Sat.Jul 04, 2020 - Fri.Jul 10, 2020

The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Social Media Banner

Design Roast

Branded images on social media pages, used to establish an identity for your company, matter more than you might think. For many people, your presence on social media is the first exposure to your brand that they have.

A Client’s Role in Website Accessibility

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Among the top priorities for web designers is in making sure that the websites we build are accessible. Everyone should be able to navigate and consume content – with or without assistive technologies.

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5 Branding Strategies to Skyrocket Conversions

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Srushti Shah. If you were to explain what the term ‘brand image’ means to a ten-year-old, what would you say?

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Gnarly! Peter Phobia brings his passion for skateboarding to illustrated life

Creative Boom

Peter Phobia is a German-born, New York-based illustrator whose work with clients including The New York Times, The New Yorker, Rimowa, Samsung, i-D and Absolut. We're big fans of his work, so we were excited to see him launch his latest project, inspired by his teenage years as a skateboarder.

Download My Free Collection of Organic Turing Patterns

Spoon Graphics

Add detailed organic patterns to your design work with this free collection of seamlessly repeating vector pattern graphics.

Photographer Spotlight: Mark Elzey

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Art project funds 100,000 meals for migrant workers

Creative Boom

Over 140 million people have lost their jobs in India due to the Covid-19 pandemic, most of whom are daily wage labourers and migrant workers.

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LogoArchive Issue 7

BP&O

LogoArchive Issue 1 was conceived, designed and sent to print in a day. It was inspired by a panel discussion at Somerset House as part of the exhibition Print!

Photographer Spotlight: Darryl Richardson

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25 Best Procreate Brushes for Illustration

Just Creative

While there are many illustration apps available for the iPad, the Procreate App stands alone as one of the most popular for professional and hobbyist illustrators. Companies such as Pixar and Disney use Procreate.

Alexandra Francis creates bright and observational digital illustrations inspired by her fine art charcoal drawings

Creative Boom

Manchester-based graphic designer and illustrator Alexandra Francis creates bright, observational artworks mixed with bold hand-lettering.

Reviewed: New Logo and Identity for HumanForest by South

Under Consideration / Brand

“Ride, Forest, Ride!”. Launched in 2020, HumanForest is London, UK's first free, shared, electric bike scheme.

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Photographer Spotlight: Brendan Freeman

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How To Improve Your Photography Brand to Get More Clients

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Jayce Redford. Photography is an art form made possible by technology. But unfortunately, the rapid digitalization of photos is slowly devaluing what was once a highly regarded means of capturing images.

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Creatives reflect on lockdown isolation in crowdfunded zine

Creative Boom

Insiders is a crowdfunded, multidisciplinary zine about connection in isolation, launched in response to the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Reviewed: Follow-up: New Name, Logo, and Identity for TGI Fridays UK by SomeOne

Under Consideration / Brand

“Friday Night Stripes”. Twenty-one years after TGI Friday's was established in the U.S.,

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The Indigenous Hub in Toronto Promises a Brighter Future

Azure Magazine

Two sinuous buildings hug a lush, raised landscape in the newly revitalized east-downtown Toronto neighbourhood known as the Canary District. One is wrapped in a façade of concrete “birch trees,” the other is ensconced in a metal shawl with a swaying fringe.

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The Best Huion Tablets for Designers & Artists in 2020

Just Creative

Looking for the best Huion tablets for drawing, design & art? Look no further! When you’re a graphic designer or artist, choosing the right tablet for your artwork is important because the wrong tablet can hold your work back and keep you from getting those desired clients. .

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Justyna Green's warm and intricate line drawings pay tribute to the natural world

Creative Boom

Justyna Green has spent the past decade championing creativity by organising talks and conferences, working on marketing and communications strategies, and interviewing artists and designers for her On Design podcast. But during her spare time, she spends every minute sketching and painting.

An Ode to Adobe Flash: How It Helped Move the Web Forward

Speckyboy Design Magazine

We’ve known it was coming for a long time – we just didn’t know exactly when. Now, we have a date. Adobe announced that its Flash Player will no longer be distributed or updated after December 31, 2020. Of course, development around this multimedia platform has been essentially dead for years.

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CosmosBenthos is a magazine on cosmic lifestyle

Trendland

Words Marta Knas. CosmosBenthos is a new printed publication by Monograph&Co and ONE OF US collective.

Best Slab Serif Fonts for Logos & Branding

Just Creative

If you own a business, two of the most important things you can do to help your business grow is to invest in a quality logo and go through a complete branding process.

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Astrid Stavro's identity for 'next-generation' cereal that has flavours to match your mood

Creative Boom

Pentagram's Astrid Stavro is behind the identity for OffLimits , a new cereal designed to be eaten at any time of day with different flavours designed to match your mood, that's whether you feel "wired" or "tired".

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Noted: New Logo and Packaging for Vyne Botanicals by BrandOpus

Under Consideration / Brand

“Whose Vyne is it Anyway?”. 2020) Vyne Botanicals is a new brand of hop-infused sparkling water from Molson Coors Beverage Company. Design by. BrandOpus (London, UK). Related links.

10 Free Onboarding UIs Built With CSS & JavaScript

Speckyboy Design Magazine

The goal of onboarding is to get new users acquainted with an interface. This comes in many different styles, and there is no right way to do it. But if you study how sites and apps do onboarding you can pick up ideas for your own work.

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17 Best Online Coding Courses (Free & Paid)

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Jin Choi. What do giant tech companies such as Apple, Microsoft and Facebook have in common? None of these companies would have existed without amazing coders to make their visions turn into reality.

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Borderless: Jenny Theolin and Ata Berenjian collaborate to create artworks inspired by lockdown

Creative Boom

During art school, Jenny Theolin was often told that you should never touch another person's art.

Custom Air Max designs come to life in AKQA’s AR experience for Nike Japan

Creative Review

Nike’s Air Max shoe has gained a cult following since its launch in 1987.

Noted: New Logo and Identity for Ghost Locomotion by Play

Under Consideration / Brand

“Ghost in the Machine”. 2017) " Ghost Locomotion develops an automated driving device intended to provide installation of self-driving functionality to any car.

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Best Apple Pencil Alternatives for Procreate

Just Creative

With recent articles on JUST Creative about the Procreate app for the Apple iPad and the best brushes for the app , we started to think that even though the Procreate app is an amazing tool for artists and graphic designers, not everyone likes to use the Apple Pencil on their iPad.

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Alysha Smith on running a design agency, forming a women's collective, and competing as a bodybuilder

Creative Boom

As one of the few female CEOs in design, as she puts it, Alysha Smith is all about highlighting female perspectives to help build brands and shape organisations.

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23 Drawing Software Options to Become Digital Picasso

Graphic Mama

Drawing software is an essential tool for an artist or illustrator, professional to novice wishing to create digital art. The drawing software packages available are as numerous as they are varied, from drawing and painting apps to 3D modeling, graphic illustration, or simulated hand sketching.

Must-Do’s When Ending a Freelance Design Project

Speckyboy Design Magazine

It sounds so simple, right? You do a good job on a design project, the client loves it and pays you on time, you both walk away feeling good about the exchange.

10 Simple Yet Effective Audience Engagement Strategies to Boost Sales

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Jason Grills. Your brand marketing strategies have proven to be successful. You are finally getting the attention of your target audience. They’ve started to approach your brand online via different platforms and would like to know more.

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