Off the subject of typography and still on color, I had to share this neat out-the-box thinking design that Gustavo Sousa created.
Sousa’s ‘oceaniaeuropeamericasafricaasia‘ was a design using the Olympic Rings portraying various global attributes and sizing the rings to indicate the value in each continent- example of attributes: % of household with TVs, child mortality, population and even McDonald outlets.
The only thing I would have to question is the source of his data, but great job in the whole concept.
**rings & color: Oceania (blue), Africa (yellow), Europe (black), Asia (green), Americas (red)
Wordle is a great tool for generating “word clouds” from text.
You just input every possible words that’s incorporated with your project and/or brand. Then the genius Wordle, clouds the colors and typography based on the words. The clouds can be tweaked multiple of times with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes.
Question: Which Wordle design best compliments the brand?
This Sports Guide is a quick guide of the Olympic games. The designer’s design is a good example of how to use typeface, hierarchy, and also breaking the rules. Although the designer mostly used one font type, she nicely positioned each word, and sized up the fonts correctly.
I agree, color is one of the hardest things to decide, even more daunting than font, which is totally my own opinion.
I read Erin Ferree's article and felt relieved that I was amongst others that find the color search a little vigorous. And, in all honesty, reading Erin's article is a good resource that shined bright lights and will stop the sweat from profusely falling.
5 elements in the color search
Meaning (+Color Wheel Pro). Contrast. Simplistic. Mixing B & W. and Dullness/Brightness/Jewels.
I wanted to go into details, but I’m kindly directing you all to her article. —> colors :)
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VA-Garment mastered the art of color picking. In the video below they showcased 3 different colorways to choose from: each having its own emphasis of color mix.
Beginning this month I will blog several things related to my media design campaign project. (inspiration, research, and all else)
Brand .:: Queens County Farm Museum
Known as one of New York City’s historic and largest remaining farmland, Queens County Farm’s main mission is to heighten awareness of sustainable agricultural and horticultural practices. The farm is a dynamic entity, ever changing, ever evolving, and ever refining. Drawing back to the farm’s early colonial years, to now, the farm has steadily provided modern-day agriculture. Queens County Farm has a desire through their educational programs, events, and museum services, to educate the public on the importance of present-day sustainable agricultural and horticultural practices.
Recognizing the high numbers of obesity in the United States and the low numbers of young consumers interested in sustainable practices, the campaign will design a new brand identity that will appeal to young people.
Stay tune as I’ll be blogging about my research and journey!
He earned his living bobbin’ and weavin’ and after an illustrious career that included stints in boxing, Mixed Martial Arts and Judo, Tatou, now a coach, is passing on his skills. This Belgian of Congolese descent is the focal point of a documentary that delves into Tatou’s everyday life and more so his coaching exploits in the run up to a free-fight tournament involving one of his students. The documentary is directed by Italian born photographer and art director Gabriele Trapani. Catch a sneak peek of the film below.