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Keeping the human touch in graphic design, according to designer David Carson

David Carson has created unforgettable covers for the likes of Wallpaper, Beach Cult Culture, Raygun and most recently The Drum, and has worked with …

Graphic Design

6 new typography tools for 2016

Whether you’re a web or graphic designer, typography is an essential part of your work and a vital skill to master. But nobody ever said it was …

The 9 worst logo changes of 2015

This year, several major companies changed their logos, and some simply fell flat.<p>To identify the worst revamps, Business Insider looked through graphic-design publisher UnderConsideration's Brand New blog archives and picked out our least favorites. We only considered large, non-athletic-team or …

7 pro tips for staying competitive as an artist

You might know the best pencils to use and how to choose the right drawing tools, but how do you stay competitive as an artist?<p>Cape Town-based …

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

19 Delightful Bits Of Vintage Graphic Design Inspiration

In retrospect, our idea of the early days of travel are shaped by these posters. Depictions of exotic countries, famous landmarks, smiling flight …

Graphic Design

Iconic Brands Used In Fun Logo Swap

Close your eyes for a moment and think about the logo for one of your favorite brands. What comes to mind?<p>Is it the logo’s color? Its shape? The …

Finally, The Golden Ratio Gets Its Own Coloring Book

Venezuelan artist Rafael Araujo creates meticulously detailed drawings of the Fibonacci spiral in nature–now, you can color along.<p>When it comes to design, the golden ratio is mostly bullshit. Though designers sometimes use it, there’s just no proof people prefer that precise spatial ratio in their …

50 essential books every graphic designer should read

When it comes to seeking inspiration and learning, graphic designers are spoilt for choice. There is a wealth of literature at our fingertips, all …

Graphic Design

The Art of Movie Titles, as Explained By Designer Danny Yount

For many of us, title sequences are little more than just a list of names that precedes the movie we’re about to watch. They may be artfully …

From Films to Books: Double-Exposure Illustrations by Levente Szabó

In the last couple of years we have seen the rise of double-exposure effects used in photography in addition to tattoo art, poster design, title …

18 Tips To Improve Your Logo Design Skills | Brand Matters Blog

A Refreshing New Take On The Ultimate Logo Design Guide<p>Logo designers, like the great athletes of our time who say “I just try to improve every day,” …

Graphic Design Trends That Will Rock 2016

Graphic design is a genre of its own, and it has its own norms, conventions as well as trends. Much like web design, graphic design too evolves with …

28 inspiring examples of vintage posters

Back in the 1870s, the world of designing posters for advertising began. Having previously only been able to print black and white text, the …

Graphic Design

Breakthrough Tattoo Artists Who Took 2015 By Storm

As the years go by, tattooing has become an increasingly popular way to express yourself. In 2012, a poll found that 21% of adults had at least one tattoo. For people that are between the ages of 18 to 29, that number is closer to 40%. This form of body art is more than a passing fad, and as a …

Bricklayer Transforms Stone into Hypnotically Detailed Sculptures

Johnny Clasper‘s hypnotic free-form stonework is a swirling spectacle that garners its fair share of attention, and rightly so. The stonemason's passion for his craft is apparent in every detailed design. From drystone sculptures to pebble mosaics and stone balancing acts, Clasper has a skill for …

How to design a logo: 5 expert tips

Logo design is one of the most important elements of a brand. These powerful emblems transcend language barriers and, when done right, encapsulate …

Logo Creation Kit from Zeppelin Graphics

The logo creation kit from Zeppelin Graphics, an extensive set of graphic elements and templates for professional needs.<p>After much planning and …

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Daily Inspiration #2125

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Disguising Your Car with Fake Rust Looks Interesting, But Won't Prevent Someone From Stealing It

This vinyl wrap job is utterly convincing—and has nothing to do with theft deterrence<p>Having your car painted is a lot of time and work, and is of …

Identity Theft

26 Business Logo Design Inspiration #15 | Logos

This is my successful <b>inspiration #15</b> in <b>logo design</b> series. In last year 2012, I served thousands of visual, branding identity, <b>business logo design</b> …

Logo Design: Teeth

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

Explosive Splattered Ink Animal Paintings by Hua Tunan | Colossal

<p>The creatures depicted in Chinese artist Hua Tunan‘s ink paintings seem moments away from escaping the canvas. Each piece seems to pulse with …

Minimalist Illustrations To Make You Smile

I made these little acrylic & ink illustrations on paper.<p>It’s part of an ongoing series entitled “Food, Object Or Animal” that looks at everyday …