Wed.May 18, 2022

We Know Our Place: BBC Creative's new short film celebrates women in sport

Creative Boom

The BBC's BAFTA award-winning creative agency is behind a new film celebrating women in sport. Directed by Stink's Judith Veenendaal , it sets us up nicely for an incredible summer of games to enjoy on the BBC.

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How to Create Detailed Bitmap Effects in Photoshop

Spoon Graphics

In today’s tutorial I’m going to show you how to create detailed pixel effects just using Photoshop’s Bitmap conversion tool. By configuring a few simple settings, you can easily create retro-style artwork just like old 8-Bit game screens.

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Art fundraiser A Letter In Mind is back, and it needs your help

Creative Boom

The National Brain Appeal's art fundraiser A Letter in Mind has returned for the ninth year, and it's put the call out to artists and celebrities to get involved. This year's theme is 'A Sense of Movement', and all you need to take part is an envelope.

“Dreamer” by Photographer KangHee Kim

Booooooom

KangHee Kim. KangHee Kim on Instagram. Photo artist kanghee kim new york photography

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The 3 Must-Have Files You Need For Your New Logo

Six Leaf Design

Let's get excited about file types! No really. It probably sounds pretty darn lame, but knowing which file type to use for your new logo + when can be super helpful if you want it to always looks its best.

10 New Branding Trends You Need to Know About Now

Inkbot Design

10 New Branding Trends You Need to Know About Now. According to a recent study by the branding agency KRC Research, millennials (those born between 1980 and 2000) are more likely to identify with the word “brand” than any other generation before them.

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So, where are the black designers?

UX Collective

All names are fictitious. Recently I came across an Instagram repost of a friend of mine asking this exact question. At first, I full-heartedly agreed. But sheltering in my place in West Oakland in the midst of the pandemic gave me time to think and remember.

10 Simple Brand Logo Design Tips For Your New Business

Inkbot Design

10 Simple Brand Logo Design Tips For Your New Business. When you're just starting with a new brand, you need a logo design that will stand out among your competitors but still reflect your vision.

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Brócoli: Consulting Firm Branding by Fugitiva

We And The Color

Graphic design studio Fugitiva created this beautiful brand identity and stationery system for consulting firm Brócoli. Brócoli is a consulting firm based in Mexico City. Graphic design studio Fugitiva was commissioned to work on a unique brand identity including a stationary system.

Website Background Images: Websites With Big Background Photos

Vandelay Design

Website background images are an essential part of the overall design. Here we showcase beautiful websites with big background photos that stand out. The post Website Background Images: Websites With Big Background Photos appeared first on Vandelay Design.

BIFT Graduation Works

Design Everywhere

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Why Full Stack Web Development Is Still a Viable Path

SpeckyBoy

If, like me, you started in the early days of the web design industry, you may have worked on both front and back-end projects. Specialization wasn’t yet common – and it probably didn’t need to be. After all, a typical website consisted of HTML, text, and images.

Intimate Portrait Photography Online Course

We And The Color

Learn to create intimate portraits with this photography online course by Marta Mas Girones. Take this online course if you want to discover a new approach to shooting personal portraits from an honest and intimate perspective. Your teacher Marta Mas Girones is a skilled portrait photographer.

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Order's Jesse Reed on launching your own design agency and following your creative dreams

Creative Boom

Hamish Smyth & Jesse Reed at Order. For many creatives, the notion of being an associate partner at Pentagram , arguably the world's number one design firm, is the ultimate career dream.

A day in the life view of 1970s Stourbridge

Creative Review

John Myers was born in Bradford and studied in Newcastle, but it was in his eventual West Midlands home that he established his photography practice.

A look at UI design basics through a Gestalt lens

UX Collective

Four Gestalt laws that are used time and time again Gestalt theory is inescapable. We experience the psychological workings of Gestalt in our daily lives whether we realize it or not?—?and and this is precisely its beauty.

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Garments of Grass and Flowers Fuse Jeanne Simmons’s Body to the Landscape

Colossal

“Grass Cocoon” (2018). All images © Jeanne Simmons, shared with permission. “When we spend a lot of time in a place, and if we are paying attention, a kind of intimacy develops,” says Jeanne Simmons.

