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'We may all come from different ships but we are on the same boat now': Andrew Hem explores the refugee experience

Creative Boom

From the series, Refuge © Andrew Hem. In a new body of work, the LA-based street artist and painter takes us on a journey of survival and reveals what it's like to be a refugee child.

10 Wood Grit Distortion Textures for Access All Areas Members

Spoon Graphics

Access All Areas members have a great collection of vector textures to download this week, courtesy of GhostlyPixels. These 10 Wood Grit Distortions feature a variety of finely detailed textures, isolated with transparent backgrounds.

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Green Ideas: Tom Etherington's Penguin covers find an original beauty in the climate crisis

Creative Boom

Tom Etherington is a designer at Penguin Press and the art director of the bi-annual inspirational magazine, The Happy Reader. For his latest project with Penguin, Tom was tasked with creating cover designs for a series of 20 classic books that cover the environmental movement and the climate crisis.

20 New Fresh Free Fonts For Graphic Designers

Graphic Design Junction

List of new fresh free fonts , download free for commercial and personal use. Modern fonts perfect for logo design, branding, business cards, wedding invitation and any kind of typography artwork.

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That Thing helps to launch a chronic pain specialist with an empathetic brand identity

Creative Boom

London-based branding agency That Thing has helped to launch pioneering online chronic pain specialist Leva by designing an approachable and empathetic identity which reflects the platform's goal of helping people to lead better lives.

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Every Design Studio Should Be a Worker-Owned Studio

Eye on Design

This op-ed was collaboratively penned by Design Action Collective and Partner & Partners. Design Action Collective is a cooperative design studio based in Oakland, California, and Partner & Partners is a cooperative design studio in New York City. .

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Transforming Black + White: October Roundup + Music Playlist

Design Milk

October is swiftly coming to an end so we’re revisiting our month-long dive into classic black + white. Black and white spaces are dramatic, modern and sleek, never going out of style, instead living through trends as they come and go.

Behind the Scenes: Having a Singular Focus for Your Web Design Business

SpeckyBoy

There’s a lot of talk about specialization in the web design industry. The idea is to focus on a specific type of clientele , tool, or project. That means different things to different people. For some, it may entail building websites only with a content management system (CMS) like WordPress.

Rad Mora: Finding the ‘Goosebumps’ in Motion Graphics

Design Milk

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In Tokyo, Ichijo Hikaru is looking beyond Japanese beauty standards for her illustrations

Its Nice That

Ichijo talks to us about her exciting illustration portfolio, which gives space to the incredible diversity of women.

The Top Add-Ons for the Gravity Forms WordPress Plugin

SpeckyBoy

Gravity Forms is one of the most versatile WordPress plugins out there. Yes, it creates forms – and quite well. But its capabilities go well beyond your standard contact form. A default installation of this commercial plugin can add all manner of conditional logic. That’s pretty powerful in itself.

Design studio Studio Airport on the importance of collaboration and designing a 400 page publication

Its Nice That

Contrary to the experiences of many, the Dutch studio experienced a healthy amount of productivity over the pandemic, taking on myriad projects and clients which provided scores of new inspiration.

The Best Modern Gift Ideas for the Minimalist

Design Milk

“Minimalism is not a lack of something. It’s simply the perfect amount of something.” This quote by visual designer Nicholas Burroughs perfectly sums up our holiday gift guide for the minimalist in your life.

Designers Reveal the Secrets of Successful Brand Mascots

DesignWeek

When Pringles updated its mascot for the first time in 20 years last month – snipping Mr. P’s hair and adding a pair of expressive eyebrows – the internet and design community were divided.

Kohler Boosts Wellbeing by Bringing the Spa Experience Home

Azure Magazine

Over the past year and a half, as people have sought to make their living spaces more comfortable and more efficient, designers have looked beyond the home for inspiration.

One Delisle Branding by Vanderbrand

We And The Color

Check out this new visual identity created by Vanderbrand for One Delisle. At Yonge and St. Clair, a desirable neighborhood in downtown Toronto, One Delisle will stand tall as the first project in Canada by world-renowned architect Jeanne Gang and her visionary architectural firm, Studio Gang.

