In 2016, I penned three blog posts about design that—despite being pretty cheeky—are just as relevant today as when we first published them.
In this post, I share the most important typography rules, along with examples that demonstrate visual differences—such as between kerned and unkerned 1s or ligatured text. And check out this follow-up post from our design associate, Katie, for more typography rules.
Time to refute common fallacies about graphic design. Contrary to what some might think, it’s actually more science than art. And despite the complexity and the time-consuming life of a designer, it can (winces) still be enjoyable.
Authors and thought leaders frequently fall back on the pie chart. While there are applications it’s best suited to, it’s actually often the wrong choice (you should probably use a bar chart instead).
Here are some more insights from our design team: