Wed.Oct 20, 2021

10 fresh illustrators specialising in editorial to inspire

Creative Boom

Colin McElwaine. On the lookout for some inspiration from the world of editorial illustration, or perhaps you're on the hunt for a new artist to collaborate with? Whatever your needs, The Association of Illustrators is bursting with top talent.

The future of gaming personalization: Street Fighter lab

UX Collective

Design Provocation Gaming behavior influenced by avatars and content “Hadoken!” Tatsiumaki senpuktaku!” I grew up playing the Street Fighter series, the legendary games produced by Capcom. I fantasized that one day I, too, would be able to do the Hadoken like Ryu, my favorite character in the game.

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New and recommended books for illustrators

Creative Boom

Hayao Miyazaki by Jessica Niebel. Image courtesy of Counterprint. One of the many joys of illustration is that there's always something new to discover. Whether that's a style or artist that has passed you by, or a fresh take on a familiar favourite, the world of illustration is endlessly rewarding.

Temporarily Available Puts San Francisco’s Makers in the Spotlight

Design Milk

What would you do if you were frustrated by a lack of exposure in an area brimming over with local talent? If you’re interior designers Alma Lopez and Liz Wert, you quit your jobs during a pandemic and open a creative studio.

Hoi Chan draws on scientific illustrations to create 'muted but abundant' artwork

Creative Boom

Quiet Seabed. Drawing inspiration from scientific illustrations, poetry and old east Asian art, Hoi Chan creates pleasantly unusual art that's easy on the eye. And with animation projects in the works, it looks like we'll be seeing more of his softly surreal illustrations.

Minimal Business Flyer InDesign Template

We And The Color

Available for free download with an Adobe trial subscription, this minimalist flyer template is well suited for all kinds of businesses. Created by the skilled team of @PixWork , this A4 flyer template is based on a modern and minimalist layout. It is fully editable in Adobe InDesign.

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UX thinking for hand gestures in XR experiences

UX Collective

Timothy Leary, John Anderton, and Tony Stark. Photo by Hammer & Tusk on Unsplash In 2002 I was enrolled in the MS program in Human Computer Interaction at DePaul University in Chicago.

Fahren Feingold's watercolour, ethereal nudes are 'wet dreams' for women everywhere

Creative Boom

From the series Wet Dreams © Fahren Feingold. Images courtesy of the artist and The Untitled Space, NYC. Artist Fahren Feingold has become known for her exquisite feminine nudes using vibrant bush strokes and her signature wet-on-wet watercolour technique.

How to choose the right design subscription service for your business

UX Collective

Everything you need to know to choose the right design subscription for you. Continue reading on UX Collective ». graphic-design design-tools product-design ux-design ui-design

TUI tells us to 'Live Happy' as it launches its new campaign and identity across Europe

Creative Boom

As the UK speculates on whether another lockdown is looming this winter, TUI has today launched its first major campaign since appointing creative agency Leo Burnett London earlier this year, also revealing a new identity by DesignStudio that suits a "post-pandemic world" as travel restrictions ease.

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Snøhetta’s “Super Furniture” Anchors Tokyo’s Digital Nomads

Azure Magazine

They call it Pangea. The new co-working arm of Japanese tech company Digital Garage takes its name from the Paleozoic and Mesozoic “supercontinent” that once held the earth’s land mass.

Five new coffee table books if you love photography

Creative Boom

Image licensed via Adobe Stock. While there's no shortage of inspirational photography to be found online, nothing quite beats the physicality of a coffee table book that curates the best images caught on camera.

14 Powerful Display Advertising Tips to Increase Conversions

Design Wizard

Display advertising is a great visual way to attract your target audience and increase conversions. To create successful ad campaigns, you need to know who you’re targeting, create eye-catching visuals, and excellent copy.

JDO's design for Hennig-Olsen's classic ice cream gets to the heart of the matter

Creative Boom

Global creative agency JDO has crafted a bold and contemporary new design for Hennig-Olsen's classic ice cream, Krone-is. Made by the oldest ice cream producer in Norway, it's long been a summer favourite of Norwegians but with competition growing, the brand wanted to stay on people's minds.

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Cinematography legend John Simmons talks us through his stunning photography work from the Civil Rights era

Its Nice That

From 1965 to today, John Simmons has been capturing some of the most important people and moments in US history – all whilst carving out a cinematography career.

Augmented Reality Exhibition book lets readers 'unlock motion' on its pages

Creative Boom

To coincide with the launch of Augmented Reality Exhibition at London's Pocko gallery , Vetro Editions has released an accompanying book that bridges the gap between the physical and digital worlds.

