Five Things They Never Tell You About Becoming a Graphic Designer
MARCH 2, 2020
MARCH 2, 2020
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NOVEMBER 4, 2020
You can still serve and grow your customer base in the face of an uncertain future
NOVEMBER 4, 2020
NOVEMBER 4, 2020
Having a strong brand is crucial when differentiating yourself from the competition. Learn what brand identity is and how to build one for your business
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DECEMBER 14, 2020
Photo by Anthony Shkraba from Pexels. As a graphic designer, have you ever thought about getting into visual design? Maybe you've heard the term and wondered how it's different from graphic design, or whether it has anything to do with creating for the web.
AUGUST 31, 2020
This article has been contributed by Umer Bilal. When first starting up your business, you absolutely have to nail the branding. You need to create a strong identity for yourself from the very beginning in order to make a lasting impression on the customers you want to attract.
Speckyboy Design Magazine
AUGUST 24, 2020
I Love Typography
AUGUST 20, 2020
Decorated or illuminated initials were an important part of medieval manuscripts for a thousand years. From luxurious gold and silver letters to plain drop capitals, they functioned to illustrate, commentate, and adorn the text.
NOVEMBER 3, 2020
Cheng Peng is a creative designer who works for Heizi, a branding agency that belongs to Tencent. She recently created a series of posters that hope to help autistic children to feel more welcome in the city of Shenzen, where the designer is based.
JUNE 22, 2020
It can be really frustrating for designers and illustrators when you feel like creating something , but you can’t think of anything to make. The popular quote: “It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it.”
NOVEMBER 23, 2020
Tess Smith-Roberts. Looking to commission an illustrator, or simply want to be creatively inspired by the latest talent? Then you need to check out the Directory of Illustration.
FEBRUARY 16, 2020
No creative can exist in a vacuum. We all need to keep in touch with the latest trends and check out the work our fellow professionals are producing. It's not about copying others, of course.
NOVEMBER 16, 2020
Critical Mass. Ever wondered what it takes to be an "award-winning" designer? Well, check out these branding projects, and you'll soon have a good idea.
JUNE 16, 2020
One of the many sad things to happen to the creative industries this year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, is the impact on art and design students graduating this summer.
OCTOBER 20, 2020
Celebrating and recognising some of the world's best artists, designers and other creative professionals, the A' Design Awards is an opportunity to get noticed in front of millions.
JUNE 19, 2020
Best-selling author Tom Rivett-Carnac has written a children's book to share a positive message of hope as we emerge from the lockdown. And it's now been turned into an animated poem, narrated by celebrated anthropologist and UN Messenger of Peace, Dr Jane Goodall.
DECEMBER 1, 2020
This article has been contributed by Jack Leo. A logo is an important mark that represents the story and meaning of your business. Although designing an attractive and effective logo sounds easy, in actuality, it isn’t. Whether you are a designer or not, you can still design your logo.
JUNE 1, 2020
The creative industries are ever-changing, and it can be challenging to keep up which developments demand your attention and which can be safely ignored. Podcasts can be a great way to filter out the noise and help you focus on what's important.
JULY 13, 2020
French artist and illustrator David Vanadia is on a quest to find "meaning" through his minimalist artworks, full of bold graphics and human emotion. Working with mediums such as engraving, collage or digital, his practice is based around people and philosophy.
OCTOBER 26, 2020
It’s not so often that you find some truly well designed packaging, so I was delighted to stumble upon this wonderful work done for Volta by Stamp.
OCTOBER 2, 2020
This week Access All Areas members have a new collection of high quality Photoshop Actions to download courtesy of Shutter Pulse. This set allows you to apply nightmare-inspired effects to your photos, with eerie colour casts and dark contrast, just like the colour grading of horror movies!
AUGUST 17, 2020
Feel like your work deserves more recognition? Well, it probably does, but it still might never happen unless you do something proactive about it. And here's something specific you could try.
SEPTEMBER 14, 2020
Are you fed up of seeing other creatives winning awards when you feel like your work is just as good, or better? Then why not do something about it? The A' Design Awards , the world's largest design competition, is currently accepting entries for 2021.
NOVEMBER 16, 2020
Photo by Anthony Shkraba from Pexels. You might be a jewellery designer selling products online or an illustrator hoping to push some new prints – whatever you're doing to make a living; you need publicity in magazines, blogs, and newspapers to raise your profile and get new customers.
JULY 3, 2020
Getting an award for your work can really help boost your career, widen your scope for potential clients, and help you charge more as a freelancer. But you can't win a competition without entering. So this year, why not go the extra mile?
SEPTEMBER 1, 2020
The festival formerly known as Graphic Design Festival Scotland will now become INTL, after six barnstorming years as GDFS. This is an evolution of the brand, as GDFS now sits within an overarching organisation for the festival to operate within called INTL.
OCTOBER 27, 2020
Do you consider yourself a 'graphic designer' or 'visual designer'? Many people will be surprised by that question ("Aren't they the same thing?"). Others might even get annoyed ("Can't I just call myself a designer?").
DECEMBER 29, 2020
As a graphic designer, there are many times when the project you’re working on may require you to flex your artistic muscles and pulling out sheets of paper and pencils is unlikely to satisfy the clients’ needs and unless you get it right the first time, is not going to make editing easy.
NOVEMBER 27, 2020
Christmas card bundle by Jot. Now, more than ever, independent businesses need our support. With that in mind, if you're thinking about sending Christmas cards this year, why not purchase something special from an artist, designer or maker?
NOVEMBER 12, 2020
It goes without saying that 2020 has been a pretty weird year all round. And with most of us locked down for months on end, and uncertain of what the future holds, it's not surprising that when it comes to typography, retro styles and nostalgic feels have come to the forefront.
DECEMBER 10, 2020
As a designer, you may sometimes wonder how useful it is to publish concept designs on the Internet. Of course, you get to display your skills and build a portfolio, but will it just disappear in the depth of the Internet or will it have a use at all?
JULY 20, 2020
Follow along with today’s Photoshop tutorial to create your own fantasy world, just like the fictional story settings of Neverland, Middle-Earth or Westeros.