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RetroSupply’s Most Popular Design Resources

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In this article, we will look at RetroSupply’s most popular resources for design as well as offer an exclusive discount coupon code , which will get you an extra 10% off.

Top 8 Gaomon Tablets for Graphic Design

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While not a household name like some of their competitors, Gaomon continuously crafts incredible tablets for graphic designers and we felt that it was beyond time that we share with you, our loyal readers, what the best Gaomon tablets for graphic designers are.

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The 11 Core Principles of Logo Design

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This article was contributed by Nathan McKinley. The logo represents the most recognizable face of any business brand, and it can play a crucial role in creating a first impression that can stay in the minds of customers. Naturally, designing a strong logo is very important for any business brand.

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How to Present your Logo Designs to Clients – Top Tips & Tools

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What makes a difference between a premium designer and a beginner? At first glance, the logos of a professional design studio don’t seem that much different from a freelancer’s work. That’s just the first glance, though.

Design Thinking Strategies for Facilitating Growth and Performance

Speaker: Carrie Cousins, Founder and Freelancer Writer & Designer at Carrie Cousins LLC

Design thinking is at the root of creative success. Seriously! But do you know how to shift your mindset and creative process – as well as that of your team – to create and ideate in ways that are truly innovative? The most inspired and innovative teams and individual designers need to be a part of a culture that enables forward-thinking, acceleration, and efficiency. It’s a combination of creative, analytical, and collaborative approaches that produce results.

Top 12 Most Popular Courses on Domestika

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We live in a digital world, and only those who adapt to new technology truly thrive today. Fast-tracked by a growing pandemic, people have had to resort to online solutions, and efforts to continue working, complete transactions, and socially connect with friends and family.

10 Best Trackpads & Touchpads of 2020

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When you buy a computer, the standard piece of equipment that you would use to perform actions is a mouse, right? Well, did you know that there is another peripheral out there that allows you to do many of the same functions? Meet the trackpad.

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Best Portable Monitors in 2020

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With the change that so many have had to go through and take our work home with us (literally), many of us have found our monitors cut down from two to one, costing us real estate and making every job function a struggle to see two things at one time on a laptop.

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Best Handwritten Fonts for Graphic Design

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While many of us fully believe that we have good penmanship, the truth is that when it comes to using it in the world of graphic design, we might as well have the penmanship of a doctor. Not exactly the best choice when you’re working on the branding or a logo for a new client.

How To Create A Website Design That Converts – Guide for Small Businesses

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This article has been contributed by Aslam Multani. First impressions matter. The first interaction a potential customer has with your brand is usually on your website. The way you design and develop your website can make or break your conversion rates.

Now More Than Ever: Why Communication is Essential For Your Business

Speaker: Danielle Hughes, Chief Personality Officer, More Than Words Marketing

In this presentation, you'll hear from Danielle Hughes, a copywriting and branding expert, on how you can use your personality to connect with your clients and stand out from the clutter. On how being vulnerable and real will create stronger connections and affinity, and how knowing your brand and your audience makes messaging easier for you and more relatable for them.

The Best Branding Podcasts Today

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Are you looking for the absolute best podcasts in the branding and brand strategy space? You may have already found a few ‘top branding podcasts’ lists through Google search and been disappointed that only a handful of them are truly about branding.

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Best Printer for Design Agency? OKI LED Printers Review

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Are you looking for the best printer for your graphic design agency? Listen up. Founded in 1881, OKI Electric Industry became world-famous for manufacturing the first telephone in Japan, only a year after Alexander Graham Bell’s invention in 1876.

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How To Use Mood Boards For Brand Identity Design

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This article has been contributed by Gabe Nelson. If you’re like most graphic designers, you hate hearing the phrase, “Just work your magic.”.

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9 Best Illustration & Drawing Courses for Artists (Free & Paid)

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Did you ever want to be an artist growing up? Maybe you reached that goal and work in graphic design but for some of us, maybe we didn’t possess the natural skill or talent that the best artists in the world have.

Recession Proof Your Business

Speaker: Ean

Facts fight fear. This presentation will outline specific actions you can take to protect your cash manage debt to increase your chances of success in an economic downturn. Suitable for all size businesses (side hustle to C-Corp) with any bookkeeping system.

7 Design Tips to Help Boost the Affiliate Sales of Your Blog

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This article has been contributed by Nick Kanter. Whether you have started your blog out of sheer passion or for purely business reasons, there comes a time when you begin to contemplate monetizing it.

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15 Best Ink Brushes for Procreate in 2020

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First appearing as part of the Tang Dynasty, ink painting, or ink wash painting as it is also known, has a long storied history. Since those days though, with advancements in technology, the days of having jars of ink on your desk are long gone.

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10 Top Display Fonts for Graphic Design & Branding

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As a graphic designer, you might be hired for all kinds of projects from branding, logo design, or even designing a website. These might be small or large projects depending on the client. However, you might have a client one day that comes to you looking for a design that can be used maybe on a billboard that will overlook the highway or if they’re having an event and want posters created.

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2020 Logo Design Trends & Inspiration

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Earlier in 2020, I posted an article on the latest logo design & branding trends and now 6 months on, the official 2020 logo trends report has just been released by Bill Gardner of LogoLounge. This report has been put together by carefully analyzing over 350k logos from the past 18 years, handpicking those that contribute to emerging trends for the year. The findings & insights are found below.

