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Joseph Alessio

Joseph is a freelance designer and illustrator and a 4.0 student in the Online Division of the respected Art Institute of Pittsburgh. He enjoys truth, art and design, music, classic literature, nature, and quite a few other miscellaneous Incidentally, he also plays viola in a professional string quartet.

Inspiration / 17 Feb 2010

Why Are Children’s Books Good for Designers?

Children’s books are a great gift to the world, and are often credited with developing children’s minds and talents. Despite their moniker, however, simple stories can be inspirational for adults as well, and designers and illustrators in particular. The simplicity and fresh perspectives that quality children’s literature gives can seldom be found elsewhere.