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Ideas That Changed Graphic Design

Fast Co.Design’s recent piece, “9 Ideas That Changed the Face of Graphic Design,” summarizes the outlet’s favorite ideas that made graphic design what it is today. Inspired by the book, 100 Ideas That Changed Graphic Design, authored by Steven Heller and Véronique Vienne, below is Fast Co.Design’s shortlist.

Body Type

Pictograms

Pointing Fingers

Decorative Logo Types

Metaphoric Lettering

Texts as Images

Supreme Geometry

Dust Jackets

White Space

Here’s a look at some of the inspirational images depicting the 9 ideas above.

Graphic-DesignWhat do you think? Any you’d add to this list?

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The Creative Process

The_99_Percent-300x225From ideation to execution, every creative has a specific process. In a recent article by The 99 Percent, well-known musicians, comedians and writers shared their personal creative processes and success strategies.

One of our favorite quotes came from Jack White, “Force yourself. Deadlines make you creative.” In this video, check out how Jack uses constriction to spur creativity for his band, The White Stripes:

 

How do you create? Check out The 99 Percent article for more inspiration.

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