Tue.May 10, 2022

Melcher Oosterman creates intricate, colourful illustrations without even planning them

Creative Boom

Rotterdam-based illustrator Melcher Oosterman has an expert eye for colour, which he uses to create intricate illustrations brimming with wit, character and tragedy. But another important skill in his creative toolkit is an aversion to planning.

Online Course: Creative Patterns for Graphic Design

We And The Color

Learn to create stylish patterns for diverse graphic design projects. This is an online course by Italian graphic designer Giorgia Smiraglia. Her striking designs have been used for a diverse range of international brands.


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Jolene Delisle on balancing a creative career with motherhood and how she supports other women founders

Creative Boom

Jolene Delisle.

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“Patti Smith” by Photographer Ryan Schude


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Eames Institute by Manual


American industrial designers Ray and Charles Eames fundamentally believed that good design should be available to everybody.

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A product design process for the real world

UX Collective

The product design playbook I use to break down and execute on design projects. At the start of 2021, Dialpad’s core product was a business phone platform. We supported several use cases, but making and receiving phone calls over the internet was our bread and butter.

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Writing, Primary School, and More: Amy’s Inspirations


I’ve always loved writing. Whether it’s writing a story, a blog post, social media captions or even something as boring as a CV, I’d always enjoyed putting words together. That’s the only way I can put it really.

Illustrator Malika Favre on working with people

Creative Bloq

"To make good deals, make good friends

Top 41 Entertainment & Arts Logos To Excite And Engage Your Audience

Design Hill

Share 0. Tweet 0. Share. Today, the entertainment business is fast picking up everywhere and in every niche, with plenty of companies organizing events. Consequently, new companies face challenges from established brands.

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The Design Blog

Colorful Nature Embroideries Burst From Meticulous Backgrounds Drawn With a Pen

Brown Paper Bag

Combining illustration and embroidery, artist Jack Buckley draws and stitches portraits of birds and flowers surrounded by lush nature. My favorite pieces feature colorful embroidery that seems to burst from the black pen drawing—as if it’s coming to life before our very eyes.

Montblanc Makes Its Next Mark With Montblanc Haus

Design Milk

Long revered as an iconic brand in the culture of writing, Montblanc has set out to make its next mark with Montblac Haus , a new 3-floor, 3,600-square-meter experience in Hamburg, Germany that will take visitors on a journey through the the history of the brand.

How&How asks to get 'paid in 60,000 trees' for rebranding a tree-planting browser extension

Creative Boom

For its playful rebrand and website build of a tree-planting browser extension, creative agency How&How ignored any client budget and asked to be "paid in trees" instead. The work for Freetree, that works with companies as big as Lidl and H&M, resulted in the planting of 60,000 trees.

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“Butterfly Tattoo Portraits” by Photographer Marisa Chafetz


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Calling All Angels….

Joe McNally

It started with a basketball player with a huge wingspan, a last minute order to a custom wing making outfit known as Mother Plucker Feather Company (yes, you read that correctly), an overnight drop ship to North Carolina, some creative use of c-stands, and then a long silence on my part after the shoot. Things get forgotten.

Getting Real With Designer Harry Allen

Design Milk

If you’ve been with us a while, you’re familiar with Harry Allen. The world-renowned designer has taken us along for a day in his life , shared his five favorite things , and even guest starred on the Clever podcast.

10 Restaurant Marketing Strategies That Will Get You More Customers

Inkbot Design

10 Restaurant Marketing Strategies That Will Get You More Customers. The restaurant industry is a tough market with much competition. This guide will teach you everything you need to know about running a profitable, successful restaurant business.

Fermob’s STUDIE Collection Reimagines the Traditional School Chair for Today

Design Milk

Earlier this year, renowned French furnishings brand Fermob shared the release of their 2022 collection. It includes the simple STUDIE collection , a series of two chairs that smartly reimagine the traditional school chair.

Elaborate Narratives Emerge From the Surreal, Mysterious Worlds of Victo Ngai’s Illustrations


“Hummingbird” (2019). All images © Victo Ngai, shared with permission. Starting with a single word or short prompt from an editor or brand, Victo Ngai ( previously ) imagines fantastical dreamscapes brimming with surreal details.

The Nazca Booby Collection Inspired by the South American Bird

Design Milk

A convergence of refined colors in combinations inspired by the slender, shaded feet of the Nazca Booby has resulted in a collection by the same name. Artist and designer Matteo Cibic found much beauty in the graceful South American birds.

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Mindsparkle Mag

MISKA STUDIO created the identity and was responsible for the naming of Resonnaire — a brand that exudes a modern edge while embracing artisan craftsmanship, and is a striking and unique take on what it means for a brand to look and feel luxury today.

BrandOpus serves up a “more emotive” rebrand for Cathedral City


BrandOpus has overhauled the branding for Cathedral City cheddar cheese, incorporating influences from screen-printed illustration and sign painting. The consultancy’s work includes a new logo, type system, packaging as well as motion video and sound assets.

Bala’s New York Store Is an Exercise in Bold Geometry

Azure Magazine

Staying active over the past couple years has required some extra flexibility, with many former gym rats forced to pause their memberships and embrace at-home fitness instead.

Memories Rendered in Ballpoint Pen and Oil Paint by Nicolas V. Sanchez Recall Moments of Belonging


“Untitled” (2022), ballpoint pen on paper, 8.9375 x 10.9375 inches. All images courtesy of Sugarlift, shared with permission. Through ballpoint pen drawings and hazy oil paintings, Mexican-American artist Nicolas V.

A Photographer Bears Witness to His Hometown’s Struggle with Addiction 

Feature Shoot

Steve On North Street. The Plant. “I’ve always said that if I stood blindfolded in an empty parking lot somewhere, I’d know whether or not I was standing in Broome County just by the smell of the air,” the photographer Matthew Barbarino tells me.

Dem ?stanbul

Mindsparkle Mag

The new Turkish tea series of Istanbul’s award-winning tea house Dem is meticulously grown in the unique nature of three special cities of the country. la Özy?ld?z z was in charge of the brand’s visual identity.

Window Shopping

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Olivia Twist unpacks the colourful layers to her community-driven illustration practice

Its Nice That

The London-based illustrator opened this month’s event with an inspiring run-through of her key projects to date, channelling activism, society and politics through colour and style.

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Mindsparkle Mag

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How to Start a Print on Demand Business (2022)

Vandelay Design

Wondering how to start a print-on-demand business? Read this step-by-step guide that will help you to start your own profitable online business, part-time or full-time. The post How to Start a Print on Demand Business (2022) appeared first on Vandelay Design.

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Makeup Brand HIJINX's Identity Finds Inspiration In Self-Expression

The Die Line

HIJINX is an eyeliner brand developed by Yungbld founder Laura Miller. The brand was founded and inspired by artists and creatives who use makeup as a form of expressiveness


Illustration Art

I’ve previously written about Alice and Martin Provensen , the husband-and-wife illustration team responsible for more than 50 children's book.

Retro Style Illustrations by Pedro Correa


Retro Style Illustrations by Pedro Correa. abduzeedo 0510—22 Pedro Correa shared a beautiful set of illustrations titled Retro Style and as the title suggests they have this nostalgic look with a beautiful halftone effect.