and Typography for Printed Materials,

“Commands” Posters by Atmostheory,

Carphone 1958,

“Words Are Pictures” by C. Ward,

TypoPoster Generator,


Wordle Word Clouds,,

“The Weather Project” by O. Eliason,, thread

Cinema of the World,

MovieWeb: movie posters and reviews,

Turner Classic Movies,

Movie Posters and Collectibles,

“My Duck Is Dead” Bizzarre Movies,

Yugoslavian Movie Posters,

Movie Titles Stills Collection,

Forget the Film Watch the Titles,

Criterion Films Collection,

90 Typographic Posters,

Film Posters Typeset in Trajan,

Osocio Social Advertising Campaigns,

AMI Medical Illustrators,

Brilliant Unusual Commercials,

Airplane Cutaways,

Airlines Posters,

Nautical Posters,

Travel Brochures, Italy, France, Russia, Swiss

Tobacco Advertisements,, caballero, thread; “Smoking” film, fonts, book

Spanish Pharmaceuticals 60-70s,

Alphabetilately: An Alphabet of Philately,

“Advertising Got Better” by P. Scher,

“An History of the Poster”,

“Souvenir” Exhibit,

Advertising Slogan Hall of Fame,

Funny Signs,,,



Joseph Nicéphore Niépce,épce

Ansel Adams,,,

Henry Fox Talbot,

André Kertész,é-kertész

“History of Photography” by The Library of Congress,, brief,

“Photography: Theory and Practice” by G.E. Brown,

“Why Photograph?” by R. Golden,

“Attitudes of Animals in Motion (1882)” by E. Muybridge,,

“Al Hazen and the Secret of the Camera Obscura” by Fox Talbot Museum,

39 Mpx Hasselblad,

35 Colorized Historical Photos,

Photography Without a Lens? Future of Images May Lie in Data, by D. Gershgorn,

Galerie Berinson,


Alinari Archives,

Magnum Photos Cooperative,

NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day,

“Total Solar Eclipse 2009” by M. Druckmüller,

Old Style Photo Generator,

Masters of Photography,

POYi Archives for Photojournalism,

Peter Langer AMG International Travel Photographer,

Steven Kasher Gallery,

Light Tests,

Compedium for Digital Photography by ECI,

Geotagging Images With GraphicConverter,

Platinum and Palladium Print,


ORWO Formulae and Chemistry,

Manual Photography Cheat Sheet,

Lytro Light Field Camera,

Double Exposures (“Spirit Photographs”),

Photography Glossary,

GWG Digital Photography Specification,,

”Making P.O.P. (Printing Out Paper)” by L. Lawless,

“A Basic Library for Photographic Experimenters” by H.W. Yurow,

“Long-exposure photography of Toby Harriman” by S. Gruenwedel,

“Photographers Are Sleepwalking Into a ‘Photographic Armageddon’” by C. Cheesman,

