It took Daniel Britton 22 years to finish reading a book. “People who’ve never been dyslexic don’t understand what it’s like.” he says to CNN. He was diagnosed as a partial-dyslexic at a very young age “But no one understood it” he told Daily Mail. “I remember when I was eight-years-old, all I got was try harder, read harder, you’re lazy, you’re stupid, you’re thick”. Books were hard to finish, graphic design though was his craft. Therefore he used it for...

Nicola Yeoman’s childhood spent growing up on a farm in North Yorkshire is a big influence on her work: the dens she made in barns are still evident in her work today as she builds sets that range from elaborate interiors, to junk yard sculptures and ethereal and dreamlike worlds. Yeoman moved to London in 2001 and worked at the Guardian as a picture editor whilst studying furniture at Guildhall University. Her combined love of photography and...

Korea’s ascent on culture map is undeniable. As this country is capturing the world with images and songs, South Korea’s graphic design scene is bursting with the same quality talent the rest of “Korean Wave” provides. From dramas to pop songs, Korea is emerging as a force to reckon with and it is not due to K-pop, at least not in the case of typographers, graphic designers and art directors who originate from the country of glowing and menacing...

What is Nifty Fifty one will wonder before learning the following: nifty-50 refers to the 50 popular large-cap stocks on the New York Stock Exchange in the 1960s and 1970s. This group of large-cap stocks (with large-cap’ referring to the high market value of shares outstanding of a publicly traded company, equal to the share price times the number of shares outstanding with said company) were highly favored by institutional investors for good...

Ever since they were first co-opted (for industrial designers by Container Corporation of America CEO Walter Paepcke at the first Aspen conference in 1949, and for graphic designers by American Institute of Graphic Arts president Colin Forbes in 1985) attendees, speakers and organisers alike, have wrestled with the shaggy medium” writes Alice Twemlow. Today a growing number of professional conferences around the world compete for...

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