Fri.Nov 20, 2020

Lowko Ice Cream: A Character For Every Personality And Flavor

The Die Line

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Creative Boom's top picks for 2021 Calendars by artists and designers

Creative Boom

This Is Your Year.Probably calendar by Loz Ives of Idle Letters. I don't think we've ever been so pleased to see the end of a year. We don't need reminding why 2020 has been, shall we say, challenging.

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Best Laptop Docking Stations of 2020

Just Creative

When you’re a graphic designer on the go, powering your laptop will generally come down to using the classic three-pronged plug into the nearest outlet.

2020 188

Echo creates new Kleenex designs for a post-Covid world

Creative Boom

Brand design agency Echo has created the packaging for a new range of hygiene products from Kleenex that aims to "help consumers adopt progressive yet simple hygiene rituals, bringing everyday confidence to families and individuals with less worry about germs," according to the studio.

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.

Weekly News for Designers ? 567

Speckyboy Design Magazine

WebP Images & WordPress: Why and How to Use Them (+Plugins) – Some tips for using this up-and-coming image format with WordPress. What’s Missing From CSS? – A random look at responses to the annual CSS survey. See anything you agree with?

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Photographer Spotlight: Jesse Navarre Vos

Booooooom

Photo cape town jesse navarre vos photographer photography south africa

2020 101

BBC has launched a bizarre new ad campaign for iPlayer

Creative Review

Titled Like Nowhere Else, BBC iPlayer’s new campaign is a bid to claim viewers at a time when a new streaming service seems to pop up every month.

“The whole house is shaking” by Photographer Thomas Duffield

Booooooom

Photo england london photographer photography thomas duffield

2020 97

Nathan Ryder on Designing The Storm

Spine Magazine

Nathan Ryder knew what he wanted to do from the age of about ten – he wanted to be a graphic designer. He left school at sixteen; went to art college; went to university and then got a job as a Junior Designer.

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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.

behind the scenes: a personalized holiday card

Press'd

We can’t think of a better year to spread some holiday cheer than this year. We’re excited to share an inside look into the creation of a personalized holiday card. Kara Gordon of Magnificent Milestones worked with us to make this one extra special.

Home for Christmas is a heart-warming ad for Great Ormond Street Hospital charity

Its Nice That

The animated short, created by adam&eveDDB with director Marlies van der Wel, follows GOSH patient Mia on her journey home at Christmas.

Spotify’s Canvas platform lets designers create mini music videos

Design Week

Spotify has launched a platform for designers and artists to collaborate on its Canvas feature, a looping video that accompanies tracks on the streaming platform. The videos last between 3-8 seconds and only play on the streaming service’s mobile app.

Theo Cottle captures the “solemn but special” mood during a brief period of freedom in Catania

Its Nice That

Theo shot the series in August as travel restrictions eased across Europe in a trip which reminded him why he loves photography.

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.

Artificial Blooms: Digital Botanics Showcase the Fractals, Tessellations, and Repetitive Features of the Natural World

Colossal

All images courtesy of Shy Studio, shared with permission. From tessellations to spirals and symmetry, the Cologne-based duo behind Shy Studio has been reproducing the mesmerizing patterns of the natural world through a series of lifelike botanics.

The BakeKing’s hyperrealistic cake creations

Creative Review

Ben Cullen has built up a cult following for his mesmerising illusion cakes, which have appeared everywhere from Slowthai's recent music video to Jurgen Klopp’s birthday party. He talks about how his career journey took him from graphic design to tattooing to cake artistry.

The absurd and the dreamy: Jiaa Li’s illustrations are therapeutic

Its Nice That

Adopting and re-appropriating fragments of her own experiences, Jiaa channels them in bizarre illustrations.

DISPERSION Motion in 3D

Abduzeedo

DISPERSION Motion in 3D. abduzeedo 11.20.20 J.King Chou shared a 3D and motion design project titled DISPERSION. As the name suggests it’s about light effects and some abstract choreography of shapes overlapping. You all know by now that I am a fan of this type of effect.

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

Pictures Of The Way This Thai Teacher Is Teaching Anatomical Drawing Are Going Viral

Design You Trust

Wannarit Karin is a Thai artist and the founder of the ART of Anatomy academy in Bangkok. The man is a very dedicated teacher and recently the photos of his amazing anatomical drawing lessons went viral all over the internet.

Introducing Craft. A look at the next-gen document editor

Abduzeedo

Introducing Craft. A look at the next-gen document editor. AoiroStudio 11.20.20 I have been following the work of Daniel Korpai for quite some time. He is working as a product designer at InVision and also on his side-project that he just launched recently.

All the Mockups You Could Ever Need for Just $29 (Save 99%!)

Spoon Graphics

When you present your design work through a computer screen, you just don’t get the full tactile experience as you do when holding a physical product in your hand. Mockup Templates help bridge the gap by simulating how your designs would look in the real world, which helps put your work in context.

Echo designs Kleenex’s new product range to avoid “moments of distress”

Design Week

London-based studio Echo has designed the packaging for Kleenex’s new line of personal hygiene products. The Proactive Care range will feature products like face masks, hand sanitisers, antibacterial wipes and hand towels.

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.

Reconnect with Nature: Spectacular Winning Photos from The Rediscover Nature Photo Competition 2020

Design You Trust

Isn’t nature full of wonders? No matter where we are, we can always appreciate its beauty. Have you ever sat near a quiet lake in a mountain, watched sparrows nesting in your garden or a tiny herb seedling grow on your kitchen windowsill?

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Uwe Loesch, featured in Journal #367, Powerfully Unites Words with Images

Graphis

Graphis Master Uwe Loesch has been practicing graphic design via poster making for 56 years. After studying at Peter-Behrens Academy Duesseldorf, his work has been featured in The Museum of Modern Art, The Israel Museum, Le Musée de la Publicité, and the Library of Congress.

Illustrated Basketball Court in Corun?a, Spain by Studio Flaco x H4C

Design You Trust

According to an artists: “We’ve been called by Hanging4Climbing to create a custom basketball court where they based on, in the suburbs of A Corun?a, a, Spain. Here at Flaco, we have been strongly influenced by basketball since we were little kids.

Extra Ordinary: What We’ll Miss Most about Peter Cardew

Azure Magazine

When Peter Cardew died at 81 in Vancouver, the design community shared a common reaction: not unexpected but shocking just the same. Partly because he worked and played so intensely right until the end, but also because we collectively realized what a rare voice he had.

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.

Someone Replaced The Dinosaurs In Jurassic Park With Ferrets, And It’s The Remake You Didn’t Know You Wanted

Design You Trust

If you love dinosaurs, you’ve probably seen the Jurassic Park movies numerous times, and think they’re pretty much perfect the way they are. After all, the movies already have giant T-Rexes, tons of action, and, of course, Jeff Goldblum, so how could you possibly make them even better?

Instead Of Eating Your Feelings, Wrap Yourself In A Weighted Pizza Hut Gravity Blanket

The Die Line

Gravity Blankets and Pizza Hut is the collaboration 2020 desperately needed

2020 91

Free Time is a magazine for our times, celebrating the wonder of spare time

Its Nice That

Beginning as a personal project, Free Time has now blossomed into a publication collating the beautiful work and words of creatives across the globe.