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10+1 Web Design Secrets That No One Ever Tells You

Graphic Mama

As a web designer you’ve got plenty to think about, it’s a competitive international market and you want to succeed. You’ve got the skills, creative flair, and imagination but it might not be enough.

6 Valuable Branding Lessons from Millionaire Entrepreneurs

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Harsh Nankani. Whether you’re developing a business brand, personal brand or both, it’s important to learn from those who have gone before you.

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Big and Bold Typography: A New Trend in Web Design

One Extra Pixel

Big and bold typography is an absolute classic of website design. It is a timeless, old-school stylistic option that works like a Swiss watch, regardless of the environment that. The post Big and Bold Typography: A New Trend in Web Design appeared first on Onextrapixel.

An anime-inspired campaign for Wagamama by Danish anime director Mads Broni and Passion Animation Studios

Creative Boom

MullenLowe has collaborated with Danish anime director Mads Broni and Passion Animation Studios to create an anime-inspired campaign for one of the UK's favourite restaurant chains, Wagamama.

Download My FREE ‘Bad Print Effects’ Photoshop Action

Spoon Graphics

The finishing touch to any retro or vintage themed design is to apply a series of adjustments that replicate the aesthetics of the low-cost printing methods that were used for old magazine, comic and matchbook prints.

The Best Courses on Skillshare in 2020

Just Creative

What I love about Skillshare is their short format classes, teaching you valuable skills in a short amount of time! They have thousands of classes in many different categories, as shown below.

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An Almost Comically Diverse Parade of Wildlife Crosses a Log Bridge in Pennsylvania


log in Pennsylvania has gotten a lot of foot—and talon and paw—traffic during the last year. In trail camera footage captured by photographer Robert Bush Sr. local wildlife is shown crossing the downed tree throughout 2018 and 2019.

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Graphite & Charcoal Procreate Brush Set for Premium Members

Spoon Graphics

Access All Areas members have a great set of Procreate brushes to download this week, courtesy of Riveros Illustration. This Graphite and Charcoal brush set contains 25 brushes made specifically for drawing realistic portraits.

Best Computers for Graphic Designers in 2020

Just Creative

The right technology can not only help you work faster but can also make the images that you create look amazing from start to finish. When we looked at the list of computers for graphic designers we recommended back in 2018 , we knew that as time went on, the technology would get better.

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Reviewed: New Logo and Identity for Majority by Bold

Under Consideration / Brand

“Power for the Minority”.

Five things they never tell you about becoming a graphic designer

Creative Boom

On a typical graphic design course at university, you'll learn about classic design theory: grids, the colour wheel, the golden ratio. What you don't always learn is what earning a living as a designer, day to day, is actually like.

Floral-and-Frond Compositions Shape Energetic Wildlife by Raku Inoue


“Whale” (2020). All images © Raku Inoue. Known for his botanical arrangements of beetles, insects, and butterflies, Raku Inoue once again is bringing flora and fauna together.

What Employers Really Want – Readying Designers for the World of Work

Just Creative

This article was contributed by Nancy Miller, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at Texas A&M University. As an academic teaching graphic design, keeping up with the ever-evolving shifts in technology and forecasting occupational trends in professional practice can be overwhelming.

Reviewed: New Logo and Identity for Pleo by Koto

Under Consideration / Brand

“Power to the Pleople”. Established in 2015, Pleo is a financial services company that offers smart payment cards with a system optimized to manage a company's employee expenses.

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How to start a podcast in 2020: A step-by-step guide for beginners

Creative Boom

As you might have seen lately, I've launched a podcast for Creative Boom , opening up another platform to celebrate, inspire and support the creative community. It's been something I've wanted to do for a while but never had the time, courage or confidence.

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A 3D Artist Imagines the Realistic Fossilized Skulls of Endearing Cartoon Characters


“Canis Goofus – USA, 1932.” ” All images © Filip Hodas. A Prague-based artist is memorializing some of his favorite cartoons with a series of convincing fossils that provide an unconventional look at the skeletons of animated characters.

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Craft Your Brand Story in 8 Simple Steps

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Jeff Blaylock. Communication and interaction with customers have always played a key role in a brand’s success. People like feeling that companies approach them individually, try to meet their needs, and pay special attention to their enquiries.

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Noted: New Logo and Identity for Bristol Myers Squibb by Siegel+Gale

Under Consideration / Brand

“Don’t Bite the Hand that Heals You”. 1887) " Bristol Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and delivering innovative medicines for patients with serious diseases.

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A guide to the UK and Ireland's best art and design conferences in 2020

Creative Boom

If you're looking for creative inspiration, advice and insight to push your skills, or you want to enjoy a day or two away from your desk, then here's our guide to this year's best creative conferences.

