Tue.Jan 18, 2022

Illustrations by An Chen draw inspiration from old matchboxes and typography

Creative Boom

Taiwanese illustrator An Chen has created editorial art for The Wall Street Journal and The Boston Globe and self-published her own zines and pop-up books. But what unites all of her work is an art style that's influenced by old matchboxes, shapes, and even typography.

Top 10 Best Royalty-Free Stock Images on Adobe Stock for 2022

We And The Color

All available for free download, this is our selection of the top 10 of the very best royalty-free stock images you can find in 2022 on Adobe Stock.

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The Graphic Designer Salary Guide for 2022

Creative Boom

Image licensed via Adobe Stock. Are you earning the right salary as a graphic designer? In this article, we'll explain how to go about calculating whether your salary is fair. And if it turns out your pay is falling short, share advice on how to negotiate it upwards.

50 Best Brand Guidelines Templates For 2022

Graphic Design Junction

Professionally designed Brand guideline templates is an Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft PowerPoint compatible templates. The set of visual identity brand guidelines will look as good on screen as printed.

Aardman director Gavin Strange on rebranding the beloved animation studio for 2022

Creative Boom

World-renowned animation studio Aardman has launched a new identity this week which celebrates its culture, value and people. Complete with a new website, logo, and fingerprint-studded aesthetic, it's a model example of how to create a brand for audiences and businesses alike.

“Head of the Lion” by Photographer Claudio Majorana


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Why introverts make exceptional designers & how leaders can support them

UX Collective

Adobe Stock | 369425293 | Sonulkaster It may surprise some who know me professionally to learn that I identify as an introvert.

Jules Janssen's playful new book is inspired by 'too much screentime'

Creative Boom

Using Tux Paint as his tool of choice – software similar to Microsoft Paint – the designer has created a bold and blocky publication devised from his lunchtime walks in nature. Covid-19 has changed aplenty, from the way we work, where we work, how often we work and even who we work for.

How to Make Your Marketing Meeting Win (with Marketing Agenda Template!)


Navigating an effective marketing meeting is one of the most difficult aspects of the marketers role. Don’t believe us?

'I want my audience to feel something': Dohee Kwon on her colourful and vibrant illustrations

Creative Boom

The Thailand-based illustrator talks us through her inspirations and the process behind her eye-catching pieces. There are myriad ways for creatives to gain inspiration, from a walk, chat with a friend or a picture online.

Where I Work: Robert Wright + Tiberio Lobo-Navia of Beni Rugs

Design Milk

Design Milk has featured Beni Rugs’ crush-worthy designs before, and now we’re revisiting them for this month’s Where I Work. Beni Rugs was founded in 2018 as a go-to resource for modern Moroccan rugs that are hand-made using ancient techniques.

Jules Janssen's playful new book is inspired by the countryside of The Netherlands

Creative Boom

Using Tux Paint as his tool of choice – software similar to Microsoft Paint – the designer has created a bold and blocky publication devised from his lunchtime walks in nature. Covid-19 has changed aplenty, from the way we work, where we work, how often we work and even who we work for.

Nicolas Bernklau on the unending life span of typography

Its Nice That

The German designer relishes seeing how his work evolves when put into the hands of other designers, which is what draws him to typography.

Salomé Gomis Trezise's intimate photographs are inspired by family, love and relationships

Creative Boom

© Salomé Gomis Trezise. Exploring her heritage and roots through her imagery, Salomé's work is therefore immensely personal and relatable. The more I process as a creative, the more I notice how essential it is to translate where I'm from visually," says Salomé Gomis Trezise.

Fragrance Brand Diptyque Launches Its First Wallpaper Collection

Design Milk

Today we have an exciting launch to share – diptyque , known for their luxury fragrances, has released its first wallpaper collection.

Lucile Ourvouai sparks conversation around sexuality and desire through her vivid illustrations

Its Nice That

Conceived through playful palettes and a signature red outline, the French artist discusses prevalent issues surrounding politics, gender and feminism.

Celebrating the design genius of Barney Bubbles

Creative Review

Barney Bubbles is a designer who manages to straddle two camps: he’s truly a ‘designers’ designer’, but also one whose work is celebrated by those outside of that, well, bubble.

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How Can Creative Designers Sky-Rocket Their Productivity Up To 200%?

