Sat.Dec 14, 2019 - Fri.Dec 20, 2019

All Creativity is Problem Solving

Creative Market

This post is part of the Decoding Creativity series from Creative Market. Follow me on Medium or subscribe to the Creative Market blog , and join the discussion by commenting with your questions and thoughts. Imagine, if you will, two hypothetical people. Let’s call them Charlie and Pat.

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Brand Archetypes – Ultimate Guide with Examples

Just Creative

This is a guest article contributed by Loius Martin. Are you so fond of a particular company that it’s hard for you to buy from other brands? You just ‘connect’ with the company more than others.

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Branding Heroes: Adding Your Identity into the Hero Area

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Brand identity is one of the essential elements of a successful business. Whether you are running a local one-person law firm or you are building a huge empire on the digital expanses, it is your face that speaks volumes.

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Supple's eye-catching 2020 calendar inspired by famous spectacle wearers and your local opticians

Creative Boom

This is certainly a sight for sore eyes: a charity wall calendar for 2020, inspired by famous spectacle wearers past and present, ranging from Gandhi to Ga Ga, Elton John to Audrey Hepburn.

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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.

Video Tutorial: Photoshop Floating Glass Sphere Effect

Spoon Graphics

In today’s Photoshop tutorial I show you a few simple steps to create a surreal glass sphere floating within a photograph. This cool effect is perfect for creating interesting album covers, or just to transform your landscape photos into abstract art pieces.

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“Parallel Vision” by Illustrator Wenkai Mao


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Paintings by Keita Morimoto of teenagers in Toronto at twilight, inspired by Edward Hopper

Creative Boom

In his new body of work, Garden of Light, Japanese artist Keita Morimoto continues to explore the theme of Edward Hopper's masterpiece, Nighthawks. But this time, he focuses on the stillness and solitude of twilight.

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10 trending color combinations for 2020


When it comes to crafting a visual identity for a brand, the color scheme is often the first decision a designer makes. This lays the foundation for the overall mood and personality of the branding, and guides the rest of their design choices.

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The Ultimate Blog SEO Guide

Just Creative

This article is from guest author, Tom Welbourne. Looking for an SEO blog post that covers all the fundamentals so you don’t have to read a bunch of other blog posts? We have one right here for you.

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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.

Illustrator Spotlight: Raman Djafari


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Stop motion film by Catherine Prowse illustrates family separation through the eyes of a lone refugee child

Creative Boom

For this year's International Migrants Day, the Refugee Council and Families Together coalition released a heart-rending stop motion animation to illustrate the horrors of present-day war and conflict which see children as young as 13 ripped apart from their families and left with no choice but to flee for safety alone.

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100 Greatest Free Fonts for 2020

Graphic Design Junction

A great collection for New Year 2020, 100 greatest free fonts gift for you. Fonts are used to add an appeal to your design and to your brand in order to attract potential customers. For our ease, there are numerous fonts available to download for free on the internet.

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Just Creative’s Most Popular Posts of 2019

Just Creative

Looking back on 2019, here are JUST Creative’s most popular posts and some interesting stats. Top 10 Posts of 2019. Top Laptops for Designers. Logo Design & Branding Trends for 2019 (See 2020 logo trends ). Best in-Ear Headphones. Top Google Font Combinations. Graphic Design Trends 2019 (See 2020 graphic design trends ). Ultimate List of Logo Design Resources. Design Conferences 2019 (See 2020 conferences ). Best Serif Fonts for Logo Design. Essential Graphic Design Tools.

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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.

Top 20 Fonts That Will Be Popular with Designers in 2020


It’s around this time of year at Shillington that we love to take a closer look at our students’ work and the wider design community to see if we can predict the fonts that will be popular in future.

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A new light sculpture in Arizona, inspired by the swarming of fish and flocking of birds

Creative Boom

London-based art and design collective toyStudio has created a new light sculpture installed in the heart of Scottsdale, Arizona, inspired by the swarming of fish and flocking of birds.

Review of the Year 2019: Top 25 Graphic Design

Its Nice That

Aside from the hot discussion points of redesigns and campaigns, 2019 has been a year where we’ve seen a wealth of brilliant work from independent practitioners placing personality at the forefront of their work. Read more

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The Toon Type Alphabet Project Hand Illustrated Lettering by @mvrtn_art

The Logo Smith

The post The Toon Type Alphabet Project Hand Illustrated Lettering by @mvrtn_art appeared first on The Logo Smith.

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

The 10 Projects that Defined a Decade of Canadian Architecture

Azure Magazine

What a decade. Over the last 10 years, Canada’s largest urban centres have dramatically transformed.

isobel's Christmas card for 2019 is inspired by a 1950s Salvation Army brass band

Creative Boom

It's become something of an annual tradition for isobel when each December the London-based creative agency launches a themed Christmas card. We've seen ballet dancers, cheerleaders and tributes to Peter Pan for previous years.

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Bijan Berahimi and Ruohan Wang create a T-shirt encouraging us to interact with nature

Its Nice That

Collaborating over Dropbox Paper, the founder of Fisk works with Beijing-born, Berlin-based illustrator Ruohan Wang to showcase, not only their talents in illustration and typography, but their love of nature too. Read more

Reviewed: New Logo and Identity for Whereby by Heydays

Under Consideration / Brand

“Getting By”. Established in 2013 as -- a name they had to forego due to a trademark dispute -- Whereby is a video meeting service targeted to small and medium businesses empowering people to work remotely.

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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.

A Long Time Ago: Code Snippets Inspired by Star Wars

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Perhaps no movie franchise has more fans than Star Wars. For over 40 years, each new episode has generated great anticipation – not to mention monster profits. Both the movies and their long list of unforgettable characters have also served as a great inspiration to popular culture.

Colourful sculptures by Rachel Klinghoffer made entirely from everyday trash and discarded toys

Creative Boom

From used lingerie, designer footwear and costume jewellery to old toys, naff souvenirs and broken paintbrushes, artist Rachel Klinghoffer takes the things we throw out and turns them into sculptural artworks.

Polytechnic's identity for Wild Life Drawing celebrates its menagerie of subjects and artists

Its Nice That

Featuring illustrations by Alice Bowsher and Matthew the Horse, and custom cuts of Grow by Dinamo called Grow Wild, the new visual identity and website celebrates the classes, its patrons and, most importantly, its menagerie of subjects from across the animal kingdom. Read more

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“Shaped by the West” by Photographer Dino Kužnik


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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.

Reviewed: New Logo and Identity for Cervélo by Concrete

Under Consideration / Brand

“Molto Bello”. Established in 1995, Cervélo is a Toronto, Canada-based manufacturer of racing and track bicycles founded by Dutch and Canadian engineers Gerard Vroomen and Phil White.

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Occupy the Void: Photographs that explore what it means to be an older woman in today's society

Creative Boom

In a new exhibition at the London Art Fair next month, ten older female photographers will explore the "space" that they inhabit, both in terms of their gender and age.

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Review of the Year 2019: Top 25 Illustration and Animation

Its Nice That

In what will always be the butter to It’s Nice That’s bread, illustration and animation in 2019 has been another eye-opening year of discovering new and exciting talents. Read more

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