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11 Elements of Design and How to Use Them

Design Wizard

Elements of design are the parts of your work of art that you arrange and craft to create visually pleasing designs. It’s important to be aware of how these basic principles work together to find your way towards stunning designs more easily. .

NFTs and Photography

Richard Bernabe

Photography is still in the NFT infancy stage but is on the rise. As collectors seek higher quality art, photography could be poised to boom. The post NFTs and Photography appeared first on Richard Bernabe. Creativity General How-To Social Media and Marketing Focus Market NFT photography

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Why Web Design Is Never Simple

SpeckyBoy

When watching a great athlete perform, they often make it seem effortless. Demonstrating great speed, coordination and agility is just what they do. Yet, what our eyes don’t see is all of the hard work that went into making those amazing moments possible.

Class of 2021: A guide to all of the UK's degree shows this summer

Creative Boom

Image licensed via Adobe Stock. Some might be virtual, others are happening in real life – if all goes to plan.

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.

Video Tutorial: How to Create a Distressed Letterpress Print Effect in Photoshop

Spoon Graphics

In today’s Photoshop tutorial I’m going to show you how to add grungy, distressed, ink stamped effects to your type, logos, or illustrations. The effect resembles the letterpress printing style, or any other impact print method, like a rubber stamp, or an old typewriter.

36 Days of Type 2021 Contribution by Get it studio

We And The Color

Discover Get it studio’s stunning contribution to the 2021 edition of 36 Days of Type. Based in Lausanne, Switzerland, the creative people at Get it studio are working at the threshold between CGI, photography, and animation.

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Jun Lin's Slow Forage shows a considered love of language, art and graphic design

Creative Boom

Los Angeles-based graphic designer Jun Lin has spent much of the pandemic experimenting and pushing the boundaries of her creative work.

Vector Animal Logo Templates Design (26 Logos)

Graphic Design Junction

Beautiful vector Animal Logo Templates or Pet Logos for animal lovers and animal related business and mascots. Hand-picked collection of highest quality animal logos vector templates all are fully editable and scalable logos without losing resolution and quality.

Graphic designer Dan Polyak talks us through working with the visual world of drag queens in the “drag renaissance”

Its Nice That

Based in Chicago, Dan is a go-to name for drag queens looking to diversify their graphic art, logo design, art direction, photography, and more.

46 Creative Typography Print Ads

SpyreStudios

In today’s world, an eye-catching ad plays a very important role for a product or a company to be successful. The ad must deliver a powerful message that will attract the consumer’s attention. By using effective typography in print ads, you can make an impact on your audience.

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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.

Illustrator Stéphane Levallois takes us on a Hokusai-inspired tour of the Tokyo Olympics

Creative Boom

French Illustrator Stéphane Levallois has collaborated with MullenLowe France to create an animated spot for France.TV that pays tribute to Japan, ahead of the Tokyo Summer Olympics. The campaign is inspired by the masters of Japanese art, notably Hokusai, and his famous Wave.

The World Map of the Internet in 2021

Trendland

Words Cyril Foiret. After almost a full year of work, young Slovakian designer Martin Vargic is introducing the brand new Map of the Internet, up to date for the year 2021.

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35+ Best Photoshop Actions for Designers & Photographers

Graphic Design Junction

The best professional Photoshop actions can make your photographs unique and attention-grabbing. The hand-picked high quality Photoshop actions that will transform your Photographs into Oily effect, newspaper print, abstract, watercolor effect, comic and dots effects within a seconds.

Self-Portraits by Kristina Varaksina

We And The Color

Selected photographs by Kristina Varaksina from an ongoing series of self-portraits based on different struggles in life. Kristina Varaksina is a Russian-born art director, photographer, and video director currently based in London, UK.

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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.

How to learn graphic design online, wherever you are

Creative Boom

Image licensed via Adobe Stock. One of the few positives to come out of the Pandemic has been that working and studying online has become so much easier over the past 12 months. And that means that as we emerge from lockdown, there are more options than ever in the way we learn graphic design.

Inspiring Examples of Brand-Related Splash Screens in Web Design

SpeckyBoy

You never get a second chance to make a first impression. In the real world, some workarounds may fix the situation and help you make a better general impression, but in the digital world, your prospects are poor.

GDUSA Poll: Designers Expect 2021 Economic Rebound

Graphic Design USA

The vast majority of creative professionals expect an economic recovery in the second half of 2021 and an attendant rise in demand for graphic communications. .

Download Abstract Vector Graphics of Fluid and Geometric Shapes

We And The Color

Check out this great collection of abstract vector graphics that can be used in a wide range of design projects. This extensive collection of abstract vector graphics has been created by graphic designer and Adobe Stock contributor @Alex.

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

Holly St Clair on honesty, mental health and their cathartic admission of failure

Creative Boom

The practice of Holly St Clair straddles three areas: their teaching, their online shop, and their beautiful, innocuous and unavoidably lovable illustration.

Illustrator Spotlight: Vicki Ling

Booooooom

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So you want to be a design manager?

UX Collective

DESIGN MANAGER JOURNEY So you wanna be a design manager? Motivations & realities on the journey from lead to manager photo by Tegan Mierle I’ve been managing designers, design managers, and design teams for more than 10 years now.

Vintage Collage Creator for Adobe Photoshop

We And The Color

Build stunning vintage collages in no time using a multitude of simple drag and drop design assets including photos, text, illustrations, and textures.

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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.

If everyone's a fruit- and nut-case, why not feast your eyes on a catalogue of them?

Creative Boom

While high-tech things can certainly be beautiful—synthesisers, Vine (RIP) and so on—few things are as beautiful as Mother Nature's creations in all their glory.

Revolutionising product photography

Creative Bloq

Enabling the fashion industry to create thousands of photographs every day

40+ Medical WordPress Themes For Doctors, Hospitals, Clinics & Healthcare Centers

Template Monster

Healthcare institutions and specialists are no different from any other business. In our age of technology, it's important to be present online. We're sure that showing your medical professionalism is impossible without a robust web platform.

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Emotion Collector by CODE STUDIO Turns Your Feelings Into Colorful Lighting

Design Milk

Merge a mood light, mirror and some Internet of Things connectivity and you’ve got the gist of the concept behind the mood prognosticating, “ Emotion Collector “, a laser cut and 3D printed prototype that purports to reflect the mood of its users right back in the colorful feedback form of colored lighting.

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.

Indigo Design Award 2021 winners highlight exceptional passion and talent

Creative Boom

Discovery of the Year: Never A Victim's Fault by Tiffany Gouw. The Indigo Design Award is a global contest that seeks to reward exceptional talent in the fields of graphic, digital, mobile design, design for social change and branding.

Photographer Spotlight: Hayleigh Longman

Booooooom

Photo hayleigh longman london photographer photography

3D Posters by Hadi Tulimat

We And The Color

Check out this poster series based on three-dimensional shapes. Hadi Tulimat is an art director and graphic designer from Syria currently based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Brand Identity: What Is It and How to Develop and Design Your Own

Canny

So, you have a great product and an excellent company name – now all you need is a great brand identity. Can you design your own? Should you? Will it be any good? Maybe, maybe not. There are pros and cons to every single approach.

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Character, clay and carpet: Cadi Lane on her warm and tactile practice

Creative Boom

After Covid-19 hit, designer, maker and all-round creative extraordinaire Cadi Lane put her usual practice on hold, but in doing so has carved a new path – resulting in genuinely refreshing, totally joyful and innately tactile work that you can't help but adore.