Font comments from DTG Readers

Each year we ask for readers' comments, discoveries, reflections, inspiration and views on type, fonts and typography. These two shining submissions grabbed our attention and we just had to pass them along to you. (Plus they win prizes for sending their thoughts!) August 31, 2010

CityArts Mosaic Mural

Fred takes a field trip to Lynchburg, Virginia and see the "CityArt" mosaic tile project where art students come together under the direction of Beryl Solla to create a 4,800 square foot ceramic tile masterpiece ... come along June 28, 2010

The remarkable world of patterns

Designing patterns is difficult because of the intricate demand to detail, and the level of skill required to visualize how the finished pattern will evolve. Let's look at some accomplished pattern designers and see their secrets ... April 30, 2010

Milton Glaser: To Inform and Delight

This documentary about one of the most important graphic designers of all times is required viewing for anyone involved in or interested in visual communications on any level. Here's my full review and exploration of this landmark movie. April 28, 2010

Field Trip: Designing Women

Celebrating Women's History Month, we'll revisit some favorites, and discover some new ones * Redefining the "F" word * Guerrilla Girls * Nervy Girls * Professional Women Web Designers * Nerd Girls * Girl Scouts of the USA and more February 26, 2010

Designing Women

Each year we feature the works of outstanding women in the design, illustration, photography, typography and publishing fields in honor of Women's History Month. If you are a woman in the visual arts and communications fields, this is your invitation to participate or nominate your favorite designing woman. February 1, 2010

Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month we take this fun and educational field trip to visit the leading archives and prestigious educational institutions to discover more wonderful visual art works by African American Artists & Designers. January 30, 2010

Russian Paintings

In a world now congested with super, expert Photoshop photo manipulators, this artist defies the digital world with exquisite paintings in the tradition of the Dutch Masters. No filters, no plug-ins, just talent: Arthur Brahinskiy January 20, 2010

Visions in Black & White

Start the year off with this field trip to the studios of some of the best digital portrait painters in the world. This special collection was selected because they leverage black and white - non color - to create rather special portraits December 29, 2009

Designing Spaces

Designing Spaces - in logo designing, as well as other design and page layout projects you can leverage the space that contains nothing -- Negative Space. Here are some examples of brilliant use of negative space. October 29, 2009