An oral history of Take On Me by A-ha

Creative Review

We talk to Thomas Robsahm, director of a new documentary film about A-ha, and music video director Steve Barron about the iconic animation he created for the band's 1985 smash. Music An oral history of

Fold an Elaborate Origami Menagerie with DIY Instructions from Jo Nakashima

Colossal

All images © Jo Nakashima. Since 2010, Brazilian origami artist Jo Nakashima has amassed a trove of original designs ranging from modular cubes and kinetic works to multicolor, angular wildlife.

Sheet Metal Is Unrecognizable in Sight Unseen x Bestcase’s Collaboration

Design Milk

Sheet metal is largely industrially produced and not often regarded as high design. That is, until online design magazine Sight Unseen launched its first-ever furniture collection in collaboration with Bestcase , a Long Island furniture brand that specializes in the material.

Aysha Tengiz uses colour and whimsy to reflect on the human experience

Creative Review

Like most children, London-based artist Aysha Tengiz grew up on picture books. Most say goodbye to them in childhood, but her love of these illustrated stories remained well into her adult years.

‘Death to Assimilation’: Celebrating Black Women’s Style Through Photography

Feature Shoot

“Growing up, I saw a lot of Black women wearing dark liner and gloss, bamboo earrings, long nails, and sometimes red hair,” the photographer Jada Imani M tells me. “I always loved colorful hair on Black women.

York City FC’s redesigned crest pays homage to the club’s 100-year history

DesignWeek

York City FC has revealed its centenary crest and limited edition kit, inspired by the stained glass windows at York Minster cathedral. US-based graphic designer Christopher Payne has crafted the new look for the team, which plays in the National League North, the sixth tier of English football.

Love Island’s new promo is bursting with blow-up Islanders and cheeky easter eggs

Its Nice That

Can we pull you for a chat? Because we need to talk about the new animated Love Island promo.

Elements of South Africa Influenced the Aarde Range of Planters

Design Milk

German designer Sebastian Herkner has joined up with South African luxury manufacturer Indigenus to create the Aarde range of planters. Herkner found himself inspired by South Africa after returning from his honeymoon, and wanted to represent the country culturally, demographically, and elementally.

Plufl – The World’s First Dog Bed For Humans

Design You Trust

Inspired by the comfort of the classic dog bed, a couple of obviously extremely bored university students designed Plufl, the world’s first dog bed for humans.

12 Pieces of Modern Outdoor Decor We’re Loving Right Now

Design Milk

The Grab Watering Can by Northern. An undeniable favorite from the Norwegian design brand’s debut earlier this year, the Grab Watering Can is the outdoor decor accessory you didn’t know you needed.

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Design Everywhere

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A Monograph Gathers Dozens of Jolly, Anxious, and Relatable Characters by Artist Jean Jullien

Colossal

“Pepe the Weekender” (2018), made for Lieux Mouvants. Image © Nicole Zezig. All images courtesy of Phaidon, shared with permission. It’s easy to recognize the quirky, joyful characters of French artist Jean Jullien.

Four Design & Dev Tools to Streamline Workflow

HONGKIAT

Designers and developers are always swamped in work be it on-site or freelancers. Managing dealines, creating projects, attending team meetings, and dealing with finaces. In such situations you need some useful tools to help you manage your workflow and add to your productivity.

Amsterdam Museum rebranding

Mindsparkle Mag

Amsterdam Museum presents revamped museum brand. To conclude its rebranding, the Amsterdam Museum – the museum about the present, past, and future of the Dutch capital – is unveiling a new visual identity and the first version of a new digital platform.

?legant WooCommerce Themes

Template Monster

WooCommerce is a very popular platform for maintaining the sites. Its themes are very simple to operate. The templates, developed by the professionals, will give your site, even more, appeal and elegance.

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Mixes (2021)

Design Everywhere

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York City FC’s redesigned crest pays homage to the club’s 100-year history

DesignWeek

York City FC has revealed its centenary crest and limited edition kit, inspired by the stained glass windows at York Minster cathedral. US-based graphic designer Christopher Payne has crafted the new look for the team, which plays in the National League North, the sixth tier of English football.