Wed.Jan 12, 2022

Marcos Farina's latest stunning picture book explores our connection with the animal kingdom

Creative Boom

Argentinian graphic designer and illustrator Marcos Farina has returned to the world of picture books with The Animal Show. Written by Maria-Elisabeth Niebius, the book aims to help very young children develop an awareness of the animal kingdom.

Steven Heller’s Font of the Month: Valvolina

I Love Typography

Read the book, Typographic Firsts. Evoking past, present and future, the geometrically glorious Valvolina with 'its bizarre yet engaging assemblage of contrapuntal shapes' is the topic of this fifth episode of everyone's favorite type column.

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The Best Grit, Grain & Grunge Textures (Free & Premium Packs)

Spoon Graphics

Gritty, grainy, grungy textures are my favourite type of design asset for roughing up your clean digital artwork to give it an old, worn, and distressed appearance.

Perusing the Digital Junk of a Web Designer

SpeckyBoy

If you’re not sure how long you’ve been in the web design industry, take a look at your data. It says a lot about who you are and the things you’ve done. For someone who started in the mid-1990s, my data archive has volumes to say.

Squiggles Upon Squiggles: The Nagarro Rebrand Explored

Canny

Nagarro, an engineering leader driving businesses forward through effective technologies — a brand with over 12,000+ experts working for them across 27 countries — has taken the change in year as an opportunity to shake things up a little.

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21 Simple Logo Design Ideas To Elevate Your Brand

Creative Market

From the most recognized names in the world such as Apple, McDonald’s, and Google to small companies and businesses in various fields, we have seen how a simple logo can truly change the way we perceive a certain brand.

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21 Free Vintage Fonts for Graphic Designers

Graphic Design Junction

Best vintage fonts with unique vintage taste and rough vintage style. Free vintage fonts can make your logotype become more interesting. Best Vintage font with special alternative glyphs, and multilingual support. inspired by the decorative arts and architecture movement.

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Fractal Mirror Poster Photo Effect Mockup for Adobe Photoshop

We And The Color

Available for free download with an Adobe Stock trial subscription, using this Photoshop mockup by Pixelbuddha you can create fractal mirror poster photo effects in no time.

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Affinity Designer 1.10 review

Creative Bloq

Serif’s low-cost rival to Adobe Illustrator gets an under-the-hood performance boost

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Daring more raw AI-ness, a critique of personified voice assistants

UX Collective

Illustration by Tamara Siewert, edited with [link] Personality and gender in voice assistants is not something that emerges due to the nature of “AI systems”. Rather, it is intentionally created based on the logic of market demand, gender biases, and prevalent unrealistic narratives about AI.

New photo book explores one of Britain’s most famous ‘alien abductions’

Creative Review

Dentista is a Minty Fresh Amsterdam Dental Clinic

Azure Magazine

Amsterdam’s Dentista is out to rethink trips to the dentist for the self-care crowd. With the help of design studio i29 , the dental clinic has opened a practice that forgoes the drab feel of most clinical environments in favour of bright natural light, warm woods and abundant greenery.

Understanding the heading tag and why so many websites use it incorrectly

UX Collective

I’ve been looking at a lot of websites recently, to see how accessible they are. As part of the checks, I’ve been testing the heading structure to see how well they conform to WCAG: 2.4.6 Headings and Labels.

Makeover Your Workspace With These Modern Tools and Accessories

Design Milk

There’s nothing like the shining promise of productivity in the new year to get us hankering for a workspace makeover.

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Find crisp, clean and structural graphic design abound in the work of Eunsun Park

Its Nice That

The Seoul-based graphic designer talks us through his latest branding project for the local store Isaid, featuring stark monochromes and text cut-outs.

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Strong Winds Sculpt Frozen Sand into Otherworldly Pillars on a Lake Michigan Beach

Colossal

All images © Joshua Nowicki, shared with permission. Last weekend in St. Joseph, Michigan, tall layered pedestals and sloping tables sprung up from the otherwise calm Tiscornia Park Beach, turning the lakeside vista into a strange, otherworldly environment.

