From Leonardo da Vinci applying for a job to insights from Ivan Chermayeff, the past is a great influencer of the present and future. Brush up on some insights and find out how some things never really change.
What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades According to many, handwriting instruction is on its way out. This is an interesting contrast to the revival of hand-drawn typography and script in the last several years. The article states that, “psychologists and neuroscientists say it is far too soon to declare handwriting a relic of the past. New evidence suggests that the links between handwriting and broader educational development run deep.” Find out more about the link between learning and writing and break out a pen and paper in the morning meeting tomorrow.
Watch the 1969 Pitch That Convinced AT&T To Adopt Its Iconic Logo In the late 1960s, the telecommunications revolution was in full swing. Yet the logo of its biggest innovator, AT&T, had remained the same for 80 years. It was time for a complete brand overhaul, so AT&T tapped legendary graphic designer Saul Bass to do it. After working on a new logo for one year—one year!—this is his pitch to AT&T.
AIGA Design Jobs
If you are looking for a job or a start to your career, don’t forget to check out the job listings we currently have on our design jobs board! If you’re an employer looking for awesome talent, post up your job on the national AIGA Job Board (fees based on membership level) and internships are free to post!
Lazy Sunday Mornings
Lazy Sunday Mornings is a series much like Cool Stuff Roundup, but bringing you content that is fit for your lazy Sundays – longer, meatier, and chock full of deep thoughts and cool concepts.