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The 5 Very Best Graphic Design Courses Online

SpyreStudios

Graphic design is a very lucrative industry. Lots of businesses depend on visual content for creating brand assets and publishing graphics for their posts. And they’ll be looking for someone who has knowledge in using different tools and implementing the best practices to achieve these.

A 'time capsule' of lost photographs of the Black Panthers, found 50 years later

Creative Boom

Eldridge Cleaver speaking at a rally in Berkeley, CA 1968. From, “The Lost Negatives,” photographs by Jeffrey Henson Scales Credit: Jeffrey Henson Scales. After his mother passed away in 2018, Jeffrey Henson Scales made a surprising discovery while helping to clear out the family home.

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SEO packages suck! Here’s why

Canny

We often get asked about what our ‘packages’ look like, or how much they cost. The issue with answering that question is: we don’t offer branding packages. we don’t offer web development packages.

Ananya Rao-Middleton on making the industry more accessible to disabled artists

Creative Boom

Disability Pride © Ananya Rao-Middleton. Marginalised people in our society, almost by definition, frequently have their voices silenced.

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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.

Planting A Seed For A More Diverse Graphic Design Industry

Graphic Design USA

Summer Studio is a pilot program to introduce inner-city students to graphic design as a profession. DJ Haddad led the course in an effort to spotlight that there is a whole world of high-paying careers that exist for the creatively inclined.

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Kostelec Residence by ADR

We And The Color

The architects of studio ADR turned an old brick factory into a modern residence. The site used to be an old brick factory. After flying over the site in a helicopter, the owner was fascinated by the area and bought it straight away.

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Robot Food's brand evolution for Vocation Brewery pays homage to the craft beer movement

Creative Boom

Robot Food has created a new brand positioning and visual identity for independent brewery, Vocation. The Leeds studio has been working with the team since it was founded in 2015. Its new look marks a fresh chapter for the brand, as it cements its place as one of the pioneers of craft beer.

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Photographer Nikolai Hagen looks to capture private conversations in his latest series of a Aztalan racetrack

Its Nice That

The New York-based photographer looks back on his emotional relationship with photography and how skateboarding first introduced him to the medium.

Pablo Tesio hopes his simple, bold and graphic illustrations will spark emotion

Creative Boom

Head in the Clouds © Pablo Tesio. Striving for those "ah-ha" moments, the Argentina-born illustrator believes that illustration has the power to connect with people. In a world full of constant information, Pablo Tesio 's illustrations are a refreshing break from it all.

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.

On photographic reality as narrative

UX Collective

A narrative model for finding story in the space between reality, and what makes it meaningfully unreal?—?suggesting suggesting a solution to the century old debate of actuality in photographs. If this was a painting it would be a painting of a photograph. Images courtesy of Elliot Liedgren.

A 'time capsule' of lost photographs of the Black Panthers, found 50 years later

Creative Boom

Eldridge Cleaver speaking at a rally in Berkeley, CA 1968. From, “The Lost Negatives,” photographs by Jeffrey Henson Scales Credit: Jeffrey Henson Scales. After his mother passed away in 2018, Jeffrey Henson Scales made a surprising discovery while helping to clear out the family home.

10 Tell-Tale Signs That Indicate You’re a Typography Expert

Creative Market

Whether you’re on a journey to become a typography expert or just curious about what it takes, here are ten classic signs that someone has developed deep expertise in the field. You’re well-versed in typographic history.

Itziar Barrios uses humble Bic pens to create stunning editorial illustrations

Creative Boom

Granada University fine arts graduate Itziar Barrios mainly uses everyday ballpoint Bic pens to create uniquely detailed and expressive editorial illustrations for the likes of The New Yorker and Le Temps.

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.

“The Home We Know” by Photographer Benjamin Willis

Booooooom

Photo benjamin willis Columbus ohio photographer photography the home we know

Artist who explores the impact of technology wins this year's Photography Foundation prize

Creative Boom

Nova, 2019 © Cao Fei Courtesy of artist, Vitamin Creative Space and Spru?th th Magers. Cao Fei has won one of the most prestigious prizes in photography for work that explores the impact of technology and urbanisation, along with our obsession with screens.

