Graphic&web design

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Nine Nasty UX Truths

<i>There’s much to learn on the internet about UX theory, but the tips below are 100% the result of hard-earned experience… a.k.a. painful moments. I’ve</i> …

Usability

American Jazz Album Covers in the 1950s and 1960s

<i>Will you be at HOW Design Live 2016 in Atlanta? Join us.</i><p><i>The beginning</i><p>During the 1950s and 1960s modern jazz became a widely recognized part of …

Drawing

10 Best Food Packaging Designs—HOWdesign.com

When you’re a foodie like me, you shop for ingredients and products that are tasty, healthful and high-quality. And when you’re a design geek like …

Food

Centered Logos Hurt Website Navigation

Traditionally, websites display a <b>logo in the top left corner</b> of every page (for sites that use left-to-right languages). This design pattern fulfills …

Logos

20 Fresh Resources for Web Developers June 2016

Web developers have a lot of things to consider while creating a website. There is so much to do and take care of. They have to worry about various …

Web development

10 best new agency websites of 2016 so far

Whether you're designing a website for a client or yourself, it's very easy to create something that looks like every other site. And sometimes …

Web Design

89 Essential Quotes About Design

Though quotes may often be contradictory, presented out of context and preserved over the years like a bad game of telephone, I’ve long been obsessed …

Design

Delightful Bits Of Vintage Graphic Design Inspiration

Vintage design is an endless source of inspiration. Seeing how fellow designers tackled their job decades ago, with a limited set of tools, and how …

Design

25 Useful Tools and Resources for Web Designers

By<p>Whether you are a professional web designer, or in charge of a web or digital design agency, you are always looking for ways to improve; both in …

Mockups

Top 10 Packaging Projects & Articles

Top 10

101 Ways to Boost Your Creativity

There are some people who seem to have a never-ending stream of good ideas. Whether they’re at work, talking with their friends, or immersed in a …

Creativity

Type Terms

Type Terms is the perfect tool for designers to learn the basics of typographic terminology. If you are new to typography or here to refresh your …

Typography

An Ultimate Guide To CSS Pseudo-Classes And Pseudo-Elements

<b>We use ad-blockers as well, you know.</b> We gotta keep those servers running though. Did you know that we publish useful books and run friendly …

Grunge Typography by David Carson

The last couple of years there’s been a lot of talk whether if going to design school is worth the investment or not.<p>Some say that you can learn …

Graphic Design

Master of the Czech Golden Age of Posters

Some of the finest contemporary poster designs ever were done by the Czech designer Zdeněk Ziegler (b. 1932). If you have not heard of him before, it …

Design

Innovative Logo Designs For Design Inspiration

A <b>Logo</b> is a graphical element that, together with its logotype (a uniquely set and arranged typeface) form a trademark or commercial brand. Typically, …

Design

3 Secrets of the Best Designed Websites in the World

Are there any secrets we can learn from the best designed websites in the world? Yes. In this article, you will learn about three main practices you …

10 Helpful User Experience Tools for Every Designer

User experience designer is the person who responsible for improving the usability, accessibility, and pleasure provided in the interaction between …

Usability

17 Examples of Beautiful Typography in Web Design

Back in May we showcased here 19 Inspiring Examples of Text Over Images in Web Design and we had a really good response on the designs we featured. …

26 Great Free Fonts for Web Designer

Are you looking for a change to your website or app design. A new typeface might just be the answer.<p>Whether on a logo, a text-heavy website or an …

How Responsive Web Design Brings Success To Your Business

Just in past few years, we’ve seen the emergence of varied gadgets from desktops, laptops, notepads, tablets, smartphones to smartwatches. With more …

Web Design

The Beauty of letterpress poster This looks fun. The lettering is made up from letterpress tools and the composition has a Russian Constructivist style. It was designed by Earl Gee for Neenah paper as part of their The Beauty of Letterpress: The Art of Making an Impression series. “My other concepts involved straight type, but the idea of using tools as typographic forms was just too much fun to resist. I hope viewers enjoy discovering the tools within the typography.” Proceeds from the print support of the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum, whose mission is to preserve the historic wood type blocks and revive the old-world craft of letterpress printing.

This looks fun. The lettering is made up from letterpress tools and the composition has a Russian Constructivist style. It was designed by Earl Gee …

Typography

Portfolio Sites Inspiration

With the launch from our friends at May1Reboot, we've been seeing hundreds and hundreds of portfolios from the community which is a great thing. So …

Inspiration

50 fresh, essential and free resources for your graphic design projects

When it comes to being a designer, you’ll always need to stock up on graphics, stock photography and fonts as well as rely on other helpful tools to …

Web Design

59 Magnificent Poster Designs

The Regional Design Annual is the premiere design competition—and the only design competition that recognizes excellent work by the region from which …

Graphic Design