Sat.Sep 05, 2020 - Fri.Sep 11, 2020

Six of the best reasons to learn visual design in the 2020s

Creative Boom

While many professions have been struggling in 2020, the need for visual designers has not disappeared. Indeed, from the urgent need for new signage to the broader shift of retail to online, the demand for talented designers has only been increasing.

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Body Experimental Type visualises human movement through typography

Its Nice That

The Antwerp-based type designer talks us through his typographic project combining performance with design featuring costumes by Binyan Wu.

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5 Most Famous Illustrators


Illustrations are great pieces of art. There are so many great works out there, and we’ll be taking on some of the most influential and famous illustrators, and their works. Famous Illustrators. Charles M. Schultz. Giger. Richard Corben. William Blake. Maurice Sendak. Charles M. Schultz.

Video Tutorial: How To Create a Vintage Logo T-Shirt Design

Spoon Graphics

In today’s Adobe Photoshop tutorial I’m going to show you how you can easily create cool looking vintage logo designs by combining antique illustrations with some visually interesting text styles and layouts.

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.

Perfectly imperfect women: the playful illustrations of Lucia Lenders

Creative Boom

Living and working in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Lucia Lenders 's work is playful, dynamic and what she calls "perfectly imperfect".

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Hanji by Studio fnt


Text by Richard Baird. Hanji is a new brand of traditional Korean papers from KCDF created to, not just inspire interest in both professionals and the general public nationally and internationally, but to also serve as a symbol of the craft inherent to the paper making workshops.

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“Black Space” by Photographer Kwasi Boyd-Bouldin


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Daydreaming in Japan: a colouring book inspired by the streets of Nippon

Creative Boom

If you've been lucky enough to visit Japan, you'll no doubt yearn to one day return to this most unique and visually inspiring of countries.

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[Tutorial] How to Fix Photo Exposure Using Photoshop

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Bunty Singh. You’ve spent time and money on a fantastic photoshoot – complete with model, a perfect location and even great weather.

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.

Graphic Design No. 14, 1964


Text by Richard Baird. Graphic Design / ?????????? was a monthly Japanese magazine published by Diamond Publishing that explored graphic design and visual culture.

“Crown Ditch and the Prairie Castle” by Photographer Kyler Zeleny


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I Wish: calligraphic mural by Seb Lester pays tribute to Persian poet Hafez

Creative Boom

When you're seeking inspiration for your creative work, just finding something you like isn't always enough. Something you love, something that makes a real emotional connection, will work much better in spurring you to create something special yourself.

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5 Simple Tips for Effective Social Video Branding Campaigns

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Victor Blasco. As likes, shares, comments and overall interactions become more valuable every day, social media has become a must for any brand seeking a robust online presence. However, increasing your social engagement can be tricky.

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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.

Famous Logo and Brands Redesigned in a Minimal Monochromatic Style by Kunel Gaur

The Logo Smith

The post Famous Logo and Brands Redesigned in a Minimal Monochromatic Style by Kunel Gaur appeared first on The Logo Smith All Content © 2020 The Logo Smith.™ |.

“In Color in Japan” by Photographer Shin Noguchi


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Photographs of precious pups at their famous mid-century modern homes in Palm Springs

Creative Boom

Acclaimed fine art photographer Nancy Baron has turned her lens on the precious four-legged residents of Palm Springs, documenting pet dogs against the backdrop of their mid-century modern homes.

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Graphic design is political: Jonathan Barnbrook on how we can build a better industry

Its Nice That

Despite his immeasurable impact on the design industry, Jonathan Barnbrook has single-mindedly stuck to what he believes in. Features

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

Juxtaposition with French Graphic Designer Élise Rigollet


Words Kylie McDowell. Élise Rigollet is a Paris-based freelance graphic designer working with both studios and clients direct.

Photographer Spotlight: Ruby Rossini


Ruby Rossini. Ruby Rossini’s Website. Ruby Rossini on Instagram. Photo art director editor pick london photographer photography Ruby Rossini submission

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Mural festival brings colour and life to London

Creative Boom

As one of the few forms of creativity not shut down due to the pandemic, there's been a marked rise in interest in street art in 2020.

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The 12 Best Double Exposure Effect Photoshop Action Sets

Speckyboy Design Magazine

When you’re working on post-production for your photographs, it’s vital to have some time savers on hand. With this in mind, Photoshop actions are the most likely choice for achieving the end results you want.

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.

AZ Awards 2020: The Trophy, the All-Stars, the Gala Program!

Azure Magazine

With the 10th annual AZ Awards Gala just a week away, Azure is excited to share what we have planned. Taking place on Friday, September 18 – in a year that has changed the ways in which we tackle all types of endeavours – the gala will be online.

“From a Small Island” by Photographer Andrew Jackson


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Earthy but electric: Two Stories creates vibrant branding for new sustainability body

Creative Boom

Few sectors of the economy have been affected more by the pandemic than events. But the industry is fighting back with new initiatives. Recently, for example, 12 event agencies have come together to found isla , a new organisation to promote environmental sustainability within the business.

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Jumping Through Hoops for Prospective Web Design Clients

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Booking new clients for your web design business is challenging. First you have to find someone who is interested in your services. Then it’s a matter of hammering out an agreement so that you can start your journey together. When read aloud, it sounds easier than it really is.

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.

If We Drew Modern Animals The Way We Draw Dinosaurs, Based On Bones Alone

Design You Trust

Baboon When we see illustrations of dinosaurs done by Paleoartists in books the skeletal reconstructions are what many artists depend on when trying to draw dinosaurs. But what happens when you try to apply that to modern day animals? More: C.M.

Booooooom Shop: Limited Edition Print by Gianluca Attoli


"The Dream Is Always The Same" (Edition of 40) $100. Photo gianluca attoli photographer photography

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Creatives who graduated in the last recession offer their career tips to the class of 2020

Creative Boom

Great things come out of hard times. We started Creative Boom during the global recession of 2007-2009 and haven't looked back. Others who suffered during that time have gone on to do great things, too. Started businesses, enjoyed interesting careers, found their passions.

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