Foolproof Method from Beginning to End for Design Projects

Just like there is a Scientific Method that scientists and researchers should follow, there is also a process for all designers to follow. This is called the ‘Design Thinking Process’, created to make the designer’s job a whole lot easier. The Design Thinking Process has seven concrete steps wherein the problems are defined, ideas are … Continue Reading

Graphic Design from Around the World 3: Developing Countries

The third part of the series ‘Graphic Design from Around the World’ will feature graphic design from ‘developing countries’. There is no single definition to what a developing country is, and the list may vary greatly. Some developing countries may have high standards of living, while others vice versa. These countries are not as well … Continue Reading

Science of a Good Headline

Creating the title is the hardest and most agonizing part of the writing process. Whether you are writing a novel, a news article, an advertisement, a blog, or an e-book. How do you cram the whole content of the book or article into a few words? How do you keep viewers interested enough to look … Continue Reading

Why the Starving Artist No Longer Exists

Every artist knows that the path to success is largely rocky and unpaved; filled with obstacles and challenges along the way. If you are a struggling artist, you may have felt abandoned by your family and friends occasionally. You might have been discouraged by others who called you foolish or immature. You might have been … Continue Reading

Creative and Environment-Friendly Packaging Designs

It’s funny that a few years ago, people were all over the new packaging material, plastic. The consumers thought this is the wonder material, the material that’s great for the environment. It’s cheap to produce, easy to work with, and it doesn’t hurt any trees! It was during the time where trees were being cut … Continue Reading

Brick and Mortar or Online Business?

Are you the type of person who hates the grueling 8 hour daily grind that comes with becoming employed? You are probably one of the millions of people dreaming of having their own business. Now you may have saved enough money to get out of the 9 to 5 grind and invest in your own … Continue Reading

Surrealism and How it is Used Today

Surrealism is a cultural and art movement that started in the 1920s. It encompasses all forms, such as art, sculpture, music, literature, film and philosophy. Surrealism is a sandbox of the human subconscious mind. Artists and writers of the movement believe Surrealism to be a revolutionary philosophical movement first, using visual works merely as an … Continue Reading

Brilliant Japanese Product & Packaging Design

It’s been more than a month since the devastating 8.9 magnitude earthquake and tsunami hit Japan. It is one of the most devastating natural disasters of the century, having caused thousands of deaths to our brothers and sisters in Japan. On a lighter side, let us remember what the crazy creative Japanese brought to the … Continue Reading