Kate Dehler on the “meditative and awe-inspiring” possibilities of thinking visually

Its Nice That

We catch up with the illustration artist to find out how taking her creative practice full-time has been going.

12 Inspired Photo Wall Design Ideas

Creative Market

Photos as part of wall decor have always been an easy way to spruce up your space, whether in the form of old-timey paintings, vintage frames or Polaroids. Playing with photos on your wall can be a great way to practice curating creative ideas or to honor your loved ones through a gallery of your favorite photos together. But what makes a good photo wall? Considerations for Making a Photo Wall.

DMTV Milkshake: Nik Bentel on Designing Objects That Tell a Story

Design Milk

? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?. When is a pasta box not a pasta box? To paraphrase Magritte, ceci n’est pas une pasta box: In fact, it’s a luxury handbag, crafted in leather, with a chunky, metallic chain.

Alia Romagnoli’s photography depicts South Asian selfhood in all its colourful glory

Its Nice That

Living between London and Bangalore, the photographer centres on marginalised narratives to create beautifully rich, expressive and multifaceted images.

This hypnotic film festival short is an encyclopedia of cinema history

Creative Review

The promo for this year’s edition of Sweden’s Göteborg Film Festival stands out for a couple of reasons: one being the festival’s historic predilection for stunts.

Keine Werbung — Graphic Design + Typography

Abduzeedo

Keine Werbung — Graphic Design + Typography. abduzeedo 0112—22 Keine Werbung, meaning No Advertisement, is usually found on post boxes throughout Germany. As it was one of the first things Nicolaas Kotzé noticed when he arrived in Berlin some years ago. “I

Water bubbles seamless free vector and photoshop pattern

Creative Nerds

This is a great water bubbles seamless vector pattern. The pattern is perfect for being used in print and digital design projects. The pattern is completely free your really enjoy using throughout your projects.

New York + London: Double Exposure Photography by Daniella Zalcman #photography #double exposure #inspiration

Designspiration

New York + London: Double Exposure Photography by Daniella Zalcman #photography #double exposure #inspiration

10 Cool WordPress Themes to Choose From (2022)

HONGKIAT

Even though there are many CMSs available, WordPress continues to be the favorite among users. The platform has introduced so many new features that add to its favorability. Owing to its growing popularity, web developers are producing hundreds of amazing WordPress themes.

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PHOTO QUOTE / January 2012 on Typography Served #quote #photography

Designspiration

PHOTO QUOTE / January 2012 on Typography Served #quote #photography

Verso

Design Everywhere

Verso. design graphic graphic design print layout typography poster

RAWZ #banana #humour #quote #fruit #yellow #food #illustration #typography

Designspiration

RAWZ #banana #humour #quote #fruit #yellow #food #illustration #typography

Room2030

Design Everywhere

Room2030. design graphic graphic design print layout typography book

Silence. - Russian Carpet: Daily inspiration, trends, mood board. Architecture, art, design, fashion, photography. #inspiration #board #design #russian #space #silence #carpet #pure #mood

Designspiration

Silence. Russian Carpet: Daily inspiration, trends, mood board. Architecture, art, design, fashion, photography. inspiration #board #design #russian #space #silence #carpet #pure #mood

Christmas boxes 2021

Mindsparkle Mag

This project has arrived a little bit late, as it’s been a couple of weeks since Christmas. However, we don’t want to be even later this year to showcase Jordi Masdeu Studio ‘s Christmas boxes.

RAWZ #illustration

Designspiration

RAWZ #illustration

12 Inspired Photo Wall Design Ideas

Creative Market

Photos as part of wall decor have always been an easy way to spruce up your space, whether in the form of old-timey paintings, vintage frames or Polaroids. Playing with photos on your wall can be a great way to practice curating creative ideas or to honor your loved ones through a gallery of your favorite photos together. But what makes a good photo wall? Considerations for Making a Photo Wall.

icons, illustration

Designspiration

icons, illustration