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PopChartLab_Superpowers_FinalFinal-Large.jpg 1,308×1,734 pixels. Styleguides, Corporate-Design-Manuals, CD-Handbücher. Styleguides: Von den Einen verhasst, von Anderen zu einer Art Bibel stilisiert, die man unter Androhung von Höllenqualen tunlichst zu befolgen hat. Irgendwo dazwischen liegt wohl die Wahrheit. Das Arbeiten mit Corporate-Design-Manuals gehört zum täglichen Geschäft eines Kreativen. CD-Manuals dokumentieren die visuellen Eckpfeiler einer Unternehmensidentität. Gestaltungsrichtlinien sorgen, sofern sie denn auch angewandt werden, für ein möglichst einheitliches Erscheinungsbild. Ein Corporate-Design-Handbuch ist im Rahmen eines Designprojektes ein unverzichtbares Dokument.

Die zahlreichen Ausprägungen des Erscheinungsbildes finden sich darin so aufbereitet, dass sowohl die eigenen Mitarbeiter bei der Erstellung von Kommunikationsmitteln unterstützt werden, wie auch externe Dienstleister Medien jederzeit reproduzieren bzw. gestalten können. Die meisten CD-Manuals liegen im PDF-Format vor. Brand identity style guides from around the world. This is great! The University of Connecticut has a nice one designed by Peter Good. Web and link to PDF version. (Get the PDF version!) Peter did a great job of differentiating the three identities a university typically has. – The academic and marketing identity (what most would think of as the main identity). – The athletics or mascot identity. Not designed by Peter and very clearly just for and controlled by the athletics department.

UConn has a pretty simple color palette but, many academic systems also include extra Pantone colors to be used for marketing or just for the presidential or university seal (gold, etc.). Stanford University just redid their system too! I also like Vanderbilt University’s. 100 Principles for Designing Logos and Building Brands | Brand Identity Essentials. Vitsœ | Good design. Back in the early 1980s, Dieter Rams was becoming increasingly concerned by the state of the world around him – “an impenetrable confusion of forms, colours and noises.” Aware that he was a significant contributor to that world, he asked himself an important question: is my design good design?

As good design cannot be measured in a finite way he set about expressing the ten most important principles for what he considered was good design. (Sometimes they are referred as the ‘Ten commandments’.) Here they are. Good design is innovative The possibilities for innovation are not, by any means, exhausted. Good design makes a product useful A product is bought to be used. Good design is aesthetic The aesthetic quality of a product is integral to its usefulness because products we use every day affect our person and our well-being.

Good design makes a product understandable It clarifies the product’s structure. Good design is unobtrusive Products fulfilling a purpose are like tools. List of colors: A-M. The following is a list of colors. A number of the color swatches below are taken from domain-specific naming schemes such as X11 or HTML4. RGB values are given for each swatch because such standards are defined in terms of the sRGB color space. It is not possible to accurately convert many of these swatches to CMYK values because of the differing gamuts of the two spaces, but the color management systems built into operating systems and image editing software attempt such conversions as accurately as possible. The HSV (hue, saturation, value) color space values, also known as HSB (hue, saturation, brightness), and the hex triplets (for HTML web colors) are also given in the following table.

Colors in alphabetical order A-F[edit] For the continuation of the list of colors, please go to List of colors: G-M#Colors. Colors by shade[edit] White[edit] Gray/Grey[edit] Achromatic grays are colors between black and white with no hue. Pink[edit] Red[edit] Main articles: Red and Variations of red Sources. Permaculture. With its system of applied education, research and citizen- led design permaculture has grown a popular web of global networks and developed into a global social movement[citation needed].

The term permaculture was developed and coined by David Holmgren, then a graduate student at the Tasmanian College of Advanced Education's Department of Environmental Design, and Bill Mollison, senior lecturer in Environmental Psychology at University of Tasmania, in 1978. [1] The word permaculture originally referred to "permanent agriculture",[3] but was expanded to stand also for "permanent culture", as it was understood that social aspects were integral to a truly sustainable system as inspired by Masanobu Fukuoka’s natural farming philosophy. It has many branches that include, but are not limited to, ecological design, ecological engineering, regenerative design, environmental design, and construction. History[edit] Several individuals revolutionized the branch of permaculture. In Australian P.A. ABOUT ME - ABOUT ME 2 - architectural rendering and illustration blog. (Updated 2014) I created this website in the summer of 2009 while a student at Miami University of Ohio working towards a Master of Architecture degree.

The original intention was to use the website as a means to communicate to my instructors the progress I was making on my thesis work. However, the site quickly turned into a place to upload all of my thoughts, work, and experiments, whether it had to do with thesis or not. Before college, I lived most of my life in the corn fields of Northwest Ohio in the small town of Deshler (Look it up). After grad school in 2010, my wife and I moved to Boston, MA to work for Paul Lukez Architecture. I spent 4 years in the field before deciding to focus on architecture visualization full time in 2014. While my background has always been architecture, I'm constantly experimenting with all things visual. Help Support This Site I run this site in my free time, which typically consists of many long weekends.

Still not enough? The BIGGEST ever list of design resources! - ProofHQ. Following the huge success of last year’s “World’s Biggest Ever List of Graphic Design Blogs”, we’ve decided that we should turn it into an annual event – after all, more people than ever before are blogging and the talent pool continues to grow. This year, we’ve added in some additional categories including typography and image sourcing sites to help you along your way. The list is at least 40% larger than last year and is the one stop shop for all that you could need in terms of inspiration, reference material or tools for you to use. So, without further ado, ladies and gentlemen…. drum-roll please! Graphic Design 1stwebdesigner Blog by Dainis Graveris in Latvia covering all things design and freelance. 2expertsdesign A blog filled with tips – whether it’s graphic design, logo design, web design, advertising, branding or typography. 456 Berea Street Blog from Roger Johansson containing articles and tutorials on web standards, accessibility and usability. 72dpi Graphic design inspiration.

Startups, This Is How Design Works – by Wells Riley. Designers' List - Great resources and websites for designers.