Best and Worst New Sports Logos of 2013

Ok. I am about a month and a half late, but I thought it would still be useful to comment on the sportslogos.net lists of best and worst logos of the past year. As far as I know, this site contains the largest collection of sports logos on the web. Each logo is individually scored on a 1-10 scale by …

My Top 5 Comic Book Artists

If it were not for comic books, I would not be a Graphic Designer today. I am a major comic geek. Comic books sparked my imagination and interest in making awesome graphic images growing up. For a majority of my childhood my dream was to become a comic book artist. When I went to college there was not a “comic …

Football as Football Project

In Minneapolis a team of six young designers have given themselves the task of re-imagining all 32 NFL football logos as European football club badges. Soccer that is. They are going to do this 4 times to represent the German, English, Spanish, and Italian styles. I played soccer from elementary school through my senior year in high school. And I …

What Does It Mean to Be Creative?

A couple weeks ago I went on a rant concerning what I believed to be improper criteria for defining art and artists. Today I am going to give a few thoughts on another elusive word in the art world today: creative. As I was doing a little research on the definition of “creative”, I did what most would do, I …

The Struggle and Compulsion to Get Better

Illustration and design is something that I oddly feel compelled to do. I use the word “compelled” not because I am trying to portray myself as “the artist” that is moved romantically toward his craft. Nothing that deep. I am simply saying I don’t do art and design only because it is fun. It is a struggle sometimes. And yet, …