Today’s infographic, Serif vs Sans: The Final Battle, is brought to you by Urban Fonts. The Serif vs Sans typeface battle has been going on forever, with the question of when is the best time to use which style. This infographic compares the two typefaces and shows the positive and negative aspects of each. In the end you will see which one works best for print and which works best for web.
The first thing a consumer thinks about when a company name is mentioned is more than likely associated with that companies brand. A brand is a companies most valuable asset, it’s what helps a consumer differentiate one company from another. That is why is important to establish a recognizable brand.
It’s not always just about the visual look that makes your brand though. A companies message and it’s consistency that can help define a brand as well. eMerge has put together this useful branding infographic with some questions to ask yourself that will help you build a good, well recognizable brand.
Pinterest has become largely popular in the past 2 years by a number of different audiences, and why not? It has dozens of categories ranging from cars & motorcycles all the way to food & drink. Pinterest is a huge social media tool that not enough businesses are taking advantage of, and I say this from experience because over 50% of the traffic that comes to this site is from Pinterest.
Thanks to the crew at Internet Marketing Inc. for creating this infographic below that shows the power of Pinterest with actual statistics. Hopefully this will give some of you the inspiration and motivation to start using Pinterest as a business tool rather than a late night boredom cure.
It’s always best practice for web and graphic designers to stay with the current trends, otherwise you will more than likely be surpassed by other designers who are with the trends.
Some of the biggest design trends right now are simplicity, flat colors, SVG images (scale-able vectors for browsers), typography, and responsive design to name a few. Awwwards has put together a nice infographic to show what the current design trends are for 2013 below.
The famous masked superhero known as Batman has been around since 1939. Like with all logos and trademarks, the caped crusaders’ has changed dozens of times over the past 72 years. Calm the Ham has compiled an Infographic of all the Batman logos since 1940 (72 years of Batman logos) for your pleasure (please keep note that all logos belong to DC Comics). This Infographic is also for sale on Calm the Ham in three different sizes starting at $39.99.
Be sure to check out The Evolution of Wolverine’s Costume as well.
Today’s freebie is a vector infographic kit courtesy of MediaLoot. This kit comes with over 50 infographic elements ranging from graphs and charts to maps, icons, and symbols. The infographic kit comes in AI, EPS, and SVG file formats and is free for both personal and commercial use so you can get started on creating that infographic you’ve always wanted.
**Click the title link or the image to direct to the download page**
Logo’s have been used for years by organizations, corporations, and individuals to gain public recognition and establish a identity that can be easily recognized by the consumer. Like the businesses and corporations themselves, logos tend to change over time as trends evolve. Here we look at this infographic created by The Logo Company that shows how corporate logos have evolved over the years.
Below you can see how the Pepsi logo has evolved over the years, along with the Shell logo, BMW logo, and Apple logo to name a few.