DT&G : Design, Type & Graphics for May, 2016

DTG Newsletter ~ Vol. 26, #5 ~ May
Graphic designers, web designers, illustrators, typographers, digital artists and everyone in the creative fields around here are looking forward to this year's Designing Women Celebrtion, and the onset of spring!

  • Welcome to May -- creative beginnings, May Design, color and graduation!
  • 21st Annual Designing Women for 2016 comes to a close
  • Laura Worthington: graphic designer, typeface designer, lettering art extraordinaire
  • We Love you, Yuko Shimizu !
  • 21st Annual Designing Women: Marta Granados, two new videos and more
  • Seymour Chwast: Using irony and sympathy in graphic design
  • 60-Seconds #332 : How to keep your email our of the spam traps and trash!
  • Creative Tidbits #205: shortcuts, video, extravagant lettering, illustration and more
  • &Else : News, Views & Reviews is busy this Spring
  • You are at risk : ransomware, sextortion, cyberstalking, phishing, malware
  • Goodbye Winter, hello Summer
  • April 29, 2016

    DT&G : Design, Type & Graphics for April, 2016

    DTG Newsletter ~ Vol. 26, #4 ~ April
    Graphic designers, web designers, illustrators, typographers, digital artists and everyone in the creative fields around here are looking forward to this year's Designing Women Celebrtion, and the onset of spring!

    • Designing Women and Color Everywhere for April
    • 21st Annual Designing Women: BLITZ, Stacey after a decade, Becca's soft hand, Cuba Illustrated and more
    • Hamilton Wood Type celebrates "Mardell," a new font designed by Louise Fili
    • Louise Fili : World Class design
    • Art Nouveau and Victorian Color Palettes in Graphic Design - and era of decorative arts
    • Creative Tidbits #203: Infographics, bold characters, Nazis, Web Design and more
    • Creative Tidbits #204: big changes, small world, then technology and more
    • Flora Borsi: Discovering one's self in the art of photography and Photoshop
    • Flora Borsi and her works in self portriats
    • Interview : Painting Mark Ruffalo with Jason Seiler
    • Springtime ... Looking forward to Summer
    April 1, 2016

    DT&G : Design, Type & Graphics for March, 2016

    DTG Newsletter ~ Vol. 26, #3 ~ March
    Graphic designers, web designers, illustrators, typographers, digital artists and everyone in the creative fields around here are looking forward to this year's Designing Women Celebrtion, and the onset of spring!

    1. March: Designing Women
    2. 21st Annual Designing Women Celebration:
            New finds, old friends, remarkable designing women
    3. Designing Women : The remarkable Louise Fili
    4. Ilene Strizver : The hardest working woman in the Typography biz
    5. Favorite articles from Ilene Strizver, founder of The
            Type Studio and TypeTalk at Creative Pro
    6. 60 Seconds #329 : 10 Ways to BREAK the Creative Block
            for designers, illustrators, writers
    7. Web Design : Is Complex Graphic Design UX Friendly?
    8. This is one of the last sites where you will not be stalked
            it's time to protect yourself from cookies
    9. 60-Seconds #330 : Is it a copy? Is it not a copy?
            Copy-anti-copy? Plagiarism? Stock?
    10. Marilyn Monroe, August 1953: The Lost LOOK Photos
    11. At last, powerful 2D and 3D, world class CAD for Macintosh
    12. Better story telling and visual flow using StoryBoard Artist
    13. Designers' Concern : Countering the Growing Intellectual Property Theft Threat
    14. April is just around the corner
    March 1, 2016

    More great color resources and apps

    What’s your favorite color? What color is your car? Do you dream in color? Consciously and subconsciously, colors speak to our brains. But what are they saying? We continue our May quest for color with this next edition of Color Madness May 14, 2012

    Photoshop Color, Madness too

    Here we are with yes, the NEXT edition of this year's color spring
    . . . let's have some fun with these :
    * How to make a color palette in Photoshop Elements
    * ColoRotate, you can work with colors in 3D
    * Rainbow Photoshop Madness By Kitty Bitty
    * Custom Skin Tone Palette by `ShoneGold
    * ColorExplorer Palettes from Photos
    * Moorea Seal : plums and oranges
    * Digital Portraits and more May 1, 2012

    Favorite APPs for Designers

    Following our previous selections of apps for designers, now we'll take a look at these new ones on the dock... * Amazing photo-to-sketch software * Cutting up photos made easy * Doodle over photos, create amazing art * Video Editor for FREE * Oil Painting Effect * PicWall gives you a virtual wall * Video-Joiner app ... and more! August 18, 2011

    Graphic (iPad apps) Design

    Fred's favorite mobile apps for iPhone, iPadFollowing our previous series of mobile color apps, now we'll add in some unusual, vertical application apps just for spice. Some have very narrow, specific uses, like for NCS color, or theatrical gels. But isn't it nice to know you can do that? April 13, 2011

    Best Apps for Graphic Designers

    A million palettes in your pocket is a big promise. But these apps can do that and quite a bit more. And, they're so cheap, you can check out several. How handy is it to have a color specifier to refer to while working -- without leaving the screen you're on? * myPANTONE? X-Ref * Grab the color you want * Palettes Pro Universal * Color Mood Designer * My (Your) Color Season ... and more April 6, 2011

    Own a Color

    This article, contributed by Jonathan Munk, was first published in 2007. In reviewing this year's color issue, we find Jonathan's words are even more true than ever! Follow along as Jonathan Munk shares these important considerations for your logo and identity program... March 30, 2011

    COLOR! New era, new tools

    Never before have designers had such a broad and exciting landscape of color palette tools. With mobile devices, iPads, iPhones and iPods, the designer can rule the color world for just a few dollars. Here are the top apps we found for your mobile device ... * myPANTONE makes it all accessible * colorSutra * Color Stream - palettes from scratch * Colormixer sketch pad for color * Cliqcliq Colors - color picker * Fonts And Colors Reference for designer's... and more! March 30, 2011