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Educating Clients About the True Value of Your Services as a Designer

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Okay, freelance designers. Stop me if you’ve heard this one: you’re working on a project for a client, and all of a sudden there’s a discrepancy with your payment. Perhaps it’s because of scope creep , or maybe the client just went over budget for some reason.

14 graphic designers and illustrators explain why they moved into motion design

Creative Boom

Whether you're an illustrator or graphic designer, chances are you've been asked at some point if you can make your visuals move. And if not, expect such a request any time soon. Because the whole of the creative industries are steadily moving in that direction, and professionals need to follow suit.

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Top 12 Photoshop Alternatives


Some brands become so popular that their name becomes associated with the product itself. Photoshop is one of them. Even if people aren’t using Photoshop, they call editing photos as photoshopping.

40 Inspiring Lettering Quote Designs with Quirky Messages

Spoon Graphics

It can be really frustrating for designers and illustrators when you feel like creating something , but you can’t think of anything to make. The popular quote: “It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it.”

Design Deals for the Week

Designer Daily

Every week, we’ll give you an overview of the best deals for designers, make sure you don’t miss any by subscribing to our deals feed. You can also follow the recently launched website Type Deals if you are looking for free fonts or font deals. The Wonderful Graphics Bundle.

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12 of the hottest photographers to follow right now

Creative Boom

Are you looking for truly high-end photography inspiration? Then AtEdge is the place to find it. Founded 18 years ago, this invite-only platform brings together only the very best commercial photographers from around the world.

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“Pecos” by Photographer Hope Mora


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Designer News: June 22nd 2020 Edition

Designer Daily

The interesting news of the past week if you are a graphic designer, web designer, product designer, or pretty much anyone that has an interest in design. The complete guide to CSS media queries. Get a deeper understanding of what media queries can do for you. Read on Polypane.

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Graphic design graduates help dress up H&M's new London store as it opens post-lockdown

Creative Boom

Global fashion powerhouse H&M is championing and supporting graphic design graduates in London this week by featuring their bespoke poster designs on the exterior of its new shop on Oxford Street.

24 Essential Remote Work Tools To Try In 2020

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Ray Slater Berry. Remote work is here to stay. Recent surveys have found that nearly 80% of workers say they are more productive when working remotely.

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Sale Instagram Stories Templates for Access All Areas Members

Spoon Graphics

Access All Areas members have a time-saving set of resources to download this week, courtesy of Freepik. These sale promotion templates have been designed specifically for Instagram Stories, to allow you to easily create seasonal advertisements for your clients.

Reviewed: New Broadcast Graphics for Launch America by Oxcart Assembly

Under Consideration / Brand

“NASA, We Have No Problems”. This past May 30, NASA, in partnership with SpaceX, successfully launched the Falcon 9 rocket with NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley to the International Space Station as part of NASA's Commercial Crew Program and the first from U.S.

The speculative branding bringing 'Socially Distanced Pals' together

Creative Boom

Designer Katrina Romulo has been keeping busy during the lockdown, working on a campaign she's called Socially Distanced Pals. The idea, she says, is "to encourage people to be considerate and thoughtful during these trying times".

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[Podcast] Brand Strategy Workshops with Melinda Livsey

Just Creative

“Homecoming” by Photographer Meghan Marin


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Noted: New Logo and Identity for Yale by GW+Co

Under Consideration / Brand

“Where the Sun do Shine”. 1843) "At Yale , we have the expertise and product range to protect your home and possessions. We pour passion and pride into our products, making sure our locks lead the way in home security.

The world's first prison-based label InHouse Records launches mag for inmates in lockdown

Creative Boom

While it might seem like something of an odd statement initially; it makes sense that sadly one of the groups in the UK most adversely affected by lockdown is its prisoners.

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“Power tae the key workers”: Cobolt Collect are injecting the streets of Glasgow with hope, colour and positivity

Its Nice That

The mural art collective founded by Erin Bradley-Scott, Chelsea Frew, Kat Loudon and Edda Karólína Ævarsdóttir celebrates key workers in this typographic and illustrative campaign.

