Wed.May 05, 2021

Collaboration, Character and Consideration: Marie Boulanger's mindful typographic practice

Creative Boom

Poster design in collaboration with Marion Bisserier, featuring Vulva Black by Marie Boulanger and Good Girl by Marion Bisserier. All proceeds went to Sistah Space, a Hackney-based charity helping victims of domestic violence.

27 Artists Reveal Who Inspires Their Work

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Photographs of synchronised swimmers from above show perfect poise and pleasing geometry

Creative Boom

From the series, Water Geomaids © Brad Walls. Of all the competitions in the Olympic Games, synchronised swimming happens to be one of those mysterious and artistic practices that continue to amaze and delight the most.

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Bring Your Photos to Life with This Bundle of Photography Assets (Was: $1639, Now: $29)

Spoon Graphics

If you’re a keen photographer—as either a hobbyist or a professional—this new bundle from Design Cuts will be right up your street! Inside you’ll discover light leaks, presets, gradients, overlays, actions, and more.

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.

Love's new identity for subscription wine service Laithwaites targets 'wine nuts, not wine snobs'

Creative Boom

Creative agency Love has created a new brand identity for home-delivery wine seller Laithwaites.

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15 Famous Calligraphers to Follow on Instagram

Template Monster

In one of our previous articles published on MonsterPost this week, we were talking about vintage fonts for logo design. Today, we have decided to continue the series of publications for the avid typography fans with 15 of the most famous calligraphers on Instagram.

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The Complete List of Branding Services and Deliverables (Updated May 2021)

Canny

Branding services and branding deliverables can get ridiculously confusing. When you’re approaching a branding agency to work with, you need to know exactly what you’re looking for. But it’s not that easy, when everyone you approach is simply going to recommend “you need the whole package.”.

Brand 101

“Anarchy Tamed” by Photographer Joe Pettet-Smith

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25 Best Affinity Designer Brushes For Affinity App

Graphic Design Junction

Affinity Designer is one of the best app for designers and creative artists. Professional designers and amateurs alike creating a range of resources like Affinity Designer brushes and more to complement the software.

31 Incredible Examples Of Creative Packaging Design

Shillington

Packaging design isn’t something that most shoppers notice; at least, they don’t think they do. But subconsciously at least, it can make an enormous difference to the buying experience, and to overall sales.

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.

25 Fresh Logo Designs

SpyreStudios

2021 wasn’t up to a good start and what better way to refresh the year than to rebrand? There’s currently a shift of where design concepts are headed when it comes to logo trends and now is a great time to refresh your trademark.

In Toronto, Dimes Cannabis Curates A Boutique Retail Experience

Azure Magazine

Cannabis shops have become ubiquitous in Toronto. Along some streets, they practically stand shoulder-to-shoulder, vying for the attention of passers-by – a tricky feat given that government regulations forbid them from overtly showcasing what wares are to be found inside.

Werksatz Font Family from Identity Letters

We And The Color

Werksatz, a contemporary interpretation of early grotesque typefaces. Designed by Moritz Kleinsorge of German foundry Identity Letters, Werksatz is a new sans-serif font family that draws inspiration from early grotesque typefaces such as Akzidenz Grotesk or Venus.

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How to Make a Video with Photos

Design Wizard

Looking for a quick way to make sales videos that convert? Or searching for a way to impress family and friends on special occasions? We show you how to create a video with your own photos with Design Wizard in 7 easy steps. .

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.

BrandOpus creates new designs for American meat 'icon', Oscar Mayer

Creative Boom

American meats brand Oscar Mayer has unveiled a new identity across all its products, created by BrandOpus. The agency was brought in to work on Oscar Mayer's designs since the brand realised that as time had gone on, its products varied widely in look and tone.

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Photo of the Roma Community Wins The Global Billboard Project, NYC

Feature Shoot

July 2020, Stolipinovo, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. After an engagement party on the day before, a young bride to be is being prepared for her wedding. Weddings and most social celebrations take place on the streets of the ghetto, and are shared within the whole community. © © Selene Magnolia.

