Christmas 2017

Chris Dunn Illustration/Fine Art

Animals Art children's book Chris Dunn Illustration Christmas Christmas 2017 Cute Paisley Rabbit And The Treehouse Contest pre-order TreeA surprise Christmas party for Paisley's little brother. Merry Christmas everybody!!

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Integrated 2017

Inspo Finds

Earlier this month in Antwerp saw Integrated 2017 , an international art + design conference at Desingel. We love this brand and really enjoyed seeing the Integrated 2017 in real life as well as shared throughout social media.

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London Film & Comic Con 2017

Emmeline Illustration

LFCC2017 A post shared by Emmeline Pidgen (@emmelinedraws) on Jul 28, 2017 at 3:23am PDT With only a few weeks to go until Thought Bubble Comic Festival , I thought it was high time I give you a round-up of London Film and Comic Con ! London Film & Comic Con! I'M HERE!

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Peacock Arts Trail 2017

Chris Dunn Illustration/Fine Art

Art ceramics Chris Dunn Illustration claire baker limited edition prints open studio Peacock Arts Trail 2017 the wind in the willows watercolourOpen Studios In North West Wiltshire 30 Sept - 8 Oct peacockartstrail.co.uk

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Cheerful Wallpapers To Deck Your December Desktop (2017 Edition)

Smashing Magazine Graphics

Cheerful Wallpapers To Deck Your December Desktop (2017 Edition). Cheerful Wallpapers To Deck Your December Desktop (2017 Edition). All wallpapers featured in this post can be downloaded for free and come in versions with and without a calendar for December 2017.

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Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn! Inspiring Wallpapers To Start September Off Right (2017 Edition)

Smashing Magazine Graphics

Inspiring Wallpapers To Start September Off Right (2017 Edition). Inspiring Wallpapers To Start September Off Right (2017 Edition). This post features their artwork for September 2017. This post features their artwork for September 2017. Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn!

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How To Manage Inspiration Overload

Telepathy

I’ve been using this solution for all of 2017 and I’ve never been more inspired, informed, productive, and peaceful. Written by Telepathy Design Manager, Brad Soroka, this article originally appeared on the Trello blog.

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Fujifilm X-T2 Review

A Beautiful Mess

I have been receiving a lot of of requests for a review on my Fujifilm X-T2. As some of you may know, I’ve had progressively nicer Canon SLR cameras since I was switched over from film (augh! yes- I used to shoot film exclusively as a necessity and not a novelty).

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Inspiring Desktop Wallpapers To Make November Even More Colorful (2017 Edition)

Smashing Magazine Graphics

Inspiring Desktop Wallpapers To Make November Even More Colorful (2017 Edition). Inspiring Desktop Wallpapers To Make November Even More Colorful (2017 Edition). Cosima Mielke. 2017-10-31T15:27:44+00:00. 2019-10-16T18:36:56+00:00.

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How to Make Memes

Design Wizard

The Meme Effect. There have been many internet crazes since the inception of the World Wide Web in 1989. Most are short-lived and seem to blow up overnight but fade almost as quickly.

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Telepathy Rebrand: The Complexity of Simplicity

Telepathy

Intro to the rebrand. Last week we launched the most complex rebrand we’ve ever done. We infamously put this project off for many years, due to the energy and resources that would be required to do it right.

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Building a Global Community of Typographic Practice

Typographica

The first North American ISTD Annual Student Assessment was hosted at Kent State in February of 2017. The briefs for the 2017 scheme will be available online on October 1, with the assessment planned for April 13, 2018.

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Our Favorite Typefaces of 2017

Typographica

What can be said is that each of these 2017 releases inspired at least one admirer among our distinguished group of designers, educators, and enthusiasts to take time away from their day jobs and pen their personal praises. Welcome to our twelfth annual celebration of new type design.

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EBook Cover Art Top Tips

Design Wizard

The popularity of eBooks amongst consumers and B2B audiences continues to rise.

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National Wildlife Federation: Ranger Rick Cub

Anna Raff Illustration

Beginning with their December 2017 issue and over the course of 2018, my illustrations will be featured in the National Wildlife Federation's Ranger Rick Cub magazine for a beginning reader series. "Tracks in the Snow".

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Teaching at the SVA Summer Residency

Anna Raff Illustration

This week brought to a close another June of teaching Illustration at the School of Visual Arts Summer Residency.

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STYLE IN ANCIENT EGYPT

FSketcher

Archeologists and historians have explored many fascinating facts about Ancient Egypt, thanks to survived artifacts left by this extraordinary civilization. The ubiquity and abundance of beauty products bring a big question.

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Working in Deep Space

Anna Raff Illustration

In the beginning, there are many circles. These days you’ll find me in deep space as I complete final art for my next picture book collaboration with Candlewick Press. THE DAY THE UNIVERSE EXPLODED MY HEAD is a collection of humorous poems about space by poet, performer, and educator, Allan Wolf.

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Uncharacteristic Characters

Fonts by Hoefler&Co.

16 June 2017. I recently had the privilege of speaking at the third annual Typographics conference, an event organized by the Type@Cooper program at The Cooper Union, to share a new project with fellow designers.

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Millennials are changing the user experience of finance

Telepathy

Millennials are poised to become the largest demographic group in the world by the end of the decade. That’s less than 3 years away, folks, and as the stats start rolling in, we’re seeing that they have a very different approach to managing their finances.

