Thu.Apr 29, 2021

Microsoft is looking for a new default font after 14 years of Calibri

DesignWeek

Microsoft is replacing its default font for the first time in 14 years and asking the public for feedback on potential replacements. Calibri was chosen as the default font for Microsoft programmes like Office, Powerpoint and Outlook in 2007. At the time it replaced Times New Roman.

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Clarks in Jamaica: Al Fingers revisits the Caribbean island's obsession with the British shoes

Creative Boom

Clarks shoes might not be the epitome of cool here in the UK, but in Jamaica, they hold a special place in Jamiacans' hearts.

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A great list of data visualization tools you can use on a website

Designer Daily

Data is all around us, and in today’s world, everything revolves around data. Data visualization is very important when talking about websites and businesses. It tells you all about your business illustrated in various graphs, charts, etc.

Valeria Pernice wins first prize in this year's 'Restart' poster contest for the Montreux Jazz Festival

Creative Boom

Valeria Pernice, winner of this year's Montreux Jazz Festival poster contest. Italian designer Valeria Pernice has been named the winner of this year's 'Restart' poster competition for the 55th edition of the Montreux Jazz Festival.

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.

“Don’t Touch My Crown” by Photographer Oji Haynes

Booooooom

Photo brooklyn don't touch my crown new york oji haynes photographer photography

Mother Design rebrands fiction podcast brand Realm, inspired by sci-fi and magic

Its Nice That

With a wonderfully characterful logo / mascot, the visual identity features glowing graphics akin to otherworldly portals, and a “slightly strange but overall friendly” typeface.

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9 Best Multipurpose WordPress Themes (2021 updated)

Web Design Ledger

Flexibility, potent website building tools, great customer support, and impressive sales figures are to be expected in top-tier multipurpose WordPress themes. You may or may not choose to invest in a multipurpose WordPress theme for a single website-building project.

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Step Inside Our First-Ever Carbon-Neutral Issue

Azure Magazine

“Form follows function.” When I started at Azure , that was the first design-world mantra I absorbed as part of my new lexicon. A journalism school grad beginning my first internship, I wasn’t versed in the world of architecture, but soon embraced this phrase as gospel.

Questions that Can Help You Better Design Your Company’s Logo

Graphic Design Junction

Logos play a very important role in determining a company’s success, and this is just putting it mildly. A logo is arguably one of the most important elements of a business and helps it to grab the right attention and scale its success. However, merely having a logo for your business is not enough.

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An Almost-Demolished Dutch School and Daycare Gets a Luminous New Lease on Life

Azure Magazine

When school officials and community members in the Dutch city of Leeuwarden studied the old two-storey brick building on Willem Sprengerstraat, they didn’t see a lot to love.

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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.

Underwater Photos Taken During Blackwater Dives Frame the Atlantic Ocean’s Stunning Diversity

Colossal

Female blanket octopus in Palm Beach, Florida. All images licensed, © BluePlanetArchive/Steven Kovacs. After sunset, self-taught photographer Steven Kovacs plunges into the open ocean around Palm Beach to shoot the minuscule, unassuming creatures floating in the depths.

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The design of graphic props and how a graduate animation got nominated for an Oscar

Its Nice That

At April’s Nicer Tuesdays, we welcomed renowned designer Annie Atkins and animation director Siqi Song to the online stage. Features

Microsoft is looking for a new default font after 14 years of Calibri

DesignWeek

Microsoft is replacing its default font for the first time in 14 years and asking the public for feedback on potential replacements. Calibri was chosen as the default font for Microsoft programmes like Office, Powerpoint and Outlook in 2007. At the time it replaced Times New Roman.

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The Next Course: Future of Hospitality

Azure Magazine

Early last year, Montreal restaurateur Erin Mahoney was putting the final touches on Joon , her Persian and South Caucasus cuisine destination — and her first permanent location following a number of spirited pop-ups — when COVID-19 hit.

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.

Belgravia rebrands to “widen the district’s appeal”

DesignWeek

The affluent London district of Belgravia has revealed a rebrand, which looks to broaden the area’s appeal and showcase its cross-sector offerings.

