no matter how balanced and beautiful a layout is and how perfect the color choices turn out, a design can still be completely defiled with inferior typography. useful tips for laying out good typography from the lead designer at Design Aglow
Anatomy basic shapes - most people know of these simple drawing rules. But when you are having fun drawing you somehow ignore them, or maybe thats just me? Anyways, i beleive using them more consistently would improve my drawings a lot!
Looking at David McCandless' illustration of what makes for effective information design inspired me to articulate my own point of view. In this post, I briefly discuss the importance of affordances, accessibility, and aesthetics in data visualization.