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50 essential terms every graphic designer should know by heart

Graphic designers have their own language. It's true. Margins, kerning, letterpress, ascenders and descenders. These technical words are just a hint …

Graphic Design

Ultra Violet: Pantone's Colour of the Year 2018

It's official. Pantone has revealed Ultra Violet as its Colour of the Year for 2018. Communicating originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking, …

Graphic Design
Modern Art
Human Anatomy

Chromatogram: 15 otherworldly cardboard pods takeover a derelict former cinema in Blackburn

The faded glory of a vast, abandoned cinema and 19th century Cotton Exchange in Lancashire had its lost nobility temporarily revived as the backdrop …


A creative's guide to Paris

Dubbed one of the world's most romantic cities, Paris is more than just a destination for love; it happens to be a thriving centre for art, fashion, …


Why the grass is never greener and how to be happier today

Lifestyle. Opportunities. Wealth. Just think how far we’ve come in the past 100 years – especially when you consider what we have today compared to …


Matteo de Mayda captures the changing face of Angola, and the divide between rich and poor

Italian photographer Matteo de Mayda recently travelled to the former Portuguese colony of Angola to document the country and its people ahead of the …

3D Printing
Abandoned Buildings
The Arts

Never before seen images of David Bowie from three iconic British photographers

This stunning series of photographs highlights the many sides of the late and great, David Bowie. Captured by three iconic British photographers, the …

David Bowie

20 free or affordable tools to help money-saving freelancers run a lean business

It’s National Freelancers Day thanks to IPSE, so we thought we’d join in and celebrate by sharing 20 of the latest free and affordable tools for …

Artist sculpts huge ceramic coral reef to highlight the threat facing our oceans

For her series Changing Seas III, artist Courtney Mattison – featured previously – has crafted a large-scale ceramic coral reef installation to …

One Year, Two Rooms: A photographic exploration of 12 months in a London flat

When award-winning London photographer Darran Rees found himself living in a small London apartment, he decided to challenge himself and see if he …

10 essential websites to help you find more freelance work

Every successful freelancer knows that finding work should be a daily focus. Yes, you might attract potential clients via your website or get some …

90 Instagram accounts to follow for daily graphic design inspiration

When it comes to getting a daily dose of inspiration for your graphic design projects, nothing beats the visual delights of Instagram. From global …

Photographer Charlie Clift documents Brits in Europe ahead of the EU referendum

In the run up to the EU referendum, London photographer Charlie Clift has travelled across Europe to see what life is like for the 1.2 million Brits …

The Floating Piers: Artist Christo helps people to walk on water in Italy

It was a dream first imagined in 1970, and now it has finally become a reality – conceptual artist Christo has walked on water. Over the weekend, he …