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Road Trip: Northwest Montana

A road trip is one of the most American travel concepts there is. Leaving home to explore a new world, while zigzagging through dusty roads and urban centers is only one of the thrills. The beauty of a road trip is that while you normally have a destination in mind, the journey is usually the best …

Watch: 6 Illustrator Tricks To Speed Up Your Graphic Design Workflow

<b>Tom of design agency</b> Satori Graphics has published a seven-minute tutorial sharing six Illustrator tricks that could help speed up your graphic …

How to Clean a Fretboard: Basic Guitar Maintenance Tips

Despite being just a thin strip of hardwood glued down to the neck, a fretboard is one of the guitar’s most important components. It’s the contact …

New Horizons in Acoustic Guitar: Using Unusual Techniques and Tunings

In writing “The Old Room,” for my latest release, <i>Era</i>, I was inspired by two things: 1) a little gadget called the ToneWood Amp that affixes to the …

Meet graphic designer Jonathan Isaacson and his hybrid portfolio

“I got into design kind of by accident,” explains London-based graphic designer Jonathan Isaacson. Despite studying illustration at Brighton, …

Choose the perfect colour palette for your website

While there are many steps in creating a website, branding is one of the most important. Whether you're working for another company or simply …

10 Steps to Learning Jazz Guitar Standards

One of the biggest problems I encounter with jazz guitar students is that they have learned a ton of chords, scales and arpeggios, but they can’t …

Video Lesson: Learn to Play Slide Like Jimmy Page

Bill EvansFebruary 10, 2018<p><b>From the April 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY PETE MADSEN</b><p>As Led Zeppelin’s musical architect in the late 1960s and …

Our musical tastes peak as teens, says study

Men are aged 14 when their favorite song is released, for women, it’s age 13<p>A <i>New York Times</i> analysis of Spotify data has found that the songs we listen to during our teen years set our musical taste as adults.<p>For men, the most important period for forming musical taste is between the ages of 13 to …

10 New Principles Of Good Design

Dieter Rams’s design principles get a 21st-century update.<p>2017 was a year of reckoning for the design community. UX became a weapon, AI posed countless new challenges, and debate erupted over once rock-solid design paradigms. Even some of the industry’s leading lights admitted their revolutionary …

5 Ways to Use Color and Images for Effective Hard-Copy Collateral

Using the right color and images can help you more effectively communicate your brand and messaging.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

The Shape of Words: An Introduction to Typography

Typography is the craft of designing and arranging type (i.e. text). Using various typefaces, spacing, sizes and contrast, typographers seek to make …

Publicis Art Director Wants to Help Make Your Book Look Less Sh*tty With ‘Pimp My Portfolio’

If you’re a creative in the industry, you know the importance of a flashy portfolio.<p><b>Camilla Ciappina de Souza</b> wants to help with that.<p>In December …

20 Free Graphic Design eBooks to Learn Design From

Want to learn more about graphic design? This article includes an amazing collection of 20 <i>free graphic design eBooks</i> you can learn from. Learn new …

Capital Letters In Headlines

By Carolyn Pairitz Morris<p>You may have noticed during your time as an author or reader on Seeking Alpha that we have some rules about headlines, a …