This collection of extremely poorly-designed volume-control user interfaces (UI) is curated with tongue very firmly in cheek. It’s a hilarious a conceit curated with a sense of humor. Yet it underscores an important point of design practice. The design of human-computer and user-centric interfaces is important. It has consequences forContinue Reading

The Type Directors Club (TDC) recently announced the winners of its annual type-design competitions. The TDC is part of the prestigious One Club. You can see all the winning submissions on its website. There’s a diverse body of typographic design, including symbols, Coca-Cola’s Chinese character fonts, and a typeface forContinue Reading

A newspaper in Finland has launched a new variable font called “Climate Crisis.” The font was designed to reflect the environmental changes wrought by global warming, such as rising sea levels. What makes the font unique is that the typeface weight changes based on updated real-time information from the NationalContinue Reading

“And if you do, never stop” These were the searing copy lines from an iconic advertising campaign in the 1980s by the highly-influential Gotcha! surf brand. The company was started by Michael Tomson, a former South African pro surfer whose celebrity in the surfing world was due almost as muchContinue Reading

One of our current projects here at Global Graphic is a music collaboration turned band called Aloha Death.  We’ve just released our second tune! It’s called “Shibuya” (Yay!!!) and you can find it now on iTunes, Spotify, Pandora, etc. Check out the band website for more details. In the meantime, follow AlohaContinue Reading