How do you authenticate a piece of art when the artist is mysteriously anonymous?
Libraries provide vital digital services to their host institutions. If these services carry clear library identity branding, it strengthens the library’s position in the university and enables it to secure the budget and political capital necessary to do its work.
With scholarly communications business models embracing the entirety of the research process, how can visualizations help us understand scholarly workflows?
Creating a new product or service? Re-designing your journal? Dieter Rams’ ten principles of good design remain as vital a guide as ever.
A deep architectural dive into the remarkable New York Public Library.
Think science has issues with image manipulation? Wait till you see these advertising tricks used to make food look appetizing.
With the changes afoot in scholarly communications practices, sentiment, and business models, the Chefs consider: What are we aiming for?
LEGO is increasingly being used in teaching and research. Here are some fun examples of how and why it can be useful.
What do we mean by “branding”? Ten quick tips.
More vintage textbook covers brought to life.
An artist models the universe at 1/190 millionth scale.
What is reading, and what is happening to reading? These are critical questions for researchers, data analysts, editors, publishers, librarians — in short, for scholarly communications.
Famous book cover designer Chip Kidd talks about his process and the responsibilities of a designer.
Think we’ll soon be working in the “paperless office of the future”? Star Trek begs to differ.
Donald Samulack offers thoughts on typesetting, design, font choice and how the brain processes information to create meaning.