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11 Powerful Graphic Design Tips

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Photo by Sarah Pflug from Burst. If you’re a beginner, chances are you’re looking for some high-impact graphic design tips to help you quickly improve your skills and understand the industry. Perhaps for years, you didn’t fully grasp what a graphic designer does.

How to Apply Cyberpunk Style Color Grading & Neon Effects to Your Photos

Spoon Graphics

The cyberpunk aesthetic is commonly associated with densely populated, futuristic cities illuminated by bright neon signs and advertisements.

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How Web Designers Can Help in a Crisis

Speckyboy Design Magazine

As I write this, the lives of potentially billions of people have been altered in one way or another. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an untold amount of changes – both big and small – not to mention tragic. To be sure, this is a crisis on a global scale.

Metamorphism and chess-inspired illustrative packaging designs for Salad & Jam

Creative Boom

Romania-based food and beverage design agency, CreativeByDefinition has created the striking packaging for the range Salad & Jam.

Benefits of Approval Studio Proofing Tool for Designers and Creative Teams

Designer Daily

Among all of the design agencies’ headaches, artwork proofing is probably one of the most acute ones.

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Printed Pandemic: Plague Books

I Love Typography

The Black Death of the fourteenth century, a disease named after the symptomatic boils and darkened skin caused by internal bleeding, claimed as many as 200 million lives.

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Gali Erez on working in-house for Wix, her love of UX and how it feels to solve web design problems

Creative Boom

Gali Erez is Head of Product for Editor X , a new website design tool created by Wix that hopes to ditch any need for CSS skills. She joined Wix in 2015 as a senior UX designer before becoming the manager of all UX consumer experience groups at the platform.

Graphic Design Dictionary | Web Basics

Six Leaf Design

This month I’m starting a new series to help explain some of the common terms that I use everyday as a graphic designer, but that may not be as commonly known to others.

Queremos Sonreír by Mucho

BP&O

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Design Fails: 10 Times Typography Ruined the Day

Creative Market

Typography, the art and science of displaying letters to make the written word read well and also visually pleasing, is a fickle beast. While you naturally don’t expect design fails to happen when you arrange type for graphic design, they occur with enough frequency to make you shake your head.

36 Days of Type gloriously illustrated and animated by Manchester designer Robert Lomas

Creative Boom

If you weren't already aware, 36 Days of Type invites artists to create a letter a day and post their creations on Instagram using the '36 Days' hashtag. It was a challenge Manchester designer Robert Lomas set himself recently to boost his skills.

Artist Spotlight: Clément Thoby

Booooooom

A selection of pastel drawings by Paris-based illustrator and background designer Clément Thoby. Clément Thoby’s Website. Clément Thoby on Instagram. Drawing artist Clément Thoby drawings illustrator paris pastel

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20 Free Admin Dashboard UI Templates for Photoshop & Sketch App

Speckyboy Design Magazine

In recent years, much has changed in the way web users interact with dashboard data and complete simple backend tasks.

Reviewed: New Logo and Identity for Copper by Siren

Under Consideration / Brand

“A Penny to your Name”. Established in 2019 and launching this year, Copper is an all-digital bank, built specifically for teenagers.

Bisa Butler's work aims to 'reorient angst and despair' faced by Black Americans

Creative Boom

Created entirely from cotton, silk, wool and velvet quilted and appliqué; it would be easy to assume the work of artist Bisa Butler is somewhat traditional – feminine, maybe, and delicate. But while it's undoubtedly exquisitely detailed and nuanced, it really packs a punch.

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Photographer Spotlight: Laurent Roch

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Photo france in situ laurent roch photographer photography

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37 Creative Logo Designs for Inspiration #64

Graphic Design Junction

What is a LOGO? A logo is something that has a significant impact on how your customers perceive your business. Hence, naturally, you would want your brand to be outstanding enough to stand tall, among others.

Reviewed: New Logo and Identity for Inner West Council by For The People

Under Consideration / Brand

“Join the Inner Circle”. Established in 2016, Inner West Council is a local government area located in, as its name implies, the inner western region of (not implied) Sydney, Australia.

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Tips on working from home: How to stay motivated and sane

Creative Boom

For many of us, working from home is nothing new. We know only too well the joy of not having a commute, being able to keep costs low and giving ourselves a flexible schedule. But we also know that it can be lonely and soul-destroying at times.

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“sur-la-Rouge” by Photographer Josée Schryer

Booooooom

Photo josée schryer montreal photographer photography sur-la-Rouge

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25 Fresh Freebies for Web & Graphic Designers

Graphic Design Junction

Fresh free high quality Freebies download for commercial projects. There are thirty five useful web and graphic resources designed by professionals.

VIS-UEL Blends Minimalist Design with High Fashion Photography

Trendland

Blending her love of art, editorial and high fashion, Gemma Hewson, the London-based mixed-media artist behind VIS-UEL, creates work with the intent to evoke curiosity and emotion.

Striking paintings by Caroline Walker of her mother, cooking, cleaning and tidying at home

Creative Boom

In her latest series of paintings, Janet, Caroline Walker focuses on her mother, as she goes about her daily tasks; cooking, cleaning, tidying and tending the garden of the Fife home where the Scottish artist spent her childhood.

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“The Centurion” by Photographer Brian Ulrich

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Photo Brian Ulrich photographer photography the centurion

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Best Business Cards Print Ready Templates

Graphic Design Junction

Simple and Clean Photoshop Business Card PSD Templates are perfect for business brand identity. These best business cards have been crafted for the true professionals. Fully editable templates, very easy to use and customize in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator & MS Word.

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Human Subjects Distorted by Nature in Double-Exposure Photographs by Christoffer Relander

Colossal

“Miss Autumn.” ” All images © Christoffer Relander, shared with permission. During the first frost in the southern region of Finland, Christoffer Relander ( previously ) shot dense patches of branches, ferns, and blades of grass as part of a new set of double-exposure photographs.

Viktorija Semjonova on surviving as an illustrator during challenging times and why kindness will save the day

Creative Boom

Viktorija Semjonova is a Latvian born, London-based illustrator who came to the UK to study illustration and graduated with first-class honours right at the height of the 2009 global financial crisis. But despite a challenging start, the last decade has proved fruitful for Viktorija.

Illustrator Spotlight: Leaf Kim

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Illustration hannah kim illustrator leaf kim toronto

100+ Best MockUps PSD Templates

Graphic Design Junction

Big collection of free PSD mockups to present your work in a professional way. Download realistic free mockups, designed by artistic graphic designers for commercial and personal use.

The 100 Best Free Fonts for Designers

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Are you struggling to find that particular typeface that matches your creative vision? Then you’ve come to the right place! We do know how difficult and time-consuming it can be to find good, high-quality fonts, so we’ve done the searching for you.

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Bielke&Yang's redesign of one of Norway's biggest magazines aims to help build 'a better future'

Creative Boom

Oslo-based Bielke&Yang has recently completed a significant redesign of one of Norway's biggest magazines, OBOS-bladet.

“La Presa” by Photographer Kevin Serna

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Photo chicago kevin serna la presa photographer photography

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Bored indoors? Young Studio illustrates new Scouts guide to 100+ home-based activities

Its Nice That

From writing poetry to making catapults out of lolly sticks, the illustrations and animations feature fun things for kids (and adults) to do while holed up inside.

Weekly News for Designers ? 532

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Why In-Person Conferences Are Still Relevant for Web Designers – While conferences are understandably being held virtually or canceled, it will be nice to get back to in-person events. Snapfont – A browser extension that lets you test Google Fonts on a live website.