Experience Your Design

Experience Keylay

DESIGN CHATTER

Here on Design Chatter, we post the latest and greatest about KEYLAY, helpful industry information, creative design ideas, small business need-to-knows and the occasional off the wall post just to lighten your day. We hope you enjoy, and we encourage you to comment and share the posts on your social networks!

Decoding Brand and Identity

Oct 18, 2017

You know Brand and Identity are important for your, well…brand, but what exactly does that even mean? GCFLearnFree.org breaks down the basics for you in a cute and informative video. It always pays to expand your graphic design knowledge, and when you decide you want to implement anything you’ve learned, KEYLAY Design is your resource!

 

 

 » Read more about: Decoding Brand and Identity  »

View Original Article

KEYLAY Design Shows Love to Atlanta

Oct 18, 2017

With the barrage of daily political and social commentary hitting us from all angles, it’s important to remember that there is still positivity in the world. For the past 6 months, KEYLAY Design has worked with the non-profit group, Rainbros, to show the city of Atlanta as a beacon of hope and love. What began as a request to help contribute a mural design for a building, grew into something greater than any one person or business.

 » Read more about: KEYLAY Design Shows Love to Atlanta  »

View Original Article

Introducing Them, by Conde Nast

Oct 13, 2017

At the end of October, Conde Nast is launcing an LGBTQ digital platform called Them. Spearheaded by the man behind Allure and Teen Vogue, the publication’s content will emphasize quality rather than quantity, and hopes to break out of the mold of similar ideas. We’re looking forward to witnessing this new step forward in publication and advertising design!

 » Read more about: Introducing Them, by Conde Nast  »

Read more here >>

How a Logo Design Change Made Star Wars Fans Freak Out

Oct 12, 2017

There’s a disturbance in the force. A teaser image was released for the new Star Wars film “The Last Jedi,” and fans were quick to notice the color of that famous font went from the classic yellow to red. And that’s a big deal. In Star Wars mythology, red has historically meant bad news for the good guys. Luckily, for the “The Force Awakens” the logo has changed back to that good ol’ yellow. Find out why,

 » Read more about: How a Logo Design Change Made Star Wars Fans Freak Out  »

Jump to Hyperspace

Typefaces get Typecast

Oct 11, 2017

If you saw the SNL skit about Papyrus, that may have been your first time realizing that not all fonts are created equal. There are definitely some typefaces that seem to always be used in graphic design in the same manner, and The Bold Italic lays them out in a hilarious way. Check them out!

 » Read more about: Typefaces get Typecast  »

See the whole list here >>

Technology and Design Meet to Make Government Data Pretty

Oct 10, 2017

There’s a wealth of government data out there for us to access, but finding it easily – and not getting bored to tears in the process – is problematic. Enter former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who teamed up with Seattle design studio Artefact on a $10 million effort to, as Wired put it, “present government data in a way that’s open, non-partisan, and stupidly easy to understand.” The result is USAFacts, which organizes 30 years of data from more than 70 local,

 » Read more about: Technology and Design Meet to Make Government Data Pretty  »

I want the facts!