Design History.org (Amazing resource, check it out.)

Cartoon of the Creative Process

Six Professional Layout Design Tips (Blurb book blog.)


Books:

Design Principles and Practice (Book: By Armin Hoffman)

Leonardo Da Vinci Sketchbooks (Interactive book, British Museum site)

Accessable Home (Dwell Magazine article & video. Visual Balance.)

Frank Lloyd Wright (Seven Hidden Gems, Article about architecture.)

The 6 Principles of Design:

Blog that discusses elements of design: Line, shape, space, value

MyModernNet.com: 10 Principles of Design in cut paper (Excellent example for foundations)

Mark Simpson: Principles of Graphic Design (33.59 min)
(What is graphic design? Using order and clarity. Build design intelligence and intuition through practice.)

Creative Market: 10 Basic Elements of Design (blog post with examples)

Line:

Shantell Martin: A Life in Line

Draw Blindfolded with Shantell Martin

My Modern Met: Artist (Peter Kogler ) Uses Optical Illusions to Create Mind Bending Room Installations (Article)

How to be an Artist: Paul Klee (Line/color)

Jeremy Holmes (Wood Sculptor working in line & negative space.)

Open Culture: Videos of iconic artists at work.

My Modern Met: Photographers Gain Entry Into Traditional African Village Where Every House Is A Work of Art (Article: applied line, shape and pattern)


Shape | Form:

Meet Mr. Doodle (Video)

Make It In Design: Meet Mr. Doodle Interview (Shape and Line)

7 Artists Who Created Innovative Mobiles – beyond Alexander Calder (Shape, form and motion.)

My Modern Met: Artist Tracks Her Own Kinetic Movement Directly Onto Paper (article)

Heather Hanson: Drawing Inward (Artist working kinetically with symmetry and drawing)

How Brutalist Luminary Marcel Breuer Became a Master of Concrete (Artsy Article on Visual Culture, concrete architecture, etc)


Figure | Ground:

Monochromatic Images of Architecture

Abandoned ghost-town with incredible buildings in China
(I don’t know why…this is just cool.)

The Shape of Things: Photographs by Robert B Menschel  (Mostly B&W Photographs from the collection of MOMA)


Visual Culture:

Zaha Hadid: A Look Back at Her Work

The Architecture or Moshe Safdie: A Man of the World

From Matisse to Turrell, 8 Artists Who Designed Transcendent Chapels

A Look Back at I.M. Pei’s Greatest Hits

The Founders of the First Digital Art Museum in the World Make Art for All your Senses

Frank Gehry: The Architect (BBC 1 hour documentary, well worth it if you have some time.)

Pointalism | Drawing Architecture:

Xavier Casalta: Drawings done in pointalism

Frank Loyd Wright Drawings of Architecture (Curbed article)

Type:

Typography Pinterest Page

Typography Pinterest Page 2


Hand-lettering:

Lettering Daily (Instagram Post – Video of word Elements)

Top 25 Inspirational Hand Letterers to follow on Instagram

Hand-lettering: The Beginners Guide (Article: Skillshare Blog)

10 Hand-lettering Enhancements (every-tuesday.com | we watched this in class)
(look for free .pdf download)

Made by: Marzipan Hand-lettering (Video 7:41min)

How to Vectorize Hand Lettering_Teela Cunningham (12min tutorial: Ps, Ai, auto trace)

Artist working with hand drawn type.
Timothy Goodman

The Pigeon Letters (Hand-letterer)

Posters:
How Posters Work:
1. Cooper Hewitt Exhibit (Link)

2. Ellen Lupton: Free Skill share Class on Posters

3. Link to Gary Irwin’s project from Ellen’s class that explains a designers process in detail. Excellent example from class of drawing, texture, negative space.

30 Nicely Designed Posters (article)

Words: (This might help with word project in Photoshop class.)
Beautifully designed descriptive images of obsolete words.
A-Z of Unusual Words

Fun type interaction: Text Particles (In the tool bar try changing the word and refreshing.)

