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Freebie: A collection of mesh gradients by LS Graphics

Again, the awesome folks from Lstore Graphics have been pulling together another rad freebie that we would love to share on ABDZ. For those who don't …

Graphics

The first design portfolio that’s ever made me laugh

In a good way, that is.<p>These days, most design portfolios have an air of sameness to them–like clone-stamp copies of one another. It’s something Argentinian designer and illustrator Mariano Pascual wanted to change.<p>“I was a little bit bored with my old website, as well as with other online …

Graphic Design

Your foolproof guide to creating a gallery wall

A quick glance at Pinterest and Instagram is all you need to see that gallery walls are still incredibly popular. A mix of framed photos, prints, paintings and 3D items, gallery walls are a great way to fill space and express your style.<p>To create one that looks great can be intimidating though. How …

Home Decorating

UC Davis' Online Brewing Classes Help Anyone Perfect Their Beers

The four-part course on beer quality is taught by 41-year brewing veteran Charlie Bamforth.<p>The massive growth of breweries in America—quadrupling …

Alcohol

Designer Milton Glaser nailed the logo for Trump’s ‘Space Force’

At a meeting of the National Space Council in June, PResident Trump said he would direct the Pentagon and Department of Defense to create a sixth branch of the U.S. military—a so-called Space Force—which will focus on dominating the great beyond. The people at <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i> asked eight …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Mozilla Firefox Shares 24 New Logos It’s Considering For Major Redesign

Images via Mozilla<br>Mozilla Firefox is getting not just one, but a whole bunch of facelifts, because it isn’t simply a browser anymore.<br>On Monday, the …

Software

How Bauhaus’s rediscovered typefaces are transforming the world of design

Typography expert Erik Spiekermann spells out the influence of Germany’s foremost art school and the significance of its lost lettering

Typography

Web Design Spotlight: Giga Tamarasvili

Giga Tamarasvili is a designer based in Tbilisi, Georgia and he has been sharing some very inspiring web design projects on his Dribbble profile. …

Dribbble

Obsession: Nudes by Klimt, Schiele, and Picasso from the Scofield Thayer Collection

By Sabine Rewald and James Dempsey<p>This catalogue accompanies The Metropolitan Museum of Art Department of Modern and Contemporary Art exhibition at …

How to Replicate Hollywood Movie Posters From Scratch

Ever looked at a movie poster and wondered how they got their stylistic look? Follow these examples to see how easy it is to recreate them …

Posters

How Snow White helped Airbnb prove that storytelling is the most important skill in design

The company’s biggest breakthrough innovations start with text.Photo by Alexis MarcouWant to know the secret to Airbnb’s success and world-class user …

Tom Wolfe

10 Tips for Capturing Breathtaking Fine Art Landscape Photography

When we’re taking landscape photography, we get inspired by light, land or a fleeting moment. But what makes fine art landscape photography unique …

Photography

Photographer Uses Fluid and Sounds to Create Surreal Photos That Look Like CGI

We all try to push our creative boundaries, but have you ever created an image through ferrofluid and sound waves? Photographer Andrew Hall does …

Magnetism

People Who Take A Lot Of Selfies Have Higher Self-Esteem, Study Says, But There’s A Catch

Once upon a time, in what is now a forgotten corner of the internet, there existed a digital art form known as the Myspace "profile pic." Over time, …

Social Media

Beginner photographers: Improve your composition with these lighting tips

Your camera is only as good as your composition--and lighting directly affects that composition. Here are some tips for novice photographers.<p>As you …

Landscape Photography

Why and How to Use a Star Tracker for Photos of the Night Sky

Astrophotography is generally a race against time to capture as much subtle starlight we can before the stars create trails in our images. The …

Nature Photography

A new typeface inspired by the sounds of London

FS Benjamin is a serif type dedicated to the capital city, and features a launch campaign that celebrates the diversity of London through pairing …

Typography

5 hot new CSS features and how to use them

In this article we'll explore five new properties coming to CSS, take a look at what they do and how to put them to practical use in your projects. …

Web Development

Google is reportedly building Fuchsia OS to replace Android on all its devices (Update: not anytime soon)

Bloomberg’s Mark Bergen and Mark Gurman have a juicy scoop on Google’s secretive Fuchsia OS project, which we’ve been hearing about for the past couple of years. The company is reportedly working to flesh out the platform to eventually run on a wide range of devices, and perhaps even replace …

Material Design

Web Design Inspiration by Hristo Hristov

Hristo Hristov is a designer based in Frankfurt, Germany. He has put together a quite inspiring set of comps on web design featuring a quite elegant …

Graphic Design

The evolution of typography with variable fonts

With the emergence of variable fonts, web design no longer has to be traded for page speed. Jason Pamental walks us through the benefits of variable …

Typography

Meet Kareen Waris aka Waspa: 11-year-old kid with a tremendous drawing talent

I think the title says it all basically! Meet Kareen Waris who is also known as Waspa that is currently living in Lagos, Nigeria. What is particular …

Drawing

From Muji to Ikea: Why the best retailers think like UX designers

The most successful brands treat their customers as users, not buyers. Here’s how.<p>Imagine walking into a store and finding a fitting room full of outfits curated just for you–items you reserved online, and a few chosen for you based on what you’ve bought in the past. You like a pair of jeans and a …

This Limited Range of Backpacks Benefits the Homeless in Berlin

Various internationally renowned creative studios have come together to design a limited range of one-off backpacks for backpack brand Ucon …

How Nike & Reebok Branded Their Websites In Accordance With Their Logo Designs

A great logo design encapsulates an entire brand identity in one emblem. It combines design elements, complementary colors, and bold typography to communicate core values to consumers visually.<p>However, despite the significance of a logo, a brand is more than its signature symbol. Although proper …

7 Landing Page Design Mistakes to Avoid

Companies with more than 40 landing pages get 12 times more leads than those with 5 or less, according to HubSpot. But a poorly designed landing page …

25 Free PSD Icons You Should Have In Your Collection

It’s time to download some new free PSD icons for your freebies collection! We gathered here in this list 25 free PSD icon sets that are fully …

Graphic Design

What Would U.S. Money Look Like, Given the Proper Attention of an Industrial Designer?

Bills so pretty you'd never spend them<p>Industrial designer Andrey Avgust hails from Belarus, a country whose currency I admit I've never seen. But …

Industrial Designer

How To Land A Design Job At Spotify, Pentagram, Nike, Airbnb, And More

Images via Wikimedia Commons and Pentagram<p><b>What is it like</b> to work at some of the most coveted companies by designers, and how do you get hired by one?<p>…

Virgin Atlantic

These extraordinary bricks reflect sunlight into dark streets

Natural light may be the best way to enhance depressed urban areas.<p>In 2013, French designer Nathanaël Abeille started working with material expert Carlos Muniagurria to develop a way to turn common, inexpensive bricks into highly reflective objects capable of illuminating streets, apartments, and …