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How to Use Graphic Design to Sell Things… – Notes

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How to use graphic design to sell things, explain things, make things look better, make people laugh, make people cry, and (every once in a while) change the world Book by Michael Bierut Below are my personal notes and excerpts from this book.   Disclaimer: The highlights that I note are not, by any means, all of the highlights of this book. I am certainly missing many important points, but the ones listed below were […]

Logo Design Love – Notes

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Logo Design Love: A Guide to Creating Iconic Brand Identities. Second Edition. Book by David Airey Below are my personal notes on this book.   “Work on things that interest you with people you like.” Simon Manchipp   I will just preface by saying that this is my first set of book notes that I’m sharing with the public, so I definitely do not yet have the knack for it. It is a challenging feat […]

Teaching Myself Graphic Design: The Literature Syllabus

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As an aspiring graphic designer, I am teaching myself the technical and theoretical components of graphic design through free online resources, as well as books. I’m starting this off with the list of books itself, curated with heavy inspiration from Karen X. Cheng’s blog post, as well as the generous input of several Reddit posts in the graphic design subreddit, and other blogs floating around the internet, (like this one). So, all credit goes to these folks. […]