Movie Posters Get Retro Upgrades

Designer Peter Stults has reimagined movie posters and given them a retro design upgrade. The retro upgrade not only makes for a better movie poster for each movie,  but also reimagines the cast of the movies and replaces the actors with actors from the appropriate time. Make sense? For example, the poster for The Grand Budapest Hotel … Continue reading Movie Posters Get Retro Upgrades

Material Design for the Masses

Google has released a useful little tool called Material Design Lite. Use it to turn your website or web app into a slick Material Design masterpiece using HTML, JavaScript, and CSS. Really! The beautifully designed collection includes an entire library of page elements like Cards, Click-sensitive Menus, and Gem-toned buttons, and more. It can be as simple as picking a … Continue reading Material Design for the Masses

Volkswagen updates official brand typeface

After decades of using Futura as the official brand font (or a variant of Futura called VW Utopia), Volkswagen is stepping out of the Modern era and moving into the Digital era. The typeface was a hit since the original 1960’s ad campaign. Futura was inspired by Bauhaus principles of Form & Function and it is … Continue reading Volkswagen updates official brand typeface

Now You Can Be a Master Type Designer Too

There was a time when I wanted to design my own typeface as part of a graphic design methodology course. At the time all I was able to design was the word “typography” in my own custom style. It took some time in Illustrator. It was way faster than if I would have tried to do it … Continue reading Now You Can Be a Master Type Designer Too