November, 2019

10 Creative Pitfalls: How to Get Out of Art Block

Tuts Plus

So, your creative juices have stopped flowing. Try as you might, you just can't seem to come up with a concept that inspires you. How do you get rid of art block, and how did it get here in the first place?

How to Improve Visual Feedback of Digital Products [Guest Post]

Design Roast

In this article, we will talk about making digital products more user-friendly.

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Can You Become a Designer Without a Design Degree in 2020?

Graphic Mama

Is it necessary to invest in getting a degree in order to have a successful career in graphic design? This is probably a question wandering in the mind of every enthusiast headed to a career in graphic design.

6 Biggest Branding Mistakes Businesses Make on Their Websites

Just Creative

This is a guest article contributed by Tom Buckland. Branding is key for any business. Any successful company will tell you that strong branding is an essential element of attracting and maintaining the right audience.

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Benjamin Wild on leaving school at 15, finding instant success and why kindness always wins

Creative Boom

He left school at 15 to follow his dream to become a full-time artist and in just four years, Benjamin Wild has worked for Manchester City FC, Ford, New Balance and TED. Now, with five years' experience under his belt, Ben has also created several graphic novels and children’s books.

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Striking Examples of the Glitch Effect in Web Design

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Distortion effects are incredibly popular among web artists these days. Throughout the year, we saw their dominance. However, one particular effect separates itself from the others and stands on its own. And it is the glitch effect.

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How to Make Your Own Font

Design Roast

Even though there are thousands of available fonts you can easily download, there are also occasions when you need something unique. Knowing how to make your own font is an asset for any designer and gives you an edge over your competitors.

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How to Design Graphics for Social Media Like a Guru: Tutorials & Tips

Graphic Mama

Want to become a master of social media design? Well, we’ve prepared a collection of tutorials and tips that will help you get there quickly!

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Video: How To Create a Floral Typography Effect in Photoshop

Spoon Graphics

In today’s Photoshop tutorial I’m going to show you how to create the popular floral typography effect, where type is combined with images of flowers to create pretty artwork.

Uncommon and Noma Bar create Kama Sutra-inspired illustrations to soothe mortgage stress

Creative Boom

Acclaimed graphic designer Noma Bar has turned mortgage jargon into a series of 'trompe l'oeil' amorous scenes, as part of a playful campaign by Uncommon for mortgage broker and lender, Habito.

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10 Best Smartphone Lenses for Incredible Photography

Just Creative

These days, it’s more common to see people taking pictures or shooting video using their phones instead of having a full-size camera. The problem is that the cameras on your average smartphone aren’t made to handle all of the different types of photos you might want to take.

60 Examples of Japanese Graphic Design

Inspiration Feed

Style in various forms is evident in Japan. From shockingly vibrant posters to carefully landscaped gardens, Japan is without shortage of design elements.

The 5 design trends you will see in 2020

Canva

The face of design is always changing. What looks cutting-edge and on-trend one day could look dated and out-of-touch the next.

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Web Design Trends 2020: High Tech & Visually Mind-Blowing

Graphic Mama

Wondering what web design trends 2020 will be like? In this article, we throw some light on the subject. Web design trends 2020 are an absolute mixture of the visual side of graphic design and the high-tech side of evolving technology.

Showcase of Wild West Themed Designs & Illustrations

Spoon Graphics

The Wild West is a popular genre for movies, TV shows, games, and even comics, which means it is also a theme that commonly inspires artists to base their creations on, providing us with plenty of artwork we can admire to fuel our inspiration.

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The 2019 Christmas gift guide for artists, designers, makers and anyone who loves creativity

Creative Boom

Have a super creative person in your life and need some gift ideas for Christmas? Or need to throw some hints at family and friends? At Creative Boom, we've done all the hard work for you, picking out a selection of presents ideal for those who love and appreciate art and design.