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Practical Financial Advice for Creatives in Crisis

Speaker: Jason Blumer, CPA

This webinar provides practical and honest financial advice for those running creative businesses in crisis. The economic disruption brought about by the spread of the coronavirus has caught us all by surprise. Come learn how you need to act now in areas of cash, finances, tax, and the financial side of your business. There will be a time for Q&A as well

30 Best Overlays, Effects & Styles for Photoshop and Illustrator

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One of the great things about using Photoshop and Illustrator ( get 40% off here ) is the number of different add-ons that you can download. Made by other designers all over the world, you can easily find that one piece that can take your work to the next level. These addons can include overlays, effects, and styles that can help you get the most out of your artwork.

Best Alternatives to the Apple AirPods

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Just about everyone loves using wireless earbuds to listen to music, answer phone calls, and do many other things. One of the best products out there is the AirPods from Apple. Whether you go with their original release or the Pro version, there is no doubt that they are a great piece of tech.

6 Winning Social Media Marketing Campaigns & How To Make Them Work For You

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This article has been contributed by Michelle Deery. A great social media campaign has the power to raise awareness of your brand, strengthen connections between you and your audience and increase sales.

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[Tutorial] How to Fix Photo Exposure Using Photoshop

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This article has been contributed by Bunty Singh. You’ve spent time and money on a fantastic photoshoot – complete with model, a perfect location and even great weather.

Web Design for All: Accessibility, Inclusivity and Beyond

Speaker: Eden Spivak, Design Expert and Editor at Wix & Nir Horesh, Accessibility Lead and Senior Product Manager at Wix

When we design products or websites for people like ourselves, there are many others who are, as a result, left out. In this webinar, we’ll delve into why accessibility matters. Yet however well-intended, website accessibility is too often seen as a checklist to be marked off at the end of the design process. Our goal is to shift the discussion around accessible design from accommodating the needs of a small minority group to creating better, more inclusive interfaces for us all - no matter our identity, background, knowledge, or ability.

9 Best Desk Lamps to Keep the Lights On

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Many millennia ago, someone pretty important decreed, “Let there be light” and we’ve been basking in its glow ever since. While technology has certainly changed, the search for the best light to work by hasn’t.

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Best Huion Tablets for Graphic Designers in 2020

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The Huion brand is one that is trusted by industry professionals all over the world. From the features that they load into each tablet, to the wide range of options that they offer designers, no matter what their budget is, Huion is a brand that is a household name.

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7 Common Mistakes When Presenting Design Work (And How To Present Like A Pro)

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This article has been contributed by Dan Martin. Have you ever found yourself thoroughly unmoved by a presentation? You sat in the audience with other colleagues, and the guy on the podium just swept through his presentation and gave you tabular data and pictures. The presenter went by and you shook his hand for his effort, but you didn’t understand the presentation. It passed in front of your eyes without leaving a mark. This is a classic sign of an ineffective presentation.

10 Quick Fixes to Improve Your Website’s Search Rankings

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This article has been contributed by Vaibhav Kakkar. Perhaps one of the most popular searches on the internet is how to improve your website ranking. Brands now understand the huge value that organic web traffic represents, so it makes sense that everyone wants to cash in on it.

What in the World is a Force Majeure?

Speaker: Michele Berdinis

This session will answer business law questions that people are asking most during the pandemic.

How to Get a Graphic Design Education with Coursera Plus

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Are you wanting to learn graphic design online with a comprehensive course? You’ve found the right place. Although we’ve shared free & premium graphic design courses in the past, this offer from Coursera has to be one of the most comprehensive graphic design courses available online. In fact, the “ Graphic Design Specialization ” career learning path from Coursera is compromised of 5 courses in one and you can get access with Coursera Plus. More on that below.

Brand Voice – Everything You Need to Know

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This article has been contributed by Abhishek Talreja. Stay true to your values. That ’ s why you were a success in the first place, and that ’ s how you make incredible things happen. Rafe Offer. Publishing and promoting unicorn content isn’t about the consistency of the process alone.

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12 Crucial Automated Emails For eCommerce (Email Automation Ultimate Guide)

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This article has been contributed by Kevin George. It’s intriguing to know that there are around 12 to 24 million eCommerce sites across the world and the industry is growing 23% year-over-year. And 46% of American small businesses don’t even have a website yet.

The Best Printers for Graphic Designers in 2020 & How To Choose What’s Right For You

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Graphic designers work with print more than most other creatives today.

Large Format Graphic Design – Ultimate Guide for Designers

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This article has been contributed by Natalka Antoniuk. If you’ve got a knack for graphic design then I applaud you. I know it’s not easy. Creating visually appealing artwork that is designed to serve a purpose is harder than most people think. Balancing user experience with everything you know about art (and trying to please your client) is a skill in itself. But what happens when someone approaches you to design something slightly different?

Best Laptops for Photography in 2020

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If you’re a photographer, professional or amateur, having the right equipment means that your photos look their absolute best. Long gone are the days of photos being developed strictly in a darkroom, many photos these days are developed and processed digitally, more specifically, on a laptop.

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Top 9 Best Animation Courses Online (Free & Paid)

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Animation has come a long way from the first animated cartoon in 1908, but thankfully as the technology of animation has moved forward, so have the opportunities that amateur animators have to not only learn their craft but to improve upon it as well.

Why Do Everyone’s Logo Fonts Look the Same?

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This article has been contributed by Dawson Whitfield. Maybe you’ve noticed it while flipping through a magazine or browsing your favorite sites online. Maybe you’ve opened one too many marketing emails only to be left with the same lingering feeling.

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Top 30 Logo & Branding Design Kits for Designers

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Sometimes, having the right tools can help make the process of designing a logo or even a brand much easier and with this list of the top Logo & Branding Kits for designers, you can have the tools you need to produce high-quality work every time. With so many different choices available, we wanted to narrow down the different options and feature our top 30 mockups & templates to help make it easier for you to get started. There are also some fonts in here to get you inspired!

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