Fri.Jul 30, 2021

Evelin Kasikov's lockdown stitched book reveals a move away from her usual CMYK embroidery

Creative Boom

We've all had the odd lockdown project – creative endeavours to keep us happy during uncertain times. For graphic designer Evelin Kasikov , she decided to create a new book of stitched images – and it's proved to be quite the contrast to her normal work.

“The Imaginary Birds” by Photographer Yota Yoshida

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Eerie artworks by Min Ding probe the dark realms of our subconscious

Creative Boom

Mystical symbolism and subconscious concerns collide in the artwork of Chinese artist Min Ding. Working with stop-motion animation, illustrations and photographs, she seeks to create absurd and melancholic moments. Daydreams haunted by a spectral figure at the window.

50 Best Script Fonts Of 2021

Graphic Design Junction

50 Best Script Fonts for designers. All fonts are evoke the vibe of calligraphy and handwriting script style, perfect for all of your web and graphic design projects.

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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.

Pentagram redesigns iconic British Film Institute mag, Sight and Sound

Creative Boom

Sight and Sound September issue 2021. Marina Willer and her team at Pentagram London have worked with the British Film Institute (BFI) on redesigning its celebrated film magazine Sight and Sound.

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A thousand beads create a picture: Introducing textile artist Nereida Patricia

Creative Boom

My Dreams Taught Me, 2021. Courtesy of the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery. Nereida Patricia is a multidisciplinary artist and writer based in Chicago whose practice spans sculpture, text, and performance, exploring themes of history, trans poetics, and identity.

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5 Stunning Summer Pavilions Elevating the Outdoors

Azure Magazine

The summer months mean one thing: more time spent outdoors. From parks to pools and beaches to boardwalks, residents of urban spaces near and far flock to such public amenities as temperatures rise and the days lengthen.

Snack brand Munchies Box turns tasty treats into lovably retro characters

Creative Boom

Vietnamese snack brand The Munchies Box has collaborated with ChoChoi Creative to create an entertaining, vivid and retro brand identity for its array of tasty treats. And the results are a nostalgia-packed feast for the eyes.

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Conceptual Illustrations by Pablo Tesio

We And The Color

Check out the illustrative conceptual work of Pablo Tesio. Pablo Tesio is a conceptual illustrator from Argentina who lives and works in Madrid, Spain. He loves to transform complex ideas into synthetic yet creative images.

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.

5 New Jigsaw Puzzles for Summertime Fun

Design Milk

Are the temps walking-on-the-sun hot where you are or still trying to keep yourself and your family entertained this summer? Whatever the reason, indoor activities are always needed, especially in the form of jigsaw puzzles.

Why Freelancers Need Professional Indemnity Insurance – My Experience of With Jack

Logo Smith

The post Why Freelancers Need Professional Indemnity Insurance – My Experience of With Jack appeared first on The Logo Smith All Content © 2020 The Logo Smith.™ |. Thought I’d share a relatively recent experience as a logo designer, that took a big toll on me.

F5: Architect Rudabeh Pakravan Shares Her Love of White Paper Models + More

Design Milk

Photo: Taghi Naderzad. Rudabeh Pakravan is an architect, educator and a founding partner of the architecture firm Sidell Pakravan Architects.

50 Logo Fonts Every Designer Should Know About

Design Hill

Share 0. Tweet 34. Share. Logo fonts work as a catalyst in logo creation. Picking the right typography can help share your brand story and strengthen the impact of your logo whenever it comes in the sight of people. But the wrong font selection could work just the opposite.

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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.

Design inspiration: our favourite projects from July

DesignWeek

FLIP Magazine, by Boom Saloon. As its name suggests, newcomer magazine FLIP aims to “change the conversation” around design, strategy and innovation.

10 Creatives with Amazing Handwriting to Follow on Instagram

Creative Market

Instagram is an incredible resource for design and artistic inspiration. Handwriting is one particularly cool niche on Instagram, where tons of amazing artists showcase their beautiful handwritten creations or handmade lettering, which they’ve turned into typefaces.

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Bullfighting Is Still Happening. These Photos Show Why It Shouldn’t Be.

Feature Shoot

A matador taunts a bull. © © Jo-Anne McArthur / We Animals Media. A child in the audience has caught both of the bull ears that were thrown to him from the matador. © © Jo-Anne McArthur / We Animals Media.

A foot in the door

Creative Review

Graduating in the wake of a global pandemic throws one more hurdle in the path of talented people eager to forge a career in the creative industries. And for those from backgrounds that are already underrepresented in the business, there are already plenty of barriers in place.

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

Climate crisis campaign Zero Hour! designed for cross-party appeal

DesignWeek

Among Equals has created the identity for Zero Hour!, a climate crisis campaign which hopes to gather support for the Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill (CEE Bill). The London-based studio has created a bee-inspired logo, visual identity and strategy guidelines for the environmental campaign.

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Nell Brookfield draws from the unsettling details around her to inspire hyper-stylised vignettes

Its Nice That

Formless hairy creatures and long-nailed women with fur coats and red skin – the worlds within Nell’s paintings depict surreal yet strangely comforting figures and scenes which shouldn’t make sense, but somehow do.

Oscar Hudson directs energetic new spot for Apple Watch

Creative Review

We’ve become well accustomed to sports advertising’s obsession with earnest voiceovers and gripping tales of winning against the odds. More recently however, there’s been somewhat of a backlash against this tried and tested formula, with Nike even celebrating being rubbish at sport.

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Typography Mania #71 | Abduzeedo | Graphic Design Inspiration and Photoshop Tutorials

Designspiration

Typography Mania #71 | Abduzeedo | Graphic Design Inspiration and Photoshop Tutorials

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.

TDC’s Zelda Harrison on Type Drives Communities

Guild News Blog

The Type Directors Club annual conference explored diversity in typography and design, showcasing underrepresented communities and designers. The post TDC’s Zelda Harrison on Type Drives Communities appeared first on The Graphic Artist Guild.

Vintage Label Designs | Abduzeedo | Graphic Design Inspiration and Photoshop Tutorials #labels #vintage

Designspiration

Vintage Label Designs | Abduzeedo | Graphic Design Inspiration and Photoshop Tutorials #labels #vintage

Animator Sim Marriott on making it work off grid

Creative Review

For the last five years, Sim Marriott has been living and working aboard a boat. He talks to us about taking remote working to a new level during the pandemic, and the practicalities of sustaining an animation career on board.

Spring Illustrations

Mindsparkle Mag

Saturday’s squad is complete with Mathieu Le Berre ‘s cool 3D characters and ready to vibe to the funkiest notes. We’ve showcased some of Mathieu’s Spring Illustrations in our last edition of the Illustration Series.

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.

Felix Pfäffli | PICDIT #design #graphic #art #poster #type #typography

Designspiration

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Long story sh–rt. — Branding and Visual Identity

Abduzeedo

Long story sh–rt. Branding and Visual Identity. abduzeedo 07.30.21 Nicklas Hellborg shared a branding and visual identity for sh–rt. a short presentation format for all creative minds seeking inspiring stories from all areas of innovation and design.

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Designspiration

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