The July issue of HOW magazine touts the best of two worlds, including when they both intersect: typography and web design. Devour this issue and you'll be inspired by the latest typography trends, including those on the web. Plus, is interactive design a part of your design job? Or, do you hope to keep a leg in both worlds? Don't miss the valuable information on web design in this issue, including a breakdown of how important data can influence your web designs. You'll also find winners from the Color in Design Awards within this issue. Dig in below to the individual downloads of some of the columns and features from this issue.
Making Sense of the Data
Learning to use Google Analytics and conduct user testing will improve your web work and can help turn your design opinions into bulletproof facts with bosses and clients.
Web Type Revolution
Web font restrictions are a thing of the past. Learn what your options are today and how to make the best use of web fonts in your work.
Fads and Fashions
Fonts go in and out of style like haircuts and skirt lengths, but developing a keen eye for quality will help you make good type choices, whether you’re going for a classic or contemporary aesthetic.
Typography Crash Course
Was your college type instruction a little lean? Do you wish you’d paid more attention in design history class? Follow these 6 lessons from typography guru Denise Bosler, author of “Mastering Type,” and you’ll be making the grade in no time.
A Stitch in Type
Twins sisters from Down Under make a creative splash with their hand-embroidered typographic confections.
Color in Design Awards 2012
HOW teamed up with Print and Pantone to co-host the 2012 Color in Design Awards. We’ve spotlighted 20 of the winners here; 20 more are featured in the August issue of Print magazine. To see all 40 of the winners, check out Colorindesign.HOWdesign.com.
Business: Lead Like an Entrepreneur
Whether you’re a business owner or a department manager, adopting these 10 entrepreneurial attributes will help make you and your firm more successful than ever.
In-House Issues: Inside the CIA
In-house design director Glenn John Arnowitz recently got a rare look inside the Central Intelligence Agency’s design department. Here’s the scoop on this top-secret institution.
Interactive: Crafting an Experience
To help you understand what information architecture means today, web designer Brian Miller explores the basics of creating a good user experience.
My Best Work: Mikey Burton
An Ohio native, Mikey Burton proudly describes his design aesthetic as “Midwesterny” and draws much of his inspiration from artifacts found throughout the hardworking, blue collar Rust Belt. Here he describes creating exciting new book covers for old classics.
Sidelines: Print Mashup
Behind the Design: Good Looking, Linked Up, World of Wonder, Ride in Style, Making Change