Lance Wyman was born in newark, new jersey in 1937. he graduated from pratt institute, brooklyn, new york in 1960 with a degree in industrial design. early in his career he worked at general motors before moving to william schmidt and then onto the office of george nelson. he moved to mexico city in 1967 to design the graphics for the 1968 olympic games and subsequently the identities for mexico city metro and the 1970 world cup. upon returning to new york in 1971 he opened an office together with bill cannan (wyman & cannan) before establishing his own studio, lance wyman ltd. in 1979. lance also teaches corporate and wayfinding design at parsons school of design in new york and has done so since 1973.
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Branding is one of the most misunderstood, misused and overly-simplified words in the English language. To most people, “brand” is a logo, or a company, or a product, and is used as a colloquial catch-all phrase to mean anything and everything.
To the average person, it isn’t any more complex than Brand X = Y.
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Having a strong personal brand is crucial if you want to build a successful design career.
When you’re applying to jobs or reaching out to clients, a strong personal brand can help make you more memorable, showcase your style and tone of work, and convince people that you’re truly passionate about design outside of your 9-5 job. It also shows that you have an opinion or point of view about design and are willing to boldly attach that opinion to yourself for everyone to see!
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TM: Trademarks Designed by Chermayeff & Geismar is more than just a book. It is identity and brand design history at its best. The constant high level and eternity of their work is admirable. Their work is an example for everyone into brand and corporate design.
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Today a Designer Interview With Jérémie Fesson & Mathias Rabiot – Graphéine who is a French Graphic Design agency created in 2002 by like-minded and lively designers from various professional walks of life, all addicted to design.
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Freelance bidding websites attract a lot of freelance projects. They do this by encouraging competition and cheap prices. In this situation, nobody wins. The customer only gets what they paid for (not a lot). And the freelancer can’t grow their business beyond the platform. To win a bid, you must compete on price. To lower your price, you must perform a basic service or reduce your costs. This goes against an advanced freelancers way of thinking. If you focus on adding as much value to a customers business as possible, everybody wins.
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Designing a perfect logo takes an investment of time, effort, and careful consideration, but this process is not a one-and-done kind of deal. Maintaining currency and relevance as a business develops and evolves can be tricky without revisiting existing branding. A good logo design must be able to adapt in order to ensure a business can keep its best face forward as all manner of change inevitably takes place.
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Today a Designer Interview With Stefan Sagmeister who is a designer and art director from Austria he is currently residing and working in New York City where he co-founded a design firm called Sagmeister & Walsh Inc. with Jessica Walsh. He has produced work such as branding, graphics, and packaging for clients as diverse as for The Rolling Stones, The Talking Heads, Lou Reed, David Byrne, Jay Z, Aerosmith, Time Warner and The Guggenheim Museum, among many others.
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It’s time to show your work today we’re going to learn how to present logos and identity projects.
So What Is This
this here is a logo presentation methodology homed by years of stakes School of Hard Knocks presenting logos is a science, not art so by learning this methodology you’ll be able to sell your logo designs easier to your prospective clients
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In this article we discuss Designing a Better Logo Design
Have a browse around the internet, you may be left with the impression that designing a logo is easy; most logos look very simplistic and you may be under the impression that not alot of work goes into them. Actually, there’s more to crafting a brand’s visual identity than just placing a name in a box or next to some clip art and calling it a day.
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