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Graphics

Make a logo in Illustrator

This week saw the release of some new videos on Adobe's Make It Now playlist, a collection of clips all about how to create design projects with …

The ultimate guide to image resolution

For old hands, image resolution and DPI make perfect intuitive sense, but for folk just starting out – or, with wearying inevitability, for those …

Tutorials

How to create effective brand guidelines

We’ve already explored how to master colour theory, understand shape psychology and choose the right typography for your logo design, as well as how …

Use This Flowchart To Help You Plan A Safe Night Out

After a night of fun and debauchery with your friends, it can be easy to lose sight of your designated plan to get home safely. You always want to be …

DUI

Fun typography activity book explores letterform psychology

One of the most effective ways to learn about something is to get stuck in practically. That's certainly the thinking behind How To Draw Type and …

Typography

4 ways to master colour in logo design

Colour is a universal language in design. It can help convey a brand’s personality, create market standout, and evoke an emotional response.<p>If you’re …

Graphic Design

Graphic Design Games For Having Fun While Learning

<b>What is a graphic design game?</b><p>These are fun and educational games that teach design fundamentals or simply improve your sense of design knowledge. …

10 design resources to save you time and energy

In a perfect world, creatives create, coders code and designers design. In our world, however, most designers spend the same amount of time drowning …

The 10 best new graphic design tools for October

This month’s round-up of the best new graphic design tools is lucrative, to say the least. From a limited-time 20 per cent discount on Affinity …

36 brilliantly designed 404 error pages

If you're starting a blog or website, don't forget the all-important 404 page – a standard response code in HTTP telling the user, in effect, that …

Pest Control

Poland has glowing blue bike lanes that are charged by the Sun

<b>And we thought London's cycle superhighway was nice.</b><p>Poland's done a bit of one-upmanship with cycle lanes that glow blue in the dark, having been …

How accessible is your typeface?

When it comes to creating or choosing professional fonts for public use, it's important to keep in mind how accessible they are. Accessible …

4 ways to get noticed by an agency

A foot in the door can be a very useful thing when you're looking for your first design job, just as long as you make the most of the opportunity. …

Ron Weasley

Making Blackburn Beautiful | The Shuttle: Blackburn with Darwen Council News

June 2016 will see Blackburn residents and visitors alike rediscover the town when female artists from across the UK bring new life to forgotten …

Streetwear

Team behind Michelin-starred Northcote restaurant to open Blackburn Cathedral Quarter eaterie

BLACKBURN Cathedral’s flagship new cafe-restaurant launching early this summer will be run by East Lancashire’s Michelin-starred celebrity chef Nigel …

England

12 things no graphic designer should be without

As a designer, there are many essential creative tools that will help you do your job, whether you're working from home or in a design office. For …

Productivity

Have a nap to improve productivity and creativity

Click on image to see full-sized infographic<p>Napping confers many great benefits – it can boost alertness, productivity and mood, which are all key …

Dessert bar becomes first tenant of Blackburn's Cathedral Quarter office block

THE new office block in Blackburn’s flagship £34 million Cathedral Quarter has its first tenant, bringing sweet treats to the town centre.<p>The coffee …

Ice Cream

REVEALED: Exciting new £3m plan for cafes, coffee houses and eateries in Blackburn town centre

BLACKBURN'S historic Blakey Moor and Northgate is earmarked as a 'restaurant quarter' under a £3million plus Heritage Lottery cash bid.<p>Under the …

Café

12 things successful people do right before bed

The last thing you do before bed tends to have a significant impact on your mood and energy level the next day, as it often determines how well and …

Sleep

Facebook

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Tesco

6 ways to conquer your inner critic

Click to see the full-size infographic<p>Every artist has an inner-critic, in fact it's a necessary tool if you want to become a creative genius. But …

Infographics

IN PICTURES: 25 fantastic aerial images of Blackburn in the 1990s

WE'VE been busy digging through our library over the past week - and look what we found...<p>Starting to forget what Blackburn looked like in the 1990s? …

Taxi Fabric Turns Cabs into Traveling Art

Designers bring their visions to taxi interiors and completely change the experience of riding in a cab.<p>Imagine sliding into a taxi and realizing, once you settle down, that you are sitting on top of a bright blue landscape with carefully painted horses leaping across the seat. In front of you, the …

Music Videos

Youngsters urged to back bid to bring Blackburn's nightlife back

YOUNG people in Blackburn are being asked to back a bid to bring Blackburn's nightlife back and find a catchy name for the fast-growing group behind …

Soccer

IN PICTURES: One of Blackburn's most iconic buildings to be transformed into restaurant, bar and theatre

A £5MILLION plan has been unveiled to transform one of Blackburn's most iconic buildings from a derelict shell into a restaurant, bar and theatre …

Business Planning

Is the British Rail logo a design icon?

A fundraising campaign is under way to publish the original design manual of one of the UK's most recognisable logos.<p>The symbol for British Rail was created 50 years ago, outlasting the company.<p>The manual dictated how everything from uniforms to toilets should be branded.<p>Dan Johnson reports.

Graphic Design

OPEN FOR BUSINESS: Take a look inside Blackburn's brand new £3m Premier Inn hotel...

THE Premier Inn at the heart of Blackburn’s new Cathedral Quarter opens this afternoon, five days early, with £30,000 of booking for the coming year …

Hospitality

IN PICTURES: Finishing touches as Blackburn Cathedral Quarter almost complete

THE gardens and paving surrounding Blackburn’s iconic statue of Queen Victoria are now being laid.<p>Premier Inn’s decorators are fitting out the …

Cathedrals