2017

How To Manage Inspiration Overload

Telepathy

Written by Telepathy Design Manager, Brad Soroka, this article originally appeared on the Trello blog. There’s never been a better time in history to search out and uncover creative inspiration. In fact, the internet is uniting us like never before: it’s giving us all information overload.

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Fujifilm X-T2 Review

A Beautiful Mess

I have been receiving a lot of of requests for a review on my Fujifilm X-T2. As some of you may know, I’ve had progressively nicer Canon SLR cameras since I was switched over from film (augh! yes- I used to shoot film exclusively as a necessity and not a novelty).

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How to Make Memes

Design Wizard

The Meme Effect. There have been many internet crazes since the inception of the World Wide Web in 1989. Most are short-lived and seem to blow up overnight but fade almost as quickly.

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Building a Global Community of Typographic Practice

Typographica

In 1928, Vincent Steer, the self-described “advertising typographer” behind the book Printing Design and Layout (1934), established the International Society of Typographic Designers (ISTD) in the UK.

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Teaching at the SVA Summer Residency

Anna Raff Illustration

This week brought to a close another June of teaching Illustration at the School of Visual Arts Summer Residency.

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UCreative’s Graphic Design Reading List

Ucreative

We asked a few designers, marketers, and advertising professionals who’ve worked with UCreative to give us their recommends. These books and compilations range from fresh releases, to classic tomes.

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More Trending

STYLE IN ANCIENT EGYPT

FSketcher

Archeologists and historians have explored many fascinating facts about Ancient Egypt, thanks to survived artifacts left by this extraordinary civilization. The ubiquity and abundance of beauty products bring a big question.

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5 Ways to Inspire Confidence in Investors with Brand Identity

Creative Live

When you’re at a party with new people, you don’t get balance sheets with everyone’s statistics and track record. You don’t form impressions based on their “friendship retention percentage” or “personal growth projections.”

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France passes law that says Photoshopped images must have a disclaimer

David Airey

The law means that any models appearing in commercial photography whose bodies have been made thinner or thicker using image software must be labelled with “Photographie retouchée” (edited photograph). Lady Gaga called out Glamour for Photoshopping her cover image.

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Fresh Pickin's

Inspo Finds

Fresh Pickin’s is a new Organic Vegetable juice brand, designed by South African-based illustrator and animator Fran Labuschagne. A totally organic juice made from only the freshest of produce from a local family-run farm.

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Telepathy Rebrand: The Complexity of Simplicity

Telepathy

Intro to the rebrand. Last week we launched the most complex rebrand we’ve ever done. We infamously put this project off for many years, due to the energy and resources that would be required to do it right.

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A Color Story: Using Curves for Outdoor Photos

A Beautiful Mess

When figuring out the curves feature on A Color Story , it can be confusing. So we’re having Arielle Vey share what she knows about curves and how they can make your photos pop! Hey, everyone! It’s Arielle, photographer and creator of the Weekend pack in A Color Story.

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EBook Cover Art Top Tips

Design Wizard

The popularity of eBooks amongst consumers and B2B audiences continues to rise.

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Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn! Inspiring Wallpapers To Start September Off Right (2017 Edition)

Smashing Magazine Graphics

Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn! Inspiring Wallpapers To Start September Off Right (2017 Edition). Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn! Inspiring Wallpapers To Start September Off Right (2017 Edition). Cosima Mielke. 2017-08-31T17:57:51+00:00. 2019-10-16T18:36:56+00:00.

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What's News with Me…

Anna Raff Illustration

What's news with me? I guess, a lot, since it's been a while since I updated this page. The late summer and early fall have kept me plenty busy. It's that time of year again!

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12 Best Free Fonts From Behance Designers

Ucreative

As a graphic designer, you can never have enough fonts. Seems like a lot of graphic designers, me included, have a habit of hoarding a lot of fonts in their respective computers. Admit it though.

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Game Of Thrones & Secret Illustration Process

Emmeline Illustration

A post shared by Emmeline Pidgen (@emmelinedraws) on Aug 13, 2017 at 3:12pm PDT It's been a fair few weeks since we waved goodbye to season seven of Game of Thrones on tv; but I wanted to finally share my Thrones-inspired illustrations with you, and give you a peek at my process!

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10 TIPS TO KICKSTART YOUR FASHION ILLUSTRATION CAREER

FSketcher

The new year is here and it is time to evaluate your fashion illustration career and make a mega-plan of action for 2018. It is time to move to the next level, commit yourself to your creative job and stretch yourself artistically. Here are 10 tips to kickstart your illustrator’s career.