“The Great American Vernacular Encyclopedia” by Photographer Thomas Humery


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Reviewed: New Logo and Packaging for Fellow Creatures by Classmate Studio

Under Consideration / Brand

“For Chocolate’s a Jolly Good Fellow”. Established in 2019, Fellow Creatures is a brand of vegan chocolate based in Scotland with the claim of making the "creamiest, most velvety milk-style vegan chocolate ever".

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Daughter's LoveRaw designs look to 'dissociate from vegan stereotypes'

Creative Boom

Leamington Spa-based studio Daughter is behind the new branding for vegan chocolate range LoveRaw. The agency came to work on the project having been recommended by another client, sports nutrition brand Grenade, for which it created the brand positioning, a new strapline and a brand book.

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8 Free Happy Birthday Graphics

Design Roast

If you’ve ever looked for free happy birthday graphics, you know it can be challenging to sort through thousands of search engine results. Finding just the right graphic that won’t cost you a cent to use isn’t easy.

Andrej & Andrej is an experimental Slovakian studio founded by two guys called Andrej

Its Nice That

After meeting at university, the graphic design twosome have since been working seamlessly across identities, websites, fonts and illustration.

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Reviewed: New Logo and Identity for Festik by Brand Brothers

Under Consideration / Brand

“Hot Ticket”. Established in 2012, Festik is a ticketing service company based in Toulouse, France, providing tickets to the public and various services for event organizers and producers, including advance online and in-person ticket sales and day of event ticket sales and check-in control.

Then There Was Us: A celebration of emerging documentary and portrait photographers across the world

Creative Boom

Then There Was Us , a platform dedicated to contemporary photography, writing and journalism, has launched its annual competition to support some of the best emerging documentary and portrait photographers from across the globe.

Massimo Says: A fine AI Text Generator for the more discerning of designers

The Logo Smith

The post Massimo Says: A fine AI Text Generator for the more discerning of designers appeared first on The Logo Smith All Content © 2020 The Logo Smith.™ |. Massimo Says: A fine AI Text Generator for the more discerning Designer.

Systematic and inventive, Swiss graphic designer Kevin Hoegger draws on his background in interiors

Its Nice That

The Zürich-based designer tells us how his past studies in industrial and interior design have profoundly affected the work that he creates today.

Noted: Follow-up: New Logo for HBO Max by Trollbäck+Company

Under Consideration / Brand

“Maxed Out”. Launched 2020) " HBO Max is WarnerMedia's direct-to-consumer offering, which debuted May 27, 2020.

Ragged Edge's 'clubbed together' rebrand of Laka, a community-based insurer of cyclists

Creative Boom

As bike shops struggle to keep up with unprecedented demand during the pandemic, Ragged Edge 's rebrand for a community-based insurer of cyclists couldn't have come at a better time.

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Photographer Spotlight: Don Brodie


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Sara Laimon aka Cookie Moon on her lockdown illustrations of trains and wrestlers

Its Nice That

The Tel Aviv-based artist and designer discusses her experiences of quarantine – a period that inspired her to create this latest series.

Reviewed: New Logo and Identity for 2021 Rugby League World Cup by Mammoth

Under Consideration / Brand

“Ribb On, Ribb Off”. First held in France in 1954, the Rugby League World Cup is contested by teams from the 19 countries that are members of the Rugby League International Federation.

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Bronski and Amber Rimell of Tawbox on Stormzy's iconic Glastonbury performance as the festival celebrates 50 years

Creative Boom

As Glastonbury prepares to mark its 50th anniversary this weekend, one highlight from its virtual line-up is Stormzy's iconic performance of 2019.

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Tips for Converting an Existing WordPress Website to Use the Gutenberg Block Editor

Speckyboy Design Magazine

When the Gutenberg block editor was released as part of WordPress 5.0, a number of web designers were worried about the effect it would have on existing websites. Some vowed to keep using the Classic Editor for the foreseeable future. But the newfangled block editor has settled in nicely.

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