When I first started reading this I was a bit cynical. Yeah, much of graphic design deliberately skews its message to influence the viewer. As a designer myself I pretty much take this as part of the … more
Many of us have thought about or discussed the relative levels of responsibility for environmental and social ills belonging to corporate America or the American consumer. David Berman takes it a step … more
One of the books I received from Amazon Vine last month was Do Good Design: How Design Can Change Our World by David B. Berman. Actually, it was a book I heard about from a few other bloggers who I respect, … more
This unusual book treats design, not as simply an art, but as either a force for good or a means to mislead and degrade its intended audience. Design is part of culture and, as such, wields a wide and … more
In many ways, Marc Jacobs print ads are the anti-fashion fashion ad. The natural lighting is often overexposed, and looks as if it could have been taken with a regular point-and-shoot camera, the flash … more
ladywholunches reviewed DailyCandy.
December 10, 2008
The second half of "Powerlines" is a decent marketing primer on taglines -- how to recognize good ones and how to create them yourself. It's useful information for advertisers and marketers to know. But … more