WordPress Photography Website Templates,

Why Sharing Photos on Facebook Is Bad For You,

“ISO, Shutter, Aperture Cheatcard” by D. Peters,

“UK Photographers Rights” by L. Macpherson,

“The Photographers’ Right” by B.P. Krages,

“10 More Marketing Ideas for Photographers” by S. Bourne,

“Top 10 Tips for Being a Cinematographer” by A.D. Mantle,

“Become A Photographer” by B. Patterson,

“What is 21st Century Photography?” by D. Rubinstein,

“Magnum and the Dying Art of Darkroom Printing”,

“The Next Revolution in Photography Is Coming” by S. Mayes,


Abelardo Morell,

Alberto Seveso,,, quora

Amy Stein,

Arnaud Frich,

Artem Nazarov,

Bill Wadman,

Brian Bloom,

Bruno Dayan,

Cara Baber,

Carlo Van de Roer,

Chema Madoz,

Chris Jordan,

Chris Pritchard,

Clark Little,, waves

Cory Arnold,

Dan Kitwood,,

David Byun,

David Goldenberg,

David Hockney,

David Maisel,

Deltaso Tumblr,

Dick Osseman,

Elena Kalis,

Elizaveta Porodina,

Elliott Ewritt,

Erick Regnard,

Erwin Olaf,

Format Mediu,

Gene Smirnov,

Gene Wright,

Gilles-Marie Zimmermann,

Gregor Miller,

Guy Bourdin,

Hedi Slimane,

Helmut Newton,

Henri Cartier Bresson,

Henry Hargreaver,

Irina Werning,

Isaías Loaiza,

Jan Sochor,

Jay Hynes,

Jeremy Liebman,

Jeroen Bouman,

J.J. L’Heureux,

John Margolies,

John Wreford,

Joseph Bellows Gallery,

Joseph Ford,

Kalle Gustafsson,

Kevin Lawson,

Koen Demuynck,

Luis Sanchis,

Marianna Santoni,

Marino Parisotto Vay,

Mario-Cezar Popescu,

Marcus Wallinder,

Mark Klett,

Mark Tipple,

Martin Kollar,

Michael Muller,

Miles Aldridge,

Nuri Bilge Ceylan,

Pascal Perich,

Pau Ros,

Peter Langer,

Phillip Toledano,

Rachel Papo,

Ragnar Axelsson,


Remo Savisaar,

Rodney Rascona,

Ryan McGinley,

Sacha Dean Biyan,

Sarah Medway,

Sarah Roesink,

Sharon Van Lieu,

Silvia Saponaro,

Simon Christen,

Stefan Bourson,

Stefan Hofer,

Stephen Wilkes,

Square America Vintage,

Tadao Cern,

Thomas Hawk,

Thomas Peschak,

Thomas Schlijper,

Walter Schels,

William Hüber,

Yann Arthus Bertrand,, extract

Zena Holloway,

+ Photography as Fine Art,

Photo Archive News,

Jeanloup Sieff,

Laura Ronchi,

Stone, Getty-Images,

Stock Libraries,, thread

NYPL Digital Gallery,

British Museum Images,

British Library Public Domain Images,,

Acclaim Images,


Scala Fine Art Digital Archives,

Can Stock Photography Royalty Free,

GoGraph Stock Photography, Illustrations, and Video Footage,

Costica Acsinte Project,,

Moodboard Stock,

SXC Free Stock Photography,

Foto Search Stock Photography,



Yahoo Snapshot of the Week,

SmugMug Photo Sharing Websites,

Free Photo Editing Programs,

Ourplace World Heritage,

Office 36 Visual Artist’s Managment,

Shotview Photographers Management,

Easypano Virtual Tour Software,

Digital Camera Back,

Victor Magazine,


FotoCult Magazine,

World In Focus Contest,,

Digital Photography Review,,

Studio and People


2Advanced Studios,



Alberto Seveso,,

Alex Trochut,

Alison Carmichael,

Andrzej Klimowski,

Andy Mangold,

Anthony Burrill,

Antonio Carusone,

Armin Vit,

Ayana Baltrip,

Bansky,, interview, note, blog



Benoît Bodhuin,

Best Pieces Letterpress,

BIG Bjarke Ingels Group,


Bram Pitoyo,

Brian Buirge,

Brian Dettmer,

Browns Design,


Bureau for Visual Affairs,


Calliope Gazetas,



Cato Purnell Partners,

Chip Kidd,, blog

Chris Hamamoto,

Christophe Niemann,

Christophe Huet,

Craig Ward,


Daniel Eatock,, bio

Daniel Mall,

David Carson,

David DeSandro,

Debbie Smyth,, blog

Denis Kamioka Cisma,

Designiq,, ed-bio

Design Is Dead,


Doyle Partners,

Doug Wilson,



Doug Cloud,


Eliot Bergman,

Emiliano Ponzi,

Eva Montanari,

Evan Penny,, blog

Fabio Novembre,




Francesco Francavilla,

Francesco Zorzi,

Fury Design,

George Horne,



Giuseppe Randazzo,

Gordon Young,

Grafisches Büro,


Guido Scarabottolo,

Hafen Senn Stieger,

Harris Jaubert,


Hype Type Studio,


Imago Mexico,

Ingrid Siliakus,

Jakob Trollbäck,,

Jesse Bennett-Chamberlain,

James Goggin, Practise,

James Stone, mimeArtist,