How to Change Default Theme Color in WordPress

Template Monster

Have you ever ended up with nothing when searching for clear and easy-to-follow tutorials? I guess your answer is ‘yes’ but leave it in the past. Looking into my blog, you may find step-by-step guides to various manipulations for the appearance of your website.

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? / Illustration Journalism

Swiss Miss

A big thank you to Continuing and Professional Education at Parsons for sponsoring my blog this week. This Summer, Tell Your Story Your Way. Learn to merge the power of words and pictures with our new Illustrated Journalism & Memoir Certificate at Parsons.

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

What Small Business Owners Need to Know About UX Design?

HONGKIAT

UX, short for user experience, has entered the business lexicon in a big way in the last few years. You would be forgiven for assuming that UX was just another buzzword invented by digital agencies to sell more services — but do so would be a mistake.

How to Display SVG Image Files in Elementor Pages – Guidance

Template Monster

The variety of devices, screen sizes and display resolutions makes quality scalability and responsiveness essential in providing your digital audience with an optimal experience. SVGs are ideal for illustrations like logos , icons and graphs.

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Sojung Kim-McCarthy’s Minari postcards are the illustrator’s way of “showing my solidarity to diaspora communities”

Its Nice That

Commissioned by A24 to create six postcards inspired by Lee Isaac Chung’s acclaimed film, the illustrator talks us through her delicate but powerful illustrative process.

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo with These 21 Cool and Fun Backgrounds

SpyreStudios

The need for Cinco de Mayo backgrounds is here again. One of the most popular Mexican holidays, it is celebrated by all Mexican communities in the world. Cinco de Mayo is celebrated even by non-Mexican communities in the US. In fact, in recent decades, it has become more of an American holiday.

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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.

Yeah, It's Personal: A Six-Pack with Winston Tseng

Juxapoz Magazine

I first became aware of Winston Tseng’s work through graphics he created for enjoi skateboards. I watched (via social media) his practice shift from commercial work to personal—he began designing and installing large posters in public spaces throughout NYC.

Top 5 Worksheet Makers You Can Use In 2021

Design Hill

Share 0. Tweet 0. Share. Worksheets in Excel documents are a collection of cells arranged in rows and columns. They provide you the working surface to interact with to enter data. Whether you are teaching new skills or working on an academic syllabus, you can easily create related worksheets.

JJ Lorenzo photographs a generation “marked by the frictions between East and West” in Ukraine

Its Nice That

Titled Borderland, the series combines portraiture and street photography to tell a story about the relationship between people and place.

The Commitment’s new brand by Studio Sutherl& sealed with an ‘x’

DesignWeek

Studio Sutherl& has designed the identity for environmental campaign group The Commitment based around the idea of marking letters with an ‘x’ The Commitment works to put the climate and environment at the top of the political agenda through campaigning and research.

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.

Face on the Wall — Surreal Sculputres in 3D

Abduzeedo

Face on the Wall — Surreal Sculputres in 3D. abduzeedo 05.05.21 KOD3D STUDIOS shared a 3D project titled “Face on the Wall”. It was inspired by the surreal sculpture of a face melted to the wall.

Blackbird “Merlo” & Free-Range Chicken Feed: Packaging 10 Designs

Graphis

If you love birds, this week’s Packaging 10 entries are for you and any feathered friends you may have! Uniti – United” (above) was designed by Mattia Conconi from Gottschalk+Ash International.

Design for LILDAMI - Viatge en espiral album cover

Abduzeedo

Design for LILDAMI - Viatge en espiral album cover. abduzeedo 05.05.21 Vanila BCN shared an awesome graphic design for an album cover featuring my favorite style, the 80s inspired one.

Japanese Typewriter from the 1950s

Swiss Miss

This vintage Japanese typewriter is utterly fascinating. videos vintage

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Nike Air Max 1 — 3D & Motion Experiments

Abduzeedo

Nike Air Max 1 — 3D & Motion Experiments. abduzeedo 05.05.21 Pranav R Raj shared a 3D and motion design project using After Effects, Cinema 4D, Houdini and Redshift. The Non-commercial personal project done for animation and lighting practice using Nike Air Max 1 as a source of inspiration.