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  • Typography Basics: Understand the Language of Letters

    Typography Basics: Understand the Language of Letters

    Carrie Cousins  •  September 25, 2012

    Sometimes the toughest part of getting started with a first design project can be understanding the language of design. Typographers, for example, have a whole language of their...

  • Purple Haze: Regal, Sophisticated and Contradictory

    Purple Haze: Regal, Sophisticated and Contradictory

    Carrie Cousins  •  September 6, 2012

    We all dream in color. Every design concept and sketch comes with some sort of color association. But what do those colors mean? What associations are we making just with that...

  • Beware of Orange: Active and Controversial

    Beware of Orange: Active and Controversial

    Carrie Cousins  •  August 30, 2012

    We all dream in color. Every design concept and sketch comes with some sort of color association. But what do those colors mean? What associations are we making just with that...

  • Going Green: Color Connects with Nature

    Going Green: Color Connects with Nature

    Carrie Cousins  •  August 20, 2012

    We all dream in color. Every design concept and sketch comes with some sort of color association. But what do those colors mean? What associations are we making just with that...

  • The Many Meanings of Yellow: From Warmth and Happiness to Caution

    The Many Meanings of Yellow: From Warmth and Happiness to Caution

    Carrie Cousins  •  August 2, 2012

    We all dream in color. Every design concept and sketch comes with some sort of color association. But what do those colors mean? What associations are we making just with that...

  • Feeling Blue? Using a Favorite Color in Design

    Feeling Blue? Using a Favorite Color in Design

    Carrie Cousins  •  July 19, 2012

    We all dream in color. Every design concept and sketch comes with some sort of color association. But what do those colors mean? What associations are we making just with that...

  • Evoke an Emotional Response: Using Red as a Design Tool

    Evoke an Emotional Response: Using Red as a Design Tool

    Carrie Cousins  •  July 2, 2012

    We all dream in color. Every design concept and sketch comes with some sort of color association. But what do those colors mean? What associations are we making just with that...