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StudioSpass installation for Chinese art fair is a textbook example of interactive art

Creative Boom

Interactive artwork is great in theory, but in practice, it can be difficult to get viewers to play ball. Here's a great example of how to get them on side, from Dutch agency StudioSpass. Who doesn't love an art book fair? It's a fabulous way to get fresh creative inspiration and potentially some great gifts for loved ones, too. And even better if there's some actual art to bring the event to life and elevate it above just a visit to your local bookshop.

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Adobe Fonts Not Syncing – Troubleshooting Guide to Fix Font Activation in Creative Cloud

Just Creative

Having trouble installing and activating the fonts in Adobe Creative Cloud? We’ve been there. Now that Adobe has moved its product to the Creative Cloud suite , glitches are much more common. And there is no tab in the software’s Help menu to resolve the glitches. So if you are facing the “Adobe Fonts not Syncing ” issue, you will need to troubleshoot it manually.

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Six recommended courses to help you refine your creative skills this September

Creative Boom

Image licensed via Adobe Stock The leaves will soon change colour, there's a growing cooler breeze in the air, and the students are back in town. The perfect time, in short, to take a new course and learn some fresh skills. Here are six of the best. It doesn't matter how young or old you are; September is a season of transformation that very much puts us in the mood to learn new things.

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Download A Well-Designed Resume and Cover Letter Template

We And The Color

Check out the artistry of the perfect resume and cover letter template by graphic designer Danny Aldana. In the tumultuous sea of job applications, your resume and cover letter are the lighthouses guiding potential employers to the treasure that is you. But why settle for a mundane piece of paper when you can wield a masterpiece, crafted by the virtuoso of design, Danny Aldana ?

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Let's Talk Trends: Designing for Maximum Impact

Speaker: Amber Asay, Creative Director and Founder of award-winning design studio Nice People

Understanding what trends are happening and how they’re impacting the competitive landscape is crucial to providing top dollar design strategy to your clients. With so many trends coming and going, it can be overwhelming to determine which ones you should capitalize on and which ones might not be worth the trouble. In this exclusive webinar with Amber Asay, we’ll explore graphic design trends that need to die, trends that are starting to pick up and why, trends that have come and gone, and how t

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New Theory's quirky and eye-catching branding aims to shake up the wine market

Creative Boom

Wine is a tough market to break into. We explore how New Theory is rewriting the rule book. It's strange when you think about it. We'd never consider eating the same thing, night after night, however much we like it. But when it comes to wine, most people tend to be creatures of habit. So, breaking through with something new is not an easy task at all.

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The Ultimate Guide: Top 10 Best Laptops for Designers

Inkbot Design

The Ultimate Guide: Top 10 Best Laptops for Designers In the ever-evolving landscape of creative design, the role of technology has become more pivotal than ever before. As a creative professional, you understand that the right laptop can be your most indispensable tool, unleashing your potential and elevating your work to new heights. Whether you're a graphic designer crafting stunning visuals, an architect conceptualising innovative structures, or a video editor weaving cinematic narratives, y

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Branding Tips for TV Logos and Streaming Service Brands

Inkbot Design

Branding Tips for TV Logos and Streaming Service Brands Graphics are the first things viewers see when they visit any channel. With dozens of streaming services platforms and hundreds of TV channels available, catching the audience's attention in the competitive TV streaming market requires some doing. If you want viewers to stop and stare and keep tuning in, your brand's name and logo should stand out.

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A Thematic Office Plays up the Company’s Line of Business

Design Milk

When tasked with designing a new office for a staff of 70 young and dynamic employees at Esalco Logistics , Istanbul-based OSO Architecture wanted the design to reflect the characteristics of the office’s inhabitants. Using color and a touch of playfulness, the office floor plan encourages in-office communication and interaction with spaces carved out for games, sport, entertainment, and impromptu meetings.

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MAOWOO Cat Food Packaging Takes A Humorous Approach

The Die Line

Dieline is a global package design community and showcase of package design inspiration. We cover industry news, sustainable packaging news, design trends, and host our own packaging conferences, package design events, and Dieline packaging design awards.

