During the month of February I’ve been feasting on WIRED magazine’s Abstract: The Art of Design series on Netflix. The series engagingly covers the lives, art, and perspectives of eight world renowned designers who’ve mastered their respective crafts. My favorite so far has been the interview with Tinker Hatfield who ideated Nike’s Jordan shoes. Apart from […]
I chose these three type specimen posters of the Futura font mainly because of their minimalist design. Futura is a font based on simplicity, and similarly it appears that these artists attempted to embody this in their compositions. Additionally, the color schemes used in these posters are vibrant and help to catch the viewer’s attention wherever […]
It can sometimes feel awkward to put yourself out there, and present in front of other people. However, I enjoyed presenting in class about my concept for our semester-long Time project. Something I’d like to improve on for next time would be to slow down my delivery a little more so that the audience better […]
Futura is part of the sans-serif typeface class. I chose Futura because visually I’m attracted to the geometric form of this font. Additionally, the humanist characteristics are appealing as well.
I originally found this article about the future of “blue collar” work in a recent edition of wired magazine. I found this intriguing given the ambiguous political, social, and economic climate in the U.S. especially surrounding the issue of unemployment and job creation. While some might feel that bringing back manufacturing jobs from abroad would […]
Futura was originally designed for efficiency, and made from geometric forms. At 90 years old the Futura font is still being used for its efficiency and legibility. Uses of the Futura font range from marketing material to official government purposes.
I tend to enjoy articles from inc.com and other business-oriented websites because they get-to-the-point. This article highlights five important things that would benefit any presenter wanting to communicate effectively with their audience. The tips given are sweet and simple, and center around helping presenters to simplify their message, use story to convey meaning, entertain the audience, use […]