I had to do it one day, right? Every month for one whole year now, a local letter lover from RVA has let me pick their brains about their work and creative process. Now it's my turn. From my early days as a budding graphic designer on AIM to my current endeavor of learning calligraphy over 100 days, here is my lettering story.
You can't survive as a creative if you aren't able to take criticism. Simple as that. It's part of the deal once you decide that you want to make things for a living. But how should you handle it when you feel like someone is ripping your work apart?
Victor Lares, of Van der Biest, has an incredible eye for detail: no doubt the result of his background in graphic design, his passion for photography and sheer talent. I chatted with him about influencers, his process and this beautiful city that we call home
We've come to the end of my design principles series, and we're going out on one of my favorite concepts. I have a slight obsession with kerning and a passion for white space. What better way to a girl's heart?
Let's go talk about contrast. You know the basics: it's when two elements are different. Think big or small; high or low; day or night. But how do you apply this concept to lettering? It's more than just using black and white.