Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Good vs. Great Designers

The topic of decent designers vs. the really great ones has been floating around in my head for awhile.  This seems to be the best post about it, and there are some really insightful posts/comments as well.  If your curious like I am, you should check this out.

Optimal Networking Site Data Flow

This guy made a pretty simple but sweet info graphic for the optimal flow of data from what site each one does best.  It's for restaurants, but it applies to most businesses in general.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Designers Role in the World and Culture

Designers are great at getting other people to stop and think.  We can fuse and juxapose stong emotions and reactions like no other through images and other work.  The real question is where we go from there.  Too many designers stop after handing out their conversational pie, the metaphore in this great article about our role in the world as designers.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Great Free Textures from Fuzzimo

If you need free paper textures for a project, this is a great resource.  The resources are free for personal and commercial use without need to credit.  The website specializes in paper, notebook esque, canvas, pencil, art-type vectors and textures.  They are high quality as well.  The website is easy to navigate and well designed. 

Check it out!