Design Hill

Share 0. Tweet 0. Share. Creative designers look for fresh and unique ideas and get things done on specific deadlines. That’s what makes them productive. However, staying productive can be difficult for many. There are a plethora of things that can lead to procrastination or, even worse, burnout.

A Typeface Designed to Help Rectify Underrepresentation, One Glyph at a Time

Eye on Design

Name : Pangea Afrikan. Designer : Christoph Koeberlin. Distributor : Fontwerk. Release Date : December 20, 2021. Back Story : In 2016, designer Christoph Koeberlin began work on Pangea—an inclusive typeface designed to feature a treasure trove of writing systems.

How to Create Striking Video Ads with Design Wizard

Design Wizard

Learn how to create striking video ads that reel in your target audience with Design Wizard. Follow our easy step-by-step guide and make use of our vast video library for your ad campaigns.

The Substance Publication Design by Toby Ng

We And The Color

Hong Kong-based graphic designer Toby Ng created this beautiful publication for The Substance. As one of the biggest players in the dry mortar industry of the Pearl River Delta region, Optimix is a Hong Kong-based company utilizing pioneering technology to enhance its growing legacy.

Selfridges is now selling NFTs in-store

Creative Review

This week, Selfridges became the first retailer to sell NFTs IRL, as the retailer puts it, as part of its exhibition of Op-Art giant Victor Vasarely in collaboration with French fashion house Paco Rabanne.

8 Inspiring Design Events to Check out at DesignTO 2022

Azure Magazine

This week, DesignTo is going full steam ahead on its annual showcase of local design, with window installations, group exhibitions and symposia – pandemic and snowmageddon be damned.

10 Timeless Modern Decor Objects for Minimalist Living

Design Milk

Santalum Scented Candle by Studio Stockhome. Santalum Scented Candle by Studio Stockhome. A refreshing change from brightly colored, overly complicated candles, Studio Stockhome’s Santalum candle is delightfully minimalist in aroma and design.

“Often hyperbolic and satirical”, Salomé Trezise crafts intricate narratives through her photography

Its Nice That

Shot predominantly on iPhone, the London-based photographer uses polished set design and references to family life to inform her unique practice.

ThoughtMatter unveils a building block-style identity for World of Women

Creative Review

Artist Yam Karkai co-founded the World of Women (WoW) organisation , alongside partners BBA, Raphaël Malavieille, and Toomaie, in an effort to address the significant gender imbalance that dominates both cryptocurrency and the NFT market.

Sunbursts free Photoshop brush set

Creative Nerds

This is a great abstract photoshop brush set a must downlod if your a lover of photoshop brushes. Each brush is 4000px a high resolution size perfect to use in print and digital design projects. The brush set contains 4 unique brushes to choose from to use across your design projects and artwork.

Photography + Wine = Fun!

Joe McNally

Can’t wait for the spring for many reasons, like better weather and better news on the travel front, but mostly because of a new workshop in beautiful California Wine Country with Liza Politi and Ari Espay.

Luxury Food Packaging Inspired By Arabic And Islamic Design

The Die Line

Marlow’s brand identity stakes its claim as ‘The People’s Pillow’

Creative Review

Founded in 2014 off the back of husband and wife team Rich and Vicki Fulop’s desire to create ‘the internet’s favourite sheets’, Brooklinen has since carved out a niche for itself in the direct-to-consumer bedding market.

Global ripple effect from underwater volcano


An underwater volcano erupted about 40 miles off the coast of the main island of Tonga. Using infrared data from the GOES satellite operated by NOAA, Mathew Barlow animated the ripple from the the source to around the world. pic.twitter.com/bYTm3p78lz.


Mindsparkle Mag

Chilly weather, slightly raining but we don’t want to stay inside. One cultural plan that might save you on those days is to visit a museum. For that reason, today, we’re showcasing Magma’s visual identity designed by Oilinwater.

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Art Museums of Switzerland

Design Everywhere

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10 Best Procreate Brushes 2022

Creative Market

Whether you are a professional illustrator or someone who is into creating digital artworks during your free time, you may have probably encountered or may already be using Procreate. Procreate is an advanced digital illustration application for iPad, and it is a helpful tool for users who would like to draw or paint conveniently.