Jennifer Farley is a designer, illustrator and design instructor based in Ireland. She writes about design and illustration on her blog at Laughing Lion Design.

Jennifer's articles

  1. Logo Design 101: Six Tips For Creating Iconic Logos

    Logo design is undoubtedly one of most challenging aspects of graphic design. It may seem easy at first glance but successful logos tend to have several characteristics in common. Here’s a brief overview of each of these characteristics with a well known brand examples to illustrate the point.

  2. Logo Design Trends: The Rainbow

    Recently on Design Festival I posted about Cubism as a trend in logo design, over on SitePoint you can see some earlier posts I wrote about Pixels and The Shift as trends in logo design, but today I’m continuing with a look at the use of the rainbow, or rainbow colors in identities.

  3. HTML 5 Has A Logo!

    HTML 5 has been a subject of great debate, much enthusiasm and a little confusion in the past year. As a design nerd, the news I’m interested in is the World-Wide Web Consortium (W3C) recently unveiled a new logo for HTML5.

  4. Sketch-​​style Fonts

    Here, I’ve put together some resources that you might find useful if you are interested in applying the popular sketch style to your own designs. Here’s a compilation of fonts, Photoshop brushes and vectors that have been sketched, hand-drawn and doodled.  All of the following design elements are free for personal use. For commercial use, […]