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Weekly News for Designers ? 530

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Faux Code Generator – A tool for turning real code (GitHub Gists) into a faux code SVG. Examples of Combining Halftone Effects with Code – A collection of code snippets that put a new spin on the classic halftone pattern.

Best Laptops for Video Editing, Motion Graphics & Animation in 2020

Just Creative

When your business means editing video after video to provide your client with the best possible result, having a laptop that lacks the power and the gear to get the job done can cause serious problems.

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Reviewed: New Logo and Packaging for Paperlike by Daniel Flösser

Under Consideration / Brand

“Be as Paper My Friend”. Created in 2017 by Hamburg, Germany-based Jan Sapper, Paperlike is an iPad screen protector that makes writing, sketching, and/or drawing on it, in combination with the Apple Pencil, feel like you're doing it on paper.

Photographs by Maria Lax of her small hometown in Finland, a hotspot for UFO sightings in the 1960s

Creative Boom

When you think of Finland, what do you imagine? Snow-capped trees, reindeer and log cabins? Or aliens from outer space? In her latest series, photographer Maria Lax reveals a hidden past, only known by locals.

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Gender Switch: Iconic Household Brand Mascots Redesigned by CDA

The Logo Smith

The post Gender Switch: Iconic Household Brand Mascots Redesigned by CDA appeared first on The Logo Smith All Content © 2020 |. Gender Switch: Iconic Household Brand Mascots Redesigned by CDA.

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Best Computer Mouse for Designers & Creatives in 2020

Just Creative

With all of the amazing technology out there that can help us in our daily lives whether personally or getting work done, there is truly one piece of technology that is a marvel and that’s the computer mouse.

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Explore Curiosity’s New 1.8-Billion-Pixel Panorama of Mars


?. While many Americans were enjoying a few days off of work for the Thanksgiving holiday, Curiosity Mars Rover ( previously ) was busy taking more than 1,000 photographs of the Red Planet.

Paperwhite-Studio's brand refresh for Gene & Georgetti, a famous steakhouse in Chicago

Creative Boom

Brooklyn-based Paperwhite-Studio has given a new lease of life to Gene & Georgetti , a traditional steakhouse in Chicago that has welcomed Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope, and Lucille Ball during its 80 years of business.

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Examples of Combining Halftone Effects with Code

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Halftone patterns, those intensely-dotted images, are a mainstay of both print and web design. While traditionally used as a means of faithfully reproducing images in print, it has also become a style all its own.

Drag Queen Comics by Illustrator Cheyne Gallarde


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Nearly 100,000 Images by Harlem Photographer Shawn Walker Acquired by Library of Congress


Shawn Walker, “Neighbor at 124 W. 117th St, Harlem, New York” (Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division).

OH+CO develops the identity for premium CBD brand Aire

Creative Boom

OH+CO is behind the identity for premium CBD brand Aire – a name that shares the Leeds studio's street address, but only by coincidence. Aire is a "simple, everyday way of giving your body and mind a helping hand to stay well". It contains three premium CBD oils at 5%, 10% and 15% strength.

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20 Free Nature Brushes for Photoshop

Speckyboy Design Magazine

When creating nature-inspired designs, it’s vital to have a variety of tools in your toolbox. And when you’re working with Photoshop, a major toolset comes in the form of brushes. Not to fret, however. You don’t need to go hunting around for brushes that suit your next project.

Noted: New Name, Logo, and Identity for The Ruby Company by One Design Company

Under Consideration / Brand

“Diamond in the Rough”. 1996) " The Ruby Company (formerly Ruby Robinson Produce) is one of the largest suppliers of fresh produce to national and regional grocery chains, restaurants, and distributors across the country.". Design by. One Design Company (Chicago, IL). Related links.

Impasto-Style Brushstrokes Hover Mid-Air in Illustrative Murals by Sean Yoro


All images © Sean Yoro. Hawaii-born artist Sean Yoro ( previously ), aka Hula, pairs his illustrative murals of partial figures with bold brushstrokes that hover along building walls.

Insider tips on how to make it as a professional illustrator

Creative Boom

Whether you're thinking of quitting your job and going it alone, or are already a seasoned freelancer, it's always good to get the benefit of other illustrators' experience.

How to Let Go of That Failing Creative Idea

Speckyboy Design Magazine

We’ve all made excuses for why we haven’t gotten started on something we really want to do. We’re too busy, or we haven’t prepared enough to get started.

Illustrator Tutorials: 33 New Adobe Illustrator Tuts Learn Drawing and Illustration

Graphic Design Junction

Fresh free Adobe Illustrator tutorials and video tutorials you can watch our on YouTube to Learn How to Create Beautiful Vector illustrations art.