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Apple’s Next Big Thing: Augmented Reality

CEO Tim Cook is betting on augmented reality, a cousin of VR that he believes will keep his company on top and may even supplant the iPhone. by Mark Gurman   Tim Cook has talked up a lot of technologies since becoming Apple Inc.’s chief executive in 2011. Driverless cars. Artificial intelligence. Streaming television. But no technology has fired […]

Why Symbols Matter

Two graphic designers comb through thousands of years of iconography in a new handbook for understanding visual language. by KELSEY CAMPBELL-DOLLAGHAN  courtesy the Monacelli Press 7 Concepts That Tease The Wacky Future Of Screens Look Down On One Of The World’s Most Densely Populated Slums In These Aerial Shots The Art Of Manipulating Algorithms Pentagram And […]

Give ‘Em What They Want

Julia Sotera Food and beverage companies already invest considerable time and resources developing new formulations and packaging them in a way that hopefully will resonate with consumers. But sometimes, even tried-and-true marketing techniques aren’t enough to help a product that has fallen out of favor with consumers. A proven methodology called “need states” offers a […]

What are some great examples of skillfully photoshopped images?

by Patrick Crosset as posted on Quora Amazing Photo Manipulations by Indian Artist Anil Saxena Anil Saxena is an Indian photographer from Mumbai who makes amazing photo-manipulation using Photoshop . These surreal photos will truly amaze you. Anil started out doing conventional darkroom photo composition and retouching them before moving these skills over to Photoshop. Having moved […]

Box Clever

For the past twenty years, Progress Packaging have been bringing beautifully designed packaging to life, working with an impressive roster of leading design studios. In today’s Industry People, we catch up with founder Simon Farrow to find out more… Words by Grafik Packaging range for Rapha Performance Footwear Tell us what you do at Progress […]

The 15 Most Important Lessons I’ve Learned in Creative Work

By Asher Rumack Originally featured on Column Five. If you’re in a field where either the people or the work you’re producing are labeled “creative,” you likely signed up to create meaningful, fulfilling experiences. And if you’re idealistic like me, you may even say you’re here to bring beauty into the world. Yet when it comes […]

How Steven Heller Redefined the Design Industry

Heller in his office. Photo by David Everly. SVA’s Steven Heller has helped launch dozens of high-profile design careers. To his protégés, he seems like the ultimate insider — but he didn’t start out that way. Steven Heller is sitting in his office at Manhattan’s School of Visual Arts, sipping iced green tea and editing a draft of […]