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What Is Design Theory? The Only Guide You Need


The words ‘design theory’ might make you freeze up as the idea of getting theoretical was definitely not what you signed up for. Though, trust us, it’s not as complicated as it sounds, but it is a really important thing for designers to get to grips with.

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How to Create the Best Home Remodeling Logo for Your Business

Graphic Design Junction

Home improvement has actually been developing into a growing company today. Any type of given city or market has numerous established and upcoming names supplying a wide range of services in this field. The ever-increasing competitors in the field have actually made logo layout an essential facet.

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Finding the Real Value of Social Media for Web Designers

Speckyboy Design Magazine

A few years ago, social media was the apple of every marketer’s eye. It was supposed to boost our businesses and provide a whole new level of engagement with potential customers. So, how’s that working out?

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The Knockout Method is my New Favourite Photoshop Technique

Spoon Graphics

No matter how long you have been a Photoshop user, there are always new tips and tricks to learn! I recently came across a new technique that has transformed the way I work.

Celebrating the unsung talents of 'The Herb Lubalin of England'

Creative Boom

This month sees the opening of the Men of Letters exhibition , which showcases the work of "two of the lettering world's great unsung heroes" – Tony Forster and Phill Grimshaw.

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The 15 Best Brushes for Procreate 

Just Creative

The Procreate app is quickly becoming one of the most popular programs for creating art that the iPad offers. By turning the iPad into a drawing table, it opens up the possibilities for any artists who might not consider the iPad a viable design option.

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Print Peppermint: the Online Printer that Goes for Quality over Quantity

Designer Daily

If you are a graphic designer who regularly needs to print his work, you know how frustrating it can be to work with some online printers. Most just have the price as their top-selling point. Print Peppermint made other choices.

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Vaughan Oliver: Archive – a limited reprint by Unit Editions in memory of the legendary designer

Creative Boom

Following the untimely death of Vaughan Oliver in December, Unit Editions received a surge in orders for Vaughan Oliver: Archive, a book that sold out quickly during its original release.

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How to Level Up as A Designer: Interview with Jacob Cass

Just Creative

I had the pleasure of speaking with fellow Aussie, Frank on his G’day Design Life podcast called Two Red Chairs , on how to level up as a designer.

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50 Free Wireframe Templates for Mobile, Web and UX Design

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Save 99% off This Treasure Trove of Design Resources

Spoon Graphics

The Creative’s Complete Treasure Trove is a brand new bundle of best-selling design resources currently discounted by 99%, which reduces the regular price of $2717 down to just $29 for a limited time only.

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MadeTo creates expressive new identity for an old but future-facing arts institution

Creative Boom

The Kortrijk Conservatory is one of the leading institutions for the performing arts in West Flanders and celebrates its 150th birthday this year.

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Launch with a Bang: 17 Tips for Successfully Launching a New Business Website

Just Creative

This article was contributed by Smash Digital. In today’s day and age, a website is not just an additional marketing tool, let alone a glorified brochure. It is an essential branding and marketing tool that should be exploited to its full potential to get the maximum benefits. .

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The 10 Most Popular Open Source Front-End Web UI Kits

Speckyboy Design Magazine

You can save loads of development time by working with frontend UI kits. The most popular is Bootstrap although far too many homogeneous sites rely on that framework. To give you some variety I’ve curated my pick of the best newer open source UI frameworks out there.

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Photographer Captures Powerful Waves On Lake Erie As Liquid Mountains

Design You Trust

Dave Sandford is a professional sports photographer of 18 years whose hometown is London, Ontario, Canada. Over the past 4 weeks, for 2 to 3 days per week, Sandford has been driving 45 minutes to Lake Erie, spending up to 6 hours a day photographing the lake.

A bold, yet distinctly Scandinavian identity for a food festival inspired by seeing farmers as 'rockstars'

Creative Boom

Scandinavian Design Group is behind some striking new branding for Matstreif , the largest food festival in Norway.

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A Verdant Botanical Animation Takes a Macro View of Nature’s Cycles


?. Spanning from day to night and from sunshine to rain and wind, “ Story of Flowers ” shows the various stages of botanical growth and the help plants get along the way.

25 Best Free Corporate Business Flyer Templates

Speckyboy Design Magazine

When you want to announce something for your business, it’s imperative that you do so in a visually appealing and engaging way. Otherwise, you’ll be hard-pressed to have potential customers remember what it is you’re offering. Branding is essential, as you likely already know.

This Artist Gives Animals A Rainbow Makeover

Design You Trust

Ramzy Masri is a talented Brooklyn-based graphic designer who uses rainbow colors as a major inspiration for his artwork.

