June, 2020

14 graphic designers and illustrators explain why they moved into motion design

Creative Boom

Whether you're an illustrator or graphic designer, chances are you've been asked at some point if you can make your visuals move. And if not, expect such a request any time soon. Because the whole of the creative industries are steadily moving in that direction, and professionals need to follow suit.

6 Insightful Photography Tips for Beginners

Richard Bernabe

These insightful photography tips for beginners will give a solid foundation as you start your journey. No esoteric jargon here, just good, solid advice. The post 6 Insightful Photography Tips for Beginners appeared first on Richard Bernabe.

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10 expert tips for designing with a blurred background [case studies]

Canva

Blurred images: a photography mistake? In some cases, yes, but also a useful design tool. Now, we’re not talking about salvaging a bad photo by slapping a blur effect on it and calling it good enough.

When Social Distancing is Inspiring Fashion Designers

Trendland

Masks, gloves and safety distances… Will the great artillery of barrier gestures encourage us to dress differently? This is why some fashion designers and designers who are reinventing our clothes are suggesting at the era of physical distancing. read more articles from TL Team.

Inspiring Work From Home Setups From Designers Around the World

Creative Market

Given the circumstances brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, many creators have abandoned the routine of heading into the office or working from a cafe, to working from the comfort of their homes instead.

30 Best Overlays, Effects & Styles for Photoshop and Illustrator

Just Creative

One of the great things about using Photoshop and Illustrator ( get 40% off here ) is the number of different add-ons that you can download. Made by other designers all over the world, you can easily find that one piece that can take your work to the next level.

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40 Inspiring Lettering Quote Designs with Quirky Messages

Spoon Graphics

It can be really frustrating for designers and illustrators when you feel like creating something , but you can’t think of anything to make. The popular quote: “It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it.”

Design Deals for the Week

Designer Daily

Every week, we’ll give you an overview of the best deals for designers, make sure you don’t miss any by subscribing to our deals feed. You can also follow the recently launched website Type Deals if you are looking for free fonts or font deals. Exclusive Font Bundle of 50+ Fonts, 30 Logos.

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Death of a?Typeface

I Love Typography

Robert Granjon (1513–90) was a French type designer who, in 1557, invented a new style of typeface that was modeled on contemporary handwriting. It later came to be know as Civilité, after the civilité of etiquette books that the typeface often appeared in.

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Illustrator Spotlight: Domenico Carnimeo

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Illustration Domenico Carnimeo illustrations illustrator italy

9 Laws of Typography That Every App Designer Should Know

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Juned Ghanchi. Typography will always be a key element of graphic design. It has also become a critical factor in the success of app development and design.

'What happened when we all stopped', a beautiful animated poem narrated by Jane Goodall

Creative Boom

Best-selling author Tom Rivett-Carnac has written a children's book to share a positive message of hope as we emerge from the lockdown. And it's now been turned into an animated poem, narrated by celebrated anthropologist and UN Messenger of Peace, Dr Jane Goodall.

Video: How To Create Detailed Graphic Patterns in Photoshop

Spoon Graphics

Recently I have been checking out the kinds of graphics that are associated with hydrodipping, the popular image transfer technique that is used for applying patterns to all kinds of objects, from vehicle parts to sneakers.

Design Deals for the Week

Designer Daily

Every week, we’ll give you an overview of the best deals for designers, make sure you don’t miss any by subscribing to our deals feed. You can also follow the recently launched website Type Deals if you are looking for free fonts or font deals. The Wonderful Graphics Bundle.

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The Writing Mistress

I Love Typography

From around the beginning of the 1600s, there was a renewed interest in calligraphy. At the same time, women, known as writing mistresses, begin to teach handwriting and calligraphy to young women.

“Pecos” by Photographer Hope Mora

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Photo hope mora pecos photographer photography

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Large Format Graphic Design – Ultimate Guide for Designers

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Natalka Antoniuk. If you’ve got a knack for graphic design then I applaud you. I know it’s not easy. Creating visually appealing artwork that is designed to serve a purpose is harder than most people think.

