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20 of the most exciting illustrators to follow in 2022

Creative Boom

© Higi Vandis. Whether you're looking for an illustrator to collaborate with or hire or just want to see some fresh and original art to inspire your own work, you'll find 20 of the world's most exciting illustrators to follow right here.

75 Tiny Little Web-Based Tools for Web Designers

SpeckyBoy

All released in the past year or so year, each of these free web-based apps offers a time-saving solution to many of the web design tasks you will need to perform from time to time.

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What Designers, Educators, and Writers Want to See in 2022

Eye on Design

As another tough year ends and a new year begins, we wanted to look to the future with an optimism that 2022 could be better than 2021. At Eye on Design, we believe that designers are critical in shaping the future, and we wanted to find out what futures designers are hoping for next year.

How to Create a Geometric Triangle Pattern in Adobe Illustrator

Spoon Graphics

In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a geometric pattern using tessellating triangle shapes with a randomised colour scheme. This detailed mosaic effect is ideal for adding colourful backgrounds to your designs, or even as interesting abstract poster art.

Trevor Johnson gives the modernist magazine a new landscape aesthetic

Creative Boom

The modernist magazine has kicked off 2022 with a brand new look courtesy of renowned Manchester-based designer Trevor Johnson. The new aesthetic sees the quarterly magazine resign its previous, more narrow format in favour of gateway folds give the art and articles more room to breathe.

Brazilian studio Monga wants to inspire positivity and respect throughout the graphic design industry

Its Nice That

Thriving off a love of anime, the recently formed, Florianópolis-based studio excels in projects influenced by subculture and music.

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Casa Organica: A Free-Form, Cave-Like House Built Into the Earth

Design Milk

Deeply enriched with the conceptual fusion of nature, architecture, and ecology, Casa Organica , designed by Mexican architect Javier Senosiain , is intimately tucked away in its own microclimate just northwest of Mexico City in Nuacalpan.

Nike's World: Photographs of classic sneakers matched with incredible set design

Creative Boom

80s © Aldo Chacon. As any dedicated sneaker fan will know, the things we wear on our feet can become a full-time obsession.

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Minimal Business Card Examples – 27 Design

Graphic Design Junction

Simple, clean and minimal business card examples , perfect for any kind of business or personal use. The super clean business cards have been design by true professional graphic designers.

Minimalist Website Templates: When Less Means Really More

Template Monster

If you want your website to look trendy for years to come, you should have it designed in the minimal style. Telling more with “fewer words” may be rather challenging, and that is why I have gathered 10 of the top minimalist website templates of 2022.

The 20 Best Templates for Creating Geometric Logos

SpeckyBoy

Enlightenment in a shape: geometry. If your clients want to create a memorable brand out of their businesses, the first stop on your journey is designing the logo. And when it comes to brands that want to emphasize their knowledge and wisdom, there’s nothing like geometric logos.

London Symphony Chorus gets a pitch-perfect rebrand inspired by sound waves and pop art

Creative Boom

Lancaster-based brand consultancy Two Stories has created a joyful new identity for the world-class London Symphony Chorus which uses visualisations of vocal cords and a '60s inspired colour palette to excite audiences.

Online Course: Graphic Design & Art Direction by Linus Lohoff for Creative Visual Branding

We And The Color

Learn step by step the essentials of graphic design and art direction to create eye-catching brand identities. Do you want to know how to design a visual identity and build a professional brand book using key art direction and graphic design techniques?

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8 Excellent Design Resources for Your Creative Projects

SpyreStudios

Creativity is an untamed beast. It’s possible to have endless ideas flow out of your head. However, there are also days when your mind is like an empty well that’s run out of inspired ideas. As designers, you have the responsibility of sustaining creativity at all times.

8 Magical CSS & JavaScript Snippets Celebrating Harry Potter

SpeckyBoy

Few pop culture icons can match the sheer reach of Harry Potter. What started as a series of novels quickly turned into a global phenomenon. The books have been translated into dozens of languages. The ensuing movies grossed billions of dollars.

Portraits by Sam Onche inspired by '90s fashion, video games and Afro-futurism

Creative Boom

A Descendant of Earth That Was © Sam Onche. A Nigerian illustrator and oil painter based in the United States, Sam Onche 's journey into the art world has seen many twists and turns over the years.

Adobe Photoshop Oil Painting Poster Photo Effect Mockup

We And The Color

Available for download on Adobe Stock, this oil painting photo effect mockup works amazing even in large poster sizes. Pixelbuddha is a studio passionate about creating digital tools for the creative community.

