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Getting started with packaging design

Designer Daily

Packaging – for many brands, it’s something that’s left to the last minute. For designers, it’s an uncommon blank canvas to work on. But the truth is that designing packaging presents multifaceted challenges that test even the most resourceful graphic designers.

What’s the difference between Brand, Branding and Brand Identity?

Just Creative

When you look at a logo symbol, can you tell what company it’s for without any hints? Depending on the logo, it can be easy to figure out but that’s our point. Branding, Brand, & Brand Identity all play a part in you recognizing the logo.

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16 Cursive Fonts to Use on Your Blog

Design Roast

With so many blogs on the internet today, figuring out how to stand out becomes a challenge. One way you can differentiate yourself from competitors is by using unique typography. Cursive fonts are an excellent choice for headings or images.

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David Vanadia's bold and minimalist illustrations that fuse graphic design with art

Creative Boom

French artist and illustrator David Vanadia is on a quest to find "meaning" through his minimalist artworks, full of bold graphics and human emotion. Working with mediums such as engraving, collage or digital, his practice is based around people and philosophy.

Video Tutorial: How To Create Seamless Turing Patterns

Spoon Graphics

In today’s video tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a series of detailed, organic patterns, which have become generally known as ‘Turing Patterns’ Based on the research into reaction-diffusion patterns in nature by mathematician Alan Turing, these graphics are made up of intricate stripes, spots, and spirals.

Black Print

I Love Typography

An introduction to early African American print culture; its authors, editors, journalists, printers and publishers in America. From protest pamphlets to the first Black newspapers and books. The post Black Print appeared first on I Love Typography. typography america typographic firsts

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50 Inspiring Iranian Women, a book beautifully illustrated by Roshi Rouzbehani

Creative Boom

Within just 12 hours of launching her Kickstarter campaign to bring her book to life celebrating 50 remarkable Iranian women, London-based illustrator Roshi Rouzbehani more than reached her target.

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How To Write Seductive Sales Copy That Sells… Every Time

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Rhonda Martinez. Marketing copy is a term that is used when talking about different types of content delivered through printed or online materials. Sales copy has a number of distinctive features that help tell it apart from other types of content.

Photographer Spotlight: Tonje Thilesen


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The Web Design Hack Hall of Fame

Speckyboy Design Magazine

We web designers have always been a crafty bunch. If there’s a specific look or functionality we need to achieve, we can usually piece together a solution. That’s the case even when there isn’t a specific standard or tool to guide us. This is where the concept of the web design hack comes into play.

How Studio Feixen turned one Swiss town into a vast graphic design exhibition

Creative Boom

Another creative project, another city, another small sliver of silver lining to the eternal dark cloud of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Reviewed: Friday Likes 336: From Sabbath, Luminous Design Group, and Gletscher

Under Consideration / Brand

“From Sabbath, Luminous Design Group, and Gletscher”. A couple of funky finished off with a minimalist palate cleanser this week, with work from Monterrey, Athens, and Linz. Paradigmal by Sabbath.

“Opulence” by Photographer Dustin Thierry


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16 Free Type Foundries for Graphic Designers on a Budget


You need some typography for your project and you’re on a tight budget. You’d love that stunning sans serif or stylish handwritten type to add that final touch but they’re just too darn expensive.

PC World launches new branding, created by FutureBrand

Creative Boom

FutureBrand has been working with computer and electronics retailer Currys PC World on a total refresh of its brand and identity for the past 18 months, creating a "bright and optimistic" new visual identity.

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Reviewed: New Logo and Identity for Degreed done In-house

Under Consideration / Brand

“See the World through Blue-colored Glasses”. Established in 2012, Degreed is an online platform that connects learning to opportunities, created with large-ish companies in mind so that their employees can continue learning and developing new skills while on the job.

