Nominate Your Favorite Article for the MVP Awards

Guild News Blog

Nominate your favorite article on design, illustration, or industry news for Graphic Arts Today's MVP Award by October 13th. The post Nominate Your Favorite Article for the MVP Awards appeared first on The Graphic Artist Guild. Guild News News award Blog Post industry news

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It's Nice That's top 100 articles of the decade

Its Nice That

As the year draws to a close we’re not only saying goodbye to 2019, but an entire decade too. It’s Nice That has been occupying our corner of the internet for 12 years now, covering people and projects in every form, so we’ve taken this opportunity to look back at a decade of great creative work. Read more

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Review of the Year 2019: Top 50 articles of the year

Its Nice That

Across our news pieces, long form features and daily work articles featuring the projects of new and old favourites, it’s been another year of diving deep into creativity in all its glorious forms on It’s Nice That. Read more

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I wrote an article no one wanted

Paul Jarvis

I thought the article was awesome. No, not this one, a different one (that’d be too meta). On point, with a point. Totally valuable to the people who would read it. Written in a voice I felt was hone

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Forthcoming Daniel Maghen Exhibition T & A Article

Chris Dunn Illustration/Fine Art

Art Article Chris Dunn Illustration Exhibition Galerie Daniel Maghen Newspaper Telegraph And ArgusEmma Clayton of Bradford's Telegraph And Argus newspaper, has written a really nice piece about my artwork, highlighting my forthcoming exhibition with Galerie Daniel Maghen in Paris this Summer. Please give it a read - 'Artist Chris to showcase his colourful population of animal characters at top Parisian gallery'.

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8 Types of Videos Brands Should Use in Marketing Campaigns

Just Creative

Unlike articles or images, videos bring your products to life and show real people interacting with them, which is highly appealing to viewers. And while long articles do have their audience, a video is much easier to consume and understand for most people.

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Showcase of Creepy Illustrations Featuring Skulls and Skeletons

Spoon Graphics

Articles art design inspiration design showcase illustrations inspiration skeletons skullsWith Halloween coming up this week, I figured it would be an ideal time to produce another morbid inspiration showcase featuring skulls!

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How to Launch Your Blog or Portfolio in 2020 (3,500+ Word Start to Finish Guide)

Inspiration Feed

The graphic design industry is tough. No matter where you go, you’ll see amazing talent through the work of other designers in the field.

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4 Powerful Ways to Increase Customer Lifetime Value

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Dave Schneider. Business Content Marketing Guest Articles Customer Service User ExperienceWe all know that keeping customers is better than acquiring new customers.

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10 Ways for Designers to Keep the Creative Juices Flowing

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Matt Shealy. You may even be reading this article and think it is complete junk. Creativity Guest Articles Guest ArticleAny designer or person who has a creative side hits a roadblock every now and then. When you are trying to constantly pursue the next great creative thing, you will stumble. It is what you do to get over that hump, to take your creativity to the next level, that matters most.

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10 Quick Fixes to Improve Your Website’s Search Rankings

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Vaibhav Kakkar. While it is a good idea to have a keyword-rich article, using them in the wrong context will decrease the chance of your site getting ranked and might even lead to a penalty. Guest Articles Web Design & UX SEO

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Showcase of Brush Lettering with Fast, Aggressive Strokes

Spoon Graphics

Articles brush lettering brush lettering inspiration brush pen inspiration lettering lettering designs lettering inspiration showcaseThe style of a pen stroke can completely change the perception of a lettering piece.

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Changing Hiring Practices

Communication Arts

ArticlePhotographer and multimedia journalist Polly Irungu founded a database to recognize Black women photographers.

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Designer News: June 22nd 2020 Edition

Designer Daily

If you are interested in UX design and the impact of the coronavirus crisis, check out this article. Articles Blog Graphic design UX Design Web designThe interesting news of the past week if you are a graphic designer, web designer, product designer, or pretty much anyone that has an interest in design. The complete guide to CSS media queries. Get a deeper understanding of what media queries can do for you. Read on Polypane.

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Are These Fan-made Football Concept Kit Designs Better than the Real Strips?

Spoon Graphics

Articles concept kit design fan art fan made football inspirationI have to admit, I’m not much of a football fan (or should that be soccer?), but these concept kits really piqued my interest!

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Building an Archive

Communication Arts

ArticleThrough contemporary portraiture and archival imagery, photographer Joshua Rashaad McFadden explores the questions of identity and civil rights.

