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When Did the Book Become a Brand?

Eye on Design

If you see someone walking down the sidewalk in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, wearing, say, well-worn Doc Martens and a canary yellow bucket hat emblazoned with the title of Sally Rooney’s new novel, Beautiful World, Where Are You , what do you think of them?

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How Project Administration Can Make Your Creative Projects Run More Smoothly

Creative Boom

Getting organised with creative projects. Image courtesy of Rodeo. When a creative project comes together, it can be the best feeling in the world. But so often, that moment is delayed, sometimes for months on end, for reasons that could easily have been avoided.

Video Tutorial: Wavy 3D Distorted Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Spoon Graphics

In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial I’m going to take you through the process of creating this cool type-based artwork that combines wavy distortions with 3D text effects. It’s ideal for creating interesting quote art or visually interesting poster designs.

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The Psychology of Color in Web Design

Vandelay Design

Web design needs to do several things at once. It must look good. It must make sure the navigation of the website is clear. It must hold an internet user’s attention for as long as possible. And it must gently lead the user down the conversion funnel, quietly urging the user to take whatever action.

“Murals” by Photographer Lucas Deshazer


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Vintage Engraving Lines Textures for Access All Areas Members

Spoon Graphics

Access All Areas members have a fantastic collection of vector textures to download this week, courtesy of Shapeshift. These vintage engraving lines textures are based on the detailed linework that forms an engraved illustration.

Douglas Lopes Illustrations

We And The Color

Graphic paintings and bold colors by Brazilian illustrator Douglas Lopes. Douglas Lopes is a black Brazilian illustrator with a background in graphic design and advertising. He started illustrating professionally in 2017.

10 Free Design Agency Web Templates for Photoshop


If you’re working on a website redesign for your creative agency, it pays off to have a few design resources stored on your computer that will help you speed up the design process. This includes web templates for Photoshop that you can use when you need inspiration.

Matchbloc once again celebrates mid-century matchbox labels from the Eastern Bloc

Creative Boom

If there's one source of inspiration beloved to most graphic designers everywhere, it's the humble matchbox: particularly those from the Eastern Bloc.

Emily Carr University Spotlight: Edward Madojemu


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35 Creative Logo Design Inspiration #97

Graphic Design Junction

Looking for creative logo design ideas or if you want to design a logo with unique concept, you need a creative logos for inspiration. GDJ always adding new futuriest and modern logos to help you create a truly amazing logo for your business.

Deep Shape Poster Collection Vol. One by Deep Yellow Studio

We And The Color

Created from 2017 – 2020, these modern and minimalist poster designs draw inspiration from good old Swiss graphic design. With art direction by graphic designer Nertil Muhaxhiri of studio Deep Yellow , the collection consists of 40 individual poster designs created from 2017 – 2020.

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Yurie Takashima pays tribute to Ukiyo-e and woodblock prints in her 36 Days of Type

Creative Boom

36 Days of Type © Yurie Takashima. In a recent personal project that follows the popular '36 Days of Type', Japanese graphic designer Yurie Takashima turned to the ancient art Ukiyo-e as inspiration.

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Photographer Spotlight: Cassidy Araiza


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30 Creative Print Ads for Inspiration in 2021

Design Wizard

Print ads are a great opportunity for marketers to explore different creative avenues to increase sales. Even though so much advertising has moved online, an inspiring ad in print can still stand out and grab readers’ attention.

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Detached in Harmony by Brad Walls

We And The Color

Detached in Harmony, this artistic photo project by Brad Walls draws inspiration from the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic as well as from a renowned 1940s fashion photographer. Award-winning aerial photographer Brad Walls just released a new photo series titled ‘Detached in Harmony’.

How to get represented by an illustration agency

Creative Boom

Halston, illustration for The New Yorker © Malika Favre, courtesy of the artist and Handsome Frank. Want to earn more as a freelance illustrator? And do you like the idea of someone else finding you clients, negotiating your fees and drawing up contracts on your behalf?

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Free PSD Mockups: 26 Photoshop Mockup Templates

Graphic Design Junction

New collection of Photoshop free Mockups. High quality mockups to present your artwork and design in the right way. Download free psd mockups for commercial and personal use, fully customizable, editable and easy to use mockup templates. Just apply your design or logo and it’s all done.

