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5 Steps to Improve Your Logo Design


As you move forward in your career, your logo designing skills should be honed as well if you keep practising it. However, to come up with something extraordinary, that would create a striking impression; simply practising is not enough.

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Dealing With a Panicky Design Client

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Everyone has had the kind of clients that you wish you could punch – the scope creepers , the micromanagers, the non-payers. It’s very aggravating, but it is a long-established part of being a freelancer.

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The most talked-about moments on social media over lockdown, illustrated

Creative Boom

Emmy Lupin has created a giant illustrated art installation which depicts a selection of the heroes and memes that the UK was looking at online during the Covid-19 lockdown.

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Make the Letter Bigger

I Love Typography

Decorated or illuminated initials were an important part of medieval manuscripts for a thousand years. From luxurious gold and silver letters to plain drop capitals, they functioned to illustrate, commentate, and adorn the text.

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.

Best Chromebooks for Graphic Design in 2020

Just Creative

Since its introduction in 2011, the Chromebook has taken a firm place in the laptop market and has offered professionals and graphic designers alike a laptop that is built to handle any of the daily tasks that they need to accomplish.

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A' Design Awards: 20 winning projects to inspire you in 2020

Creative Boom

Feel like your work deserves more recognition? Well, it probably does, but it still might never happen unless you do something proactive about it. And here's something specific you could try.

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Photographer Spotlight: Vivek Vadoliya


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Japanese Minimalism in UI Design for Digital Products


In this article, I’m considering the concept of Japanese minimalism, its implications in the user interface design of digital products, and its key principles. Are you ready to immerse in Japanese art trends leveraged in the context of the modern digital world?

How To Speed Up Your Workflow with a Little Help from Design.Dev

Inspiration Feed

Digital resources are everywhere nowadays. Whether it’s a stock photo or an animated illustration, you don’t need to look far (or for hours) to find what you need. But this can be a double-edged sword, too.

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.

Design Bridge's Holsten beer rebrand draws on Hamburg’s 'rich industrial heritage'

Creative Boom

Design Bridge has looked to restore local pride in Holsten, Hamburg's "most iconic beer", with a new look and feel drawing on the city's industrial heritage. The rebrand uses a reworked version of the brand's knight symbol, used across all packaging and brand touchpoints.

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“Ragga” by Photographer Pascal Vossen


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25 Fantastic Adobe Illustrator Text Effects Tutorials

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Great typography can elevate any project and make it look more polished. But when you take text and apply creative and unique text effects, you create a completely different work of art. In this roundup, we’ve gathered the best Adobe Illustrator tutorials for designing highly creative text effects.

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What is “good taste”? Meiting Song defies categorisation with her all-encompassing portfolio

Its Nice That

The New York-based graphic designer’s portfolio boasts a host of projects from animation, illustration, photography and more. Features

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.

Sunny B. Yazdani's illustrations burst with life and reveal a determined path to creativity

Creative Boom

Sunny B. Yazdani is an illustrator and motion designer based in New York who loves to play with shapes, light and shadow. Born in Iran, her works are inspired by people and life, and she enjoys capturing "feelings, movements, and connectivity between cultures and global issues". "As

Photographer Spotlight: Doug Segars


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Create a Custom Color Palette for the WordPress Gutenberg Editor

Speckyboy Design Magazine

The beauty of the WordPress Gutenberg block editor is that it allows content creators more design freedom. But for web designers, it’s not always desirable to give clients access to certain features. Color palettes are one such area of concern.

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How can photography unveil invisible systems of power in society? Kirsten Bosma explores

Its Nice That

In a practice which overlaps with photojournalism, Kirsten’s work is thoughtful, investigative and downright fascinating. Features

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

FutureBrand creates joyful identity for a new organic and sustainable Beaujolais wine

Creative Boom

FutureBrand has created the brand identity and packaging for La Famille K, a new range of organic, sustainable and affordable wines, harvested in the Beaujolais region of France.

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“Is Life Under the Sun not Just a Dream” by Photographer Rocco Venezia


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Photos of the Last Northern White Rhinos on the Planet

Feature Shoot

Zacharia Kipkirui, one of the primary rhino caretakers at Ol Pejeta conservancy relaxes with Najin. The caretakers live away from their families at a small camp within eyesight of the rhino holding area for 20 days on and 6 days off.

Seb Agresti tells us about his residency in Japan and the importance of reinventing yourself

Its Nice That

The illustrator ventured to Japan after finding himself in a creative rut.

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.

Camden Town Brewery launches 'the world's first TV ad you can (sort of) drink'

Creative Boom

Camden Town Brewery has based its newest campaign on the fact that, objectively, 2020 hasn't been a great year thus far.

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6 Best Video Editing Tips Every Graphic Designer Should Know


After you give your blood, sweat, and tears filming the video and already get the footage you need, it’s time for the other half of the battle: the editing process. This process is where all those footages you have molded into a story.

The Kindness of Strangers: Developer Edition

Speckyboy Design Magazine

I’ve likely said it a million times and in various ways: there’s something incredibly special about the web design community. Sure, it’s highly-competitive. Yet is comprised of people who are willing to share what they know. Paying it forward seems to be a way of life.

Type design, textiles, book covers and more: Willie Shaw brings function and beauty in equal measure to his graphic design practice

Its Nice That

Inspired simultaneously by Peter Saville’s “visual poetry” and Dieter Rams’ modernist principles, the School of Visual Arts grad takes a logical approach to his confident and sophisticated work. Features

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.

&SMITH's designs for East African herbal tea range Kib are inspired by circularity

Creative Boom

London studio & SMITH has created the new branding and packaging for herbal tea range Kib. The range is the first branded product from East African speciality food company, The Perennial Foods Group.

5 Summer Pavilions Celebrating the Great Outdoors

Azure Magazine

For Azure ‘s editorial team, one of our annual summer highlights is the plethora of bold, evocative and playful al fresco pavilions that pop up across the world during the course of the season.

Call for Entries – “Cartoon Crunch” Sponsored by Wacom


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