Jason Kottke,

Jason Santa Maria,

John Sims,

Johnathan Barnbrook,

Johnson Banks,

Jordan Gray Creative,

Jordan Jelev,

Justin Cone,

Kari Piippo,

Kasia Korzak,


Kelli Anderson,

Ken Garland,

Kerry William Purcell,

Kumi Yamashita,



Lotta Nieminen,

Luna Maurer,

LS Graphic Design,

Lust,, bio

Maira Kalman,

Mark Boulton Design,

Markus Eriksson,

Martin Albornoz,

Massimo Vignelli,, interview

Michael Ian Kaye,

Michelle Nguyen,

Mike Perry,

Milton Glaser,,, interview

Monkeehub Illustration,

Mucca Design,


Nathalie Alvang,,

NB: Studio,

Nic Askew Films,

Nicolae Negura,



On The Camper,

Otl Aicher,

Outside Line,

Pablo Alfieri,

Paola Idrontino,

Paula Scher,

Patrick Carter,

Pelin Kırca,


Philip Brunner,

Pierre Mendell,

Pirtle Design,



Prescott Perez-Fox,



Renzo Piano Building Workshop,

Research Studios,

Ricardo Cavolo,, blogpost

Richard Smith,,

Robert Peters,

Roz Goldfarb Associates,


Ruth Huimerind,

Satyendra Pakhale,

Saul Bass,, blog, book

Scribble Tone,


Serial Cut,

Shahee Ilyas,

Si Scott,

Siggi Eggertsson,



St. Luke’s,

Stefan Sagmeister,,, blogpost

Stephen Gose,

Stephen Tiano,

Stoltze Design,

Studio Azzurro,

Studio Dumbar,

Studio Najbrt,, biennial


Tanya Sprowl,

The Colour Grey,

The Designer Republic,, blogpost

Thierry Mugler,


Tom Muller,

Tony Spaeth,

Trent Walton,

Turner Duckworth,

United Designer,

Value and Service,

Victor Garcia,

Vince Frost,

Vladimir Radunsky,

Wes Wong,

Wolff Olins,

Yanko Tsvetkov,

Yugo Nakamura,


Designer Biographies by DWR,


Aleksander Lenart,

Alessandro Gottardo,

Alessandro Segalini,

Alex Cornell,

Alison Carmichael,

Andrey Akishev,

Austin Kleon,

Ben Barry,

Carlo Giovani,

Chris Milk,

Christoph Niemann,

Corey Holms,

Craig Oldham,

Creative Nights UI,

Daniel Eek,

Daniel Pelavin,

Dave Werner,

David Airey,

David Latz,


Dimitri Giani,

Doug Alves by E. Omine,

Eliot Bergman,

Emmanuel Polanco,

Eric Adorn,



Gary Robbins,

Glitschka Studios,

Graphic Thought Facility,

Greg Lamarche,


Heiko Hlug,,


Ian Kim,

Ildem Akcakaya,

Jeffrey Docherty,

Jamie Wieck,

Jared Tarbell,

Jarr Geerligs,

Jesse Kaczmarek,

João Oliveira,

Job Wouters,

Joe Zeff,

Jon Gray,

Joseph T. Maguire,

Juan Carlos Fernandez,

Joshua Johnson,

Karim Charlebois-Zariffa,

Kliment Kalchev,

Kyle Bean,

Laura Dal Maso,

Lennard Schuurmans,

Lotta Nieminen,,

Luc Melanson,

Luke Williams,


Mark Andersen,

Mark Montgomery,

Merten Snijders,

Mika Saksi,

Mike Montgomery,

Mike Perry,

Miruna Macri,,


Nelson Balaban,

Nic Shuttleworth,

Nik Ainley,

Pete Harrison,

Rick Banks,

Root 2 Design,

Siggi Eggertsson,

Simon Page,,

Tanya Merone,

Tom Gauld,

Thomas Wilder,

Ugo Nespolo,

Yugo Nakamura,

Zina Saunders,


Portfolio Center,

Online Portfolio Tidbits,


Cargo Collective,

Indexhibit Web Application,

Stacey Lightweight Content Management System,

“Portfolio Advices”,

“How To Build a World Class Design Portfolio” by B. Blumenfeld,

“Design Portfolios” by S. Eisenman,

“May I Show You My Portfolio?” by M. Bierut,

“Creating The Perfect Online Portfolio” by C. Ta'eed,

“Personal Photo on a Portfolio Site” thread,

 Collectives and Presentation:

   Behance Network,



   Computerlove Connecting Creative Talents,

   Coroflot Portfolios,

   Folio 11,

   Graphic Design Blog,

   Presentation Zen,

Film and Video

“Briefly” by T. Bassett,,,

“Adrian Frutiger, The Man of Black and White”,

“Etched in Stone” by C. Dave,

“Feeling Good” by T.G. Connolly,

“Firefly Letterpress”,

“Heart Made of Sound” by K. Moyes,

“Monotype Work” by Kat Ran Press,

“The Art of Hermann Zapf” in “The World of Alphabets”,

“The Child, NYC” by A. Bardou-Jacquet,

“Typecast” by K. Cho,

“Typography Is What Language Looks Like” by Vancouver Film School,

“The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics” by N. Juster,

“The Beauty of Numbers” by S. Kawakami,,

“Francesco Franchi On Visual Storytelling and New Languages in Journalism” by Gestalten,