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“Plastic Ocean” by Photographer Thirza Schaap

Booooooom

Photo amsterdam cape town photographer photography plastic ocean thirza schaap

A matrix for prioritizing user research

UX Collective

A guide on how to focus one’s efforts regarding research based on various situations. with limited time and resource, how should we decide on what action to prioritize first?” Ideally, there should be a balance between the demand and the ability to conduct research requests.

Sanda Anderlon's collages explore the lost art of celebrating New Year's Eve

Creative Boom

2022 is finally here. How did you ring it in? Did you stay in and watch the Hootenanny, or did you spend it surrounded by friends as you counted down to midnight?

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Design Trend Report: Winter 2022

Creative Market

Trends give us a hint of the underlying patterns inspiring creative professionals around the globe. As we’ve mentioned here before, design trends are meant to serve as starting points to kickstart your own creative process. A set of insights to spark a design that is still uniquely yours.

Studio Immagine Branding by John Dias

We And The Color

Graphic designer John Dias created this striking brand identity for Studio Immagine. John Dias is a freelance graphic designer and art director based in Aracaju, Brazil. He specializes in a wide range of design projects including packaging and brand design.

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1800+ Free Photoshop Textures

Inspiration Feed

If you spend your free time checking out websites like Flickr and social media platforms like Instagram, for sure you have noticed a great many pictures that have a definite “vintage” look to them.

Barcelona studio Device gets musical with six animations to celebrate Primavera Sound's 20th birthday

Creative Boom

Barcelona animation studio Device has created six fun animations to help Primavera Sound mark its 20th anniversary this summer.

Free Lovable Saint Valentine’s Day Desktop Wallpapers

Template Monster

Even if you are indifferent to candy hearts, pink greeting cards, doves, cupids and teddy bears, Saint Valentine’s Day still stays cloaked in a special cheerful spirit of romanticism.

Please don’t drown

UX Collective

How setting a mission and strategy will keep you sane and help your team raise their game That’s not me, but it’s a great shot from the North West Triathlon by Elliott Waring I’m a terrible swimmer. I always have been. My biggest problem is I forget to do my legs.

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60 Paper Cut Artworks to Enhance Your Creativity Muscle

Inspiration Feed

People have been turning paper into beautiful works of art for centuries. Origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, is one such example. But that’s not the only way for you to create exceptional works of art using paper.

New Yorker Amanda Ginzburg shares the top five books that have shaped her creative career

Creative Boom

Amanda Ginzburg is the New York-based head of growth at co:collective , a creative consultancy and strategic transformation company that works with the likes of LinkedIn, Google, and Under Armour. Here, she shares the books that have inspired her both personally and professionally.

Ankho Branding by Ovidiu Pop

We And The Color

Take a look at this modern brand identity of Ankho Active. Ovidiu Pop , a Romania-based graphic designer of Symbold Studio was responsible for the brand design and creative direction for Ankho’s new visual experience.

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A Grammar of Typography: Classical Book Design in the Digital Age

Typographica

Argetsinger aims to teach a new generation of designers how to uphold the standards and principles of the printers of old, in this strange new era when the composing stick is a text frame and the ink stone is a menu of swatches. Books David R. Godine Mark Argetsinger

35+ Best Kids & Children WordPress Themes

Template Monster

Are you looking forward to building a site for kids and their parents? Have you been thinking about its launch for quite a while? What stopped you? Is that time, money or effort that you need to apply to bring it live? Your site can launch in a matter of days with the help of kids WordPress themes.

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Franklin Azzi's halo light is a heavenly blend of art and engineering

Creative Boom

French architect Franklin Azzi recently created a heavenly light installation which looks like a floating halo for the Genius Loci exhibition at Gio Ponti’s villa L’Ange Volant.

Brutalista Font Family by Latinotype

We And The Color

Brutalista, a new typeface inspired by the architectural brutalist style. Designed by Jorge Cisterna and published by the Latinotype font foundry, Brutalista is a new sans-serif font family consisting of 28 styles. Its geometric typeface is inspired by the architectural brutalist style.

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Brian Eno’s LED Color Changing Turntable Spins an Ambient Mood

Design Milk

Musician and composer Brian Eno , renown for a legendary catalog of sparsely inhabited and evocative soundscapes that has defined and continues to shape an entire genre of ambient music, is now apparently a turntablist of sorts.