Wed.Feb 24, 2021

'When you are teaching art, you're helping people realise who and what they are'

Creative Boom

Bob and Roberta Smith, photo by John Millar. Teaching art is akin to a human right; art teachers are human rights workers," says artist Bob and Roberta Smith, discussing the effects of the pandemic on arts education with UK charity The Arts Society.

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Crane by Collins

BP&O

Text by Richard Baird Time. This is central premise of Collin’s work for American stationery brand Crane, and more specifically, the bookmarking of the past and the present, and further, a meditation on the “concrete” as a time machine to the future.

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19 Artists versus Covid-19, and how Fedrigoni is pushing socially distanced 'togetherness'

Creative Boom

Morag Myerscough. Can art cure Covid? Probably not, but it certainly can help raise funds for the NHS as it struggles under the huge strain the pandemic's put on services.

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Toronto Takes a Step Forward – and a Step Back – in Tackling the Housing Crisis

Azure Magazine

Last Spring, the City of Toronto announced a plan to build over 200 new affordable supportive housing apartments in just a matter of months. “We

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.

The many faces of line artist Tzu-Han Huang

Creative Boom

Tzu-Han Huang, or Mai to use her artist name , isn't an agent of chaos. But you could say she's an artist of chaos. As the Taiwanese and UK-based artist tells us, her most recent pieces are random line portraits depicting faces and stories, as inspired by global chaos.

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20 Beautifully Designed Logo Creator Kits & Templates

Speckyboy Design Magazine

If you’re a business, your brand identity is your personality. Just like with people, we can’t really connect with those who hide their personality. But if they show us what they are like, they can become our friends. The same goes for businesses and their brands.

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Caviar Riofrío Raises The Bar On Rebranding

The Die Line

He insisted that typography “must be communication in its most intense form.”

Dan W Jacobs creates animated music video for Kero Kero Bonito

Creative Review

The Princess and the Clock is London-based band Kero Kero Bonito’s new single and animator and director Dan W Jacobs has created a charming video for its release.

Bettina Pittaluga talks us through her considerate and caring photography practice

Its Nice That

Ever since the French-Uruguayan photographer picked up a camera, she’s been adding to her portfolio replete with intimate relationships and stories.

Multi-disciplinary artist Daisy Tortuga is giving the humble rug a rethink

Creative Review

“The earliest memory I have of being creative is making clothes for my cats,” says Daisy Tortuga.

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.

Grace Helmer's new comic is a wonky journey through space and time

Its Nice That

Stepping away from her usual autobiographical works, Grace Helmer tells us about her new comic which applies her illustrative style to a more philosophical storyline.

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Just Creative

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Want to Get an Embroidered Pet Portrait? Here’s the First Step [Brown Paper Stitch Dispatch]

Brown Paper Bag

This article is brought to you by Brown Paper Stitch , my business that makes your wardrobe pawesome by embroidering your pets on clothing. When the 2020 holidays had passed, I thought that I might get some downtime to tackle some of my goals for Brown Paper Stitch this year.

Solitaire Digital Web Design

Abduzeedo

Solitaire Digital Web Design. abduzeedo 02.24.21 Hrvoje Grubisic shared a beautiful web design project featuring a crisp and classic typographical look. If you look at it very closely you will understand why I love it.

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.

Moving interface aims to provide hygienic solution for supermarket touchscreens

Design Week

London design studio Special Projects has created a moving interface concept which aims to make touchscreens more hygienic in the age of Covid.

Theory11 x James Bond Golden Card Deck

Abduzeedo

Theory11 x James Bond Golden Card Deck. AoiroStudio 02.24.21 With the delayed James Bond No Time to Die movie that is coming soon enough to our streaming collection. We have been seeing cool imagery and obviously trailers.

Save Over $3000 With a 99% Discount Off This Collection of Professional Fonts

Spoon Graphics

We all love having a vast library of quality fonts to work with, but they can often be far too expensive for the average designer to afford.

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Le Kunst - Classic Paintings Style in 3D

Abduzeedo

Le Kunst - Classic Paintings Style in 3D. abduzeedo 02.24.21

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

101+ Questions & Scripts for Discovery and Sales Calls and Branding Workshops

Just Creative

We often hear that we need to “ask better questions” and to “dig deeper” but what exactly are those questions?

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Mobvista Branding and Visual Identity

Abduzeedo

Mobvista Branding and Visual Identity. abduzeedo 02.24.21 Van Chiang shared a branding, visual identity and web design project for Mobvista, a leading technology platform dedicated to driving global business growth in the digital age.

D&AD to launch creative agency formed of night-school students

Design Week

D&AD has announced it will soon launch Shift Agency, a creative studio comprised completely of participants and alumni of its Shift night school programme.

Artist Spotlight: Stace Forand aka Waterstreet Phantom

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Art artist Stace Forand vancouver waterstreet phantom

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.

Exploring the treasure trove that is 2wice’s online visual archive by Pentagram’s Abbott Miller

Its Nice That

A new website celebrates the designer’s 30 years of magazines for the esteemed arts foundation, with 700 images digitally preserved and explorable for the first time.

Countless Paper Seeds Comprise the Fluctuating Landscapes in Ilhwa Kim’s Sculptural Works

Colossal

“Space Sample 36” (2020), 164 x 132 x 15 centimeters. All images © Ilhwa Kim, shared with permission. In Ilhwa Kim ’s sculptural landscapes, innumerable paper seeds form precise rows, indented pockets of densely packed folds, and multi-color valleys that wind through the feet-wide works.

Stefy Loret de Mola graphically visualises cycles of depression, personality types and self-recognition

Its Nice That

The Chicago-based designer discusses the juggle between freelancing, personal work, mental and physical health.

Smith&+Village Brings Art Deco Cocktail Love To Dishoom

The Die Line

With shuttered restaurants, Dishoom needed to keep their fans satisfied, so they turned to design agency Smith&+Village to create a gift set featuring a trio of their most beloved cocktails

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.

Do you believe in aliens? Aryo Toh Djojo asks this very question in his surrealist airbrush paintings

Its Nice That

The LA-based artist first picked up an airbrush a year ago, and since then he’s been creatively pursuing his interests in UFOs.

How Do You Evolve The Typical Branding For Hand Sanitizer? Take A Look At Cleanli.

The Die Line

Branding agency Interact asks, "If heaven had a hand sanitizer, what would it look like

D&AD’s free night school Shift partners with Google to go global and online

Its Nice That

Aimed at emerging creatives without a university-level degree, the free course will expand to three more cities and go digital, with the ultimate goal to diversify the industry’s talent pipeline.

100 Armenians Who Changed The World

Communication Arts

To crystalize a drop of his country’s tremendous history on the Internet, Artem Militonian created this online compendium of famous Armenians. Article

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La Palma Cocktail Bar: An Ode To 1940's Havana Nights

The Die Line

Taking notes from the design elements of 1940’s and 1950’s Cuba, Abraham Lule designed the accents and details for this bar

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