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Creative Boom launches a new forum to help bring the creative community together

Creative Boom

The world feels uncertain right now as we face an unprecedented crisis. Our jobs and our livelihoods are at risk. It's a stressful time for all of us. But there is hope, as we see people coming together to support each other. Slack channels are opening up everywhere for niche communities.

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50 Best Procreate Brushes for Half Price. Buy 5+ and Save a Further 50% Off!

Spoon Graphics

Procreate Live has kicked off today with 50 of the best Procreate products on offer with a huge 50% discount. This is your chance to own the best Procreate brushes, drawing kits, background textures and much more.

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What they don't tell you about studying a postgraduate course

Creative Boom

You've already spent three years of your life as an undergraduate, with all the hard work and financial commitment that entails.

Raku Inoue Sculpted Animals with Flower Petals


“The pleasure is to keep on watering my Creativitree” reads the Instagram Bio of floral artist Raku Inoue. The Tokyo-born, Montreal-based artist loves to express his double culture influence in his work.

Ngadi Smart's beguiling illustrations are used to demonstrate the many ways we each self-identify

Creative Boom

Illustrator and visual artist Ngadi Smart is Sierra Leonean by birth, and now spends her time between London and Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. Smart's work primarily focuses on illustration and photography; with her themes, subjects and aesthetic informed mostly by her globetrotting background.

Noted: New Logo and Retail for Rite Aid

Under Consideration / Brand

“Wrong a Rite”. 1968) " Rite Aid Corporation is one of the nation's leading drugstore chains with fiscal 2018 revenues from continuing operations of $21.5 billion.

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The simple, smart design solution to plastic waste – bamboo bags

Creative Boom

New York design agency PLACEHOLDER , is no stranger to obsessively exploring the once humble, now demonised plastic bag. Last year, it launched its Plastic Paper book , a beautiful representation of the banal, showing superb photography of various plastic bags collected by agency founder Sho Shibuya.

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A creative response to the Coronavirus pandemic that tackles its surrounding xenophobia

Creative Boom

Poster House in New York is usually devoted to celebrating the physical medium of print—but since it seems that all things tactile and IRL are pretty much out of bounds for the foreseeable, it's had to come up with other ways of showcasing the relationship between print, graphic design and.

10 Streamable Titles for Design Lovers in the Age of Social Distancing

Azure Magazine

“Stay Home.” It’s the message from countless healthcare professionals and political leaders the world over, and our best strategy to slow the spread of COVID-19. Though the impact of the novel coronavirus is already felt across the global cultural sector — from museum closures to the widespread cancelation of conferences and design expos — following the directives of the World Health Organization does not mean distancing ourselves from all human connection.

Illustrator Spotlight: Anna Degnbol


Anna Degnbol Anna Degnbol is an illustrator and comic artist from Copenhagen, Denmark. Her work is inspired by how people create or support their sense of self by the way they dress, interact, exchange energy and position themselves in the world. Anna Degnbol’s Website.

Kris Andrew Small on pushing his style forward without distancing it from his existing work

Its Nice That

The Australian illustrator and designer has been working with a plethora of exciting clients while also developing his personal style – and it’s seen his confidence grow immensely.

Bloomers: An Animated Documentary Recounts the History Behind an Undergarment Business


Consumers are paying closer attention to the ethics and business practices behind the products they buy, and animated documentarian Samantha Moore is shining a light on one company creating everyday essentials.

8 Fantastic Examples of CSS & JS Weather Widgets

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Weather is a huge part of our daily lives. As such, there is always a need for websites and mobile apps to report on it. Users will want to check out anything from the current conditions outside their house to the forecast for their favorite vacation spot. A compelling UI can make weather both easier to understand and even a bit more entertaining. Designers achieve this through a combination of color, animation and playful icons.

Photographer Spotlight: Holly Chang


Photo holly chang photographer photography toronto

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Reviewed: New Logo and Identity for Judy by Red Antler

Under Consideration / Brand

“Break in Case of Emergency”. Established in 2019 and launched this year, Judy is a collection of "ready-kits" with everything you might need for natural disasters and home emergencies. The irony of the timing of this product coming to market and publishing it on Brand New is not lost on me.)

Disco Visual Identity Proves Beauty is Simple and Fun


Disco is masculine beauty brand – another pioneer of an up-and-coming trend for men-centred indie beauty products (just last week we wrote about another brand Soft).

3D Animal Portraits by Maxim Shkret


3D Animal Portraits by Maxim Shkret. AoiroStudio Mar 23, 2020 This is the best opportunity to share some colours into your feed. Nothing to bring joy and inspiration than the work of Maxim Shkret with our constant admiration of his 3D animal series.

‘Alone in the Night’ by Axel Corjon


A very actual series by French photographer Axel Corjon with ongoing series, “Alone in the Night”. We love how Axel captures beautiful long-exposure photos of everyday scenes in Paris and large cities in the middle of the night. “I I love shooting late at night.

Ahlem’s New York Eyewear Shop Is a Visual Delight

Azure Magazine

In New York’s trendy Nolita neighbourhood , eyewear designer Ahlem Manai-Platt has opened her second shop and it’s a sight for sore eyes. The east coast flagship of Ahlem (the original location is in Los Angeles) is tucked into a 500-square-foot storefront.

