Bad type

Often we see supplied text that has been incorrectly set for print and the web. Most graphic designers are aware of ‘proper’ practices with the use of such items as ‘smart quotes’ and apostrophes, as well as em and en dashes. See the sample (above) for the correct...

Digital Design, is it really “Green”?

In a recent discussion about designing for environmentally friendliness and sustainability, I realized that the use of sustainable products isn’t necessarily friendly if you compromise in some other way. We often think of products that we can use or not use to help...