6 episodes

Design Behind The Mask is an in-depth look at fictional brands and design experiences across pop culture. Join us as we discuss the complexities of the Lexcorp logo, examine the color palettes of superhero costumes, break down typographic choices in Nintendo games, and much more!

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Design Behind The Mask is an in-depth look at fictional brands and design experiences across pop culture. Join us as we discuss the complexities of the Lexcorp logo, examine the color palettes of superhero costumes, break down typographic choices in Nintendo games, and much more!

    Design Behind The Mask: DC Superhero Logos

    Design Behind The Mask: DC Superhero Logos

    This episode of Design Behind Mask covers the simple beauty and function of the DC COmics Superhero pantheon. When you talk about good logo design, the identity in question has to cover three things. It must be Appropriate, Distinctive, and Simple. The iconic brands within DC’s superhero stable have influenced a generation of superhero creations, […]

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    • 26 min
    Design Behind The Mask: The Xbox UI

    Design Behind The Mask: The Xbox UI

    I’ve been gaming on Xbox since its first console launch in 2001. The console has grown considerably from a Sony Playstation competitor to a giant media entertainment system that also happens to play games. Throughout the Xbox’s lifespan, various treatments have been to the console’s user dashboard. What started as a bladed system has grown […]

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    • 27 min
    Design Behind The Mask:Lost art of Video Game Manuals

    Design Behind The Mask:Lost art of Video Game Manuals

    In this Design Behind Mask episode, we reminisce on the lost art of Video Game Manuals. What is a game manual, you ask? Years ago, gaming manuals were great booklets that came packaged with your favorite video games. They were jam-packed with incredible art, profiles, maps, tutorials, and more. Today, you are lucky if the […]

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    • 19 min
    Design Behind The Mask: X-Men Rebrand by Tom Muller

    Design Behind The Mask: X-Men Rebrand by Tom Muller

    Thanks for listening to Design Behind The Mask. Make sure you subscribe and tell a friend. Also, sign up for our email list for updates, giveaways, and much more! This episode revolves around the rebrand of the X-Men. I wrote an article featuring the brand refresh by Tom Muller. You can read it in full […]

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    • 25 min
    Design Behind The Mask: Fandom Begins With Trading Cards

    Design Behind The Mask: Fandom Begins With Trading Cards

    Original article published on Fandom: Trading Cards Opened Me Up to a Whole New World Trading cards began it all At the age of 6, my wonderful mother handed me a small, white, cardboard box. I was given no instructions as to what was inside, and the only indication that it was a good thing was my […]

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    • 19 min
    Design Behind The Mask: Typography in Control

    Design Behind The Mask: Typography in Control

    Design Behind The Mask brings you a riveting conversation on the excellent Typography in Remedy Entertainment's Control

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    • 26 min