Thu.Feb 25, 2021

Why humour is so important in the creative world

Its Nice That

At February’s Nicer Tuesdays, we explored the role of humour in the industry with illustrator Min Heo and Blink Industries’ head of comedy, Charlie Perkins. Features

Puuung on creating the internet's most beloved cartoon couple

Creative Boom

With over a million Facebook fans and just under that figure on Instagram and YouTube, South Korean artist Puuung is responsible for probably the most famous fictional couple in illustration and web animation.

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Top 15 Best Scanners for Graphic Designers in 2021

Just Creative

Having the right scanner can help make your workday easier and certainly more productive. Working in graphic design, you may need to scan hand-drawn sketches or doodles and make them digital so you can edit them to fit your needs.

O Street injects some fun and optimism in 'online at home' rebrand for Glasgow Film Festival

Creative Boom

Glasgow design studio O Street has worked with local independent cinema, Glasgow Film Theatre, to rebrand its beloved annual festival.

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.

7 Essential Content Marketing Tips To Grow Your Brand in 2021

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Karl Kangur. There’s no question that content is vital to attaining your business goals nowadays. Whether you’re writing blog posts, recording podcasts, creating courses, or developing TikTok lenses, you’re moving in the right direction.

Futura creates packaging with illustrated 'pistachio-worshippers' for new milk brand

Creative Boom

Mexico City-based Futura has created the visual identity for the new pistachio milk brand, Táche. Having launched just three months back, according to Táche, the milk is "answering today's evolving consumer demand for a more healthy, socially impactful, and sustainable milk option".

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Childish Design kicks off its 'design for better purposes' with new identity for plant-based baby food

Creative Boom

After 10 years of working for large corporate clients who "don't care about the environment, animals or people", Andy Lester decided to set up his own studio, focusing on helping "purpose-driven startups" and non-profits, all with the aim to "design for better purposes".

Photographer Spotlight: Delwin Kamara

Booooooom

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Sam Wright’s powerful lockdown series celebrates London’s iconic eateries

Creative Review

It’s been an extremely tough year for the UK’s restaurant scene, with recent figures from the Office for National Statistics suggesting that hospitality has been the worst hit industry across the country.

Montréal’s Quartier des Spectacles Does Light Therapy on a Large Scale

Azure Magazine

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Montreal’s vibrant and world-renowned arts programming, including festivals like Just for Laughs, Osheaga and Franco-Folies, was put on hold.

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.

Laura Callaghan illustrates RBG, Angela Davis, Malala and more for Feminist Oracles

Its Nice That

The Laurence King project plays with the idea of divination cards, providing inspirational advice from 50 of the most iconic women in history.

Interview with M. Giesser, Director and Communications Designer

Shillington

Shillington plays host to incredible industry lectures every semester, offering our students the opportunity to learn from and meet experienced professionals across the multitude of practices within the field of design.

Hyunmin Kim tells stories through the merging of digital and analogue architectural landscapes

Its Nice That

The Seoul-based illustrator starts with a story or emotion, then experimentally crafts a story imbued with deeper meaning.

Interview with M. Geisser, Director and Communications Designer

Shillington

Shillington plays host to incredible industry lectures every semester, offering our students the opportunity to learn from and meet experienced professionals across the multitude of practices within the field of design.

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.

Jack Taylor on fine-tuning his practice and working more in the style of Ligne Claire comic artists

Its Nice That

Inspired by the aesthetics of comics like The Adventures of Tintin, Jack’s most recent work embodies this genre of drawing completely.

A Serendipitous Shot Frames a Meteor Soaring Over Russia’s Klyuchevskaya Sopka as It Erupts

Colossal

Image © Daniel Kordan, shared with permission. In a single, fortuitous photograph, Daniel Kordan proves his astute eye as he documents two of nature’s rarely seen phenomena: the brilliant trail of a meteor streaking through the sky and Klyuchevskaya Sopka as it spews a mass of glowing lava.

Saiman Chow on maintaining freedom in your work

Creative Review

The illustrator, animator and designer talks about personal style, the benefits of working digitally and the ways he’s ensured his creative independence. The post Saiman Chow on maintaining freedom in your work appeared first on Creative Review

Get a Peek Into the Lives of Others With These Interior Embroideries

Brown Paper Bag

This post contains some affiliate links. If you make a purchase, Brown Paper Bag may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more here. Artist Anuradha Bhaumick stitches colorful interior embroideries that showcase people enjoying their living spaces.

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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

Dn&co adds warmth and humanity to its identity for Showhere with Hollie Fuller’s charming illustrations

Its Nice That

The company, a new subsidiary of the design studio, aims to help the real estate sector present their projects in a more compelling and adaptable way.

Mascareña Brings Color To The World Of Gourmet

The Die Line

The brand’s logo, a circular and simplistic illustration of a sun coming out from behind clouds amidst what appears to be mountains, is placed in the form of a sticker on top of each jar

Baxter & Bailey designs “joyful” identity for sustainable lens brand Sunglass Fix

Design Week

Brighton design studio Baxter & Bailey has designed the new identity for Australian sunglasses company Sunglass Fix, featuring an ‘OO’ visual to represent the accessories.

Beetrip Honey Makes You Take A 180

The Die Line

With a focus and emphasis on the fact that each jar of honey originates from controlled pollination in the dense forests of Greece, natural elements are illustrated and nestled snugly behind the typeface

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.

No Necks! There’s an Instagram Account That Posts Animals Without Necks.

Design You Trust

There are loads of weird stuff going on on Instagram. This time let’s take a look what animals would look like without necks! More: Instagram. Animals animals humor necks photomanipulations

University of California Humanities Research Institute Branding

Abduzeedo

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End Embarrassment: The Playful and Fun Toilet Paper Rolls from Japan

Design You Trust

Matsumotokiyoshi Holdings Co., has a chain of drugstores nationwide. It’s private brand, “matsukiyo”, is a unique label that aims to deliver the brand’s vision of “making life in Japan enjoyable.”.

Ecommerce: Digital Marketing for Brand Awareness and Boosting Sales

Noupe

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to try something new? Have you ever felt like bringing in new technology and keeping up with the latest trends rather than sticking to the traditional method?

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.

Photographer Captures The Lives Of People Living In Yakutia, One Of The Coldest Regions In Russia

Design You Trust

Winter can be quite painful and annoying to many people. At least to the ones living in the places of the world that have cold temperatures and piles of snow.

How to Enhance Your Website with Images – 10 Simple Design Tips to Bring your Site to Life

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Dan Martin. Think about a website you landed on that was just a barrage of text. After a very short time, you probably lost interest and moved on to another website. That is exactly why images are critical to website design.

Photographer Martin Parr Captured Candid Portraits of British Drivers in 1994

Design You Trust

Martin Parr, From A to B, Tales of Modern Motoring, Londres, BBC Books, 1994. “I I feel that other women on the road react to me in a nasty hostile sort of way. For some reason this hate comes across. I mean, I give way to them so why don’t they give way to me.”.

In his new book, Daniel Stier invites the viewer to take a second glance at the city

Its Nice That

The photographer, based between London and Germany, has launched a compelling series that emphasises the destruction and chaos found in London.

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Hasbro Announces Gender-Neutral Rebrand Of 'Potato Head' Line

The Die Line

Potato Head drops the "Mr." Maybe

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