A collection of some of the most inspiring, thoughtful and interesting design insights from our Graphic Design Month interviews throughout March.
Tag: Graphic Design Month
Gillian Benjamin believes in making a social impact through graphic design and in 2012, this led her to set up her own design business. We peek into her archives for some insight into her personal design evolution over the years.
Andrew Footit is a self-taught graphic designer from Johannesburg specialising in branding, custom lettering and creating custom typefaces – his latest being Roper, a western styled display font.
Osmond Tshuma lets us know why the Mexico 68 typeface, designed by Lance Wyman for the Olympic Games, is as fresh today as it was 47 years ago.
From “semi-generative” portraits to long, twisted limbs, 6 illustrators take on 6 trends in illustration to see if they can steer them in new directions.
Simone Rossum shares her insights, thoughts and uncertainties about graphic design from her experience as creative director at Shift Joe Public.
In this instalment of Elements, MARK Studio’s Craig and Frederick speak about the gorgeously crafted packaging design for a self-promotional project by Stranger & Stranger.
Jordan Metcalf discovered his passion for custom lettering before the trend exploded, putting him on the ground floor of an emerging design movement. He shares his key learnings through a chronological look-back at his career so far.
Moe Kekana is an Art Director at advertising agency King James who, after hours, turns to swirling lettering and crisp vector lines as an outlet “that’s cheaper than whiskey or therapy.”
Reflecting back on definitive moments in his career so far and reminiscing on some that hold personal significance, Michael Tymbios shares his design archives with us.
For the love of print, we’ve hunted down a selection of interesting indie publications and are making mixed packs which you can buy right here and right now!
In our first edition of Elements, graphic designer Nicole Dalton talks us through one of her favourite examples of branding: the CI for a building in Mexico by Anagram.
Illustration and design legend Kronk talks inspiration, working independently, finding your creative voice, graphic design trends and more.
Today we’re paying attention to 14 independent South African design studios or collectives who are setting high standards and whose work proves that bigger is not necessarily better.
SA born, US based designer Heidi Chisholm takes us through her design Archive, and shows us how she was able to find her true design colours when she started drawing off the vibrant iconography of South African culture that was right in front of her.