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The Comprehensive Guide to Internet Jargon

HONGKIAT

Ever found yourself puzzled while browsing a specialized forum or website, unable to understand the terminology being used? Welcome to the evolving landscape of the internet, where users have developed their own unique vocabulary to better express themselves. In this guide, we’ll decode some of these terms for you. Many of these terms originated from gaming communities playing multiplayer online games.

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The Democratization of Design: Giving Creators & Marketers the Tools to Succeed

Brands must create and share impactful content to thrive, but they have less people, tighter budgets, and fewer resources to do so. Learn how to publish and market digital content with the same professionalism as organizations with million-dollar budgets.

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Elmwood Updates Plant-Based Alpro Brand

The Die Line

The refinements of the Alpro brand identity on and off-pack are the latest in its partnership with Elmwood and include new photography assets, a more playful tone of brand voice, and a bespoke typeface.

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Scorpion Sorbet’s Odyssey in Iridescent AI Aesthetics

Feature Shoot

With a portfolio colored by iridescent aesthetics and a touch of unease, Carly Fridhandler, aka Scorpion Sorbet ( @scorpionsorbet ) has created a captivating style with her AI artworks. A senior art director at an advertising agency by day, Fridhandler has a keen eye. That along with Midjourney and a technique she calls “reverse prompting” enables her to achieve her unique artwork.

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In Helsinki, Fyra Reinvents the “Big Law” Office

Azure Magazine

In an era of casual dress, remote work and open, collaborative workplaces, the world of corporate law remains an outlier. From New York to Toronto, London and Sydney, the corporate legal profession remains one of the last bastions of formality in business; still defined by private offices, dark boardrooms, two-piece suits and polished shoes. Even the beleagured necktie finds a refuge within law’s shirt collars.

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Love it or hate it, Photoshop now has full-fat generative AI tools

Creative Bloq

"This reminds me of when Photoshop introduced Layers," says Adobe's Rufus Deuchler.

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From Visualization to Execution: Exploring Our Strengths as Designers

Speaker: Sean Adams, ArtCenter College of Design

Thomas Edison once said “Vision without execution is hallucination.” This statement applies not just to invention, but to graphic design. One of the greatest strengths of graphic designers is the ability to first develop a concept and then execute it to make it real. From visualization and ideation all the way through to actuation and execution, each step of this process takes skill and expertise.

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Los Kalakos Tequila Blanco: Minimalist Packaging Design

Abduzeedo

Los Kalakos Tequila Blanco: Minimalist Packaging Design abduzeedo 0913—23 Los Kalakos' Tequila Blanco 2023 isn’t just another beverage in the spirits aisle – it's a masterclass in brandjng and packaging design presented on a bottle. Commissioned by the illustrious Ernesto Serna, known to many as Sr. Brander , this project had its visual DNA mapped out by the artful hands of Moisés Guillén.

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New logo for BBC Earth repositions the global brand as a 'Window to the World'

Creative Boom

The umbrella brand for the Beeb's natural history and science content, BBC Earth's programmes have been huge global hits. And today, it's launching a confident new logo to build on that success. When it comes to the geopolitics of climate change, the UK may have limited influence in a world dominated by the rising industrial might of countries like China and India.

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Chess Set 3D Concept Design: Louis Berger's Minimalist Marvel

Abduzeedo

Chess Set 3D Concept Design: Louis Berger's Minimalist Marvel abduzeedo 0913—23 In the ever-evolving world of design, it's a rare feat when an artist manages to strike a balance—quite literally—between functionality and aesthetic. Enter Louis Berger, whose recent conceptual 3d exploration has set the design sphere aflutter on abduzeedo.com: a minimal chess set, where pieces almost defy gravity in their quest for balance.

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In an Open-Source Stamp Kit, ‘BlockFace’ Gets Tactile With Type

Colossal

For hundreds of years, typography was an innately physical medium, beginning with ornate metal designs followed by mass-produced wood varieties that were cheaper and could be scaled up or down. In the 21st century, we think of typefaces and fonts as things that come in digital packages, but artist and designer Will Mower aims to bring interaction and tactility back to the art form.

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Rethinking Creative Workflows: Increasing Efficiency in the Design Process

As the design industry evolves, teams are facing new challenges and a need to produce more outstanding creative work than ever. Leaders must learn how to adapt their processes to solve today’s—and tomorrow’s—unique design challenges. In this e-book, you’ll learn how to establish your creative workflow and leverage the power of CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite to streamline the entire design process, from start to finish.

