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10 Tell-Tale Signs That Indicate You’re a Typography Expert

Creative Market

Whether you’re on a journey to become a typography expert or just curious about what it takes, here are ten classic signs that someone has developed deep expertise in the field. You’re well-versed in typographic history.

Design's New Wave: 3 Young Creatives Bringing a Fresh Approach to Web Design

Creative Boom

Web design never stands still for long. New technologies are coming up all the time, making it easier for designers and developers to make original ideas a reality.

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How Cloud Backup Solutions Help You Save Your Designs

SpyreStudios

If you’re a web designer, you know that being able to store and access files that relate to your design ideas is critical. After all, a design can take a fair amount of time to perfect. You don’t want to waste any of that time by laboring on an idea that gets lost because it wasn’t stored properly.

“Black Sun” by Photographer Søren Solkær

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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.

Web Designers No Longer Need to Sacrifice Performance for Beauty

SpeckyBoy

Web design is a field that requires both technical knowledge and a sense of style. We not only have to envision the perfect page; we also have to build it. This Yin and Yang is a challenge. How do you create a website that looks beautiful while also maintaining peak performance?

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SEO packages suck! Here’s why

Canny

We often get asked about what our ‘packages’ look like, or how much they cost. The issue with answering that question is: we don’t offer branding packages. we don’t offer web development packages.

“Breakfast” by Photographer Niall McDiarmid

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Planting A Seed For A More Diverse Graphic Design Industry

Graphic Design USA

Summer Studio is a pilot program to introduce inner-city students to graphic design as a profession. DJ Haddad led the course in an effort to spotlight that there is a whole world of high-paying careers that exist for the creatively inclined.

Artist Rhox combines old with new in nostalgic series of motion covers for music playlists

Creative Boom

For those of you nostalgic for actual physical music – whether vinyl, cassette or CD – then you'll enjoy WAVES, an ongoing project by the artist Rhox. He pays tribute to vintage album design and creates motion graphic artworks in the theme of curated playlists or favourite songs.

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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.

35 Outline Fonts for Your Graphic Designs

Vandelay Design

There are many different font types you can choose from, and if you’re a designer looking for something creative and unique, you may want to consider an outline font. Some font families include an outline version, and other typefaces have been created exclusively as outline fonts.

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30 Fun & Creative Web Designs From DeviantArt

SpyreStudios

How many web designers can say that there are too many places to draw inspiration from? Exactly. Inspiration is welcomed from high and low, far and wide.

Rebrand & Website Design by Fable&Co. for Tquila

We And The Color

The Fable&Co. studio created a unique and modern visual experience for the global tech brand Tquila. Tquila is an internationally established tech brand providing expert insight and innovative solutions to ambitious businesses. Working closely with the team of Tquila, studio Fable&Co.

Clink Clink: Saul Steinberg-inspired sketches get upcycled into a beautifully boozy animation

Creative Boom

The directors of Nexus Studios have transformed sketches leftover from an animation pitch into a minimalist and stylish short film called Clink Clink, which celebrates the boozy lifestyle we're now able to enjoy once again.

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.

15 Common Mistakes Graphic Designers Do

Graphic Design Junction

All designers make mistakes. No matter how experienced or amateur one can be, they could fall or trip over some and can affect their work in general. Knowing and being mindful of even the slightest mistakes in design can help you improve your work and develop better strategies.

Web Design Done Well: Excellent Editorial

Smashing Magazine Graphics

Web Design Done Well: Excellent Editorial. Web Design Done Well: Excellent Editorial. Frederick O’Brien. 2021-09-10T10:00:00+00:00. 2021-09-10T11:35:33+00:00. A lot of web design talk concerns itself with what goes on around content.

Kostelec Residence by ADR

We And The Color

The architects of studio ADR turned an old brick factory into a modern residence. The site used to be an old brick factory. After flying over the site in a helicopter, the owner was fascinated by the area and bought it straight away.

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Yo Hosoyamada's 100 Days of Buildings reinterprets architecture through illustration

Creative Boom

From the series 100 Days of Buildings © Yo Hosoyamada. It takes quite a leap of faith to completely change course and do something different for a living. For Yo Hosoyamada , the decision to leave architecture behind to become an illustrator came easy, as it was something she fell madly in love with.

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

Edel Rodriguez and Sharp Type: Tickets are now available for September’s Nicer Tuesdays Online!

Its Nice That

On Tuesday 28 September at 5 pm BST, we’ll sit down with one of the industry’s best-known illustrators and a highly acclaimed type foundry shaking up the graphic design landscape for the better.

35 Amazingly Well-Designed Church Websites

SpyreStudios

Church websites tend to do one thing very well – they target their marketing audience beautifully with their website designs.

Nienkämper Branding by Blok Design

We And The Color

Design studio Blok created a unique brand identity for furniture company Nienkämper. “Nienkämper is a furniture company that has pursued the highest ideals in design and manufacturing since the 1960s.

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New Aardman animation celebrates British birds and makes a broader point

Creative Boom

If there's one thing we love as much as Aardman – the Bristol animation studio that brought us Morph, Wallace & Gromit, and Chicken Run, to name but a few – it's the watercolour style of animation that acts as a beautiful counterpoint to the empty lifelessness you often get with CG.

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.

50 Top Procreate Brushes For Pro Designers

Graphic Design Junction

Procreate has everything you need to create amazing sketches, drawing paintings, remarkable illustrations and beautiful animations. Procreate app have tons of features including brushes, which is one of the most attractive artists love.

The 5 Very Best Graphic Design Courses Online

SpyreStudios

Graphic design is a very lucrative industry. Lots of businesses depend on visual content for creating brand assets and publishing graphics for their posts. And they’ll be looking for someone who has knowledge in using different tools and implementing the best practices to achieve these.

40 Beautiful and Free Thin Fonts

Vandelay Design

Typography is a critical aspect of web and graphic design, but finding the right font can often be a challenge. If you're looking for a quality thin or light font, this post should be an excellent resource for you. Here you'll find 35 free thin fonts.

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New Aardman animation celebrates British birds and makes a broader point

Creative Boom

If there's one thing we love as much as Aardman – the Bristol animation studio that brought us Morph, Wallace & Gromit, and Chicken Run, to name but a few – it's the watercolour style of animation that acts as a beautiful counterpoint to the empty lifelessness you often get with CG.

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.

Kate Prior has helped re-imagine travel destinations as air fresheners

Its Nice That

The illustrator recently collaborated with Earl of East to depict the essences of its travel inspired fragrances after months upon months of travel restrictions make us crave much-missed summer destinations.

Three Free Futuristic Poster Templates by Design Army

We And The Color

Available for free download on Adobe Stock, these three futuristic poster templates are fully editable in Adobe InDesign. Adobe Stock contributor @Design Army created this beautiful set of three poster templates.

Confronting the Power Designers Wield

UX Collective

As designers, we wield a lot power in our work. But where do we exert this power? And how can we question it? Cover of a book by Cyndi Suarez, The Power Manual: How to Master Complex Power Dynamics , 2018 Much has been said already about power in design.