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How to Make Your Office Space an Integral Part of the Brand

Just Creative

This article was contributed by Ashley Wilson. Does your office space relay the same message as your branding? It should! The most successful brands bring their branding message, values and goals to life right in their offices, and here’s why you should do it too.

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LogoArchive ExtraIssue – Letters As Symbols

BP&O

LogoArchive in print was conceived, designed and sent to print in a day. It was inspired by a panel discussion at Somerset House as part of the exhibition Print!

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“Quiet” by Illustrator Evan M. Cohen

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A Touch of Neon in Web Design: Using Color to Draw a User’s Attention

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Color is one of the most powerful tools in website design, especially when it comes to manipulating reading flow. As a rule, the standard reading path starts from the top left corner, with the exception of some Asian and Arab cultures. People move their eyes from left to right and gradually go down.

Video Tutorial: How To Create a Vintage Toy Packaging Design

Spoon Graphics

I stumbled across some packaging designs for old cap gun toys recently, which gave me the inspiration to reproduce the style myself. Follow along with today’s tutorial to create a vintage toy packaging design using both Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.

The Secret Lives of Animals might look like a children's book but the story is for adults

Creative Boom

They say you should never judge a book by its cover. The pictures in this new children's book may have pleasing pastels, with cute animals, nursery rhymes, and playful sounds, but PETA invites you to take a closer look.

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Best HP Laptops for Graphic Designers in 2019

Just Creative

The Hewlett-Packard Company, more commonly known as HP has been making computers for consumers and businesses for decades and these computers have become a trusted brand among many different industries. Here we have a list of the best HP laptops available.

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20 Fresh High Quality Photoshop Brushes

Graphic Design Junction

Best ultra HD Photoshop brushes pack contains more than 1500+ amazing high resolution Photoshop brushes , up to 5000 pixels in size. All brushes are very high quality, super detailed and realistic brushes for Photoshop. .

Photographer Spotlight: Marzena Skubatz

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Inn Situ by Studio Mut

BP&O

Opinion by Richard Baird. Inn Situ is part of the cultural programme of BTV Bank and series of three events; a exhibition, a concert and panel discussion. This takes place two to three times a year in the Austrian city of Innsbruck.

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Reviewed: New Logo and Identity for Tree done In-house with Sid Lee

Under Consideration / Brand

“Bark Up the Right Tree”. Established in 2012, Tentree is an outdoor apparel brand whose main mission is not to sell merch but to plant 1 billion trees by 2030, which they achieve by planting ten trees for each and every product sold (hence the name).

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Being You: How to build your personal brand and confidence

Creative Boom

Whether you like it or not, you are a brand, so why not do your best to present the "authentic" you in your personal and professional life? It's a question posed by creative coach Maggie Eyre , who has written a book that encourages us to be ourselves.

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The Best Lenovo Laptops for Graphic Designers

Just Creative

While many people might be familiar with the Lenovo brand from the laptops that they might use in their office, those who think that Lenovo is nothing more than a standard laptop manufacturer should take another look at the company.

20 Best HD Photoshop Actions for Photographers and Designers

Graphic Design Junction

The Best Photoshop actions for your HDR photography effects. The hand-picked fresh twenty high quality Photoshop actions that will transform your Photos into realistic Oily effect, newspaper print, abstract, watercolor effect, comic and dots effects within a seconds.

20 Stunning Examples of Typography in E-commerce

Creative Market

This is a guest post by our friends at Webflow , an all-in-one web design tool that allows users to design, build, and launch responsive websites visually. Typography is an important part of any web design.

Photographer Spotlight: Shane Rocheleau

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Photo photographer photography shane rocheleau virginia you are masters of the fish and birds and all the animals

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Reviewed: New Logo, Identity, and On-Air Look for IFC by Gretel

Under Consideration / Brand

“Still Remarkably On and Off”.

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Photographer Ryan Koopmans spent 10 years documenting the world's megacities from above

Creative Boom

For the last decade, Dutch Canadian photographer Ryan Koopmans has travelled all over to capture the world's megacities from above.