Andrew Bai

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Watch this renowned Japanese calligrapher effortlessly write "the hardest kanji ever"【Video】

She makes <b>all 56 strokes</b> look easy.<p>When looking up the most difficult kanji of all time, there’s <b>one character that constantly pops up:</b> <i>biang</i>. As you …

Calligraphy

Easiest DIY Chalkboard Lettering Tutorial EVER!

1.34K Shares<p>This is the easiest DIY chalkboard lettering tutorial!<p>Hello friends! Are you ready to hear all about the the easiest DIY chalkboard …

Calligraphy

Brush lettering A-Z – How to write brush a lettering alphabet | Julia Bausenhardt | Illustration + Design

Please activate JavaScript to view this video.<br>Video-Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yh2G_7r_wj0<p>After rehashing the basic strokes and a bit of …

Typography

Why Pencils Are the Best Beginner’s Tool for Left-Handed Calligraphy

Did you know that the easiest tool to learn the basics of calligraphy is right in your desk drawer? Pencils are perfect for getting started in lettering and calligraphy… especially for left-handers.<p>It’s a common misconception that lefties cannot letter or learn calligraphy; this is definitely not …

20 Places to Find the Best Free Fonts for Your Brand

Congratulations.You’ve started a business, brand, or website and it’s time for you to start distributing content.Where do you start?Sure, you’ll need …

Typography

6 Essential Steps to Creating Your Own Startup Logo

Everyone tells you that you need a startup logo, but nobody tells you how to make one. They just throw you to the metaphorical wolves, leaving you to …

Logo Design Tips: 18 Rules for the Ultimate Logo Design

Clean, Minimal, Grid-Based Logos Stand Out With Negative Space, Simple Lines

<b>We previously featured</b> Indian designer Shibu PG for these clever animal logos.<p><b>The self-professed</b> “creative geek” returned earlier this year with …

How to Tackle Logo Designs

This useful resource from a few years back will help you get started<p>Reader <i>tinycc6</i> recently posted an interesting challenge-slash-inquiry on the …

Sonya Dyakova on drool-worthy type and retro recipe books

Renowned graphic designer Sonya Dyakova, formerly of Phaidon and Frieze, now runs her own London studio Atelier Dyakova. Sonya took to the Nicer …

Typography

Phone a Friend: 10 Design Tips from Fellow Creatives

As we near the early-bird deadline for the 2017 HOW International Design Awards, we’re excited to share 10 creative tips from some of last year’s …

Graphic Design

Image Optimization for Websites

When it comes to displaying images on the web, there’s a tight line to walk. Make them too large or too high-resolution, and your website will slow …

Washington D.C.

Top 10 Contemporary Design Trends in eCommerce

This column is authored by Dimitris Papoutsis, Manager, Synergic Software eCommerce web designThe post Top 10 Contemporary Design Trends in eCommerce …

eCommerce

Why graphic designers need beautiful websites

As a graphic designer, when a Google search tells you that you’re one in about thirty million results (calculated in 0.37 seconds), suddenly you can …

How To Apply Consistency in Web Design

You're reading How To Apply Consistency in Web Design, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, …

Web Design

10 best graphic design tools for July

Studios across the country might be down to skeleton staff as the summer holidays kick in, but we’ve got a slew of handy new graphic design tools to …

Graphic Design

China breaks ground on 12-mile treetop walkway in Fuzhou forest

China’s magnificent new walkway is giving people a treetop experience of Fuzhou’s sub-tropical forests unlike any before. Singapore-based LOOK …

5 fonts created by famous designers and why they work

While we love to bring you new and exciting typefaces and free fonts, that doesn’t mean we don’t respect the classics. After all, there’s a reason …

10 pretty fonts to glam up your projects

We all know that pretty things are hard to resist. In fact, a lot of the content on our site is based on pretty projects that we simply had to share …

A Frequent Flier's Guide to Travel Gear That Works

I travel a lot. Often to faraway places. Often in bad weather. Often to do active stuff outdoors. And I’ve been doing that for decades. This is the gear that gets me there and the approach that holds it all together.<p>The Bag<p>A few years ago, I flew to Siberia in the dead of winter to visit my …

Camping

Top 20 free resources for learning logo design

Whether you’re a total newbie or a seasoned pro, there’s always lots more to learn about logo design. But while the web is full of help and advice, …

Graphic Design

Learn about type by drawing it.If you are a newcomer to type and...

Learn about type by drawing it.If you are a newcomer to type and have a creative streak then the <b>How to Draw Type and Influence People</b>, activity book …

Typography

Watch: An Animated Color Theory Guide For Graphic And Web Designers

Composite image by DesignTAXI. Video screenshots via GCFLearnFree.org<p><b>It’s not a stretch</b> to say that color plays a key role in design. Each season, …

Free Font of the Week: Ryman Eco

<i>Only a few weeks left until HOW Design Live! You don’t want to miss out on the opportunity to see speakers like Seymour Chwast, Timothy Goodman,</i> …

Typography

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 …

The Essential, Popular Fonts Collection

Above you see just a small sample of you’ll get. Some of these have been on my radar. They really are premium quality. Just two examples: <b>Woodford</b> …

Altivo Font Family by Kostic Type Foundry

The Altivo font family, a proper workhorse sans serif typeface that performs quite well on screen.Recently published by Kostic Type Foundry, Altivo …

Typography