Lunatorium Designs

Comic Sans: Is it really necessary?

Why is Comic Sans So Popular?

Note: This post, while all in fun, does make a serious point about a font problem plaguing the Design world. A few months ago a fellow Graphic Designer friend of mine posted a story on her Facebook page about how she had done some work for a client and when she was finished his reply was, “I love it! But can we change the font to Comic Sans?” Its one of those situations that make most Graphic Designers groan.  Comic Sans is the red-headed stepchild of the font and design world.  It’s general overuse and reminder of public school flyers…
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Advertising: A Comparison Between the Early-Mid 1900s and Now

Plymouth (1938) & Infinity (2011) Comparison

It’s not a stretch to say that advertising has changed considerably over the last 100 years.  Technological and sociological shifts have both had a huge impact on the form advertising takes, and what themes it presents.  Some of these changes are very obvious, and some are more subtle.  Today, we’ll take a look at some modern advertising (within the last 5 years), and compare them to some advertisements from the early to mid part of the 20th century and consider the possibility of a ‘retro-advertising’ comeback. One of the most obvious changes in advertising in the last 80 or so…
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