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Upgrade your photo game from amateur to pro with our 16 top photography tips

The Rule of Thirds, Sunny 16, and always shooting in RAW. The books are full of photography tips — some essential, others downright constrictive. But …

Nature Photography

Health and Fitness: 10 Plant-Based Proteins - SUP Magazine – The Voice of Standup Paddling

Shae Foudy credits her vegan diet for fueling her impressive SUP performances. Photo: Mike Muir<p><i>By: Rebecca Parsons</i><p>When you think of a protein heavy …

35 Clean-Eating Dinners You Can Make in 30 Minutes or Less

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>You have a <i>ton</i> on your plate these days. On top of being …

Cooking

Reviving A Legendary Graphic Designer’s Unfinished Font

Though he was only 40 years old when he died, graphic designer Alvin Lustig left an indelible mark in the world of advertising, typography, and visual communication, creating dozens of book jackets, magazine and record covers, and interiors during his relatively short but prolific career.<p>Designer …

Graphic Design

A Graphic Designer Created A Kit To Help You Go Off The Grid

You don't need Wi-Fi to have fun. Really.<p>Imagine yourself spending a day with no Wi-Fi whatsoever.<p>No, this isn't the start of a horror story. In fact, this could actually be the start of a very productive day. Graphic designer Nora Kaszanyi hopes so.<p>Kaszanyi designed a simple activity kit called …

Graphic Design

Good practice: APFEL launches an online store of graphic design goodies

Even if you're not familiar with the London design agency A Practice for Everyday Life (APFEL) by name, you'll have likely come into contact with their work at some point. Launched 12 years ago by Kirsty Carter and Emma Thomas and working across the fields of brand identity, art direction, website …

Typography

10 alternatives to Gotham

Originally a commission for GQ magazine, Tobias Frere-Jones' Gotham has become one of the biggest typographical success stories of the past decade. …

Access one of the web’s largest design asset libraries for only $49

Clean, striking icons are important for properly embellishing any design. Which makes a subscription to Noun Project Unlimited Icons essential for pro and amateur designers alike.<p>For a limited time, you can pick up a two-year subscription to Noun Project Unlimited Icons for just $49.<p>With Noun …

You Need To See These Book Covers By A Finnish Textile Designer

You don’t normally think of bright, bold colors and cheery prints when you think of Virginia Woolf. Most of her novels inspire cover designs that are …

Virginia Woolf

6 Top Infographic Design Trends for 2016 So Far

We're into the final third of 2016 and new trends have appeared in content: video content is bigger than ever and animated GIFS populate every other article. Infographics continue to be one of the most popular forms of visual content for marketers, but they are evolving as creatives look for new …

Infographics

From Fabulous Cheesecakes to Tiramisu: 50 Decadent and Delicious Raw Vegan Desserts - One Green Planet

You don’t have to follow an all-raw diet to benefit from some amazing raw vegan recipes. When the weather is hot, the last thing you want to do is …

Dessert

The Map Design Toolbox from Gestalten

Book Recommendation: The Map Design Toolbox – Time-Saving Templates for Graphic Design.<p>Illustrative maps in a colorful, flat style are all the rage, …

Graphic Design

5 Timeless Design Lessons From The Bauhaus

The Bauhaus is nearly a century old, but it still has a lot to teach today’s designers.<p>Of all the influences from the past 100 years, the Bauhaus–the venerable art and design school founded in 1919–has had the most enduring impact on the world, from the modern products and furniture we buy, to the …

Art

The First Ever Copies of The 'World’s Most Mysterious Book' Are About to Be Released

No living person has cracked the code.<p>A Spanish publishing house has finally been given permission to make exact copies of the <i>Voynich Manuscript</i> - a …

Leonardo Da Vinci

The 8 Biggest Mistakes on Your Portfolio (And How to Fix Them)

<i>This is a syndicated blog post from Format Magazine. It’s contents are being used with exclusive permission.</i><p>For potential clients and collaborators, …

These Stray Cats Remind Us of the Simple Joy of Being Alive

In the wake of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, Japanese photographer Masaaki Ito found warmth and comfort in some unlikely friends: the stray cats …

The BrushKnob USB dial wants to help you speed up your Photoshop workflow

External dials and gizmos have been common in the movie industry for years. Their sole purpose in live is to help speed up workflow and productivity, …

Tutorials

How To Take Interesting iPhone Photos By Capturing Small Details

When taking photos with your iPhone, do you tend to seek out grand and impressive scenes? While this can result in great photos, it’s often far more …

Landscape Photography

Monochrome poster series deconstructs key elements of graphic design

Berlin-based art director and designer, Devran Dogaroglu, created this monochrome poster series for 3H Seminars.<p>He explains: "Realisation of the …

Meet the Guys Turning Old Graphic Design Manuals into Kickstarter Blockbusters

In 1970, the visionary “information architect” Massimo Vignelli and his design firm partner Bob Noorda created a manual that redesigned every visual element of the New York City subway system. It was a practical solution to a serious problem: by the late 1960s, the subway had become so unsafe and …

Graphic Design

Craft x Graft Poster Design

The art of poster design is fascinating… Common studio posters are designed to appeal to an extremely large audience and usually lack creativity. …

Cards Against Humanity Designer: “Graphic Design Doesn’t Have A Critical Dialogue”

Amy Nicole Schwartz talks about jokes, failure, and what’s missing from graphic design discourse today.<p><b>Doreen Lorenzo: How did you know you wanted to be a designer? How did you get here?</b> <b><br>Amy Nicole Schwartz:</b> My passion for design came out of my love of writing. When I was in high school I was very …

UX Design

NASA’s Golden Age of Design Chronicled in Reissued Standards Manual

Design nerds rejoice<p>1992 was not a good year for NASA -- at least, not according to graphic designers. That was the year the space agency ditched their futuristic "worm" logo in favor of the old "meatball" logo, effectively sidelining two decades of modern design standards. This golden age of NASA …

Graphic Design
Graphic Design

Attention Graphic Designers: Tips for Finding Clients and Pricing Your Services

Learn where you can find new clients and how to correctly price your services to keep you in the black.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Shelby Larson’s book</i> Moonlighting on the Internet<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes<i><br>Shelby</i> …

Graphic Design

This Is What Graphic Design Was Like Before Computers

You have a lot to thank your laptop for.<p>Computers have made a plethora of activities in daily life infinitely easier, but perhaps the biggest reduction in heartache was within the graphic design industry. Believe it or not, every single action that you do onscreen with the click of a button and …

Wes Anderson’s Graphic Designer Has Some Inspiring Advice for You

Making a living as a graphic designer might sound like a dream come true for many, but for Annie Atkins, that’s just the tip of the iceberg. The design and film school graduate’s past projects include <i>The Tudors</i> and <i>The Grand Budapest Hotel —</i> the holy grail of modern film design — and she’s currently …

Graphic Design