Trending Articles

Top 10 Futur Courses to Learn Design & Business

Just Creative

If you run own graphic design firm, improving your skills can not only make you a better graphic designer but also more attractive to potential clients. The business side of your firm may not be your strong suit and that’s ok.

2020 148

10 recommended podcasts for creative freelancers and businesses in 2020

Creative Boom

If you're looking to focus on your creative business this year and you're after some decent inspiration, you can't go far wrong with a podcast. One that gives you that reassuring hug to tell you everything is going to be ok.

2020 130

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

The 9 Best Courses on Coursera for Designers & Creatives

Just Creative

People are curious by nature and thanks to the internet, anyone curious about a topic or looking to expand their skills or even learn a new skill can take classes online on their time. One of the best options for taking classes online is through Coursera.

2020 161

Leroy Johnson's vibrant mixed media artworks inspired by his love of jazz and Philly

Creative Boom

Artist Leroy Johnson, an 82-year-old Philadelphia native, has an unwavering love and deep respect for the architecture, character, and residents of the place he's always called home.

2020 141

All the Vintage Design Resources You Could Wish for in One Bundle

Spoon Graphics

Of all the different design styles, the vintage look is the most difficult to pull off, unless you have the right materials. Authenticity is the key when it comes to creating realistic vintage artwork, otherwise you end up with a fake-looking digital knock-off.

2020 133

Hilarious Versions of Popular Movie Posters

Designer Daily

Due to the expensive licensing and printing costs, some African movie theaters commission artists to pain custom movie posters. The problem for the artists? Some of them have not even seen the movie they were doing a poster for, so the results are sometimes quite hilarious.

2020 130

Noted: New Logo for DK by Pentagram

Under Consideration / Brand

“One for the Books”. 1974) " DK Publishing is world renowned for its distinctive, highly visual books that inform, inspire, and entertain readers of all ages.

2020 83

More Trending

Fluttering Moths Radiate Whimsy in Twinkling Gifs by Vlad Stankovic

Colossal

All gifs © Vlad Stankovic. Sydney-based illustrator and graphic designer Vlad Stankovic ( previously ) has a gift for crafting playful animated scenes.

2020 68

Noted: New Logo and Identity for Klaipeda University by Andstudio

Under Consideration / Brand

“Making Waves”. 1991) " Klaip?da da University today enters into third decade of existence.

2020 82

Why The Future of Branding is all About Your Storytelling Ability

Just Creative

This article was contributed by Sarah Jay. — “ Brand storytelling is a great way to get your point of across, differentiate your brand, and work out new ideas. Today, if you want to succeed as an entrepreneur or leader, you also have to be a storyteller.” ” – Richard Branson.

2020 170

Never-before-seen works by Barnett Freedman, one of the UK's most influential illustrators and designers

Creative Boom

A peer of Eric Ravilious and Edward Burra, Barnett Freedman was a pioneering artist at the interface of modern art and design in 20th century Britain.

2020 130

The Graphic Design Handbook, Reinvented

Shillington

The team at Shillington are super excited to launch The Guide , our brand new platform that contains all lecture and demo notes from our course, animated technical examples, industry best practices, case studies and loads more.

Beautiful Liquify Logo Animation in After Effects

Abduzeedo

Beautiful Liquify Logo Animation in After Effects. abduzeedo Jan 24, 2020 I have been going back through old tutorials to fix some of the images that might be broken or with old formatting. The blog has changed quite a lot since we started 12 years ago.

2020 74

Reviewed: Friday Likes 313: From Korotich, Futura, and Pendo

Under Consideration / Brand

“From Korotich, Futura, and Pendo”. A range of food-festive and strong-type projects this week, with work from Moscow, Mexico City, and Vancouver. AGON by Korotich.

2020 83

Build a Brand Like a Pro – 7 Steps to Follow

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Janil Jean. Building a brand, like building anything else, requires more than just stacking one brick on top of another. If you don’t lay a foundation and build strong walls, you’ll end up with a shaky building that will likely collapse at the first gust of wind.

2020 148

Photographs by Jan Enkelmann of 'glamorous' Brits making their way to the races

Creative Boom

Horse racing is the second-most popular spectator sport after football in England. But, of course, it's much more than a sporting event. It's a chance to dress up, show off and be "seen". Photographer Jan Enkelmann wanted to capture a more honest version of events.

2020 158

Areas to Be Proactive with Your Web Design Clients

Speckyboy Design Magazine

We talk about it all the time. Being a web designer is about more than just clean code and pretty graphics. There are a number of other roles we play. Psychiatrist, psychic, support technician and all-around guru come to mind.

How to Add Text and Fonts in Photoshop

Fotor

Party flyers and invitations, book and CD covers, and even social media posts like Instagram stories all have one key thing in common: they all use typography! Typography is the art of arranging letters and text in a way that makes the copy legible, clear, and visually appealing.

Reviewed: New Logo and Identity for Adler Planetarium by Pause for Thought and The Change Project

Under Consideration / Brand

“Watch this Space”. Opened in 1930, the Adler Planetarium in Chicago, IL, is a museum dedicated to the study of astronomy and astrophysics and was the first planetarium -- projecting an image of celestial bodies onto a dome -- in the United States.

