Link Love 2015.04

Here’s some of my favourite articles, web sites and inspiring goodies from April 2015. “Work your ass off and don’t be an asshole.” Inspiring words and interesting comparisons from well-known graphic designers are presented in a quirky, Swiss-style infographics in this article, ‘I Used to Be a Design Student.’ An oldie but a goodie, ‘The 7 Design Sins […]

Design Spotlight: myVEGAS

myVEGAS, an online gaming platform by PLAYSTUDIOS, offers a unique system: a Facebook game and two mobile apps for online table games and slots, with the cash-out option being real-world comps though M life, Sugar Factory, Wolfgang Puck, and a number of other partners. (See my previous post on myVEGAS and other Las Vegas loyalty programs here.) The […]

Link Love 2014.04

Here’s some of my favourite resources from April 2014. Ampersand used to be a letter in the alphabet. Read about its development in language in this great article from Dictionary.com JC Debroize, a creative director for Kerozen, creates an all-too-human typeface as a brand promotion piece. I’m not sure if it’s just plain creepy, or absolutely […]

Wedding Invitation Spotlight: ‘Floating Fairytale’

Sometimes, a more traditional wedding invitation doesn’t work with a more traditional wedding. And sometimes as a bride- and groom-to-be, you just fall in love with your engagement photos. Jill Smith Design’s ‘Floating Fairytale‘ wedding invitations (also available on Wedding Paper Divas) are a perfect way to showcase the engagement photography, especially if said photos tell […]

Wedding Invitation Spotlight: ‘Simplified Deco’

As a new bride-to-be and as a graphic designer, one of my favorite things to do during the initial wedding planning is to research inspiration for wedding invitations. Although something that is usually imagined as simple, elegant and formal, there are many new ecommerce companies, Etsy users, small print shops, and innovative designers re-imagining the […]