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It's Pancake Day and 'Flipping Good' book launch

Ohn Mar Win

Soon after I worked on the Healthy Hedonist cover ( see my last post) I was again approached by Kyle Books to illustrate another front cover. This time it was for a book about pancakes written by Sudi Pigott , and illustrations would also be needed for chapter openers.

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Directed by John Carpenter

Fonts in Use

Contributed by Rumsey Taylor License: All Rights Reserved. Berthold Wolpe ’s Albertus typeface played a recurring role for credits in a variety of John Carpenter’s films.

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Typographic Doubletakes

Fonts by Hoefler&Co.

Avoid the Obvious. When reaching for a different weight, turning to a sympathetic but distinctively different typeface can add drama to a design. Sentinel and Archer are two slab serifs with very different origins — one a nineteenth century ‘Antique,’ the other a twenty-first century invention full of circular ‘ball terminals’ — but using them together adds visual interest to an otherwise muted composition.

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Millennials are changing the user experience of finance

Telepathy

Millennials are poised to become the largest demographic group in the world by the end of the decade. That’s less than 3 years away, folks, and as the stats start rolling in, we’re seeing that they have a very different approach to managing their finances.

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Modern Artist Jean Shin

Design Soak

Modern Artist Jean Shin transforms everyday objects into "visually alluring conceptual explorations". She has won many awards and has exhibited her art works throughout the United States in various exhibitions: Sculpture inspiration Modern Artist vinyl art

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Brilliant E-book Cover Art Tips For Wattpad

Design Wizard

Why Wattpad? Wattpad gives people from around the world access to an audience of millions, and connects them with content they can’t find anywhere.

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Pumpkins, Spooky Fellows And Fall Inspiration For Your Desktop (October 2017 Edition)

Smashing Magazine Graphics

Pumpkins, Spooky Fellows And Fall Inspiration For Your Desktop (October 2017 Edition). Pumpkins, Spooky Fellows And Fall Inspiration For Your Desktop (October 2017 Edition). Cosima Mielke. 2017-09-30T14:03:20+00:00. 2019-10-16T18:36:56+00:00.

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Working in Deep Space

Anna Raff Illustration

In the beginning, there are many circles. These days you’ll find me in deep space as I complete final art for my next picture book collaboration with Candlewick Press. THE DAY THE UNIVERSE EXPLODED MY HEAD is a collection of humorous poems about space by poet, performer, and educator, Allan Wolf.

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Paisley Rabbit Cover, Leaf By Leaf (Part 1)

Chris Dunn Illustration/Fine Art

The approved rough design for the book cover Last week I started work on the final painting for the book cover of Paisley Rabbit and the Treehouse Contest.

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Cass Art's 'Be Inspired' Challenge

Emmeline Illustration

It's no secret that I love to switch things up and work with a variety of media in my illustrations.

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VELVET IN FASHION | ABOUT FABRIC

FSketcher

In this post, I’d like to focus on one of the most glamorous fabrics of all times, Velvet, which has experienced a revival in popularity over the last few years. Velvet has been used for ages to create some of the most splendid eveningwear imaginable.

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The Healthy Hedonist book cover

Ohn Mar Win

Last summer I had the pleasure of working on a book cover for Kyle Books. The book was titled 'The Healthy Hedonist' and had the strap line of 'cocktail shake your way to 5 a day.take a refreshing approach to cocktail making using delicious combinations and superfoods.'

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Ivan Chermayeff, rest in peace

David Airey

As one of America’s most celebrated graphic designers, Ivan Chermayeff helped to define the creation of modern day corporate identity. Tom Geismar and Ivan Chermayeff. I was sad to hear that Ivan Chermayeff passed away on December 2nd, 2017 at the age of 85.

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Papersmiths

Inspo Finds

As you may or may not know, we at InspoFinds LOVE us some stationery! A trip to Bristol saw us visit Papersmiths , a brilliant new concept store for the stationery lovers. Now with a store in London, we couldn't resist writing a little post about what's slowly becoming one of our favourite stores!

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Failure to Launch: How UX design can save the Internet of Things

Telepathy

Smart devices that collect & use data in the real world could transform our lives—but first we’ve got to figure out how to actually use the darn things. Hey, psst!

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Tycho Poster Shows Colorful Waves

Design Soak

Tycho Poster Shows Colorful Waves. Inspiring - especially if you live in a hot country near the beach! Print Poster Design posters Waves

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