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Park Lane’s new identity steps back from OTT luxury

Creative Review

Park Lane, the luxury hotel in New York City, has launched a new identity designed to emerge from a “sea of old-world sameness” according to Mother Design, which was behind the new look.

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“Junebug vs. Hurricane” by Photographer Dylan Lewis

Booooooom

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Celebrate Childhood with Nature: Stamp Series by Sathira Ravin

We And The Color

Take a look at this lovely illustrated stamp series by Sathira Ravin. This stamp series was done by Sathira Ravin as a design proposal for the Philatelic Bureau of Sri Lanka to celebrate Children’s Day 2020.

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Ryan Hopkinson Stunning (Drone) Editorial for Louis Vuitton

Trendland

Words TL Team. Photographer and film maker Ryan Hopkinson works across disciplines with a refined aesthetic that plays to the sensibility of advertising and luxury image making. EDITORIAL FASHION FEATURED Fashion PHOTOGRAPHY

Logo Designs by Ruben Daems

We And The Color

A small logo collection from 2020 and 2021 by Ruben Daems. Ruben Daems is an Antwerp, Belgium-based graphic designer specializing mostly in branding projects. Just recently, he has published a fine selection of logos he designed from 2020 – 2021. You can see the collection below.

Campaign aimed at Cop26 delegates shows real-life impact of climate change

Creative Review

Created by Iris, the poster campaign will launch in major transport hubs around the UK in the run up to and during Cop26, with the intention of highlighting the realities of the climate crisis to delegates and business leaders travelling to the event, which begins next week.

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Les Rochers Fauves by Clement Chapillon

This is Paper

Les Rochers Fauves by Clement Chapillonis is a photography projects taken in greek islands of the Aegean Sea

A shape-shifting visual identity for fashion designer Sinéad O’Dwyer

Creative Review

Dublin-born, London-based designer Sinéad O’Dwyer is one of the brightest new stars in the world of fashion.

FormFiftyFive – Design inspiration from around the world » Blog Archive » Kolchoz #illustration #typography

Designspiration

FormFiftyFive – Design inspiration from around the world » Blog Archive » Kolchoz #illustration #typography

Inside the ‘Waste Containers’ Where Farmed Animals Go When They Die

Feature Shoot

“Being very close to a dead body is a disturbing sight: twisted, bloody body parts; the stench, and the buzzing of flies in high summer,” the Berlin-based documentary photographer Timo Stammberger tells me.

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Designspiration

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A Wind Gust Propels a Graceful Cast Toward the Sea in a Fantastical Burberry Ad

Colossal

dreamy new ad for Burberry meditates on the dual powers of humanity and nature. Directed by Megaforce , “ Open Spaces ” zeroes in on four figures as they venture into a wheat field when a strangely powerful gust of wind propels them across the landscape.

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iPhone Photography Awards 2014 #inspiration #photography #iphoneography

Designspiration

iPhone Photography Awards 2014 #inspiration #photography #iphoneography

Top 10: Tote Bags Design

Mindsparkle Mag

We bet you own a zillion of these. As you always forget to grab them from your car's trunk or leave them at home. Don't worry, we've all been there, and as we do, here we're presenting the best selection of them. This week we're featuring Top 10: Tote Bags Design.

Arcade Fire Poster by CaliDosO #illustration #design #graphic #art

Designspiration

Arcade Fire Poster by CaliDosO #illustration #design #graphic #art

A Striking Photo Series Documents the Melting Glaciers Along 4,000 Kilometers of Greenland’s Coast

Colossal

All images © Olaf Otto Becker, shared with permission. What began in July 2003 as a single visit to the frigid Ilulissat Icefjord in western Greenland morphed into a years-long project for German photographer Olaf Otto Becker.

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Seriously, 2022 Social Justice Kittens Calendar Is Here!

Design You Trust

The creator of Crap Hound and the online LiarTownUSA blog returns with kittens who will delight and amuse. This is a full-color, 12” x 12” grid-style wall calendar featuring kittens!

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