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Famous Logo Designers: Lindon Leader and Corporate Design

This week, our famous logo designer series brings you Lindon Leader.  Lindon Leader is a highly esteemed American graphic artist. He has won numerous awards for his innovation and graphic design.  He is credited with designing one of the most recognizable logos in the world – the FedEx logo.

FedEx Logo - Lindon Leader | Logo design & Designer review

Lindon Leader now runs his own firm, Leader Creative.  He has supervised corporate design programs for CIGNA, DoubleTree Hotels, Hawaiian Airlines, as well as many others.  Leader’s work has been featured in several international publications, and some of his work has shown up in permanent collections of the Smithsonian Institution.

 

 

Famous Logo Designers: Lindon Leader and Corporate Design

Famous Logo Designers: Rob Janoff

You could ask anyone in the world to name the most recognizable logos, and almost always, the Apple logo would end up being toward the top of their list.  Rob Janoff is responsible for designing the iconic original Apple logo.

 

 

Famous Logo Designers: Rob Janoff

Free resources for art teachers affected by COVID-19

These are very strange times we are facing now…are you now finding yourself:

  • Teaching to an empty classroom?
  • In front of screens for most of your day?
  • Unsure of how to support struggling students?
  • Frustrated by what you consider unfair circumstances?

If you answered yes to any of the questions above, PLEASE continue reading!

Free resources for art teachers affected by COVID-19

Famous Logo Designers: Paula Scher

“The best way to accomplish serious design…is to be totally and completely unqualified for the job.” – Paula Scher

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This is exactly how Paula Scher, an American graphic artist, felt as she was attending the Tyler School of Art.  While majoring in illustration, Scher avoided graphic art classes, because she didn’t draw well, and wasn’t “neat” enou

 

 

Famous Logo Designers: Paula Scher

Famous Logo Designers: Milton Glaser

A national and international success, Milton Glaser is an artist who has worked on an array of projects that span much wider than printed materials.

 

 

Famous Logo Designers: Milton Glaser

Famous Logo Designers: Paul Rand logos and designs

Today I am going to introduce you to an American graphic artist, who pioneered a distinct Modernist Style.  Paul Rand was the designer for many iconic logos in major corporations and an important figure in the American advertising industry.

Famous Logo Designer: Paul Rand logos and designs

Teaching Fair Use to high school students: How to "Steal" without breaking the law

Teaching Copyright to High School Students

Here's our Copyright Webinar Replay!!! 

Below are some links and helpful information from the webinar:

21:30 - Useful Copyright Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QiO_H0-ok8

30:10 - Make your own mnemonic devices: https://www.mnemonicgenerator.com/

Teaching Fair Use to high school students: How to "Steal" without breaking the law

Is it INFRINGEMENT or FAIR USE?

Nobody really wants to steal someone else’s image. (Ok, there may be some sadistic individuals out there who are out to steal identities…but I assume that if you are reading this blog post, you are not one of them :)

But it’s a heck of a lot of work to make sure that every image I find can be used for my purposes. It's time consuming and tedious just to look for images, much less make sure I can legally use them!

 

 

Want more clarification on how to "deal with copyright" in your classroom? You're in luck! We'll be hosting a webinar all about copyright later this month (January 2020). Click below to save your seat!

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Is it INFRINGEMENT or FAIR USE?

5 Commonly asked questions about copyright

Copyright? Really? She wants to talk about COPYRIGHT!?

Yeah…but don’t leave the page just yet! I’ll try to keep this interesting and engaging for you…

Alright, copyright isn’t the sexiest of topics and it seems like a huge ocean of grey area. Unfortunately, it is a fact of life and a big topic to digital arts of all kinds. So, let’s dive right in.

 

 

Want more clarification on how to "deal with copyright" in your classroom? You're in luck! We'll be hosting a webinar all about copyright later this month (January 2020). Click below to save your seat!

Save my seat!

5 Commonly asked questions about copyright

Famous Graphic Designers of the century: What They did and How They Got There

Over the past few months, I have been creating famous graphic designer “profiles” for some of the most famous graphic designers over the past century. This list is by no means exhaustive and I know that there are so many more equally creative and successful designers out there to be explored, so fear not! I’ll continue my research and bring you bite sized profiles of different kinds of designers in the future!

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