October, 2021

10 fresh illustrators specialising in editorial to inspire

Creative Boom

Colin McElwaine. On the lookout for some inspiration from the world of editorial illustration, or perhaps you're on the hunt for a new artist to collaborate with? Whatever your needs, The Association of Illustrators is bursting with top talent.

The start of a new era for Responsive Web Design

UX Collective

If you’ve been in the web design industry as long as I have, you know one thing is imminent, the only constant is change.

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20 Beautifully Designed Coming Soon Pages for Inspiration

SpeckyBoy

If you are working on a new website, service, or app, you should consider getting a jump start on your marketing campaigns by having a presence online that you can show to potential users or buyers, so that when you do launch, you can hit the ground running.

How To Prepare a Business Card Design for Print

Spoon Graphics

In today’s tutorial I share my process of designing a business card and highlight some important considerations when designing for print.

Expert Lists: Seb Lester

I Love Typography

Read the book, Typographic Firsts. Calligrapher, designer, educator, and artist, Seb Lester has attracted a huge and devoted following — both for his talent and wit.

40+ Best Halloween Fonts

Graphic Design Junction

Best Halloween fonts for creepy, spooky and slowly dripping blood Halloween projects. Top Halloween fonts inspired by horror, scary and ghotic style fonts. These Halloween fonts are perfect for graphic designs, such as logos, banners, posters, products, advertising, or other designs.

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“Ice Castles” by Photographer Frankie Carino

Booooooom

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Let’s Get Physical: How to Get Your Creative Work Seen with Print

Creative Market

We asked our friends at Newspaper Club to share some of the most inspiring newspapers their customers are using to showcase creative work. From a pattern designer’s portfolio to a playful project from Mailchimp’s design team, the 8 examples below show you how to put your best foot forward in print.

How to Create a ‘Speed Lines’ Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

Spoon Graphics

In today’s Photoshop tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a ‘speed lines’ text effect. This tutorial is an alternative to my original Speed Lines Type Effect tutorial for Adobe Illustrator from back in 2017.

Photoshop & Illustrator in the Web is the most exciting reveal of Adobe MAX

Creative Bloq

A game-changer for creative collaboration

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Creative Photography Business Card Templates PSD

Graphic Design Junction

Beautiful and modern photography business card templates make your business cards look professional. These professionally designed business cards are best for photo studio, personal identity, photographer cards, calling cards, launches, photoshot events, invites, promotion and more.

Poland-based studio Uniforma designs a human-centric identity for Short Waves Festival 2021

Creative Boom

Mirroring the complexities of humankind, the studio's latest identity plays on the typical tropes of a person: "layered and extreme, bored and intrigued, narcissistic and uncertain, lonely and surrounded by people, introverted and extroverted.".

Meet Anuja Shukla, Shillington Graduate and Creative Strategist at Twitter

Shillington

After a degree in Business Administration and Marketing, Shillington New York graduate Anuja Shukla harnessed the power of empathy spurned through travel and employment abroad to shape a meaningful career in graphic design.

How Wes Anderson’s Creative Team Designed the The French Dispatch Magazine for His Latest Film

Eye on Design

During a quick scene in The French Dispatch , Hermès Jones, a magazine illustrator played by Jason Schwartzman, gets an earful from Arthur Howitzer, Jr., the editor-in-chief played by Bill Murray.

The Best Fonts For Creating Vintage Logos and Designs

Spoon Graphics

The key to creating authentic looking vintage artwork–whether it’s logos, packaging, or T-shirt designs–is selecting the perfect font combinations that represent the lettering style from previous centuries.

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Photoshop's new hover masking feature is pretty mind-blowing

Creative Bloq

Adobe's going all-in on AI

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Amazing Illustations Art By Samy Halim

Graphic Design Junction

Today we are featuring remarkable graphic artist, art director and digital illustrator artist “ Samy Halim “ He was born in Algeria and trained at the Fine Arts School of Algiers.