“Interview with Ken Barber” by Gestalten,

“The Gutenberg Press” by S. Fry,

J’adore la Typographie,

Graphic Designer vs. Client,

Barnbrook Films,

The Bobbie Wygant Archives,

Speed on Film, “What Fast Looks Like” by J. Kottke,

REM Hollowman,

Hillman Curtis Films,

David Berlow,

“Milton Glaser Draws and Lectures” by C. Coy,

“Artist Video Series Inspiration” by AIGA,

“The Decanter” by W. Landor,

“Exit Through the Gift Shop” by Banksy,,,

“RiP! A Remix Manifesto” by B. Gaylor,

“Trip Print Press & The Making of FreshSox” by M. Barrett,

“No Name Design” by F. Clivio,

“Design Silesia Mobilny Kontener Designu” by P. Kercher,

Kurt Weidemann 1922–2011 (Porsche, Mercedes, Deutsche Bahn, etc.),,,

TypeCulture Movie Resources,

Printing 1947 by Holmes Films,

Abstract, the Art of Design,

Graphic Means,

Learning to Set Type 1959 by Whitten-Appleton,

Typesetting Linotype 1960 by Salesian Vocational and Technical Schools,, pt.2


Rob Waller’s,

Max Bruinsma’s,

John D. Barry’s,

Mark Batty Publisher,

Michael Bierut’s,

Danah Boyd’s,

Scott Berkun’s,

Cameron Moll’s,

Paul Graham’s,

Ellen Lupton’s,

Rob Giampietro’s,

Mitch Goldstein’s,

Paul Shaw Letter Design,

Baseline mag,

Spatium mag,

Encore mag,

Tipográfica mag,

Typo mag,

The Daily Heller,

Visual News,

Google Doodles,

The Magazine,

Print Magazine Competitions,

Johnson Banks,

Typotheque articles,

Works That Work,

Design Observer: writings about design and culture,, books

SPD Society of Publication Designers,

ADF (Anti Design Festival) Manifesto,


Creative Review,

Pingmag articles,

U&lc Searchable PDFs,

Cooper Journal,

Dirk Knemeyer,


It’s Nice That,

Good Fucking Advice,





The Hub Creative Directory,

Build Blog,


“The Science Bookstore” by J. Ptak,

Everyone Forever,

Tuvie Industrial Design,

Opium Magazine,

Feed Animation Design,

SEGD Society for Environmental Graphic Design,

Read Between The Leading,

Graphic-Exchange: selection of graphic projects,

The Ministry of Type,

You Thought We Wouldn't Notice,

Modernist Magazines Project,

Unit Editions,


Nieves Editions,


WGA ART Database,


Creative Mornings,

Ibiblio Famous Artworks Exhibition,

Multi, The RIT Journal,

International Journal of Design,

Counter-Print: art and design related material,

The Designer’s Review of Books,

The Serif Publishing,

Winterhouse Editions,

Princeton Architectural Press,

Allworth Press,

Focal Press,

Hyphen Press,

Nijhof & Lee,

Sage Journals,


Bookshelf Porn,

Typowiki Books,

Spec (as in ‘speculative’)


AIGA Position on Spec Work,, standard-spec-letter.pdf

“Specs and Contests: We All Lose” by T. James,

“How to Educate Your Clients on Spec Work” by T. James,

“The Truth About Tenders” by M. Hendersen,

“Thinking Out Loud About Pro Bono Work” by S. Olude,

“Crowdsourcing: Sabotaging Our Value” by T. Wilder,

“How Much Do I Charge My Client” thread,

Pro Bono Contract Sample,

The Anonymous License,

“Against Crowdsourcing Logo Design: an Open Letter From AIGA to the Tokyo Olympic Committee,

“When You Ask Non-Creative Professionals to Work for Free” by E. Reagan,,

“All Possible Futures: Experimental Jetset on Speculative Graphic Design” by J. Sueda,

“Working Pro-bono” by T. Stephan,

“Should I Work for Free?” by J. Hische,

Commerce and Products

EventsEye Trade Shows,

Hoovers Companies Directory,

Veer “Visual Elements for Creatives”,


The Roland Collection of Film & Videos on Art,

“The One Hour Guide to Self-Publishing” by D. Bricker,

“Time & Space” by E. Zelinski,,

Arjowiggins Blank Sheet Project,

Red Lemon Club Resources for Creative Freelancers,

Unicahome Furnishings,

Harmonie Intérieure Décoration,

Rockport Publishers,

Nijhof & Lee,

You Work For Them,

Winterhouse Editions,

Colophon Magazine Symposium,,

Society6, Affordable Art Prints & T-shirt,

Roz Goldfarb Associates,

Design Competition Directory,

Graphic Competitions,

Creative Commons (cc),

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