Monthly Archives: February 2008

PC or Mac?

Which is better? That’s a question that has been bandied about ever since the early desktop personal computers became available. The wisdom back then was that for “computing tasks” a PC was best, but for graphic design, an Apple Mac was best. The Theatre department where I taught had Apples. In the time since each platform was presented to the … Continue reading

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Good Design Transcends Formats

I used to teach design. At the University level. I taught about the principles and elements of design, such as Line, Shape, Size, Color, Texture, and also Balance, Symmetry, Contrast, and Harmony. But here’s the thing: my design work was in the discipline of theatrical costumes. Yes, that’s right, I was a theatrical costume designer before I went into graphic … Continue reading

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