How the first version of Mailchimp was designed

UX Collective

During my time on the product design team at Mailchimp in 2018, one of my most memorable conversations was with CEO & Co-founder Ben Chestnut. In the early days of starting Mailchimp, Ben spent most of his time on design and brand.

The Beauty of Spaciousness by Zoe Economides

We And The Color

‘The beauty of spaciousness’, a personal photography project by Zoe Economides. Zoe Economides is a fashion photographer with a heavy emphasis on landscapes. Some of her past photographic projects have been published by the likes of Time Inc.

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Incredible paper sculptures by Diana Beltran Herrera continue her love of nature

Creative Boom

It's been a while since we caught up with Diana Beltran Herrera , a designer and artist from Colombia based in Bristol. Her delicate paper sculptures are a display of vibrant colours, textures, and compositions that highlight beauty and fragility with great attention to detail.

The Power Of Pen And Paper Sketching

Smashing Magazine Graphics

The Power Of Pen And Paper Sketching. The Power Of Pen And Paper Sketching. Tracy Osborn. 2021-09-14T09:30:00+00:00. 2021-09-14T13:06:22+00:00. Need to design something?

Crafting Visuals for the Sonic World With Graphic Designer Hello Rabbit

Its Nice That

We talk to Helen Rabbitte AKA Hello Rabbit on designing all things music, and how the “trippy and bizarre” moments of decades gone inspire her.

Minimal Product Catalog Template for Adobe InDesign

We And The Color

Created for use in Adobe InDesign, this modern and minimalist product catalog template is very easy to edit in no time. Designed by the skilled team of @GrkiCreative , this easy-to-use product catalog template comes with 29 fully customizable pages.

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Jay Z and No Age designer Brian Roettinger on music as a 'gateway drug' to design

Creative Boom

Brian Rottinger. Credit: Michael Schmelling. It's no secret that some of the most exciting, boundary-pushing and considered design work is the product of beginnings that are a far cry from the clean white Post-it note-strewn walls of design studios.

Top 10: Chocolate Packaging

Mindsparkle Mag

We couldn’t find a better way to celebrate yesterday’s International Chocolate Day than having a quarter kilo of chocolate ice cream and featuring it as this week's Top Series edition. Can you imagine a world without chocolate?

The world has been taken over by giant animals

Creative Bloq

Just kidding, but this optical illusion is for pet lovers only

55 Beautiful Moleskines


Moleskine notebooks are typically bound in coated paper cardboard with an elastic band to hold the notebook closed. They include a sewn spine that allows it to lie flat when opened, cream-colored paper, rounded corners, a ribbon bookmark, and an expandable pocket inside the rear cover.

An?ela Jankovi?'s 'squishy and fruity' illustrations with a 'dose of milky heaviness'

Creative Boom

Bond Touch © An?ela ela Jankovi?. It was back in high school that An?ela ela Jankovi? thought drawing was something purely for her own enjoyment, "often in shabby notebooks during classes".

25+ Modern Adobe Lightroom Presets

Graphic Design Junction

New Adobe Lightroom presets create Instagram stories, surreal, HDR photos and panoramic effects. Lightoom to mobile and desktop. Edit your photo like a pro with best photo filters lightroom presets.

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A campaign to make cyber-flashing illegal features Genie Espinosa’s cartoonishly sinister characters

Its Nice That

“It’s illegal to flash someone irl, so why not online?” asks Grey London’s campaign for sexual health charity Brook, featuring the illustrator’s signature colourful figures.

Awful Web Designs From 18 of MMA’s Top Fighters


With Mixed Martial Arts in the mainstream, you’d think that the marketing teams for the fighters would know that their target demographic spend hours every day online and would probably be their biggest promoters.

Mike Will on what sports stars can teach us about reaching our creative goals

Creative Boom

Self-portrait © Mike Will. Whether you're just starting out as a creative or want to switch from one career to another, Mike Will is an inspiration to us all. This London-based creative photographer travels all over the world to create content and energetic brand campaigns.

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