Features

  • 19 May 2010
    21 years after a working paper entitled Graphic Design for Development was submitted by board members of Icograda to UNESCO, this study by Sali Sasaki shows how graphic designers have become more sensitive to world issues and how the professional world of design tries to encourage and promote new social design practices.
  • 04 May 2010
    This first part of a two-part series written by DK Holland for Communication Arts magazine discusses the varying approaches and opinions surrounding spec work the its related legal and ethical issues.
  • 06 Apr 2010
    Being able to understand safety messages and public information despite language barriers or illiteracy is possible thanks to internationally harmonised graphical symbols developed by the International Organization for Standardization.
  • 18 Mar 2010
    In this article from segdDESIGN, Pat Matson Knapp describes how a new signage and wayfinding program for the National Mall in Washington DC will inform and guide visitors, but while treading lightly.
  • 03 Mar 2010
    Respected author, academic and design thinker, Victor Margolin chats with Russell Kennedy, Icograda President about future directions in design and his anxiously awaited book on the history of design.
  • 01 Feb 2010
    Farshid Mesghali looks at the various factors present in the growth and evolution of graphic design in Iran and how a refreshed approach to the profession would help a new design generation truly tap in to the richness of this country.
  • 20 Jan 2010
    Jenny S. Reising walks us through the Legible London wayfinding system that aims to simplify a complex city and encourage walking, with the aim of making London one of the most walkable cities in the world by 2015.
  • 06 Jan 2010
    Miguel Neiva presents ColorAdd® colour coding system for the colourblind. Now the first fully licensed design of its kind, ColorAdd® has become a challenging and motivating project for the designer, who is currently working with a multidisciplinary team in Portugal to expand its reach.
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