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How to Fill in Empty Edges After Cropping in Adobe Photoshop

I have another really cool tip for you today. You can put this one in the “best tips ever” category if you want. It’s going to save a lot of people a …

Tutorials

Top 10 graphic design resources for designers in 2018

2018 is finally here and design is hotter and more complex than ever. To make it through the ever-changing jungle of pixels, vectors, stock images …

What happens when famous logos swap colour palettes

Choosing the right colour palette is a fundamental part of creating an eye-catching brand that people want to interact with. Get your colours right …

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 …

Typography

Learn kerning basics in less than 2 minutes

Kerning has a huge impact on how your lettering is read by viewers, so it's important to get it right. Get your kerning wrong and at best you end up …

14 of the Best Places You Can Learn Photoshop for Free by @LarryKim

These 14 places will let you learn everything you need to know about Photoshop for free.The post 14 of the Best Places You Can Learn Photoshop for …

Mendelssohn Concerto No. 1 posters

Contributed by Nicole Fox<i><br>Source: https://www.behance.net Nicole Fox. License: CC BY-NC-ND.</i> <br>Promotional event posters for a performance of …

Design Archives

Wherever you go – from around the corner to around the world – examples of local, “vernacular” typography and lettering can be seen in storefronts, …

Graphic Design

The Secret To Great Logos, From The Gurus Of Corporate Branding

“Symbols don’t make clear what you do; it makes it clear who you are.”<p>This year the inimitable branding firm Chermayeff Geismar & Haviv celebrates its 60th anniversary. Over the past six decades, these godfathers of corporate graphic design created logos for PBS, MoMA, PanAm, NBC, Chase, and more. …

Graphic Design

A Whisper of Truth Only a Few Will Hear.

{source} In a world screaming for your attention, consider this a whisper of truth.Not many of you will hear this.The full momentum of the world will …

Getting Started With Type Design: A Personal Journey

I recently finished working on Marvin Visions, a modern reinterpretation of the typeface Marvin that was originally designed in 1969 by Michael Chave …

7 must-read books for design students

Heading off to uni this year, and looking for recommendations for graphic design books to keep you inspired? Maybe you're already studying and keen …

Playbill

Why the ending of a musical theatre song is so important...

10 reasons why it's an awesome time to study graphic design

If you're thinking about switching careers to become a graphic designer, then let me tell you – there has never been a better time. The world is your …

To be a creativity machine, arrange your time and tasks according to these seven categories

Art is hard. Creative insights are hard to predict, and just when it gets difficult, your mind immediately jumps to a distraction: something easier to do, an excuse, a scapegoat.<p>To get the most out of your creative energy, carve out space for creative work. To make that space, you need to make …

Creativity

15 Logo Design Trends Emerging Today

We teamed up with the brilliant minds at LogoLounge to provide our readers with an extensive look into this year’s logo design trends and insights in …

CR readers pick their favourite film posters

Christian Broutin’s poster for Francois Truffaut’s romantic drama Jules et Jim. You can read an interview with Broutin about the poster’s design over …

How to craft a standout portfolio

Portfolios are for life, not just for internships. Throughout your career, your design portfolio is a vital tool in winning better jobs and new …

Expert Designers Share Tips On How To Create Unforgettable Logos

Image by Michael Flarup containing the logo for his game company Northplay, featured with permission<p><b>With competition for eyeballs</b> becoming …

Graphic Design

The Design Deck teaches graphic design as you play cards

Ben Barrett-Forrest created The Design Deck, a nifty set of playing cards that each have facts about graphic design on them.<p>Each of the 52 faces …

Most Popular Logos; What Do They Have in Common?

This column is authored by QuickCompany Associate Kapila Tanwar WhenThe post Most Popular Logos; What Do They Have in Common? appeared first on …

Infographic reveals the state of freelancing in 2017

Thinking of striking out on your own and becoming a freelancer? It's a thought that crosses the minds of a lot of people in all sorts of industries. …

How Limitations Can Kick-Start Creativity

One phrase that often comes up in discussions about dream jobs is "creative freedom." Many workers feel the restrictions placed on them at work are …

Your Brain Can Only Take So Much Focus

The ability to focus is an important driver of excellence. Focused techniques such as to-do lists, timetables, and calendar reminders all help people to stay on task. Few would argue with that, and even if they did, there is evidence to support the idea that resisting distraction and staying …

Creativity

Who needs brainstorming? Brainwriting gets way more ideas, this prof says

There’s a better way than a brainstorm to get creative thinking out of your team, says Leigh Thompson, professor at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She teaches teamwork and negotiation to aspiring company leaders and explains techniques that she says are scientifically …

Creativity

21 Stunning Graphic Design Ideas

On the home page, you can locate your present location and the weather in addition to the vital cities in the nation making it simpler to navigate …

5 Links That Can Make Every Graphic Designer’s Life Easy

So you are looking for the ultimate list of best graphic design resources online? Being a graphic designer takes a unique mix of creativity, skill, …

Graphic Design

5 Team Building Games That Don’t Suck (thanks to improvisation)

***Updated: you can find an even more comprehensive list of team building games here*** Think of your last few team building events. Did they all …