October, 2019

Paula Scher on falling in love with typography, timeless identities and what it takes to become a great designer

Creative Boom

If you visit the Museum of Modern Art in New York, pop into a Citibank branch, use Microsoft Windows 8 or walk past Tiffany & Co., then you're looking at the work of Paula Scher.

Video Tutorial: How To Create a Grime Art Portrait in Photoshop

Spoon Graphics

In today’s Photoshop tutorial we’re going to have some fun creating a surreal art style known as Grime Art, which is a weird trend where portrait photos are doodled upon with drooping, cartoonish drips of slimy flesh in vibrant colours to produce weird and wonderful zombie-like images with a gross, but somehow cool effect. I’ll show you a handy technique within Photoshop that allows you to easily illustrate and colour your artwork with the help of a pen tablet. ? Grime Art Inspiration – [link]. ? Man Wearing Blue Pullover – [link]. Check out Envato Elements for Unlimited Downloads of 800,000+ Stock & Design Assets – [link]. Subscribe to the Spoon Graphics YouTube Channel. Access This Download. The post Video Tutorial: How To Create a Grime Art Portrait in Photoshop appeared first on Spoon Graphics. Videos grime art grime art photoshop grime art photoshop tutorial grime art tutorial photoshop photoshop tutorial video video tutorial

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The Best Laptops for Graphic Designers 2019

Just Creative

Graphic design is a challenging job that requires serious hardware and software. In the current digital nomad haze, laptop characteristics such as mobility and weight have also become extremely important.

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20 Scary Halloween Graphics to Sweeten Your Website Design in 2019

Designer Daily

Have you got prepared for Halloween 2019? It’s one of the most appealing events of the year. For this reason, website owners try to keep up with the overall festive mood. They decorate their corporate websites, blogs, e-stores, and other online services with different scary Halloween graphics.

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The Secret Life of Books

I Love Typography

I seldom write book reviews. Despite reading many good books, it’s quite an effort, for me at least, to gather my scraps and notes and thoughts and hone them into a few hundred words.

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How Ultra-Thin Lines in Web Design Can Create an Impact

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Last year, the web development community was obsessed with vertical lines and vertical rhythm. This year, we see some interesting solutions that have originated from that tendency. The use of ultra-thin lines throughout the interface is one of them. This is an incredibly small and elegant trend.

Ping Hatta's big-shouldered characters speak of contemporary fashion and body positivity

Creative Boom

Piamrak Hattakitkosol, or Ping Hatta as she's commonly known, is a New York-based fashion illustrator and painter, focusing on travel, culture, contemporary fashion, body positivity, and diverse beauty.

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Top 10 Fastest & Most Powerful Laptops for Graphic Designers

Just Creative

At their core, laptops are built to be your PC on the go. Not every laptop is created equal though and some options out there are designed to provide the user as much processing power & speed that money can buy.

Duolingo Gets a New Branding that Includes a Cute Typeface

Designer Daily

Many of Designer Daily’s readers probably already know of Duolingo, an app that most of us install to try to learn a new language and give up after two weeks (in the best cases). Recently, this very popular app underwent a rebranding that changed the face of its cute owl.

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Hera’s Milky Way & the Origins of the Multiverse

I Love Typography

To the Egyptians, it was a reflection of the Nile; for the Babylonians, a giant serpent or length of rope. In Greek mythology, the infant Heracles was brought to suckle at the breast of a sleeping Hera, the goddess of childbirth. When she wakes, she pushes the child away and her milk splashes against the […]. The post Hera’s Milky Way & the Origins of the Multiverse appeared first on I Love Typography. typography 5-minute books astronomy book-history

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20 Beautiful Minimalist Website Design Examples for Your Inspiration

Graphic Mama

Minimalist website design has become very popular in the last several years because it helps designers achieve more elegant and tidy compositions. Plus, it keeps the visitors’ focus on the essential content.

Emma Witter on why she turns discarded animal bones into intricate botanical sculptures

Creative Boom

British artist Emma Witter uses a very different kind of medium. She collects and breathes new life into animal bones to create intricate sculptures of flowers, leaves and other natural objects.

40 Amazing Designs with Detailed Engraving Style Effects

Spoon Graphics

Traditionally, engraved designs are carved into metal or wooden surfaces with sharp tools, but the visual style of engraving is also replicated in design and illustrative work.

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12 Steps to Make Awesome Video Content

Just Creative

This article was contibuted by Roman Daneghyan. We live in a fast-paced world. Everything around us is becoming more bold, vivid and dynamic. Videos are becoming more embedded in society- they are part of most people’s everyday lives. In fact, videos have become vital in today’s media industry.

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. Belmonte, Delicious Bold Script Font.

Long-Haired Stars & the End of the World

I Love Typography

For the best part of 2,000 years, the earth stood at the center of the universe. It did not move but was surrounded by a series of embedded transparent spheres. Each hollow sphere, for the Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn and an outermost sphere or firmament of fixed stars, rotated around our […]. The post Long-Haired Stars & the End of the World appeared first on I Love Typography. typography 5-minute books astronomy book-history type history

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Logo Design Trends 2020: A Blast of Colors and Shapes

Graphic Mama

Logo design trends 2020 are here and they look amazing! Scroll down to check them out. Logo design is a quite major and important niche of graphic design. Although let by graphic design trends, logo design trends are usually more stable and don’t change as much from year to year.