“Military Logic” by Photographer Sophie Barbasch


Photo military logic new york photographer photography sophie barbasch

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Where’s Waldo Coronavirus Edition Is Here And It’s A Tad Easier To Spot Waldo Than Usual

Design You Trust

The famous “Where’s Waldo?” puzzle has left so many people with sore brains after scanning for Waldo for hours, if not days, since 1987. With the coronavirus pandemic changing the ways we used to live, Waldo is no exception.

Tools for Staying Creative, Even When You’re Stressed

Feature Shoot

According to research, creativity doesn’t just improve our wellbeing; it can also reduce our stress levels. Recent studies tell us that creative tasks can unlock our imaginations, distract us from our feelings of stress and anxiety, and even prompt our brains to secrete feel-good chemicals. That’s something we could all use right now. Still, it can be challenging to find that creative spark when we’re experiencing anxiety and stress.

Digital Artist Re-Designs Iconic Posters And Album Covers For Social Distancing

Design You Trust

This is the world that we live in right now, movie posters and album covers were re-designed for social distancing. Kode Abdo, better known to the world as Bosslogic, is the most famous creator of fan art on the planet.

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25 Creative Business Branding / Stationery Templates Design

Graphic Design Junction

Professionally designed printable corporate branding stationery templates for any business or personal. These Stationery Packs included Business Card Layout, Letterhead Design (A4 & US Letter) , Invoice Design, Envelope Design (Front & Back Sides), Presentation Folder Layouts, Instruction & Help File. All items are print ready , CMYK color mode, 300 DPI, Bleed size 3 mm, and fully editable and customizable you can easily change the color to match your brand.

Franz Impler’s animations offer up a chaotic, video game aesthetic

Creative Review

Illustrator, animator and designer Franz Impler grew up in a family of craftspeople in a small village in Bavaria. “There wasn’t that much art around me,” Impler tells CR. “But growing up so close to nature gave me a lot of freedom and the possibility to unfold my imagination.”

Explore Muge’s unique approach to large format photography based on ancient Chinese philosophy

Its Nice That

The acclaimed Chinese photographer talks us through his ongoing series informed by the philosopher and writer Lao Tze’s “theory of nature" Work

How to Advertise on Facebook Marketplace: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guides


In today’s post, I’m going to show you how to advertise on Facebook Marketplace. Facebook, one of the top social networking sites, is definitely the biggest platform you can get if you seek to boost engagement using the advertisement.

Nicolas Nadé on growing plants, spontaneity and his wonderfully sequential illustrations

Its Nice That

The French illustrator has been keeping busy. Not only has he published a multitude of zines, but he’s also started to add a splash of colour to his usually monochromatic pieces.

Photos of the Week - Lake Tahoe and Oakland


Photos of the Week - Lake Tahoe and Oakland. abduzeedo Mar 23, 2020 Continuing with our series of free high-resolution photos I have been taking and sharing on Unsplash. This week I’d like to share some photos I took in the Bay Area and Lake Tahoe.

Bad Logos: 31 Worst Logos Ever


We can all use a good laugh these days, that’s why we prepared you a list of what not to do while designing a logo while working from home. Hopefully, these logos will put a smile on your faces. Bad logos might be quite bad for your brand.

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Bompas & Parr wants your most inventive take on hand sanitiser design

Creative Review

Amid the global coronavirus pandemic, good hand hygiene has become a key defence strategy in the fight against the virus – particularly as many people continue to flout social distancing recommendations.

How to Advertise on Facebook Marketplace: Beginner’s Guides


In today’s post, I’m going to show you how to advertise on Facebook Marketplace. Facebook, one of the top social networking sites, is definitely the biggest platform you can get if you seek to boost engagement using the advertisement. At its most simple level, Facebook — like other social media tools — allows individuals to […]. Inspiration

Human Figures Removed from Classic Paintings by Artist José Manuel Ballester


Leonardo da Vinci’s “The Last Supper” (1498). Despite being a couple of years old, José Manuel Ballester ’s artworks feel eerily familiar in the time of COVID-19.

Linked: Covid-19 Brand Adaptations

Under Consideration / Brand

Visit Link. You knew stuff like this was coming, so let's get to it: AJ Dimarucot proposes how streetwear brands can adapt to help spread the new norms in light of Covid-19

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Artist Andrei Lacatusu “Social Decay” Series is Trending on Social


The captivating series of digital artist Andrei Lacatusu from Bucharest, Romania, “Social Decay” is trending on social media right now due to the general ‘Social Distancing’ and quarantines worldwide.

"Make a digital collage using objects in your home” - Introducing the It’s Nice That Weekly Brief

Its Nice That

If your mind is yearning for a little creative activity, get involved in our all new Weekly Brief on Instagram. .

Spotted: New Logo for Bendigo Bank by AJF GrowthOps

Under Consideration / Brand

Visit Link. About Spotted posts. No further images are included. No opinion is given. Not even a punny title. These are just… spotted. Best available link to learn more about the change (or the company) provided in the link above. Poll and comments are open

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