Fluoro designs first trainers to use recently re-introduced Reebok 'Vector' logo

Creative Boom

Independent London studio Fluoro recently worked with Reebok and fitness brand WIT to design the limited edition Reebok x WIT Nano 9 shoe, as well as its accompanying campaign designs. "We

Noted: New Logo and Identity for TrueCar by Pentagram

Under Consideration / Brand

“Show One’s True Colors”. 2005) " TrueCar, Inc. exists to create a world where shopping for a car is uplifting. Our digital automotive marketplace helps car shoppers consider choices from every angle--all with a clear view of what's a great deal. We show you price ratings for new and used cars.

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Logo Guidelines Poster – Illustrator Template for Free Download by The Logo Smith

The Logo Smith

The post Logo Guidelines Poster – Illustrator Template for Free Download by The Logo Smith appeared first on The Logo Smith All Content © 2020 |. Logo Guidelines Poster – Illustrator Template for Free Download by The Logo Smith.

30 Examples of Creative Typography that Will Blow Your Mind

Graphic Design Junction

If you wanna blow your mind just step in and see yourself, how much hand-lettering creativity can improve simple words in dashing and memorable sentences. Today I’ shared best examples of lettering and typography designs that will blow your mind.

Frances Ambler's Fantastic Women is a card game with stunning portraits by illustrator Daniela Henríquez

Creative Boom

Fantastic Women by Frances Ambler and illustrated by Daniela Henríquez is a card game featuring 32 of the world's most courageous women.

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50 Totally Free Lessons in Graphic Design Theory

Tuts Plus

Looking to expand your knowledge? Check out this round-up of free lessons on graphic design theory. We can't stress how essential it's to learn the fundamentals of design. The internet has made it easy for us to share information and to learn new information.

Noted: New Logo for Sonic

Under Consideration / Brand

“Putting the Junk in Junk Food”. 1953) "Sonic Corp., more commonly known as Sonic (stylized as SONIC), is the operator of an American drive-in fast-food restaurant chain based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, that is owned by Inspire Brands, the parent company of Arby's and Buffalo Wild Wings.

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A New Film in Pastel Animates the Viral Tragicomedy Tune ‘Dinosaurs in Love’


?. Made in an impressive time span of 24 hours, “ Dinosaurs In Love ” is the official video for a 3-year-old London girl’s song of the same name.

An innovative new way of creatively celebrating modern women icons

Creative Boom

People are complex beings – especially those who are hailed as "modern female icons" – we might think we get what we do, but a brief bio and single portrait photo never tell the full story.

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How to create a moodboard and get your creative juices flowing


If you’re interested in design, chances are you’re always looking for inspiration. Which makes you the perfect candidate for building a mood board to get your creative juices flowing. You notice well-designed food packaging while wandering grocery store aisles.

Scared Of Coronavirus, Chinese People Have Started Putting Masks On Their Pets

Design You Trust

Zhou Tianxiao According to the live map that tracks the spread of coronavirus (#2019-nCoV), there are thousands people currently infected with the virus.

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A Digital Conversion Miraculously Clarifies a Classic 1896 Film to Look Like It Was Shot Yesterday


The left image is from the original film, and the right is from Denis Shiryaev’s remaking. Denis Shiryaev has found a way to clarify the world’s earliest films and their signature grainy textures.

The new San Francisco Design Week identity aims to challenge our perceptions of reality

Creative Boom

Brand strategy and design studio Landscape® has created a new identity for San Francisco Design Week (SFDW), connecting the new look with the recently announced theme for this year's festival, Intentional Distortions.

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An Office Like No Other Revives Montreal’s Olympic Tower

Azure Magazine

You can’t miss it. Inclined on a dramatic angle, the swooping tower that crowns Montreal’s Olympic Park is visible from much of the city. But its unmistakable presence conveys an uneasy legacy.

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Weekly News for Designers ? 526

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Exploring Neumorphism Through Code Snippets – See stunning examples of this new, subtle design trend. Image Dragging Effects – A set of playful effects for your images. Old CSS, new CSS – Relive the olden days of CSS. You know, before border-radius.

Star Wars Japanese Ink Warrior Paintings Give Darth Vader And Stormtroopers Samurai Portraits

Design You Trust

Given the inspiration that Akira Kurosawa’s films and the lore of samurai warriors have meant for the Star Wars franchise, it’s no surprise that affinity between Japan’s feudal warriors and the galactic epic has produced some truly awesome collaborations.

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Ragged Edge rebrands Airsorted as Houst to move away from its Airbnb-based origins

Creative Boom

Branding agency Ragged Edge has rebranded Airbnb host helper platform Airsorted, including renaming the company as Houst.

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Reviewed: Friday Likes 316: From Pendo, Bala, and Poke.

Under Consideration / Brand

“From Pendo, Bala, and Poke.”. A wide range of styles this week with work from Vancouver, Mexico City, and Yangon. Hunter Gather by Pendo. Hunter Gather is a fast casual eatery and taphouse in Whistler, British Columbia, focusing on fresh, local ingredients and great beer.

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