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Photographer Spotlight: Gem Hale


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WordPress Theme Showdown: Custom Built vs. Readymade

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Every website project has its own distinct needs. Sometimes, the look and functionality really do need to be built from the ground up. In other scenarios, time is of the essence and there simply isn’t enough of it to go fully-custom. WordPress and its community provide us with solutions for both.

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Chronic Warrior: Abi Stevens expands her pin range to empower people living with chronic illness

Creative Boom

If you're someone who suffers from chronic pain or illness, then Cambridge artist Abi Stevens has launched a project to help empower you.

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Reviewed: New Logo and Identity for Regent's Place by DixonBaxi

Under Consideration / Brand

“Everything in its Place”. Completed in 1972, Regent's Place is a 13-acre, mixed-use business, retail, and residential development in London, UK.

“Good Bones” by Photographer Nick Meyer


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A Change is Proposed for this Site: A Short Story About Urban Inequity

Azure Magazine

The city is made up of many overlapping narratives, full of complex characters, that shape our social interactions and experiences. This is particularly true within the field of urban development, where the main players and their roles are often veiled, misunderstood.

Postcards from Airports: Colourful illustrations by Mateusz Napieralski of his favourite cities

Creative Boom

As many of us dream of visiting a faraway place (anywhere right now would be bliss), Mateusz Napieralski is helping us picture some of his favourite destinations in his Postcards from Airports series.

Reviewed: New Logo for Nissan done In-house

Under Consideration / Brand

“It’s Lit”.

Black Students Matter – An Interview with the Creator of BlackAtSVA

Illustration Age

Illustration by Daniel Fishel. On June 28th, 2020 a new Instagram account called @blackatsva published its first post with a simple message: “This is a safe space for current and former black students at SVA to share their stories. You are heard. Your stories matter. You matter.”

Balam is a contemporary photography magazine championing Latin American artists

Its Nice That

The latest issue, the second one to appear in print, challenges perceptions of established beauty and aims to spark conversations about patriarchal white heteronormativity.

Bobby Redmond's furlough animation is a psychedelic summer fantasy

Creative Boom

When we weren't allowed to get outside and experience the joys of summer over the last few months, designer and artist Bobby Redmond decided to make summer come to him.

Reviewed: New Logo and Packaging for Amstel by Elmwood

Under Consideration / Brand

“Ring Out the Old”. Established in 1870 in Amsterdam, Amstel is a Dutch brewery that first brewed a Bavaria-style lager, starting its exporting business early on in the 1880s and has now, 150 years later, expanded to 110 markets worldwide.

10 Free Graphics for Teachers

Design Roast

Coming up with creative solutions for your students is an ongoing task. Most teachers have to find their own images and figure out how to make worksheets on a budget.

Site Visit: Bruce Mau

Azure Magazine

Join AZURE Media as we go face-to-face with acclaimed Chicago-based designer, author and thinker Bruce Mau , the next subject in our ongoing series Site Visit.

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Thomas Burden's experiments with inflatable type to teach creatives about Cinema 4D

Creative Boom

When designer and illustrator Thomas Burden was approached by the online community Domestika to create a course on Cinema 4D , he looked to one of his favourite childhood TV shows, Fun House, for inspiration.

Noted: New Logo and Identity for Bnext by Erretres

Under Consideration / Brand

“Next in Line”. 2017) " Bnext is a Spanish neobank operating as an Electronic Money Entity under the authorisation of the Bank of Spain.

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Where analog meets digital by Tjitske Oosterholt


Words Claire Granlund. The Amsterdam based visual designer Tjitske Oosterholt has been working for a wide range of clients in the electronic underground music industry. Her beautiful mystical artworks mixing analog and digital techniques caught my eyes for a while now.

The Best 23 Photo Editing Software Tools to Edit Like a Pro

Graphic Mama

Photo editing has taken on new importance as everybody has a camera with them at all times. We aren’t just talking about professionals anymore, it’s an area that has gone truly mainstream.