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A Color Story: Using Curves for Outdoor Photos

A Beautiful Mess

When figuring out the curves feature on A Color Story , it can be confusing. So we’re having Arielle Vey share what she knows about curves and how they can make your photos pop! Hey, everyone! It’s Arielle, photographer and creator of the Weekend pack in A Color Story.

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What's News with Me…

Anna Raff Illustration

What's news with me? I guess, a lot, since it's been a while since I updated this page. The late summer and early fall have kept me plenty busy. It's that time of year again!

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UCreative’s Graphic Design Reading List

Ucreative

We asked a few designers, marketers, and advertising professionals who’ve worked with UCreative to give us their recommends. These books and compilations range from fresh releases, to classic tomes.

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Brilliant E-book Cover Art Tips For Wattpad

Design Wizard

Why Wattpad? Wattpad gives people from around the world access to an audience of millions, and connects them with content they can’t find anywhere.

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10 TIPS TO KICKSTART YOUR FASHION ILLUSTRATION CAREER

FSketcher

The new year is here and it is time to evaluate your fashion illustration career and make a mega-plan of action for 2018. It is time to move to the next level, commit yourself to your creative job and stretch yourself artistically. Here are 10 tips to kickstart your illustrator’s career.

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5 Ways to Inspire Confidence in Investors with Brand Identity

Creative Live

When you’re at a party with new people, you don’t get balance sheets with everyone’s statistics and track record. You don’t form impressions based on their “friendship retention percentage” or “personal growth projections.”

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Failure to Launch: How UX design can save the Internet of Things

Telepathy

Smart devices that collect & use data in the real world could transform our lives—but first we’ve got to figure out how to actually use the darn things. Hey, psst!

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France passes law that says Photoshopped images must have a disclaimer

David Airey

Another French law that took effect in May 2017 requires all European models working in France to present a medical certificate, and the doctor who signs off on the certificate must pay extra attention to body mass index (BMI).

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Game Of Thrones & Secret Illustration Process

Emmeline Illustration

A post shared by Emmeline Pidgen (@emmelinedraws) on Aug 13, 2017 at 3:12pm PDT It's been a fair few weeks since we waved goodbye to season seven of Game of Thrones on tv; but I wanted to finally share my Thrones-inspired illustrations with you, and give you a peek at my process!

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VELVET IN FASHION | ABOUT FABRIC

FSketcher

In this post, I’d like to focus on one of the most glamorous fabrics of all times, Velvet, which has experienced a revival in popularity over the last few years. Velvet has been used for ages to create some of the most splendid eveningwear imaginable.

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TOP ONLINE COLOR SCHEME GENERATORS

FSketcher

Picking a nice color combination can be a challenge for any kind of artist. If you are a fashion designer, finding the best color combos is crucial. Not long ago, you had to sharpen your eyes with years of practice to build nice color schemes. However, things became much easier today.

Fresh Pickin's

Inspo Finds

Fresh Pickin’s is a new Organic Vegetable juice brand, designed by South African-based illustrator and animator Fran Labuschagne. A totally organic juice made from only the freshest of produce from a local family-run farm.

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A Sprint Story Chapter One: Mapping Monday & the Meaning of Empathy

Telepathy

A Sprint Story. Design Sprints are a highly structured week-long approach to solving problems. There’s a strict schedule. There’s an outlined series of exercises to follow. There’s even a timer to ensure things are on task.

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Directed by John Carpenter

Fonts in Use

Contributed by Rumsey Taylor License: All Rights Reserved. Berthold Wolpe ’s Albertus typeface played a recurring role for credits in a variety of John Carpenter’s films.

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Using the Internet of Things to extend your brand essence

Telepathy

Every once in awhile, a product design challenge comes along that we just can’t resist jumping on, even if it’s quite a departure from the majority of our past work.

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Ivan Chermayeff, rest in peace

David Airey

I was sad to hear that Ivan Chermayeff passed away on December 2nd, 2017 at the age of 85. As one of America’s most celebrated graphic designers, Ivan Chermayeff helped to define the creation of modern day corporate identity. Tom Geismar and Ivan Chermayeff.

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COLLAGE GODDESS LOLA DUPRÉ

FSketcher

Lola Dupré is an illustrator and a collage artist based in Scotland. Made with paper and scissors, her art references both the Dada aesthetics of the early twentieth and the digitalism of the modernity.

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12 Best Free Fonts From Behance Designers

Ucreative

As a graphic designer, you can never have enough fonts. Seems like a lot of graphic designers, me included, have a habit of hoarding a lot of fonts in their respective computers. Admit it though.

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It's Pancake Day and 'Flipping Good' book launch

Ohn Mar Win

Soon after I worked on the Healthy Hedonist cover ( see my last post) I was again approached by Kyle Books to illustrate another front cover. This time it was for a book about pancakes written by Sudi Pigott , and illustrations would also be needed for chapter openers.

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Typographic Doubletakes

Fonts by Hoefler&Co.

Avoid the Obvious. When reaching for a different weight, turning to a sympathetic but distinctively different typeface can add drama to a design. Sentinel and Archer are two slab serifs with very different origins — one a nineteenth century ‘Antique,’ the other a twenty-first century invention full of circular ‘ball terminals’ — but using them together adds visual interest to an otherwise muted composition.

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