Mon.Jun 07, 2021

Are Mockup Designers the Most Influential Designers of Our Era?

Eye on Design

When trying to understand how cities work – how they develop over time and how their social lives have come into existence – urbanists often look at infrastructure.

Daylight Robbery: Photographs by Andy Billman that explore the 1696 Window Tax in London

Creative Boom

All photographs © Andy Billman. In his latest series, Daylight Robbery, photographer Andy Billman documents the bricked-up windows of London, exploring natural light's role in the city's architecture. The windows are a strange, often overlooked feature and the result of a Georgian-era Window Tax.

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Matte Photo Effect Photoshop Actions for Premium Members

Spoon Graphics

Access All Areas members have a great collection of Photoshop Actions to download this week, courtesy of Shapeshift. Instantly give your photographs the popular ‘matte’ look with this collection of ready-made Actions for Adobe Photoshop.

Nat Cook's abstract, collage flags brighten up a corner of Bournemouth this summer

Creative Boom

All images courtesy of Nat Cook. Visual artist and designer Nat Cook has created a series of flags to celebrate Boscombe in Bournemouth, as part of the city's annual arts festival. The abstract graphic pieces began as a series of collages, inspired by the seaside and bursting with bold colours.

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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.

Should Web Designers Worry About Competition?

SpeckyBoy

Virtually every business out there has competition – and it can get heated. For example, consider automobile manufacturers. Think about all the money they spend trying to one-up each other in both product features and marketing. Must be quite a stack of cash, huh?

Business Card Mockups (20+ Design)

Graphic Design Junction

Present your business card design in this PSD mockup for realistic and stylish presentation preview. These mockups can display your design in a more efficient way.

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Stefan Sagmeister has designed a pair of sunglasses inspired by Frida Kahlo’s eyebrows

Its Nice That

The acclaimed graphic designer created the new lens collection with Swiss eyewear brand Götti Switzerland, inspired by one of the few artists in history whose iconic feature became so famous it “morphed into a logo”.

Flora and Fauna Converge as Fantastic Hybrid Creatures in Jon Ching’s Oil Paintings

Colossal

“Mother Mycelium.” ” All images © Jon Ching, shared with permission.

Photographer Spotlight: David Nelson-Hospers

Booooooom

Photo David Nelson-Hospers new york city photographer photography

June 2021 Opportunities: Open Calls, Residencies, and Grants for Artists

Colossal

“Enjoying the View” by Romain Laurent. 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.

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.

Top 10: Tea Packaging Design

Mindsparkle Mag

Nowadays it's trendy to have a coffee every morning, but today's issue is about the other iconic hot beverage. Mainly linked to the British, but originated in China more than 4,000 years ago. Yes, we are talking about that infusion our mother drinks every day before sleep time.

This online platform is designed to let you imagine the future of London

DesignWeek

Studio Cronica has designed online platform Your Future London as a way to present urban data in a more engaging way and allow users to envisage the city’s future.

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Behind The Counter: Charming film series celebrates our beloved independent record stores

Creative Boom

Launching this Saturday, 12 June, will be Record Store Day , the one day of the year when over 230 independent record shops across the UK come together to celebrate their unique culture. To mark the occasion is a charming series of 12 short films that brings to life some of their stories.

Brand 251

Still Life #photography #typography

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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.

Reading between the lines: a way of composing UX illustrations

UX Collective

How deconstructing fine art can help you create better UX illustrations. I’ll be the first to say that it’s generous to draw a comparison between fine art and digital illustration.

Russian Carpet: Daily inspiration, trends, mood board. Architecture, art, design, fashion, photography. #inspiration #design #graphic #russian #carpet #blue #typography

Designspiration

Russian Carpet: Daily inspiration, trends, mood board. Architecture, art, design, fashion, photography. inspiration #design #graphic #russian #carpet #blue #typography

Anthropology as Urban Practice: Notes from Mumbai’s Sangam Gully

Azure Magazine

Creating empathy for worlds that are not one’s own has been anthropology’s biggest challenge and constant aspiration. With roots in colonial and imperial structures, the discipline’s self-reflexive journey towards becoming a tool for cultural translation inspires our urban practice.

Matter Antimicrobial Coating Branding by Designsake Studio

We And The Color

Packaging and branding by Designsake Studio for Matter Antimicrobial Coating. Powered by Designsake Studio, Matter is an antimicrobial technology platform.

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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

Review for IP Geolocation API

Graphic Design Junction

Are you someone who wants to explore the horizons of geolocation technology? Do you want to locate things with the help of the internet? If you said yes to both these questions then you should keep scrolling to read more because we have the IP Geolocation API solution you have been looking for.

UX anxiety, modern minimal UI, anti-goals, accessibility overlays

UX Collective

Weekly curated resources for designers?—?thinkers thinkers and makers. Considering the skyrocketing rates of mental illness throughout the course of the COVID-19 pandemic?—?plus plus many more of us struggling with daily stressors and mood swings that may lead us to irrational negative thinking?—?how

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25 Awesome Blender Tutorials for Beginners

Vandelay Design

Blender is free, open-source 3D modeling and animation software that is used to create everything from TV commercials to video game cut scenes. It’s powerful enough for professional use but also offers an intuitive interface that makes it accessible for beginners.

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.

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The rise and fall of Polaroid

UX Collective

The disruptor becomes the disrupted. Photo by Patrick on Unsplash The Positional View and Resource-Based View are two schools of business strategy that seek to describe a company’s competitive advantage.

Carhartt DAN CASSARO YOUNG JERKS Design/Animation/Illustration #type #identity

Designspiration

Carhartt DAN CASSARO YOUNG JERKS Design/Animation/Illustration #type #identity

Photographs by Jane Hilton of vacant wedding chapels in Las Vegas in the '90s

Creative Boom

The Angel Chapel © Jane Hilton. Photographer Jane Hilton was in the midst of one of her projects in the American West when Covid-19 struck, sending her back home to London. Like the rest of us in lockdown, Jane wondered what to do next.

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.

Russian Carpet: Daily inspiration, trends, mood board. Architecture, art, design, fashion, photography. #inspiration #transparency #russian #trends #carpet #studio #fashion #blue #green

Designspiration

Russian Carpet: Daily inspiration, trends, mood board. Architecture, art, design, fashion, photography. inspiration #transparency #russian #trends #carpet #studio #fashion #blue #green

New trends for new challenges in fashion product photography

Creative Bloq

Seamlessly integrating digital assets into brand platforms

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Designspiration

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Drama Club

Design Everywhere

Drama Club. design graphic graphic design print tshirt typography layout

Pp8 #graphic design #poster

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