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Meet Fernando, The Enigmatic Street Artist Whose Masterpieces Speak Louder than Words

Design You Trust

There’s a shroud of mystery surrounding a street artist and photographer known only by his pseudonym, Fernando. His real name is Eugeny and he hails from the Russian city of Kaliningrad. Fernando’s unique style blends street art with photography, a process he often shares on his Instagram account. Despite the limited information available about him, his masterpieces speak volumes about his talent.

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World Illustration Awards 2023 winners include Beyapanicha and Harriet Noble

Its Nice That

This year’s overall winners are united by their sense of playfulness, dynamic characters and intriguing use of space.

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Babybel and Hasbro Switch Out Candy For Cheesy Goodness With Latest Board Game Collab

The Die Line

Dieline is a global package design community and showcase of package design inspiration. We cover industry news, sustainable packaging news, design trends, and host our own packaging conferences, package design events, and Dieline packaging design awards.

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An Enormous New Book Celebrates 308 Latin American Artists Across Three Centuries

Colossal

Sol Calero, “La Escuela del Sur (The School of the South)” (2015), mixed media, installation view. Photo by Andy Keate. All images courtesy of the artists and Phaidon, shared with permission Dubbed the essential survey of artists living and working across Latin America, a monumental new book catalogs three centuries of output across 20 Spanish and Portuguese-speaking regions.

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Creative Insights: Data-Backed Trends to Help You Design Successful Content

In today’s competitive markets, how do you make sure that your content not only stands out but performs well? How can you predict whether certain design choices will result in clicks, engagement, downloads, and other drivers of ROI? Shutterstock’s Creative Insights Report (Q3) is your window into the hottest trends that are transforming the creative world.

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DAR Chocolate's Organic Aesthetic

The Die Line

Dieline is a global package design community and showcase of package design inspiration. We cover industry news, sustainable packaging news, design trends, and host our own packaging conferences, package design events, and Dieline packaging design awards.

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Stella Murphy's comic-style illustrations capture busy scenes and characters from her local community

Its Nice That

The illustrator is working on more commissions than ever before, but she still creates from a personal place and reacts to all that is around her.

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Belgian Boys Says 'F*ck Pumpkin Spice Season, We're Going Maple' With Return of Pancake Cereal

The Dieline

Dieline is a global package design community and showcase of package design inspiration. We cover industry news, sustainable packaging news, design trends, and host our own packaging conferences, package design events, and Dieline packaging design awards.

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A Poke?mon and Van Gogh Museum collaboration is coming our way

Its Nice That

See the iconic styles of two unlikely creative forces collide in this adorable teaser animation.

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How to Create Stunning Typography With the Corel Type Tool Kit

Download this free eBook to learn how you can create stunning typography, using the basics, such as placing text, to advanced controls like ligatures, variable fonts, effects, tracking, range kerning, and everything in between. Learn how to: Use Character Control to add variety to your font styles. Use Paragraph Control to manage spacing, alignment, justification and more.

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Living By Design Showhouse 2023 • Guest Bedroom / Closet + Bathroom

Old Brand New

Step inside and tour the second annual Living By Design Showhouse. I’m beyond excited to be part of this project! Check out my maximalist guest bedroom, closet and bathroom designs. My good friend Louvain was my jumping-off point for inspiration. She’s a nomadic bohemian who loves color. She recently moved to Berlin and I imagined designing this space for her.

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Creating Positive Vibes In Health Care With Liavince

The Die Line

Dieline is a global package design community and showcase of package design inspiration. We cover industry news, sustainable packaging news, design trends, and host our own packaging conferences, package design events, and Dieline packaging design awards.

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Breakthrough

Designspiration

Saved by Inspirationde (@inspirationde).

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Merging Worlds: Evolution of Art and Design at Kindai University

Graphis

In the heart of Osaka, nestled within the walls of Kindai University, a Graphic Arts course taught. The post Merging Worlds: Evolution of Art and Design at Kindai University appeared first on Graphis Blog.

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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. From visually impaired users who rely on assistive technology, to people with a temporary injury such as a broken arm, tech users are forever diverse and beautifully unique. The products we design can, and should, reflect the extremely wide range of human experiences and needs.