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Elmwood New York reimagines brand identity for flexible workspace provider, Knotel

Creative Boom

Elmwood New York has created a new identity for flexible workspace provider Knotel, a successful startup that was recently valued at over $1.3 billion.

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Three Ways to Create the Photocopy Glitch Distorted Type Effect

Spoon Graphics

The warped and distorted text effect is a classic technique artists would use when creating collages, posters and flyers with photocopiers in the analog days.

Q&A with Jacob Cass on Designing the Logo for San Francisco

Just Creative

Discover what it takes to brand a city as diverse as San Francisco. Plus learn how to land such clients and the extensive process that goes on behind the scenes. Read the interview below, originally published on Logo Inspirations. View the full Case Study. Watch Video of the Design Process (1hr).

The Evolution of the FIFA World Cup Logos

Designer Daily

After the Olympic Games, the FIFA World Cup that takes place every four years in a different country every time is probably the largest international sport event in the world.

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Neon Genesis Evangelion

Fonts in Use

Contributed by Peiran Tan Source: [link] ©カラー/Project Eva. ©カラー/EVA製作委員会 ©カラー License: All Rights Reserved.

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21 Free Banner Templates for Photoshop and Illustrator

Graphic Mama

Searching for high-quality free banner templates? Here is an awesome collection available for download in Ai, Eps, Png, Pdf formats. Free for personal and commercial use. Attribution is not required.

Top 20 fonts that will be popular with designers in 2020

Creative Boom

It's been an incredible year for type lovers everywhere. With more independent foundries launching than ever before and the industry's established names pumping out fresh specimens each month, there's never been a better time to find the right fonts for your projects.

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99% off! – Pay just $29 for The Designer’s Typography Selection

Spoon Graphics

I know my readers love a good fonts bundle, so I’m excited to share the news about the latest deal from Design Cuts. For a limited time you can get your hands on 16 professional font families for just $29, giving you an unbelievable 99% saving of over $2800!

Fonts in Focus: Decimal & Chill

I Love Typography

Type designers take care of the details, so that we aren’t unnecessarily distracted by them. And good type designers relish those details. To listen to them explain their craft and describe their font-making processes is like watching the child of zero-sugar parents eat its first candy bar. Talking of ‘deep dives’, if you haven’t already, then […]. The post Fonts in Focus: Decimal & Chill appeared first on I Love Typography. typography fonts-in-focus new fonts

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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.

Reviewed: New Logo and Identity for Museo Moderno by Estudio Garricho and Omnibus-Type

Under Consideration / Brand

“Nom Nom”. Established in 1956, the Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires is, as its name implies in Spanish, a museum of modern art in Argentina's capital city of Buenos Aires.

The Five Inconvenient Truths of Web Design

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Being a web designer isn’t easy. Depending on your niche, it requires a combination of finely-tuned technical and visual skills. And it takes a major commitment in order to keep those skills relevant in an ever-changing industry.

Spotlight on: Jo Johnson, founder of Form SE15, a clothing and lifestyle store in the heart of Peckham

Creative Boom

In the heart of Peckham's Bellenden Road lies a much-loved clothing and lifestyle store that could sum up the style and relaxed attitude of the London borough's residents.

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Origen México by Blok


Opinion by Richard Baird Origen México is a encyclopaedic collection of cultural reference points from Mexico, and an expression of love for its land and identity, edited by Ámbar Editores and Paola Gonzalez Vargas.

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European Wildlife Photographer Of The Year 2019 Winners Announced

Design You Trust

European Wildlife Photographer of the Year has announced its winners for this year, presented by The German Society for Nature Photography (GDT). The competition showcases the most awe-inspiring captures from Europe’s best wildlife photographers.

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What Does a Graphic Designer Do?

Creative Market

Graphic design is all around us. It’s showcased as visuals across multiple different mediums to express a message or tell a story. Liz Meyer , Senior Brand Designer at Creative Market, explains that she likes “to think of Graphic Design as art that analyzes and solves a problem.

A New Exhibition Looks at Our Complex Relationship with Animals

Feature Shoot

Karsten, impoundment #87239. Karsten was an 11-month male Labrador/hound mix was a stray. He was brought to the Wake County Animal Center in Raleigh, NC on 4/20/13. Karsten was adopted on 8/13/13 after spending 78 days in the shelter, and thirty-seven days after being photographed at Landfill Park.

Shining Examples of the Flashlight Effect Web Design Trend

Speckyboy Design Magazine

2019 has already seen numerous tiny trends where the mouse cursor played first fiddle: mouse trails, repelling effects, interactive 3D globes and fantastic hover effects – to name a few. Playing with the canvas has become mainstream.

How to conquer your inner demons and free yourself from negativity

Creative Boom

Who are these demons that we have in our heads? The ones who tell us we’re not good enough, smart enough, worthy of anything? Demons that keep us awake at night, reminding us of embarrassing moments or ongoing work worries.

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Tom Hegen’s Impressive Aerial Photography


Tom Hegen is a photographer and graphic designer based in Munich, Germany, focusing on aerial photography and investigating the impact of human presence on earth.