2020 56

Top Tools & Tech for 2020 – Ultimate Guide (Smartphones, Wearable Tech, Home Entertainment, Computers, Tablets & Smart Home Devices)

Just Creative

As we flip the calendar from 2019 to 2020, we realize that the technology options that are out there to help you work are incredible. With that in mind, we thought to point out some of the best tech products of 2019/20 that you can use to turn 2020 into a great year.

2020 130

Photographs of greenhouse gas measurement stations across Europe tell a story of climate change research

Creative Boom

In his latest series, renowned wildlife photographer Konsta Punkka tells the story of a group of scientists working at greenhouse gas measurement stations across Europe.

2020 130

Squishy Flesh Suits Quilted by Textile Artist Daisy Collingridge

Colossal

“Clive a portrait” (2019). All images © Daisy Collingridge, used with permission. London-based artist Daisy Collingridge layers amorphous blobs of fabric and textiles to form wearable pastel-colored body suits.

2020 83

The Mixed-Media Work of Jay Torres

Hi-Fructose

The illustrations and personal work of artist Jay Torres have a dark surrealist edge. The El Paso-raised artist, now based in Pasadena, moves between analogue and digital tools to craft his creations. Main The Blog Hi-Fructose Hi-Fructose Magazine illustration Jay Torres mixed-media

Media 74

Noted: New Logo, Identity, and Livery for Eastern by Mechanica

Under Consideration / Brand

“All Over the Map”. (Re-est. Re-est. 2019) " Eastern Airlines, LLC ('Eastern') is a US Part 121 Flag Air Carrier with Scheduled Domestic and International, Passenger and Cargo authority from the US Department of Transportation ("DOT") operating wide-body, long-range aircraft.

2020 77

Best Touchscreen Laptops for Designers

Just Creative

Laptops have come a long way from the big bulky versions that threatened to crack a table in the early 1990s. Today’s laptops are multi-faceted devices and with touchscreens now being added, creatives have a new way to get their work done on the go.

2020 148

New York design studio Gretel mimics movement in dance company rebrand

Creative Boom

New York creative studio Gretel has unveiled its rebrand for the Stefanie Nelson Dancegroup in advance of its 20th anniversary. The identity features a new design language that captures the unique movement style of its dancers.

2020 130

Weekly News for Designers ? 523

Speckyboy Design Magazine

See the Sound: Audio Visualization CSS & JavaScript Code Snippets – A collection of scripts that bring a visual element to sound. How CSS Grid changes the way we think about structuring our content – Why using CSS Grid can simplify page layout.

2020 61

Snails Paint the Town in Miniature Scenes Crafted by Aleia Murawski and Sam Copeland

Colossal

All images © Aleia Murawski and Sam Copeland, shared with permission. Illinois-based Aleia Murawski and Sam Copeland have a knack for creating miniature—and slimy—worlds just big enough for their tiny acquaintances to glide through.

2020 83

21 Days In Japan: Artist Recreates Scenes Of Japan Through Pleasing Pastel-Colored Illustrations

Design You Trust

From the bright crimson of toriis and temples, to the rainbow of neon lights in Shinjuku and all the way to the distant blue of Mount Fuji—Japan is full of colors that stay with you no matter where you go.

2020 61

5 Clever Ways to Avoid a Creative Burnout as a Freelancer

Just Creative

This article was contributed by Abhishek Talreja. Most freelancers go through those dreadful days when nothing seems to work. Times when the creative juices go dry, and just about everything starts to bother you like an irritating little insect.

Slices of Time: Emmanuelle Moureaux to bring her next interactive, rainbow-coloured artwork to London

Creative Boom

Tokyo-based French architect and designer Emmanuelle Moureaux has seduced us all with her ongoing vibrant series, 100 Colors , where she cuts thousands of pieces of paper in 100 shades to create immersive art for all to enjoy.

2020 130

Beyond Money: The Hidden Benefits of Web Design Projects

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Not all website design gigs are created equally. The truth is that they will all vary in terms of compensation, scope and the overall experience you have. But just about every project provides you with some type of benefit. They aren’t always monetary.

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Posters Feature a Wildly Diverse Blend of Artistic Styles

Colossal

Lacking the traditional sport and tournament themes of previous years , the official posters for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games are taking a different approach to championing the celebrated contests.

2020 57

The Oscar Nominees 2020 Noir Poster Series By Nuno Sarnadas

Design You Trust

Nuno Sarnadas is a digital artist based in Portugal. “Very early I revealed myself as being a very creative child who took advantage of all surfaces to draw, forcing my parents to watch closely all the time.

2020 61

7-Step Influencer Marketing Strategy to Drive Sales

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Vincent Sevilla. Anyone who has worked on their social media strategy has heard of influencer marketing. It’s one of the most pervasive digital marketing techniques today, and for good reason.

Hundreds of photographs to be sent into space to broadcast a message of peace and unity from humankind

Creative Boom

Want to see your work and name in stars? Portrait of Humanity 2020 is offering photographers the chance to be exhibited in space – the first space mission of its kind in the world. 1854 Media, the publisher of British Journal of Photography, has partnered with ?Sent Sent Into Space?

2020 141

Suadinho: André Gola's Alter Ego

Juxapoz Magazine

We've been wanting to introduce you to Brazil-based illustrator and designer André Gola whose deft drawing brings to life character designs whose clever, witty figures comfortably infiltrate animation, product design, photography, murals, and other public interventions.

2020 52