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  • UncleWally
    Comment on A New design agency with the mindset of 10-15 years ago…
    UncleWally
    You bring up a great point, Cause telephone books really are all they know… It's been a great learning process for all of us involved.

    Also another great point with good design staying...
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    I like that they are clean overall, but the illustrations lack consistency.

    Some of them are flat and simple (like thew globe, etc), while when it comes to the laptop and the smartphone you...
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    Comment on A New design agency with the mindset of 10-15 years ago…
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    I'd say yes and no… I say yes, cause we [could] do it and have little problems with it, but no because management likes to have their finger in it (not in a micro-managing way, they like to know...
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    Like the tags they very apparently attached to, I would suggest alternatives and explain why they would be more suitable for this application.
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  • Suggested Reading?

    Books! Those paper things that were around before the Google mindset ruined a generation of designers.

    I'm looking for excellent typography books. Currently I am finishing Bringhurst's "Elements of Typographic Style," and would like something to follow up with.

    I'm about to pick up the "Looking Closer" (1-4) series...

    Any other suggested reading? Not just for typography - but great books you've read in general. I'm not looking for annuals and simple case study showcase books - but rather critical writings on graphic design.

    I have access to OhioLink, a college resource that links like 100+ colleges in the state of Ohio through their libraries, so I can pretty much recieve any book. So - price is not an object.

    I recieved Jeff Fisher's book from some tiny school in northeastern Ohio! That was a great read for a student.

    Someone should move this to the resources forum "quick like a bunny" before I feel dumb =/
    design is the best way to touch strangers without getting arrested for it - ben ramsey

  • #2
    some good links here.. though you'll have to scroll down a ways.

    http://www.graphicdesignforum.com/fo...ead.php?t=7892
    "It's never too late to be who you might have been." - George Eliot

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    • #3
      The Cheese Monkeys by Chip Kidd

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      • #4
        1ST, I just picked up a book last night called "Graphic Design That Works" the cool thing i like about this is it's a case by case study of real world logos, brochures, magazines and layouts and why they work. And they are popular things that we all know, not garbage.

        I also recently picked up a book called "Advertising Concepts & Copy" it goes into more depth about what goes into making an ad than any book I've ever seen. Whether you make ads or not I think it's a valuable resource.
        As God Is My Witness, I Thought Turkeys Could Fly

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