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The Decolonizers

Communication Arts

ArticleJen Wang speaks to some of the practitioners and educators who are decolonizing design.

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Best Remote Working Tools for Marketing Teams

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Vartika Kashyap. Her articles are inspired by office situations and work-related events. Business Guest Articles Guest Article Management Remote TeamThe coronavirus pandemic shows us how something microscopic can have such a humongous impact on the world. The ripples have reached us all, and it’s time to adapt your teams to the telecommuting or remote work regime.

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8 Creative Ways To Improve Your SEO (Search Rankings)

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Adam Petty. The graphic below shows the power of articles over ads. We touched on writing guest articles in step 3, as part of your content strategy. Next, get in contact with the site owner, giving feedback regarding the featured article. Following the steps in this article will help you to stand out from the crowd in search results but don’t forget that consistency is key.

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Design News: 15th of June 2020

Designer Daily

If you are interested in designing for AR Glasses, read this article and learn before doing. Articles Blog Graphic design Web designThe interesting news of the past week if you are a graphic designer, web designer, product designer, or pretty much anyone that has an interest in design. The 7 Habits of Exceptionally Creative People. Great advice that will truly help and that destroys some myths around creativity. Read on Medium. What Every Product Designer Should Do in 2020.

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Gillingham Brewing Company print ads

Communication Arts

ArticleLighthearted yet passionate, these print ads capture this Canadian brewery’s sense of spontaneity and creativity.

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The Dos and Don’ts of Logo Design

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Umer Bilal. Guest Articles Logo Design BrandingWhen first starting up your business, you absolutely have to nail the branding.

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Tate Drucker

Communication Arts

ArticleCombining her love of travel with her passion for documenting sociopolitical issues, this Tofo Beach, Mozambique–based photographer trains her eye on the truth.

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

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Nick Kanter. The internet is already full of plenty of rubbish – articles that provide no real information and that serve only to take up space. Guest Articles Web Design & UX Affiliate Marketing Blogging Passive Income

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Tatjana Junker

Communication Arts

ArticleThis Berlin-based illustrator reveals the heart of her subject matter by employing contrasting colors and detailed pencil sketches.

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BMS United

Communication Arts

ArticleInspired by this shipping company’s bold culture, Kommigraphics created an equally progressive site design.

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The 11 Core Principles of Logo Design

Just Creative

This article was contributed by Nathan McKinley. Graphic Design Guest Articles Logo Design LogoThe 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.

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Wax London identity

Communication Arts

ArticleJustified Studio’s identity for this menswear brand celebrates British heritage with modern flair.

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10 Challenges UX Designers Face & How To Overcome Them

Just Creative

This articles has been contributed by Romy Toma-Catauta. Guest Articles Web Design & UX Guest Article UXPeople often think that user experience (UX) website design is optional, when actually it is a must-have for companies that want to thrive. Generally, the biggest challenges that UX designers face are imposed by company culture, organization, workflow or methodology.

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3 Advertising

Communication Arts

ArticleClients in Albuquerque and beyond trust this small, hardworking, design-centric ad agency that punches above its weight.

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

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Michelle Deery. Content Marketing Guest Articles Social Media CampaignsA 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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Brand Voice – Everything You Need to Know

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Abhishek Talreja. It allows you to post updates, promote blog posts, publish native videos and articles. Content Marketing Guest Articles Brand Strategy Brand Voice BrandingStay true to your values.

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

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Aslam Multani. In this article, we will discuss the most important elements that you need to consider when developing your website to ensure that it converts. Guest Articles Web Design & UX Small Business

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Designing Bilingual Lettering

Communication Arts

ArticleType designer TienMin Liao is honing her process for crafting bilingual lettering and logos.

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When I Draw

Communication Arts

ArticleWendy Richmond finds unexpected solace in a humble creative routine.

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Why Link Building Must be Partnered with Internal Link Building

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Jason Khoo. That’s the page most people think of automatically when they want to promote another business, and that becomes clear when you go through the show notes of podcasts, YouTube descriptions, or author bylines in articles.

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How Strong Is Your Creative Immune System?

Communication Arts

ArticleEspecially now, be sure to boost your creative immune system, Ernie Schenck writes.

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

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Kevin George. Content Marketing Guest Articles Email Email MarketingIt’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.

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Read Me!

Communication Arts

ArticleReadymag’s new templates support editorial web design with both traditional and experimental designs.

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Think Like A Kid

Communication Arts

ArticleDave Kuhl assembles simple exercises to keep the creative mind as fit as a three-year-old’s.

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