Dead Meat: A Pair of Hungry Seagulls Fight Over a Hotdog in a Quirky Animated Short

Colossal

?. Selfish, hungry, and more cunning than he appears, the zany seagull in Adnan Peer Mohamed ’s “ Dead Meat ” sends feathers flying.

Ace Adds Comfort, Functionality + Character to Any Athletic Environment

Design Milk

A modern reinterpretation of outdoor furniture that’s often found on the sides of pools or sports fields, Ace – named after the winning tennis serve – wants to accommodate athletes, guests and aficionados alike.

A Delightful Collection of Rounded Serifs With a Retro Feel

Creative Market

Is there any better way to create a throwback feel on a design project than with a vintage, old-school font? This collection of rounded serif fonts have a distinctly retro feel—so you can start infusing nostalgia into your work with a typeface choice. Check out some of our favorite rounded serif fonts on Creative Market below.

Panama Papers.Office merges tech, 3D and typographic systems into its detailed graphic design

Its Nice That

Set up in 2018 by new grads Pierre Dufresne and Florent Martini, the studio has since worked on a plethora of projects ranging from art direction to editorial and typeface design.

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BBC reveals new logos in modernisation push

DesignWeek

The BBC has revealed a series of new logos after audiences claimed that the previous look was “old fashioned and out of date” As well as a new BBC logo, the broadcaster has updated the identities of services such as iPlayer and BBC Sounds and its channels.

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BuzziSpace Creates “Hubs for Togetherness” for the Hybrid Office

Design Milk

BuzziSpace has unveiled new solutions for the ever-changing workspace landscape under the theme of “Hubs for Togetherness” at this year’s NeoCon 2021.

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Marivan Martins on his collaborative, creative and cliché-breaking photography

Its Nice That

The Brazilian artist runs us through his portfolio to date, which includes an ironic and humorous series looking at cis male masturbation.

DMTV Milkshake: Wade and Leta on Designing Bigger and Brighter

Design Milk

On this week’s DMTV Milkshake , we talk to the Brooklyn-based artists, sculptors, designers, and all-around polymaths, Wade Jeffree and Leta Sobierajski , who work together as Wade and Leta.

Mysterious Photography of Mikko Lagerstedt | Abduzeedo | Graphic Design Inspiration and Photoshop Tutorials #snow #exposure #night #mikko #lagerstedt #long #light #trails

Designspiration

Mysterious Photography of Mikko Lagerstedt | Abduzeedo | Graphic Design Inspiration and Photoshop Tutorials #snow #exposure #night #mikko #lagerstedt #long #light #trails

20 Photos That Will Make You Fall In Love Again

HONGKIAT

Photographs capture various moments and instances in time, locking in the sometimes heartwarming, other times heartbreaking emotions within that snapshot. There is a reason why wedding photography is so popular. It captures the love shared between two souls, the perfect romance in the air.

Unboxed Festival will aim to showcase “creativity at the heart of the everyday”

DesignWeek

The organisers of Unboxed Festival – previously known by the placeholder name Festival 2022 – have revealed details about its event, which will engage more than 600 creatives across 10 projects over the course of 2022.

Wayfinder

Communication Arts

This browser-based game for NFB Interactive by Matt DesLauriers offers players a journey through Canadian-inspired, procedurally generated landscapes. Article

How to Handle These 9 Client Types like a Pro

HONGKIAT

The freelancer-to-client relationship is a tricky thing to deal with. Your ability to work with the various types of clients can make or break your freelancing career.

Building The SSG I’ve Always Wanted: An 11ty, Vite And JAM Sandwich

Smashing Magazine Graphics

Building The SSG I’ve Always Wanted: An 11ty, Vite And JAM Sandwich. Building The SSG I’ve Always Wanted: An 11ty, Vite And JAM Sandwich. Ben Holmes. 2021-10-20T11:00:00+00:00. 2021-10-20T15:08:17+00:00.

26 Orange Packaging Designs

The Die Line

We've rounded up twenty-six of our favorite orange packaging designs that will undoubtedly inspire you to embrace the color with open arms, no matter the season

Printing an Olympic Book – Thank you Printique!

Joe McNally

The Olympics were a blur. This book is not. That’s the thing about a book, and I realize I’m once again displaying my well developed ability to state the completely obvious. A book hangs around. Front and back covers, below.

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Top Halloween Design Freebies: Prepare Your Site for the Scariest Holiday of the Year

Template Monster

The scariest night of the year is around the corner, which means it’s time to get down to preparations for it. Decorate your surroundings with evil jack-o’-lanterns, nerve-racking cobwebs, life-like scarecrows, and other creatures conveying the creepy atmosphere of Halloween.

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