Typography And Font Deconstruction Typography is associated with great design for web and print. However, it was not so long ago that typesetting for printing presses was the norm. During this era of typesetting, many technical terms evolved for the construction and makeup of fonts and layout. It was like a secret code for typesetters, […]

New from Pop Chart, the Charted Collection of Contemporary Footwear is a handy cheat sheet for any shoe closet. Can’t tell the difference between a slingback espadrille wedge and a peep-toe ankle strap platform wedge? The prolific infographic design studio Pop Chart Lab has you covered. The Charted Collection of Contemporary Footwear is a handy, […]

Readers: I am in Austin, Texas for some training. Here is a neat infographic that was created for SXSW 2012 that depicts what to see that is the best of the city while you’re in Austin. Find out what the locals do and the favorite Austinite hotspots with this infographic guide created by Loku. Enjoy! Michael

DeAgostini have launched a series of infographics to help you, the fan, delve deeper into the world of Star Wars. The first of these is the Star Wars Fact File Travel Guide. See how locations across the USA, Asia and beyond were transformed into the world you know and love and use the sharing buttons […]

Readers: Some form of currency has been around for nearly as long as people have walked the earth. From bartering, to trading cattle, to swapping Bitcoins, the following infographic by www.mint.com explores the evolution of money. Best regards, Michael

————————————————————————- Source: Shannon Lattin, The Common Cook’s How-Many Guide to Kitchen Conversions, S.B.LattinDesign, January 3, 2012, http://sblattindesign.wordpress.com/2012/01/03/measure-up/.

Readers: Here is a great Groundhogs Day infographic that was created by HERO. HERO is a multidisciplinary design studio dedicated to producing hand-crafted illustration and design, run by Long Beach, CA -based husband and wife team, Beth Manos and Mark Brickey (pictured above). Formed in 2003, Hero focuses primarily on design and illustration for the […]

SXSW, a ten day festival that takes the city of Austin by storm. The city feels an economic surge, is packed with out of towers and is nonstop craziness for all involved.  The conference includes a gaming expo, an interactive festival,a trade show, a film festival and a music festival. The wide diversity of events […]