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Ten Principles of Good Design

In the late 1970s, Dieter Rams was aware that he was contributing to a world…


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Recommended Design Books

You can find out just about anything about Graphic Design online, but sometimes…


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The Colour Wheel

The Colour Wheel is a tool for exploring colour relationships and helping to…


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Hyphens and Dashes

When we need a dash in our content, most of us simply insert a hyphen by…


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White Space

Easily one of the most misunderstood aspects of layout design is White Space…


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The Rules of Typography

Over centuries, as type has developed, guidelines and best practices have…


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Describing Letterforms

The field of Typography employs a number of technical terms to describe…