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5 Tips to Grow Your Graphic Design Start-Up

Inspiration Feed

So, you’ve worked as a graphic designer for several years already, and now you’ve decided to become your own boss. You’re now ready to use your creativity to start a business. It’s an excellent idea.

Tips to help you survive the corporate world without losing your creative soul

Creative Boom

Are you worried about losing your integrity as a creative in the corporate world? Designer and artist John S. Couch has launched a new book that might help.

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Things That Will Scare Your Web Design Clients

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Dealing with concerned clients can be a challenge for numerous reasons. I liken it to running around with a fire extinguisher, desperately trying to put out blazes large and small. But it’s not just the panicky ones who need the occasional dousing. And it’s not necessarily their fault.

Design Case Study: Juliette van Rhyn’s ‘Our Play, Our Party, Our Work’

Shillington

Already a freelance textile designer, Juliette van Rhyn studied part-time at Shillington to add another creative string to her bow.

10 Graphic Design Trends for 2020

Creative Market

No designer is an island. Regardless of how much you like or dislike to follow trends, the world of graphic design is continuously influenced by advertising, marketing, architecture, popular culture, and technology patterns.

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Whereabouts: Alice Pasquini's line drawings on the back of postcards document her travels

Creative Boom

Over the last three years, Italian artist Alice Pasquini has travelled the world, sketching street scenes or landscapes on the back of postcards which she then posts to herself back home.

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Video Tutorial: Easily Create Fake Window Reflections in Photoshop

Spoon Graphics

For today’s video tutorial I have a really quick and easy Photoshop process to add realistic glass reflections to an image, to make it appear as if a portrait photograph has been taken through a window.

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

Under Consideration / Brand

“All Systems Go”. Established in 1997, GoDaddy is a domain registrar and web hosting company. A staggering 78 million domain names have been registered through them and they host over 19 million users.

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Aardman creates a new animated film for Greenpeace to highlight the world's ocean crisis

Creative Boom

Aardman and Greenpeace have launched a powerful new animated film to highlight the plight of the world's oceans.

This Artist Blends Human Bodies And Animal Faces Together

Design You Trust

Ahmad Habash is a visual storyteller, director, and animator with extensive experience in different areas such as animation, illustration, videography, and paper-craft.

A Dad Recreates His Kids Animal Doodles: ‘Things I Have Drawn’

Trendland

Have you ever wondered what the world would look like if children’s drawings were real? Wonder no more. Viral Instagram sensation ‘Things I Have Drawn‘ does just that – and the results are amazing!

Noted: New Logo for Northrop Grumman

Under Consideration / Brand

“Inch Forward”. 1939) " Northrop Grumman is a pioneering company. We design, develop, build and support some of the world's most advanced products, from cutting-edge aircraft and next-generation spacecraft to unrivaled cyber security systems and all-seeing radars.

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China is named as the 'most creative' country in the 2019 World Design Rankings

Creative Boom

China has scooped first place in the World Design Rankings , making it the most creative country on the planet. That's according to the A' Design Awards – one of the largest art and design competitions in the world.

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Join the School of Visual Arts Division of Continuing Education for Spring 2020 Info Sessions

Colossal

Artwork by Gabrielle Mazza. Spring 2020 Info Sessions . Courses begin January 27. School of Visual Arts, Division of Continuing Education. From one-day workshops to semester-long courses, take the opportunity to immerse yourself and be inspired. .

Where is Photography Banned?

Feature Shoot

In the last decade, photographers covering stories for The New York Times , Getty Images , National Geographic , and more have been arrested for taking pictures on US soil.

Reviewed: New Logo and Identity for Prostorcrew by Roma Erohnovich

Under Consideration / Brand

“Welcome to a New Era”. Established in 2013, Prostorcrew is an event management and event design company based in Moscow, Russia.

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Liam Wong's debut monograph is a cyberpunk-inspired exploration of a neon-soaked nocturnal Tokyo

Creative Boom

Late-night taxi rides, rain-soaked streets, a fleeting glimpse of the last train home – video game designer-turned-photographer Liam Wong reveals a neon-soaked journey into the nocturnal world of Tokyo.

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Kieran Murray Brilliantly Photoshops Toy Godzilla In His Photos, Again!

Design You Trust

Ryan thinks he deserves a holiday from destroying cities. Freelance photographer Kieran Murray (previously) rounded up his photos for the past 4 years and decided to add toy Godzilla into them to make it seem like they are exploring the world together. Because he was bored.

Inspiring “Rules” for Students and Teachers are Visualized in Colorful Illustrations by Caitlin Keegan

Brown Paper Bag

Corita Kent was an artist and educator as well as an advocate for social justice during the 20th century. During her career, she taught in, and eventually headed, the art department at Immaculate Heart College in Los Angeles.

