Tue.Oct 20, 2020

Delve into the uncharted history of book covers from the Arab world

Creative Review

As far as lockdown passion projects go, Moe Elhossieny’s latest venture is particularly impressive.

Be inspired by 10 graphic designers and illustrators who scooped an A' Design Award

Creative Boom

Celebrating and recognising some of the world's best artists, designers and other creative professionals, the A' Design Awards is an opportunity to get noticed in front of millions.

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Tips for Being a Good Design Mentor

Speckyboy Design Magazine

One of the great aspects of being a web designer is in joining the supportive community of fellow professionals. There are just so many people who are willing to share their knowledge and help others learn. There’s a lot of mentoring that goes on.

Witches brew comes to life with delightful fictional beer designed by Vanessa Lovegrove

Creative Boom

Rather than wait for her dream illustration brief to appear, Vanessa Lovegrove has crafted her own fictional beer brand, embracing her "running obsession" with witches and giving a spooky nod to the Halloween season.

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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.

Best Printer for Design Agency? OKI LED Printers Review

Just Creative

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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“The White Sky” by Photographer Mimi Plumb


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Andra Badea's question mark cuties explore our current uncertainties

Creative Boom

"When will I find work?" "Is Is it a good time to buy a home?" "Is Is it safe to travel?" Should our kids go to school?". Don't worry if you're asking yourself a lot of questions like the above right now.

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Sébastien Cuvelier’s photos contrast utopia and reality in Iran

Creative Review

Nearly 50 years ago, Sébastien Cuvelier’s late uncle travelled from Namur in Belgium to visit Persepolis, located in Iran – a journey he documented through diary entries and photographs he gathered while there.

How Javier Jaén plays with everyday objects in his “symbolic” editorial work

Design Week

“I have an interest in making things as immediate and easy to understand as possible,” says graphic designer Javier Jaén. “It’s not always about how things look technically, but about what they say.” ” Jaén was born in Barcelona in 1983.

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.

Guild members receive a discount of $130

Guild News Blog

eAccessibility course with David Berman! November 12, 2020 at 12:30 – 4:30 ET. Coming to a city near you - this one-day event is for designers who are interested in learning in-demand 3D production techniques.

Beazley Designs of the Year 2020 reflects on a pre-pandemic world

Creative Review

Cast your mind back to the beginning of 2019 and it may well feel like a different lifetime in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. It is against this backdrop that London’s Design Museum is hosting the 13th edition of its annual Beazley Designs of the Year exhibition.

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5 Standouts from Tacchini’s Flight-Inspired Release

Azure Magazine

At a time when global travel has come to a halt, flight is an intriguing (perhaps even timely) departure point for a furniture release.

Wayfinding is more than just functional in Moscow’s Gorky Park

Creative Review

Situated in the centre of Moscow, Gorky Park underwent a substantial redevelopment in 2011 that transformed it from a forgotten wasteland into an “urban paradise” The park recently accumulated more grounds to include the Muzeon Park of Arts, Neskuchny Garden and the green hills of Vorobyovy Gory.

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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.

Cos creates a series of nature-inspired AR filters with Russian creative Harry Nuriev

Its Nice That

As part of a larger campaign celebrating the launch of the brand’s Russian online store, the creative has made four “AR masks”, each representing a natural element.

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35+ Ways the Photo Community Can Support the Black Lives Matter Movement

Feature Shoot

© Kevin J. Williams. This year, two years after National Geographic famously acknowledged a history of racist coverage, the photo industry faced an unprecedented reckoning.

What Brand Archetype is My Business


Brand archetypes seem to be everywhere. Developed by Karl Jung decades ago, archetypes are an effective marketing tool to relate to customers and build that lasting connection. So, how do you figure out. Which of the 12 archetypes is best to use with your brand?

Spectacular Winning Photos from The Weather Photographer of the Year 2020 Awards

Design You Trust

AccuWeather partnered with the Royal Meteorological Society on their “Weather Photographer of the Year” 2020 contest this year. As determined by the judges, Rudolf Sulgan is Weather Photographer of the Year for 2020. “Blizzard” The winning shot of a snowstorm in New York City.

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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

Adobe MAX 2020 - Thoughts


Adobe MAX 2020 - Thoughts. abduzeedo 10.20.20 Adobe this year opened their MAX conference to all. It makes sense, we are all virtual, so why not reach more designers and creative folks in the community, so thanks Adobe! As usual, there were a lot of cool announcements.

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Q&A with Jacob Cass of JUST Creative

Just Creative

This is an excerpt from the interview that Rob Meyerson conducted with me for his blog How Brands Are Built. We discuss everything I’m working on, my point of view on branding trends, and some of my top branding recommendations from gear to books.

15% discount for Guild members

Guild News Blog

HOW DESIGN LIVE IS WHERE CREATIVITY, INSPIRATION, AND TECHNOLOGY CONVERGE - As a Guild member, you get a 15% discount! The post 15% discount for Guild members appeared first on The Graphic Artist Guild. Benefits Conferences & Events Professional Discounts

The Best 5K and 8K Monitors of 2020

Just Creative

It wasn’t very long ago that when we worked at our desktop computers, we were staring at something the relative size of a microwave.

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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.

Interview: Lisa Ericson Dives into the Threat of the Climate Crisis and Why She Chooses Magic Over Scientific Accuracy


“Anchor.” All images © Lisa Ericson, shared with permission.

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Ceramic Therapy in 3D using Cinema 4D


Ceramic Therapy in 3D using Cinema 4D. abduzeedo 10.20.20 Miles Hellyer shared a quite inspiring 3D project titled Ceramic Therapy. The reason I say that is because it’s a simple example of working with 3D. Not hyper realistic or crazy renders.


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In the 1930s and 40s, Austin Briggs did a huge number of illustrations for "noir" stories-- dark pictures of hard boiled characters in trench coats and fedoras. Gun fights under street lights on rain soaked city streets. Deep shadows and angle shots.

Carácter Branding and Visual Identity


Carácter Branding and Visual Identity. abduzeedo 10.20.20 Lutton Gant, a photography studio in Valladolid (Spain), which specializes in weddings and family portraits, reached out to Azote.

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.

These Woven Wall Hangings Are Bursting With a Beautiful Bounty of Blooms

Brown Paper Bag

Textile artist Alyssa Ki creates floral wall hangings with weaving. No green thumb? Dislike buying cut flowers because they wilt? With Alyssa’s work, you won’t have to worry! Her beautiful blooms will last forever as bountiful works of art.

Branding and Visual Identity for the Menomadin Foundation


Branding and Visual Identity for the Menomadin Foundation. AoiroStudio 10.20.20 The fine folks from Designit are back with another case study covering their collaboration on the branding & visual identity for a non-profit The Menomadin Foundation and their 'mission-based' approach to social impact.

Min Hyunwoo visits Korean villages to photograph the wit and wisdom of grandmothers

Its Nice That

Creating the series around the theme of hope in a commission for Vogue Korea, the result will without doubt bring a smile to your face.

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