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Top 10: Colorful Branding

Mindsparkle Mag

Another Tuesday, another Top 10 featured in Mindsparkle Mag. Aurora’s celebrating theme made us look for vivid and strident colors for this week. We’re excited about some new sections we’re preparing for the coming months, as we want to celebrate the end of 2021 big!

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Negative Space: Top Tips and Brilliant Examples

Creative Bloq

Designs that use negative space to make an impact

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Defining a Vision for Your Web Design Business

SpeckyBoy

One of the great aspects of starting your own web design business is that you can tailor it to fit your vision. Work with who you want, when you want, and set your own pricing. Sounds pretty ideal, right? But what if you don’t have a clear vision of what your business should be?

How Much Does Rebranding Cost?

Canny

You’re here because you want us to answer “how much does rebranding cost?”. It’s a question on many business owners’ minds as they consider whether or not this process is worthwhile. Businesses rebrand for a whole host of reasons.

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.

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.

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The start of a new era for Responsive Web Design

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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.

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.".

Photographer Spotlight: Tobias Nicolai

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Photo aarhus denmark photographer photography tobias nicolai

Free Mockup Templates: 33 Fresh Creative Mockup Designs

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Free Mockups created for UI/UX designers, which can help them to present their design in a realistic-way. The high resolution mockups created with Adobe Photoshop SmartObject, easy to use even for a beginner in photoshop.

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.

The Creative Boom 2021 Christmas gift guide for creatives

Creative Boom

Felt wool decorations by Elliot Kruszynski, and Cari Vander Yacht via Wrap. Tis the season to be. stressed about shopping. Let's face it, it's not always easy to get the right presents, especially in this time of collapsing supply chains and global shortages.

Cuba Photography by Helene Havard

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Photographer Helene Havard created a series of images in the streets of La Habana in Cuba. In 2016, Helene Havard created a series of photographs in the streets of La Habana in Cuba.

30+ Best Winter Mockups For Apparel Designs

Graphic Design Junction

The high quality and realistic Winter Mockups to showcase your apparel designs with ease. Winter mockups included hoodies mockups, winter sweater, jacket mockups, knitted scarf mockups, winter gloves and more useful warm winter and christmas mockups.

30 Brilliant Design Quotes That Inspire Us

Vandelay Design

Working in an industry that allows us to produce new and thrilling designs everyday is something most people would be envious of. But, just like any other career, graphic and web designers still need a little inspiration every once in a while.

New and recommended books for illustrators

Creative Boom

Hayao Miyazaki by Jessica Niebel. Image courtesy of Counterprint. One of the many joys of illustration is that there's always something new to discover. Whether that's a style or artist that has passed you by, or a fresh take on a familiar favourite, the world of illustration is endlessly rewarding.

Daily UX/UI challenges: Finding a way to train my skills daily

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I work as a full-time UX/UI designer and currently manage six different projects.

The Brief, Enigmatic Career of Sylvia Abernathy

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So much of Sylvia Abernathy’s life and work is lost to history. An activist and graphic designer, Abernathy first appears in the annals of design history in late 1960s Chicago, only to be seen for a few years before she’s gone again, her life and career cloaked by a shroud of mystery.

The endlessly charming Prashanti Aswani tells us how she built her illustrative career

Its Nice That

Fresh off co-directing and animating Between There And Here ft. Yo-Yo ma by Hrishikesh Hirway, we speak to Prashanti on her dazzling animation craft.

How a change in photography can inspire a change in self

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© 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.

Amazing Procreate Tutorials and Illustrations By Vincent Chu

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Vincent Chu a Digital artist, Youtuber, tutor and great teacher from Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong SAR of China. He is passionate iPad Procreate App lover. He thoughts procreate tutorials are very easy to understand and helpful for digital artist and graphic designers.

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9 Years Building the World’s Marketplace for Design

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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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Let the designers design

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Is your design project stuck? What if you don’t know where to start solving a problem? My rule of thumb: start designing. Sketch out ideas and early solutions. In this post I will discuss why letting out your inner designer is always a good idea, and why most projects should start with some design.

Hoi Chan draws on scientific illustrations to create 'muted but abundant' artwork

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Quiet Seabed. Drawing inspiration from scientific illustrations, poetry and old east Asian art, Hoi Chan creates pleasantly unusual art that's easy on the eye. And with animation projects in the works, it looks like we'll be seeing more of his softly surreal illustrations.

Top 100 Halloween Graphics: Banners, Fonts, Icons, Illustrations, Backgrounds, and Stickers

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Halloween TemplateMonster Graphics. Free Halloween Banners. Free Halloween Fonts. Free Halloween Icons. Free Halloween Illustrations. Free Halloween backgrounds. Free Halloween Stickers. It is Halloween and it means that time of free Halloween graphics, creepy costumes, and unstoppable fun is coming.

Mockup Templates: 25+ Best Hoodies Mockups

Graphic Design Junction

Men’s and Women’s Hoodie Mockups are the photo-realistic hoodies mockups will help you preview how your apparel design will look like printed on a Hoodie. All mockups are available in a high-resolution PSD file with a built-in smart layer.

The A – Z of Branding and Rebranding

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Jargon and technical terms can be a real barrier to entry into the world of branding and rebranding. As a creative agency , it’s actually in our best interests to make sure you understand 100% what we’re talking about.

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Photographs of classic cars that have reached the 'end of the road' in a cleaner London

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From the series, End of the Road © Ray Knox. From next week, the existing Ultra Low Emission Zone will expand further in London, forcing many local owners of old petrol and diesel cars to pay £12.50 a day if they want to continue to drive them there.

Photographer Spotlight: Zoë Waldman

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Photo photographer photography zoë waldman

Important Things To Consider Before Starting A Web Design Business

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It is never ‘extra’ when you start freelancing on the side to earn some extra income. Well, you are probably here to get a precise piece of knowledge on the crucial things to consider before starting a web design business.

Modernist Swiss Graphic Design Event Poster Template for Adobe Illustrator

We And The Color

Inspired by modernist Swiss graphic design, this event poster template is fully customizable and a real eye-catcher. Adobe Stock contributor @Blackcatstudio has created this super-stylish event poster template.

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Frightening digital illustrations by Stefan Koidl to be celebrated in his debut book

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© Stefan Koidl. His dark, creepy art has been making us nervous for some time, forcing us to check over our shoulders and look under our beds, you know, just in case. Now Austrian artist Stefan Koidl is bringing together some of his most terrifying digital illustrations in a debut book.

Reimagining OKRs for designers and design teams

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Goal setting and performance reviews have been around for a while and despite its many limitations, are a hard to live without, especially for large companies.

What Are the Graphic Design Trends for 2022?

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On the hunt for some fresh graphic design ideas? Looking ahead to 2022, there are plenty of graphic design trends to stimulate your creative juices.