You'll Love This Issue If:
- You love typography
- You want to know how to successfully delve into the world of web design
- You're inspired by top-notch, competition-winning interactive designs
HOW Magazine's July 2013 Issue is dubbed "The Interactive Design & Typography Issue," and in it, readers benefit from web development procedures to make their next interactive project a breeze, typographic inspiration from six type-savvy young guns and tips for crafting a great infographic. Also in this issue: Patrick McNeil reveals how creatives can design code-free, Ed Roberts shares advice for building your best in-house team yet and Julie Ann Sims explains why its not too late to make the print-to-digital transition. In addition to your favorite columns, like Creativity and Designer Spotlight, the July issue offers an exploration of user experience as it relates to ketchup bottles and so much more.
Inside HOW Magazine's July 2013 Issue You'll Find:
Type expert Allen Haley posed 5 questions to 6 exceptional typographic designers, all under the age of 30. They reveal how they developed their extraordinary skills and offer their best advice for other young creatives. By Allan Haley
Type and the Infographic
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but images aren’t the most crucial
element of good infographic design—type is. Learn what most designers do wrong when creating these popular graphics and how to get the type right every time. By Denise Bosler
Interactive Design Award Winners
Check out the Best of Show and 10 Outstanding Achievement winners from the HOW Interactive Design Awards to see the best of the web today. By Michelle Taute
How Websites Should be Built
Most designers have a basic idea of how the web-development process should go. But if your last project was less than perfect, read on to learn how to take control of the process and manage expectations every step of the way. By Christopher Butler
Dreaming of Code-Free Design
Whether you want to see the code behind the design a little or not at all, new tools are allowing designers to master the web without having to become HTML and CSS experts. By Patrick McNeil
Type Foundry Index
A list of type foundries for your reference. By HOW Staff
Look: Typographic treats, terrifying tees, sewing kits and so much more.
Sidelines: The Lost Type Co-op takes a field trip that inspires new font faces.
Behind the Design: The National Museum of Mathematics’ new logos; Neenah Paper’s Creative (un)Blocks promotion; Newspapers for Martha Rosler’s Meta-Monumental Garage Sale; Todd Thyberg’s old school graphic novel; FRIS Vodka’s bottle redesign
Career: Julie Ann Sims says its not too late to learn interactive design. Simply consider these five things when making the switch.
In-House Issues: Ed Roberts makes assembling a high-performing team as easy as 1, 2, 3.
Business: Terry Lee Stone introduces designers to the recently updated AIGA Standard Form of Agreement and explains why they should never start a project without it.
Creativity: Bryn Mooth emphasizes why you are what you eat—and how to eat so that what you are is creative.
Interactive: Brian D. Miller reveals why ketchup bottles and user experience have a lot more in common than you think.
Designer Spotlight: Grain & Mortar pay homage to the firm’s Midwestern roots.
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