40 best creative podcasts to liven up your day

Creative Boom

The creative industries are ever-changing, and it can be challenging to keep up which developments demand your attention and which can be safely ignored. Podcasts can be a great way to filter out the noise and help you focus on what's important.

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How to Create a Colourful Geometric Pattern in Illustrator

Spoon Graphics

Making geometric patterns in Adobe Illustrator is always a fun creative project. You can follow the same basic technique each time but experiment with different shapes and colours to create endless pattern styles.

Design Deals for the Week

Designer Daily

Every week, we’ll give you an overview of the best deals for designers, make sure you don’t miss any by subscribing to our deals feed. You can also follow the recently launched website Type Deals if you are looking for free fonts or font deals.

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50 Graphic Design Terms You Should Know

Design Wizard

Introduction. You may think graphic design is a whole new world but in reality, it’s been around for years. It even has developed a language of its own. If you’re not in the industry don’t worry, I know these terms may be confusing.

Photographer Spotlight: Karim El Maktafi

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Photo karim el maktafi milan photographer photography

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Best Web Design Builder Software in 2020

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Tegan Tedd.

Indigo Design Award 2020 winners all push the creative envelope

Creative Boom

The Indigo Design Award promotes creativity from around the world, highlighting projects that are unique in graphic design, digital, mobile and game design.

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Pantone Colour Swatch Mockups for Premium Members

Spoon Graphics

Access All Areas members have a really unique collection of Photoshop mockup templates to download this week, courtesy of New Tropical Design Studio. These Pantone Colour Swatch Mockups help you quickly and easily create trendy photographs, style guides, and cool social media content.

Design Deals for the Week

Designer Daily

Every week, we’ll give you an overview of the best deals for designers, make sure you don’t miss any by subscribing to our deals feed. You can also follow the recently launched website Type Deals if you are looking for free fonts or font deals. The Mega Craft Bundle.

The 20 Best Photoshop Actions for Creating Stunning Dispersion Effects

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Dispersion effects create a really cool look in your finished photos. This effect basically works by taking an image and then breaking up on one edge so that it appears as though it’s been broken up into tiny pieces.

Reviewed: New Broadcast Graphics for Launch America by Oxcart Assembly

Under Consideration / Brand

“NASA, We Have No Problems”. This past May 30, NASA, in partnership with SpaceX, successfully launched the Falcon 9 rocket with NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley to the International Space Station as part of NASA's Commercial Crew Program and the first from U.S.

Best XP-Pen Tablets for Graphic Designers

Just Creative

Founded in Japan, XP-Pen started in 2005 developing tablets for graphic designers. Throughout the company’s history, they have maintained a dedication to research, design, production, and the marketing of digital tablets.

Paintings by Jérôme Lagarrigue inspired by an impassioned plea to 'end the racial nightmare'

Creative Boom

In his latest series, French-American artist Jérôme Lagarrigue explores the theme of urban violence and the challenges the black community still faces in America today.

Video: How To Create Topographic Map Patterns in Photoshop

Spoon Graphics

Follow along with today’s Photoshop tutorial to create a topographic map effect. I’ll show you how you can quickly create a detailed pattern with a combination of Photoshop Filters, then show you how the parameters of those filters can be adjusted to customise the effect.

Design News: 15th of June 2020

Designer Daily

The interesting news of the past week if you are a graphic designer, web designer, product designer, or pretty much anyone that has an interest in design. The 7 Habits of Exceptionally Creative People. Great advice that will truly help and that destroys some myths around creativity. Read on Medium.

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8 Animated CSS & JavaScript Code Snippets That Celebrate Summer

Speckyboy Design Magazine

There’s a reason why so many of us look forward to summer. It provides an opportunity to get outdoors and away from our desks. Then there’s the chance to spend more time with friends and family. As they say, adventure is out there.

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Noted: New Logo and Identity for Yale by GW+Co

Under Consideration / Brand

“Where the Sun do Shine”. 1843) "At Yale , we have the expertise and product range to protect your home and possessions. We pour passion and pride into our products, making sure our locks lead the way in home security.