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25+ Free CV / Resume Templates

Graphic Design Junction

Professional Free Resume Templates and Resume Cover letter with portfolio pages are 100% free available for download. The simple and clean resume templates come up with elegant design and easy to use and customize, resumes are available in MS WORD, AI, EPS, PSD, PDF versions.

María Jesús Contreras’ illustrations are here to help make anxiety pangs more manageable

Its Nice That

The illustrator’s vibrant graphics are a testament to her ferocity in overcoming anxiety about her craft through a boldness of colour paired against covertly misshapen darkness.

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

Pastry Branding by Studio TDF

We And The Color

Creative studio TDF produces visual identity for Nina Métayer’s first pastry in Paris. Inspired by Nina Métayer’s creations, studio TDF has created an elegant and minimalist visual language for the exclusive online shop, marking a two-year-long collaboration with Nina Métayer.

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Anthony Eslick uses the tension between horror and humour in his surrealist airbrush illustrations

Its Nice That

The artist takes cues from Masao Saito and Robert Beatty but with decidedly more silly subject matter and odd melty faces.

Studio Zhu-Pei Unveils a Vessel for the Dali Landscape

Azure Magazine

Tucked between the sweeping valleys of the Tibetan Plateau and the mountainous Yungui highlands, the Chinese city of Dali is embraced on all sides by majestic landscapes. On the calm banks of Erhai Lake, the historic city is both a tourist hub and a cultural haven.

Modernist Ibizan Villa Built Within Ibiza’s 1st Ecologically Inspired Communities

Design Milk

Can Cocotero is a luxury, six-bedroom villa in Ibiza designed for a British family. Spanish architect Jordi Carreño collaborated with London-based interior designer Tara Bernerd on the project, which resulted in a modernist minimal exterior with a sophisticated yet cozy space inside.

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.

How Cloud Backup Solutions Help You Save Your Designs

SpyreStudios

If you’re a web designer, you know that being able to store and access files that relate to your design ideas is critical. After all, a design can take a fair amount of time to perfect. You don’t want to waste any of that time by laboring on an idea that gets lost because it wasn’t stored properly.

How to evaluate the content of your UI?

UX Collective

Conducting content testing and investigations. Illustration by Katerina Limpitsouni Why evaluate content Think of this step as prototyping the conversation we should have with people using the product. So, test for: Establish a structure for our conversations with people, create patterns.

Francisco Rodriguez's paintings turn empty rooms into meaningful safe spaces

Creative Boom

In his new exhibition, The Silence that Lives in Houses , London-based Chilean artist Francisco Rodriguez recreates empty rooms from his childhood memories. Rather than being hung-up on accuracy, these paintings intend to remain authentic to the artist's own lived experiences.

The Extreme Self Uses Internet Aesthetics to Make Sense of Life Online

Eye on Design

“For thousands of years, earth’s resources have been extracted by bodies, most of whom were not free,” reads one of the opening pages of The Extreme Self. But now, it’s our bodies, and our selves, being extracted. And… mostly we offer it up for FREE.”

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.

How Francesca Dalosio's award-winning design transforms lost biomass into a useful resource

Creative Boom

Francesca Dalosio. For the last ten years, the MullenLowe NOVA Awards have focused the attention of the creative community onto some of the most outstanding emerging talent from Central Saint Martins.

DAN CASSARO - YOUNG JERKS - Design/Animation/Illustration #old #lettering #typography

Designspiration

DAN CASSARO - YOUNG JERKS - Design/Animation/Illustration #old #lettering #typography

Scouts introduces new programme Squirrels, with branding by Supple Studio

Creative Review

The Squirrels programme aims to support young people in deprived communities most affected by the pandemic and also bring in families that may be new to Scouts.

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