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Reviewed: Friday Likes 313: From Korotich, Futura, and Pendo

Under Consideration / Brand

“From Korotich, Futura, and Pendo”. A range of food-festive and strong-type projects this week, with work from Moscow, Mexico City, and Vancouver. AGON by Korotich.

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Martin Andersen's charged and emotional photographs of diehard Tottenham Hotspur football fans

Creative Boom

Photographer and life-long Tottenham Hotspur fan, Martin Andersen has turned his camera on his fellow fans to capture the atmosphere of hundreds of football games at home, away and across Europe, right up until 2017 when the last game played at the White Hart Lane stadium.

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Animal-Human Hybrids Spotted on New York Subway in Surreal Paintings by Matthew Grabelsky

Colossal

Images courtesy of the artist, used with permission. Los Angeles-based artist Matthew Grabelsky ( previously ) is back with a new collection of oil paintings of people with animal heads casually navigating the New York City subway system.

The Complete Graphic Designer Salary Breakdown (2020 Update)

Shillington

Are you getting paid correctly for the work you do, and the level of experience you have? It’s an important question, but one that too few working in graphic design ask themselves on a regular basis.

Noted: New Logo and Identity for Klaipeda University by Andstudio

Under Consideration / Brand

“Making Waves”. 1991) " Klaip?da da University today enters into third decade of existence.

Claire Prouvost on the joy of social media, turning a hobby into a career and going freelance

Creative Boom

Claire Prouvost is a French illustrator, painter, graphic designer and street artist based in Dublin, Ireland. Known for her drawings of charismatic women in a bold, pop and minimalist style, she has worked with the likes of Gucci, Lavazza, Penguin Vintage, and Becks.

Through playful illustration, Seed Magazeen brings kids closer to nature

Its Nice That

Illustrators Jack Snelling and Lizzie Lomax’s illustrated magazine aims to inspire the next generation to care about the environment. Read more

Russian Illustrator Recreates All Episodes Of The Mandalorian As Vintage Comic Book Covers

Design You Trust

The Star Wars saga of 42 years wrapped up at the end of 2019, but a Disney+ hit show The Mandalorian came to save the day by taking us back to the Star Wars universe set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order.

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Noted: New Logo and Identity for Laithwaites by I&CO

Under Consideration / Brand

“Hints of Watercolor with a Smooth Finish”. 1969) " Laithwaites started in 1969, when a young Tony Laithwaite drove a van filled with wine from Bordeaux to the UK hoping to share his excitement at tasting delicious, authentic locally-bottled wines (a man and a van, with help from his nan).

Becoming Umberto tells the humble story of a traditional sign-writer from West Yorkshire

Creative Boom

In this documentary Becoming Umberto, husband and wife team James and Victoria Wall tell the story of Robert 'Umberto' Walker , a traditional sign-writer from West Yorkshire.

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Snails Paint the Town in Miniature Scenes Crafted by Aleia Murawski and Sam Copeland

Colossal

All images © Aleia Murawski and Sam Copeland, shared with permission. Illinois-based Aleia Murawski and Sam Copeland have a knack for creating miniature—and slimy—worlds just big enough for their tiny acquaintances to glide through.

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Luke Bird on Designing Diana Athill's Don't Look At Me Like That

Spine Magazine

Luke Bird is a graphic designer specialising in book design, branding, food packaging and limited edition packaging for music and books. Here he takes us through his process for creating modern and distinct covers for Granta Editions and, in particular, Don’t Look at Me Like That by Diana Athill.

Reviewed: New Logo and Identity for CEV by Alphabet

Under Consideration / Brand

“Uncanny Volley”.

Peter Chan's latest oil paintings explore superstition, tradition and identity in Asia

Creative Boom

In his latest series, Ideals and Traditions, artist Peter Chan explores themes of gender ideology, superstition, identity and popular culture in Asia.

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Stunning Photographs from 2019 Ocean Art Contest Explore Depths of Ocean Life Around the World

Colossal

“Crab-Eater Seal” by Greg Lecoeur, Best of Show. All images © Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition 2019, shared with permission.

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Indian Photographer Nitish Madan Captures Breathtaking Moments From The Lives Of Tigers

Design You Trust

Nitish Madan – an Indian wildlife photographer – has a soft spot for tigers. “I I have a strange connection with them,” he told one media outlet. When I see one, I just can’t take my eyes off it. They ooze power and magnetism and are breathtaking to see in the wild.

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Noted: New Logo and Identity for Kearney by Siegel+Gale

Under Consideration / Brand

“AT Long Last”. 1926, previously A.T. Kearney) " Kearney is an American global management consulting firm that focuses on strategic and operational CEO-agenda issues facing businesses, governments and institutions around the globe.

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Alphabet brings out the personality behind Football Beyond Borders in an identity refresh

Creative Boom

Manchester branding agency Alphabet has given Football Beyond Borders an identity overhaul to reveal some of the personality and culture behind the charity.

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