Word as Image (Black and white Youtube video of kinetic words 2:55min)

Brainstorming:
Design Kit: Brainstorming Rules

Hierarchy: (Checking these out will help you organize your mind-map.)

12 Rules of Visual Hierarchy (Blog Post)

UX & UI resources:

Design Kit

ROI (Return on Investment) of User Experience (Video)

IDEO: Human Centered Design Toolkit:
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AIGA: Design… connects, informs, assists, delights

Amazon, Google, Facebook, Connectivity Chart

Meaning Making:

The Cultural Differences Between East and West According to One Artist (Illustrations by Graphic artist Yang Liu)

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Caprivating Geometric GIFs by Florian de Looij

Colossal Article. Angular Geometry: Colorful Daily Gifs From the Mind of Tyler Haywood

Cooper Hewitt: Saturated (Show about color)

Color Systems and Design (Diana Mouniter: AIGA Conference 2019, 36 min video)

Pantone (Industry standard color system)

Tiffany Blue Story (Pantone)


Foundation Design II | Color:

Beginning Graphic Design: Color (start here)(GCFLearnfree.org)(Video 6:32 min)

Guide to Understanding Color Communication (X-rite Pantone.pdf)

Hue Test: The X-rite Color Game

Colormunki.com (100 Hue test)

ColorMarketing.org (company page)

How color effects Purchases (kissmetrics.com color-psychology)

Easy Origami Spinning Top

Lecture 1_color_wheel

How to paint a colorwheel (YouTube)

(Digital) Tints, tones, and shades in 60 seconds (Video 1 min)

Square Knot: Light Painting Instructions

How: Holiday Cards

Isometric Designed t-shirt including process

Creative Boom: Richard Keeling (pdf isometric images< bright, bold, beautiful)

How to be an Artist: Paul Klee (Line/color)

Mark Rothko: On How to be an Artist (color)

Colossal: Surrealist Monochromatic Gifs by Carl Burton

Pantone Color Assignments for kids

Valentines Day:

The History of the Color Red (My Modern Met – Article)

Using a Red Color Palette (DesignYourWay – Article)

Simple Origami Heart (2:30min)

Color in Design | The effects of Color:

Animated Graphic on Temperature Change (Uses color as informational tool)

Artsy: A Brief History of Blue (Article- interesting for research)

The History of the Color Red (My Modern Met: Article)

Coolors (app to generate color schemes)

Color Palette Generator

Using Color Theory to Create a Better Design Solution

How Does Color Effect Purchases?  (.pdf chart)

How does color effect purchases? (video)

The Psychology of Color (article from positivemed.com)

The Psychology of Color in Marketing and Branding. (article)

Paul Klees personal notebooks: Color Theory

Logo
What Do Colors Mean In Logo Design? (13:41)

Package Design

webdesignerdepot.com: 50 Beautiful and Effective Package Designs (2009)

Artists working with Color:

Reine (Gonnet) Paradis: The Creators Project (photographer using complementary colors)

Esther Mahlanguis Keeping Africas Ndebele Painting Alive (Article)

3D Type Assignment Support Materials:

Three dimensional letters with templates (Epson)

3D Design Solutions:

Fallingwater: Facebook

New York Times Article: Art and 3D Magic in a German Subway (Environmental Design)

3D Letterforms (Article: Thesis project.)

Denmark, Rainbow, Prism Building

Richard Sweeney: Pleated Paper Coolness

Matthew Shlian: New Geometric Paper Art (Article by This Colossal with 2:50 min vimeo video)

One In A Million Stars Project (Folded paper stars video)

Christmas Star:

How to Fold An Origami Christmas Star (Google Search Findings)

Folding 5 Pointed Star (Step by step instructions plus video)

On Million Stars Project (How to make an 8 pointed ribbon star plus video)