Links

Some of these will be useful to you...some, not so much.

Logos

Description

Brands of the World

Tons of logos

Logotypes101

Tons of logos...again

Logopond

Tons of logos...again

Sharealogo

Tons of logos...again

Logotypes

Tons of logos...again (Russian site)

logo eps

Tons of logos...again

Goodlogo

Logo design discussion page & gallery

Logo Design Love

Logo design discussion page & gallery

The Logo Mix

Logo design discussion page & gallery

Logo Histories

Blog for famous logos & case studies

World's Best Logos

Blog for famous logos & case studies

How Low Can Your Logo

Very fun site showcasing how NOT to design a logo.

 

Fonts

Description

DaFont

Cool site for FREE font downloads

Font Squirrel

Cool site for FREE font downloads

Fontspace

Another cool site for FREE font downloads

Abstract Fonts

Another cool site for FREE font downloads

Acid Fonts

Another cool site for FREE font downloads

Font River

Another cool site for FREE font downloads

Crossfade

All sorts of fonts that are used in band logos

Identifont

Great tool for figuring out what a certain font is

 

 

Graphic Design Resources

Description

Killer graphic design site

"If it ain't here then it don't exist!"

Colorburned

Great resource for cool Photoshop brushes & actions

istockphoto

commercial stock photography and artwork

canstockphoto

commercial stock photography and artwork

Arsenal

Killer vector stock art

Alien Skin

Killer raster filters

style guides

examples of professional style guides

IDEEM

Package design templates

Vecteezy

Free vector stock art

Colors On The Web

cool way to get color shemes

Color Scheme Designer

another cool way to get color shemes

RGB to Pantone

Pantone color conversions

Top Graphic Design Apps

Best 200 graphic design app & web tools

PSDlearning

Great Photoshop tutorials

Photoshop actions

How to create, install, and manage Photoshop actions

Logoorange

Pantone color conversions - dorky, but useful to a designer

 

 

Graphic Design Miscellaneous

Description

LCC Graphic Design

Lane Community College's Graphic Design Department - oustanding program!

My site

My professional site.

Central York High School

Another high school graphic design program. Worth a look!

Logo Mistakes

An interesting blog about common mistakes that beginning logo designers make

Nike Logo

Here's a bit of history about their iconic logo.

Creative Logos

A blog that showcases some very creative logo solutions

Color Schemes

Logos that use color schemes that we study in class. See, this stuff is actually used in the real world!

Draplin - logo design

REQUIRED: Aaron Draplin takes on a logo design challenge

Draplin - Illustrator efficiency

REQUIRED: Aaron Draplin - working efficiently in Illustrator

What is graphic design?

Short YouTube video that serves as a good introduction to the industry

The Photoshop Effect - part 1

Interesting film about Photoshop's role in body image

The Photoshop Effect - part 2

Interesting film about Photoshop's role in body image

The Beginning of Photoshop

The guys who actually created PS get together 20 years later

The Ethics of Photoshop

How PS has changed journalism

TED Talks

Tom Wujec - 3 ways the brain creates meaning

TED Talks

Paula Scher - Awesome designer talks about having fun with design

The Art of Logo Design

Short PBS movie

Fonts To Never Use

Short YouTube clip ripping on "Comic Sans" font

Make It Bigger

FANTASTIC clip about dealing with an uneducated client!

Logo Tips for Branding

Long video for GD3 - perhaps delete this?

Four Secrets of Graphic Design

Some good tips for the novice designer - Publishing & Layout class

Secret Messages In Logos

Wendy's, FedEx, etc.

Secret Messages In Logos

Vaio, Picasa, Cisco, Toblerone, etc.

Die Cuts

Cereal box die line (how to) - boring, but useful

 

 

Fun Tutorials

Description

Portrait out of text

Cool Photoshop tutorial...I want to try this someday

Vector portrait

Just like it sounds

More to come

coming soon...

 

 

Rock Links

Description

Jethro Tull

Jethro Tull...enough said!

Runrig

Amazing Scottish rock band...you'll never be the same

Big Country

Yet another booty kickin' Scottish rock band

Vertical Horizon

My new favorite band!

Pollstar

"I never find out about concerts until it's too late"

GEMM

Trying to find that obscure import cd? Try these guys.

Melodicrock

Keep up to date on all that great 80's & 90's hair band rock!

90125

I've been a huge music geek for 35 years. This is my favorite album of all time.

 

 

Friday Funnies

 

phone recording play by play

ultimate dog tease

best game ever

jib jab 2008 campaign

world's worst band

devil baby

tight pants (bleep at 1:40)

Quiznos

bad lip reading walking dead

September (4:19) (7:37)

who's line is it anyway?

Brian Williams tears into Jimmy Fallon

cats are so metal

toddlers are so metal

space pants Papyrus

 

 

Miscellaneous

Description

Topher's Breakfast Cereal Characters

Awesome collection of cereal box characters

Bill O'Reilly

Yes...THAT Bill O'Reilly. I try hard to run a "no spin" classroom!

Faith Center

My church

Jib Jab

Funniest web site I've ever seen...period!

CNN

news from the left of center

Fox News

news from the right of center

Fox News

news from the right of center

 

 

 

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