A GDUSA reader poll sponsored by Verso Corporation, papermakers extraordinaire, reveals a surprisingly positive can-do attitude among graphic designers in the face of adversity.
Designers expect that the pandemic pause will permanently change where and how – and perhaps why – they work.
Designers are hopeful, even confident, about the long term value and viability of the graphic design business.
Respondents believe that, once the coronavirus crisis recedes, traditional modes and materials will have a renaissance.
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Today, print is a choice and an option, and our survey has evolved into an existential probe of the role and purpose of print today.
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Our 2018 survey was sent to a random selection of 10,000 GDUSA print magazine and e-subscribers, and generated 1,104 responses. The benchmark results make clear that, even in a digital age, print remains essential to the graphic design profession. The highlights: 98% of GDUSA readers work in print as part of their mix, 68% of […]
I personally love print. The quality of paper and the feel of it in your hands really elevates the work, and that’s something you can’t get from digital. Many people still want to see and feel a well-designed print piece. It seems to signify that the ‘product’ has permanence and isn’t as fleeting as online […]
In a way, print seems to have more credibility than digital because it takes a commitment to produce and read, there’s sense of permanence. Digital is fleeting and becomes easy to forget. Digital content can be edited, updated and changed at the click of a mouse or tap of a finger. Printed material offers some […]
Get on the bandwagon’ is today’s mantra. You read it everyday. But I need to see research that proves that it actually works. This is a truly disturbing trend. The dominance of these monopolies is warping public understanding and behavior. They need more government controls and media needs to start exposing their worst abuses. Facebook […]
In celebration of GDUSA‘s 50th Anniversary we have conducted a multitude of surveys on the state of design. This time around we turn our attention to education.
GDUSA recently conducted our 50th Anniversary Print Survey. The results will be in print and online shortly but here is a sneak peek at the Top 12 Favorite Fonts for Print Design. Any favorites we missed? Let us know in the comments section. You can read our other Anniversary surveys about logos and design projects […]
For the past 50 years, GDUSA has surveyed the creative community about the state of print design. Please fill out this online survey and make your voice heard. The results will be published in the May/June edition of GDUSA’s print magazine + enewsletter. We deeply appreciate your help and please please please include your name, title […]
The next installment of our 50th Anniversary “readers choice” survey is now at the printer. (C’mon, you remember: ink, paper, presses.) The first installment listed the great designers. There was controversy, of course, but a consensus built nicely around Milton Glaser, Saul Bass, and Paul Rand. Now the focus turns to great design projects. Here […]
We thought long and hard about how best to note our anniversary without making it about us. Out of the process two points emerged. First, this accident of the calendar presents an opportunity to celebrate the past, present and future of the graphic design community. Second, we think the best way to do this is […]