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'Donkey Wrong' is a funny animated short about an ass in the right place at the right time

Creative Boom

The British seaside is a peculiar place. Filled with donkey rides, ice cream vans, and holidaymakers looking for a good time, beaches are a destination where comic twists of fate are never far away. And in Animade's latest short film Donkey Wrong, that's exactly what happens.

Photographer Spotlight: Tobias Nicolai

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Handwriting is Dying. What Does That Mean For Design?

Eye on Design

If you’re over 25, your experience with handwriting is probably very different from what is being taught in schools today. Forty-six out of 50 states have adopted the Common Core Standards, which do not mention handwriting or cursive in their requirements.

How to Create a Money Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Spoon Graphics

In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial I’m going to share some useful techniques for creating a vintage style engraved text effect just like the illustrations you see on paper money or banknotes.

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How A Logo, Designed 17 Years Ago, Is Having A Second Life

Graphic Design USA

A logo designed by Alessandro/Weber Design 17 years ago for a minor league hockey team is having a second life as a pop icon logo due to a Netflix released documentary and a hockey jersey worn by Drake.

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50 Creative Landing Page Design Templates

Graphic Design Junction

Landing page design it is the first web page or the “ lander ” page that people see when they click on a search engine optimized search result. There will always be possible improvements to be made and it will be an ongoing process of A/B split testing in order to constantly improve.

36 fonts that will be popular with designers in 2022

Creative Boom

Work by Ara Estudio for Museu Picasso using Pangram Pangram's Migra. It's been a crazy two years. We've been so caught up in how the pandemic's affected the way we work and our lives in general, it's easy to have missed some of the smaller stuff, like how typography has evolved quite dramatically.

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“Personas” by Photographer Elijah Barrett

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In Web Design, Easier Doesn’t Always Mean Better

SpeckyBoy

There are a massive number of products and tools aimed at the web design industry. And it seems like something new arrives every day. They may vary widely in scope, but most have one thing in common: the promise of making our job easier.

50% off 230 Top Fonts, Brushes, Mockups, and More. Grab as Many as You Can!

Spoon Graphics

It’s the Design Cuts birthday event this week, and to celebrate they’re running a spectacular discount on all their top design resource products. Over 230 of the greatest fonts, brushes, illustrations, mockups, patterns, and toolkits are half-price for a limited time.

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Halftone Rasters Set for Adobe Photoshop

We And The Color

Available for download on Adobe Stock, this halftone raster set will help you to create stylish retro effects in Adobe Photoshop. Adobe Stock contributor @Marcel created this easy-to-use halftone raster set for Adobe Photoshop.

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20 New Fresh Free Fonts For Graphic Designers

Graphic Design Junction

List of new fresh free fonts , download free for commercial and personal use. Modern fonts perfect for logo design, branding, business cards, wedding invitation and any kind of typography artwork.

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How a change in photography can inspire a change in self

Creative Boom

© Ashley Abreu. Photography isn't just a job or a hobby. If you really dive into it, it can change the way you feel about life and the world in the most profound ways. Part of that is developing skills and experience, but it's also about having the right kit.

The cheat sheet to startup graphic design roles

UX Collective

How Atalanta reaffirmed her identity as a graphic designer. Once upon a time in ancient Greece lived Atalanta , an established design heroine. She was known for her divine imagination. Throughout her entire career, she thought of herself as a graphic designer.

Top 11 Graphic Design Schools in Florida (2021 List)

Shillington

Looking to study graphic design? If you want to become a graphic designer , then studying for a degree in graphic design is definitely a good start. But, where to do your degree? There are countless options of where to study—both at home or abroad. How about The Sunshine State?

10 Wood Grit Distortion Textures for Access All Areas Members

Spoon Graphics

Access All Areas members have a great collection of vector textures to download this week, courtesy of GhostlyPixels. These 10 Wood Grit Distortions feature a variety of finely detailed textures, isolated with transparent backgrounds.

9 Years Building the World’s Marketplace for Design

Creative Market

It’s hard to believe that Creative Market is almost a decade old. While so much has changed in this marketplace and the design industry over the last 9 years, this community has remained passionate, creative, and ever-inspiring.

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