Sat.Jun 27, 2020 - Fri.Jul 03, 2020

9 Laws of Typography That Every App Designer Should Know

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Juned Ghanchi. Typography will always be a key element of graphic design. It has also become a critical factor in the success of app development and design.

8 Animated CSS & JavaScript Code Snippets That Celebrate Summer

Speckyboy Design Magazine

There’s a reason why so many of us look forward to summer. It provides an opportunity to get outdoors and away from our desks. Then there’s the chance to spend more time with friends and family. As they say, adventure is out there.

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Stone lettering and variable fonts, what can the future of typography learn from the past?

Its Nice That

In the pursuit of pixel-perfect typography, have we lost the origins of its artistry in place of efficiency? We talk to contemporary typographers as well as stone letterers who are keeping the origins of the discipline alive, asking what is lost and gained in the movement from physical to digital.

Boost your career by entering the world's biggest design contest, the A' Design Awards

Creative Boom

Getting an award for your work can really help boost your career, widen your scope for potential clients, and help you charge more as a freelancer. But you can't win a competition without entering. So this year, why not go the extra mile?

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Best XP-Pen Tablets for Graphic Designers

Just Creative

Founded in Japan, XP-Pen started in 2005 developing tablets for graphic designers. Throughout the company’s history, they have maintained a dedication to research, design, production, and the marketing of digital tablets.

Video Tutorial: How to Create a Gold Foil Effect in Photoshop

Spoon Graphics

In today’s Adobe Photoshop tutorial I’m going to show you a handy technique for creating a gold foil effect that looks just like the hot foil stamping printing finish that adds luxurious embellishments to printed products.

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Womb Stories: Nisha Ganatra directs 'boundary-smashing' animated campaign for Libresse & Bodyform

Creative Boom

Golden Globe winner and Emmy nominated Nisha Ganatra has directed Womb Stories , a unique and beautiful animated film for Libresse & Bodyform that hopes to dispel myths, encourage a positive conversation and address the life-changing moments in a woman's life, from miscarriages and the menopause to endometriosis.

7 Web Design Tactics to Build Long-Lasting Connections with Visitors

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Manish Dudharejia. How many websites do you visit on an average day? With millions of options for nearly every search query imaginable, you could easily spend hours perusing through dozens of sites that offer the same information.

A Month in Photos: June


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What Graphic Design Trends Are Going Out Of Style?


A graphic designer is a highly-demanding profession that requires not only a wide array of skills and vast expertise but also thinking ahead and breaking the rules. Even veterans must continuously upgrade their skills and expand their knowledge to stay on top of the game.

Paintings by Jérôme Lagarrigue inspired by an impassioned plea to 'end the racial nightmare'

Creative Boom

In his latest series, French-American artist Jérôme Lagarrigue explores the theme of urban violence and the challenges the black community still faces in America today.

15 Marketing Tips To Grow Your New Business

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Fazreen Razeek. Whether you’re a freelance graphic designer or heading up a new video production company, there are certain steps you need to take in order to make sure that your business kicks off strong and makes an impact from the get-go.

Photographer Spotlight: Durimel


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Reviewed: Follow-up: New Logo and Identity for NI by Gretel

Under Consideration / Brand

“Put Your Test Foot Forward”. Established in 1976, NI (National Instruments) develops automated test and automated measurement systems that help engineers across various industries, from automotive to electronics to energy, by providing software-connected systems and hardware.

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Lived Experience: Delphine Diallo's powerful portraits of LGBTQ+ people aged over 50

Creative Boom

Even with the extraordinary strides the LGBTQ+ movement has made in civil rights, acceptance, and visibility over the past half-century, a growing portion of the community remains largely invisible, its concerns relegated to the margins.

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9 Best Macbook Pro Monitors in 2020

Just Creative

Every few years it seems Apple announces the release of the latest version of the Macbook Pro and people want to get the best tech they can to make their work look its best when being displayed from a laptop.