Out Now: The Interiors Issue 2021

Azure Magazine

“Care is not one moment, it is a thousand little moments. And you slice it and slice it so that it touches everything you do.” ” The words of Siamak Hariri , principal at Toronto architecture firm Hariri Pontarini, ring true especially now.

Design inspiration: the best projects from April

DesignWeek

Tick Tock packaging, by Jamie Nash. Rooibos tea brand Tick Tock approached Jamie Nash Studio to develop its newly launched Wellbeing flavour collection and add two more variants.

10 Cool Things HTML Tags Can Do

HONGKIAT

At the moment there are a total of 142 HTML elements standardized by W3C excluding the ones in the initial phases of standardization and those that went obsolete. That said, it is possible to miss or forget few of them that can be useful when needed.

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

The Jewish Museum Frankfurt’s Thoughtful Addition and Expansion

Azure Magazine

Frankfurt’s original museum of Jewish antiquities — Germany’s first — was barely 16 years old when it was destroyed by the Nazis in 1938. By the end of the Second World War, the vast majority of the city’s 30,000 Jews had been murdered in the Holocaust.

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Design inspiration: the best projects from April

DesignWeek

Tick Tock packaging, by Jamie Nash. Rooibos tea brand Tick Tock approached Jamie Nash Studio to develop its newly launched Wellbeing flavour collection and add two more variants.

One Year, One Pandemic, Three Children’s Books: Time Flies

Guild News Blog

Children’s book illustrator Liz DiFiore landed her first three book projects and shares her insights. The post One Year, One Pandemic, Three Children’s Books: Time Flies appeared first on The Graphic Artist Guild.

'Homeless' by Bryan Adams features portraits of London's The Big Issue vendors

Creative Boom

Peter Le Page, London, 2011 (from the series Homeless) © Bryan Adams, images courtesy Atlas Gallery.

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.

Wutopia Lab’s Satori Harbor Makes Reading Fun (Again)

Azure Magazine

China’s bookstores — once largely drab , state-run and pragmatic spaces — are slowly evolving to attract a new generation of social media–savvy clientele through daring design.

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Best Budget Monitors for Photo Editing

Design with Red

As creative professional, like photographers, artists and designers, having a great display boosts our productivity and functionality of our working space. There are beautiful monitors out in the market but what if you are on a tight budget?

Naturehumaine Sculpts a Tripartite Home Around Sunlight

Azure Magazine

When “Let there be light” landed on the drafting table as a client request (rather than a celestial order), Naturehumaine responded to the challenge with an intelligent design.

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Using design to explain the little-understood world of Orthodox Jewish women

Creative Boom

Outside of their community, it's fair to say that little is known or understood about the lives of Orthodox Jewish women. Independent brand identity designer Emunah Winer and writer and poet Margaret Kerr-Jarrett look to change all that with the creation of their website, Two Jewish Women.

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.

In Madrid, A Gloomy Car Garage Turned Bright Television HQ

Azure Magazine

Modern, bright and minimal, all white-interiors have a certain appeal, but they run the risk of feeling overly sterile and uninviting.

Yinka Ilori and Es Devlin design two Brit Award trophies: one to keep, and one to give away

Its Nice That

Inspired by the acts of kindness seen during the pandemic, winners will receive their own trophy and “the agency to award another” to someone they deem deserving.

Belgravia rebrands to “widen the district’s appeal”

DesignWeek

The affluent London district of Belgravia has revealed a rebrand, which looks to broaden the area’s appeal and showcase its cross-sector offerings.

Neasden Control Centre’s paper-cut graphic icons for Millican symbolise land, sea and urban waste

Its Nice That

The illustrator aka Stephen Smith used collage for the graphics, logo and typeface, to convey the mishmash of consumer waste that is recycled to make its Core Collection backpacks.

25 Best (Free and Paid) Material Design WordPress Themes

HONGKIAT

As material design is gaining popularity, most designers are now using WordPress material design themes to visualize their blogs or websites.

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