Blog: Inspiration
Posted Jul 30, 2012 by in Inspiration, Typography

Desiring Design: Tipografia Delizioso

I’m not totally sure if beautiful type makes food taste better, but it’s sure appealing to the eyes. We love performing design research in the studio, especially if it’s the study of typography on packaged goods… and even better is if it’s Italian food. Delizioso.

While researching in our studio, we look for communication clues. We try to figure out what graphics, color, typography and other design elements communicate a style, theme or feeling. What makes these design solutions look ‘Italian’?

Pasta Filippo Menna

Tuaca
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Posted Oct 12, 2010 by in Inspiration, Observations & Trends

Inspiration: Technology = More Travel

Interesting video featuring Patricia Mokhtarian, UC Davis Professor of civil and environmental engineering, who predicts that technology is causing us to travel more and is growing our need for mobility. Human contact is still needed as economic prosperity continues to increase in the future.

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Posted Sep 20, 2010 by in Inspiration

An Informative Type of Conference


Barry speaking about flight schedules (photo by Tipocracia)

TypeCon 2010: Babel finally made its way to Los Angeles, and just in time. I’ve been teaching type for over a year now, and was interested to see what was happening currently in the world of typography, and more importantly, how I could use the information in my classes.

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Posted Aug 23, 2010 by in Inspiration

Inspiration: Discovery Through Design

A humorous presentation by sociologist-turned-designer David Carson who speaks on the never-ending journey of discovery. He speaks about the emotion of design. It’s one of our favorite TED Talks.

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Posted Apr 8, 2009 by in Design Critique, Inspiration

Ramped Up Roundup: Food Packaging

Before and after packaging designs that are worth taking a second look.

Snapple
Snapple
is getting their biggest makeover in 37 years, which include new formula, reduced calories, updated logo and packaging. Design by the firm CBX. Nice job.


From Brand New’s look at the Snapple repackaging

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