Fri.Dec 01, 2023

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Meri A. Page: Educator To Watch

Graphic Design USA

Meri A. Page is an interdisciplinary designer originally from Maine and now based in Syracuse NY where she is an Assistant Professor of Communications Design at Syracuse University.

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Watch: Richard Poulin on His Extensive Career + the Work of Rudolph de Harak

Design Milk

Design Milk is happy to share the second lecture of the 2023/2024 academic year of the Vignelli Center for Design Studies Design Conversations Lecture Series featuring the multi-hyphenate, Richard Poulin. The Southern California designer, artist, educator, and author discusses his extensive career which has been divided between professional practice and academia.

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Fad vs. Future: How To Evolve Your Design Team

Graphic Design USA

Agencies shouldn't just think about investment in learning in terms of money for products or technologies. The real investment needs to come in how you fuel your team’s creative fire, providing both inspiration and time and space to play.

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Desktop Wallpaper: December 2023 With Glenyse Thompson & A Street Prints

Design Milk

Wrapping up another year of Designer Desktops is Glenyse Thompson , a Florida-based contemporary artist known for her vibrant and ethereal paintings. In her recent works, Thompson’s use of liquid inks create organic shapes and flows are scented with a hand-drawn “conversation,” what she calls the sculptural forms that are featured in each of her works.

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Lets 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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A Design Blend of Purpose and Poise for Root Cause’s Craft Beer

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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Download Trendy Instagram Post Templates in a Stylish Design

We And The Color

In social media, where attention spans are fleeting and trends evolve in the blink of an eye, making a statement is key to standing out. Enter Blackcatstudio ‘s latest creation: a set of Instagram post templates designed to not just catch the eye but command attention. In a digital landscape where visual aesthetics reign supreme, these templates are a breath of fresh air.

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“A Walk After Snow” by Artist Lucy (Jiachun) Hu

Booooooom

Lucy (Jiachun) Hu Lucy (Jiachun) Hu’s Website Lucy (Jiachun) Hu on Instagram

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30 Gift Ideas for Food Lovers (2023)

HONGKIAT

Discover the ultimate gift ideas for every food lover with our carefully curated list of 30 Gift Ideas for Food Lovers. Perfect for both the home chef and the culinary adventurer, our selection ranges from innovative cooking gadgets to exquisite gourmet treats, ensuring there’s something to delight every palate. Having already explored unique gifts for bookworms , travel enthusiasts , coffee connoisseurs , and tech geeks, we now focus on those with a passion for food.

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Top 10 of 2023: Our Favourite Public Spaces

Azure Magazine

Our shared environments come in all forms. From landscapes that address climate change (while welcoming cultural and social life) to a rich variety of parks, plazas and buildings — and even infrastructure projects — that engage the urban realm, the best public spaces are a celebration of community and collective spirit. While the scales, contexts and geographies vary, a commitment to nourish the communal good and promote civic equity unites Azure’s top 10 public spaces of 2023.

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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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Hello, analog: planning tools for those who think differently

Moo

We’ve got a question for you… When was the last time you let yourself think outside of the box? Proper, head-in-your-hands, staring-out-the-window kind of creative thinking ? Nowadays, there’s so much vying for our attention – deadlines to meet, e-mails to send, business to do – that we don’t have much time to get starry-eyed. We spend so much of our lives online that it can be hard to find space to think.

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The Influence of Pop-Ups and Welcome Messages on User Experience

Inkbot Design

The Influence of Pop-Ups and Welcome Messages on User Experience The user experience (UX) plays a pivotal role in determining the success of a website. Among the many elements that impact UX, pop-ups and welcome messages are powerful tools and potential annoyances. They can be valuable for engagement, lead generation, and information sharing but can also be disruptive and frustrating.

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F5: Kristina Lopez Adduci Shares a Favorite Vintage Car, Perfect Cocktail + More

Design Milk

Entrepreneur, speaker, art collector, and curator Kristina Lopez Adduci is the founder and CEO of House of Puff. She created the New York-based cannabis lifestyle brand to offer products that resonated with her own personal preferences. Over time, she’s transformed it, harnessing the power of art to drive social change. With such a broad range of talents, we were curious as to how Kristina makes it all happen. “You know, it’s funny – the shower’s where the magic happens f

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December 2023 Opportunities: Open Calls, Residencies, and Grants for Artists

Colossal

Work by Diana Beltrán Herrera Every month, Colossal shares a selection of opportunities for artists and designers, including open calls, grants, fellowships, and residencies. If you’d like to list an opportunity here, please get in touch at hello@colossal.art. You can also join our monthly Opportunities Newsletter. $1,800 Innovate Grants for Art + Photo Featured Innovate Grant awards two $1,800 grants each quarter to one visual artist and one photographer.

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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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Sacred Root’s Packaging Embodies the Brand’s Essence

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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Minty March: Handwritten Serif Font by Angèle Kamp

We And The Color

With Minty March, you get the adorable handwritten serif font for all your creative endeavors. Welcome to the world of Minty March – a delightful creation by the talented typographer Angèle Kamp. If you’re searching for a font that adds a touch of charm and personality to your projects, look no further than Minty March. This handwritten serif font is not just adorable; it’s a versatile tool that can elevate your designs, whether you’re crafting cards, invitations, logos, or bir

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AI art gets even more bizarre in viral ‘make it more’ trend

Creative Bloq

I need to know what the silliest goose look like.

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A Playful and Modern Design for Asda’s Pet Food

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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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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Nike asked Skiman to change its logo

Creative Bloq

It told them to go jump, man.

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Zhongwen Hu Meditates on Presence and Emotional Sensitivity in Her Abundant Scenes of Nature

Colossal

“Pool” (2023). All images © Zhongwen Hu, shared with permission Throughout Zhongwen Hu ’s most recent Day Tripper series, two things ceaselessly pervade: nature and contemplation. Abstract reflections ripple on a riverbank, umbrella-like trees provide communal shade, and figures trek across brilliant terrain in the Shanghai-based artist’s musing acrylic paintings.

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A glimpse of shoes and a logo design for Sonic 3 has sent fans into a frenzy

Creative Bloq

Now I can't wait for Sonic 3.

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CUSTOM LETTERS, BEST OF 2010, DAY 1 — LetterCult #type #illustration #yeah

Designspiration

Saved by marcel witbooi (@marcelwitbooi).

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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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Backup One Branding and Visual Identity: Pioneering Digital Security Design

Abduzeedo

Backup One Branding and Visual Identity: Pioneering Digital Security Design abduzeedo 1201—23 Explore the branding and visual identity of Backup One, a leader in digital security and cloud backup, designed by Rodrigo Marçal." In the realm of digital security, Backup One has established a notable presence, particularly in the Potiguar landscape. The company, renowned for its cloud backup solutions, demonstrates its commitment to both technology and design.

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Nissan branding office by Thomas Yve #poster #typography

Designspiration

Saved by Inspirationde (@inspirationde).

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Free Wallpaper Design for December 2023

Six Leaf Design

Hi friends! We’re in the home stretch of the year with just one more month to go! I always have a big push the last few weeks before the holidays, and this year is no different with two One Week Website packages scheduled back to back (who did this to me??!!…oh yeah…). But then I get to take the last weeks of the month off from client work and it’ll be a much welcomed break.

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An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

Designspiration

Saved by Inspirationde (@inspirationde).

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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.