Sat.Feb 22, 2020 - Fri.Feb 28, 2020

A peek inside the studio of a successful fashion designer-turned-art world darling

Creative Boom

It's always intriguing to see what makes creatives tick – how do people really work? Are their lives and spaces as organised, beautiful and inspiring as we're led to believe?

We Can’t Wait for These Design Conferences in 2020

Graphic Mama

In terms of digital design, the year 2020 has already started strong with several powerful conferences that have given thousands of people in the creative industries unforgettable experience, fresh ideas, and motivation. But the flame must be kept alive all year round, right?

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Underwater Footage Captures a Blanket Octopus Revealing Her Billowing Iridescent Membrane


?. In a short clip captured during a blackwater night dive in the Lembeh Strait , a blanket octopus unfolds and displays a colorful web multiple times her original size.

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Shanghai Studio Creates Posters To Help Fight Against Coronavirus, Inspired By Vintage Chinese Public Health Notices

Design You Trust

Shanghai brand design studio JWDK has launched a series of illustrated posters to help in the fight against coronavirus in China, inspired by vintage Chinese public health notices from the 1950s.

Brief encounters: How to change your clients' briefing habits and nail their objectives

Creative Boom

Following on from his article on developing a fairer, more productive pitching process , Mark Davis, co-founder and creative director of property branding agency me&dave , offers insights and tips on the art of getting your clients to write better creative briefs.

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Photoshop Tutorials: 30 New Tutorials From 2020

Graphic Design Junction

Fresh free Adobe Photoshop tutorials from 2020. There are 30 new tutorials to learn exciting manipulation skills and learn how to create Photoshop Actions and how to convert boring photos into dashing portraits, photo editing and much more.

Illustrator Spotlight: Jee-ook Choi


A selection of recent work by Jee-ook Choi from South Korea (previously featured here). See more images below. Jee-ook Choi’s Website. Jee-ook Choi on Instagram. Illustration illustration illustrator jee-ook choi south korea

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Susie Freeman's unique textile artworks containing thousands of pills to show our reliance on medicine

Creative Boom

A retrospective of work by Susie Freeman is currently on show in Wales, featuring a famous artwork that made a name for herself as one of the UK's leading and most original textile artists.

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Behind the “tripartite” rebrand for a 1980s Cardiff club

Design Week

Clwb Ifor Bach has been given a new identity by London-based design studio Nissen Richards. The club, whose name translates to Ivor the Short Club in English, first opened in 1983 as a Welsh language social club.

One ‘African Emoji’ a Day by O’Plérou Grebet


What a fun project that Ivory Coast designer O’Plérou Grebet has been working on last year – For a more faithful representation of the African cultural diversity, Grebet took on the task to create a full range of emojis entirely devoted to the African continent.

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Reviewed: New Logo, Identity, and Packaging for Tong Heng by &Larry

Under Consideration / Brand

“Great Way to Tart your Day”. Established in 1935, Tong Heng is a family-owned pastry shop specializing in traditional Cantonese pastries and are renowned for their signature diamond-shaped egg tarts.

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Elliot Dear of Blinkink directs a new spot for Starling of a heroic business owner setting off in a flying shed

Creative Boom

Sometimes it can feel like you're hurtling through the air, weathering many storms when you run your own business. A new ad by Wonderhood Studios and Bountiful Cow for Starling brings this to life in a campaign to promote the bank's business account.

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Stunning Photos From The Hair Freezing Contest Of Takhini Hot Springs

Design You Trust

The Hair Freezing Contest at Takhini Hot Pools started in 2011. The early years of the contest had humble beginnings, with $100 of prize money given to the best frozen hairdo and just a few dozen participants each year.

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Artist Joy Yamusangie’s autobiographical practice knows no bounds

Its Nice That

With an approach that includes illustration, typography, poetry, ceramics, collage and painting, you never know what medium Joy’s next piece will take. Features

“Flight-Intention Movements” by Photographer Greg C. Holland


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2 Shillington Winners of TDK Awards ’19


Big congratulations to our two Shillington winners of the TDK ’19 Awards ! The competition was competitive this year, with entries coming from around the world and only 30 winners.

20+ Creative Custom Logo Templates

Graphic Design Junction

Amazing collection high quality Logo Templates. These logos can make your brand identity look professional. Each logo template is 100% editable, resizable vector graphic. Logos can be used in web technology, startup, entrepreneur, software house branding and related any subjects.

Are Web Browsers Overstepping Boundaries?

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Web browsers play a crucial role for both web designers and everyday users. They serve as our window to websites and play a part in so much of what we do online. In a single day, a browser might facilitate our ability to (among other things) shop, bank, communicate and search.

Robots And Donuts: The Amazing Retro-Futuristic Art Of Eric Joyner

Design You Trust

Eric Joyner is a contemporary American artist whose body of work has focused on robots and donuts. Joyner grew up in San Mateo, California, and spent some time in Medford, Oregon, after his family moved there.