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The 15 Best Flyer Templates for Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator

Speckyboy Design Magazine

If you’re designing a flyer for a special occasion, then you don’t want to miss this roundup. We’ve gathered the best flyer templates for Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator that you can use as inspiration or to save time during your design process.

Reviewed: New Logo and Identity for Laka by Ragged Edge

Under Consideration / Brand

“Hell hath no Fury Laka Cyclist Scorned”.

The Forgotten Cowboys: Photographs that celebrate the history of black cowboys in America

Creative Boom

John Ferguson's series, The Forgotten Cowboys , began in New York City when he was watching a group of African-American horseman dressed as cowboys parading through Times Square. "I I needed to find out more," the London photographer told Creative Boom. "So

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How to Build Brand Recognition with Great SEO

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Matt Diggity. Your brand is your company’s most valuable asset. Brand identity includes visual elements such as your logo, slogan and color scheme. But it also encompasses the relationship you have with your staff, customers and other stakeholders.

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13 Canadian Designers to Watch

Azure Magazine

Those who call the territory now known as Canada home have many reasons to be thankful. The safe, dynamic cities. The abundant natural wonders. A rich history shaped by a growing multitude of voices. And, for a relatively small population, a wealth of design talent from coast to coast to coast.

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Reviewed: New Logo and Identity for OneFootball by DesignStudio

Under Consideration / Brand

“For Kicks”. Established in 2008, OneFootball is a football (soccer) media platform headquartered in Berlin, Germany.

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Recreate Andy Warhol's famous screenprint of Marilyn Monroe with new LEGO Art sets

Creative Boom

For those of you who love a challenging LEGO kit, not just to enjoy building but to proudly display in your home, prepare yourself for new wall art sets that give you the chance, for example, to recreate Andy Warhol's famous 1967 screenprint of Marilyn Monroe.

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The Types of Freelance Design Clients You Should Avoid

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Once they’re out of design school and battling it out in the real world, designers can find themselves in a pretty crappy predicament.

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The 13 Step Graphic Design Process (Simple & Effective)


As we all know by now and despite what some people may think, the graphic design process is much more than just shoving words and pictures on a page or “just” designing a logo. Any graphic design project is intricate and has multiple steps.

Photographer Spotlight: DeSean McClinton-Holland


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Photographs that capture the rainbow prism-effect of sunlight passing through hummingbirds' wings

Creative Boom

Many of us have noticed and appreciated the heightened sound of birdsong during lockdown; here in south Manchester we even have a population of tropical parakeets that brighten up the skies with their green feathers and red beaks (locals think they're from escaped pets in the '70s).

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Milton Glaser, pioneering graphic designer and creator of the iconic I ? NY logo, has died

Its Nice That

One of the creative industry’s most revered, influential and best loved designers passed away on Friday, on his 91st birthday.

The 5 Biggest Pains in Website Maintenance

Speckyboy Design Magazine

As the web has evolved over time, website complexity has trended upward. Technology has allowed us to do more than ever. Between content management systems (CMS), code frameworks and other technological advancements, high-end functionality is at our fingertips.

Illustrator Spotlight: Austin Rossborough


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The team behind Glastonbury's Shangri-La to host world's largest virtual arts and music festival

Creative Boom

Although Glastonbury was sadly postponed this year, fans will be happy to hear that the team behind the festival's Shangri-La are set to host the world's largest virtual arts and music festival this weekend, featuring 150 acclaimed artists.

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Noted: New Logo and Identity for Kearney Group by Self-titled

Under Consideration / Brand

“Logic at the Disco”. 1986) " Kearney Group is a nationally-recognised, multidisciplinary financial services firm based in Abbotsford, Melbourne.

25 Free Grunge & Distressed Photoshop Brush Sets

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Typically, the timeless and always popular grunge design style is characterized by its aged and fading visual graphics, with either broken or misshapen design elements and is entirely inspired by industrial architecture, urban decay, or in its simplest form, graffiti.

The Best Album Covers of All Time

Design Roast

Few things speak to the human spirit as deeply as music. We all have a favorite song, and certain tunes bring back memories of happier times. The album covers matching those melodies deliver just as much nostalgia.