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.

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.

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


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!

Morris: Eliminating Racial Bias in Branding

Graphic Design USA

Elle Morris, CEO of Snapdragon, a women-owned, minority-owned brand design consultancy, says design and designers must lead in the fight against systemic racism. Enlightened branding can help.

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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.

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.

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.

Photographer Spotlight: Darryl Richardson


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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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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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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.

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.

Photographer Spotlight: Brendan Freeman


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Pay Attention: The Art of Noticing


Welcome to 99U’s monthly Book Club , where we look at book releases that challenge us to think deeper, explore new perspectives, and spark a better understanding of the nuances of a creative career from leadership and community building to productivity and everything in between.

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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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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

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.

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.

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.,

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.

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.

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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CosmosBenthos is a magazine on cosmic lifestyle


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


A List Apart

The Web is obese. In 1994, there were 3,000 websites. In 2019, there were estimated to be 1.7 billion, almost one website for every three people on the planet. Not only has the number of websites exploded, the weight of each page has also skyrocketed.

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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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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.

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.

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.

Lauren Martin’s groovy illustrations add lightness to the world

Creative Review

If you’re feeling peckish, the work of Lauren Martin is sure to make you feel even more ravenous as she often depicts glorious, cartoonish feasts in her lively illustrations and posters. “I’m just obsessed with food!

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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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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