Design Case Study: Maddy Ritchie Collaborates On Gemma O’Brien’s Tiffany&Co Shanghai Mural


Can you imagine working on a huge mural project that millions of people will see every year? Sometimes, a dream opportunity comes along that lets us travel to cool locations and be immersed in bringing a project to life.

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Igor Bastidas’ latest short displays New York stories inside one big apple

Its Nice That

Developed during the animator’s first year in the city, the three-minute animation is a fluid depiction of New York’s vibrancy.

Product Breakdowns Expose the Wasteful Side of Industrial Design in Stop Motion Animation by Dina Amin


Industrial designer Dina Amin takes discarded consumer products apart to see exactly what makes them tick. The hobby also exposes just how many resources and materials consumers throw away.

Noted: New Logo and Identity for Norwich Theatre by Rose

Under Consideration / Brand

“Me Three”. 1758) " Norwich Theatre is among the UK's leading performing arts organisations and the largest arts organisation in the East of England.

Nara Centennial Hall by Arata Isozaki

This is Paper

24.02.2020Nara Centennial Hall by Arata IsozakiResearch, Architecture, Interiors. Arata Isozaki, a city planner, architect, and theorist, is the winner of 2019 Pritzker Prize, the annual award regarded as the Nobel Prize for architecture. Photography: E Hisao Suzuki.

Ditch the computer! Hezin O values the physicality of movement rather than the digital

Its Nice That

The graphic designer discusses her recent interest in manual tools and why, although the computer is “nice and easy to use,” it’s just too predictable. Features

6 Things to Avoid When Designing Promotional Clothing

Inspiration Feed

Purchasing promotional clothing for your business can be extremely beneficial. Promotional clothing can help you improve your relationships with customers and can be used as an affordable form of advertising.

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Photographer Kate Ballis Transforms Desert Landscapes Into Entirely Surreal Scenes That Straddle The Divide Between Saccharine And Sinister

Design You Trust

Kate Ballis is a Melbourne-based fine art photographer creating unique, colour-drenched images using infrared technology. Seeing the unseen through this technological lens Ballis finds a foreign otherworldly quality in familiar landscapes and scenes.

Motion Design Monday: Faceversary by Buck


Motion Design Monday: Faceversary by Buck. abduzeedo Feb 24, 2020 Yas NV and the incredible people at Buck keep delivering amazing work. What is a wonderful surprise for me is that I didn’t know much about Buck since a month ago. I guess I have been too busy with other things.

Caitlin McCarthy’s sweet stories (where everything goes wrong) will have you in stitches

Its Nice That

Despite never being her plan – she still doesn't quite have one – Caitlin McCarthy has shaken up the animation scene with her wicked sense of humour and distinctive style. Features

26th Interactive Annual Now Available

Communication Arts

Communication Arts proudly announces the release of our 26th Interactive Annual! Containing the winners of our 2020 Interactive competition, articles, feature profiles and student portfolios in our Student Showcase.

The Superb Bizarre AR Artworks By Nikita Replyanski, A Technological Artist And Cyber Fashion Designer

Design You Trust

Technological artist and cyber fashion designer Nikita Replyanski (previously) started his career as an 3d Artist for video games in 2008. Since then he’s working in the Digital Entertainment Industry for 10 years.

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A Collection of Fonts with Stunning Ball Terminals

Creative Market

Ball terminal fonts, in which the end of a letter rounds off into a ball, communicate an artistic aesthetic. These rounded details have always meant that a font is carefully constructed by the designer, who has to precisely draw in each tiny ornament.

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Kind, lonely, or just plain lazy, Sofie Birkin’s characters express power and femininity

Its Nice That

Diversity and queer visibility are paramount to the Denver-based illustrator’s works which subvert traditional ideas of femininity. Features

New photography show examines Modern Masculinities

Creative Review

A new exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery in London examines how our view of masculinity has evolved over the decades. Writer Diane Smyth talks to its curator, Alona Pardo, for CR. The post New photography show examines Modern Masculinities appeared first on Creative Review

The Creative Shift Podcast with Dan Blank

Anna Raff Illustration

“If you are sharing work that is an extension of you, it will be your best work.” Recently, I had the pleasure of talking with the ever-insightful Dan Blank of We Grow Media for an episode of his podcast “The Creative Shift.”

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Intimate Whispers: Haunting paintings by Evelyn Williams that show the artist facing her own mortality

Creative Boom

If you've never had the opportunity to appreciate the work of pioneering British artist Evelyn Williams , then a new exhibition in Cornwall this month will take you on a profound journey from "womb to tomb".

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How Karabo Poppy Moletsane is permeating the real African aesthetic worldwide

Its Nice That

The Johannesburg-based illustrator had the odds stacked against her but has come out defiant, with energetic work and a resolute work ethic to match. Features