The North State Design Studio is a Team of Creative Professionals Who Believe in Progress Through Strategy & Design. Learn more.

Good Design

Topics

How to Design a Successful Infographic

Smashing Magazine just published The Do’s And Don’ts Of Infographic Design which provides excellent visual examples of successful (and unsuccessful) Infographics. The piece summarizes guidelines on how to successfully execute an Infographic. Among the author’s key points ...

Oct, 21

Small Design Firms Think Big

After reading Austin Howe’s superbly accurate book Designers Don’t Read we became big fans. Howe just published a solid article on how small design firms can produce better results for clients because of the philosophy ...

Oct, 07

Fictional Brands in Real World Business

Pizza Planet, Buy n’ Large, Rust•eze… These all sound like legit brands that represent companies in our world. However, they only exist in the magical world of Pixar. Ever since Woody and Buzz arrived at ...

Jul, 11

New Design: USDA MyPlate replaces the Food Pyramid

Say goodbye to the food pyramid; say hello to MyPlate. The USDA is scrapping the decades-old nutrition guide in favor of a new icon shaped like a plate. Government officials, including First Lady Michelle Obama who ...

Jul, 10

Global Design NYU Opens May 25 at New York University

From Design Observer.   Global Design NYU, a gallery exhibit and speaker series, opens May 25 at New York University. Opening May 25 at New York University, the exhibition and symposium Global Design NYU, organized ...

May, 28

Navigation

Please use the navigation to move within this section.